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August 25, 2020
To Stay or to Go: Weighing the Financial Impact of Agency Relocation with the City Cost Index

How can you build an estimate for a large, complex project and be confident that your figures reflect actual market costs for different locales? It’s a difficult task. Luckily, there are tools designed to address this exact problem: The City Cost Index and predictive cost data.

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August 20, 2020
Knocking at the Door: Improving Hospital Entrances for the Second Wave of COVID-19

With a second wave of COVID-19 now sweeping across of the nation, it’s appropriate to look back on the first wave to better prepare our hospitals. What risks do our facilities hold? And what can be done to address them? One unexpected area of risk: Entrances.

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August 13, 2020
Treating Change Order Headaches in Healthcare Construction

We surveyed healthcare facilities professionals about their biggest procurement challenges. 17% said change orders give them headaches. But there's a way healthcare facility owners can avoid the hangups of change orders.

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August 6, 2020
3 Smart Questions to Ask About Project Selection Right Now

With all the pressure on organizational finances due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it can seem wise to pause or eliminate plans for capital expenditures. But how do you choose which projects should move forward and which should wait when the budget is under tremendous strain? Here's your project selection guide.

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July 30, 2020
Comparing 7 IDIQ Programs for Federal Construction Projects

There is no one-size-fits-all solution for contracting construction projects for the Federal government. One procurement tool used by military branches and Federal agencies is IDIQ contracting. But not all IDIQ programs are the same.

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