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February 27, 2020
Building Flexibility into Long-Term Capital Planning

Given the unpredictability of the American economy, finance officers with large facilities portfolios are learning to value flexibility. But that flexibility doesn’t exist without concerted efforts by planning teams to build it into their long-term capital planning processes.

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February 25, 2020
6 Ways to Start Prepping for Summer Construction Projects Now

With the longer days and warmer weather, summer is building season across the country. Lots of work goes into making a summer construction project successful, long before the first crew shows up.

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February 12, 2020
Cost Breakdown: 4 Reasons Stainless Steel Costs Substantially More in 2020

Stainless steel prices grew 7% from 2019 to 2020. What’s causing that increase? Here are four factors attributing to the recent rise in stainless steel costs.

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February 4, 2020
Facilities Condition Assessment FAQs: How to Write a Strong RFP and More

You know your campus could benefit from a comprehensive Facilities Condition Assessment (FCA) and now comes the hard part: writing the Request for Proposal (RFP). Read answers to frequently asked questions about how to write an RFP that results in a thorough FCA.

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January 31, 2020
5 More Popular Questions from the 2020 Construction Cost Changes Webinar

After our 2020 Construction Cost Changes webinar, we sat back down with two of our data experts to answer your questions about RSMeans data and construction cost changes coming your way in 2020. Here is the second part of our conversation.

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