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June 23, 2020
5 Ways to Take Advantage of the Investment Window Created by Social Distancing

The need to reinvest into a physical plant doesn't stop - even during a global pandemic - and social distancing is providing owners virtually full, unencumbered access to every building. If you want to take advantage of this unique investment window, consider these five strategies to help keep your capital budgets intact while making critical investments.

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June 10, 2020
Can Social Distancing Drive Better Classroom Utilization Policies in Higher Ed?

It’s a question echoing across colleges and universities around the world: How do we schedule classes and maintain a safe social distance? In this blog post, we turn that question on its head and ask if social distancing can improve higher ed classroom utilization.

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June 4, 2020
What a Construction Estimator Does: An Important Role in the Construction Process

Construction estimators are a crucial part of the construction process. It's a construction estimator's job to to determine the cost of a building project. But as simple as that may sound , construction estimating requires a lot of skill.

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May 28, 2020
"We Can't Shut Down" - How Housing Authorities are Adapting Operations During COVID-19

We recently sat down with some of our Public Housing clients to hear how they’ve overcome challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. While all Housing Authorities are unique, there are common threads in each of their stories. Here are some their shared experiences.

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May 22, 2020
Implementing GAO Best Practices for Cost Estimating with RSMeans Data Online

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently updated their Cost Estimating and Assessment Best Practices Guide. Read this to learn how RSMeans Data Online can help Federal estimators apply the new GAO recommendations to construction cost estimates.

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