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January 24, 2020
5 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.

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January 16, 2020
Maximizing Facilities Resources: Advice from the 2019 Building Matters Interview Series

If you manage, finance or maintain a facility, every working day is an exercise in maximizing your resources. The experts we talked to in 2019 know this firsthand. Read their facilities advice for maximizing your budget, your space, your staff and your time. 

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January 10, 2020
3 Good Reasons to Use Current Construction Cost Data

Keeping up with current construction costs can seem inconvenient, but the reality is that material and labor markets are always shifting. Here are three reasons why using current construction cost data is a best practice for construction professionals and project owners alike.

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December 12, 2019
Tackling Preconstruction Problems with Data: 2019 Resource Roundup

Over the last year, we’ve produced and published resources to help architects, engineers, contractors and project owners/managers use construction cost data to overcome industry challenges. Here are a few resources to help you with preconstruction budgets, estimates and designs.

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November 12, 2019
Can Your Facilities Data Be Trusted for Decision-Making?

Trustworthy facilities data creates common ground. This is true for all organizations — college campuses, elementary schools, public parks, you name it. Learn how to take a disciplined data collection approach that gathers expertise from multiple perspectives to build a trustworthy database and understanding across your organization.

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