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The Gordian Group Acquires RSMeans, Combines Two Industry Leaders

July 21, 2014

MAULDIN, S.C.- The Gordian Group, a leading provider of pricing data, procurement software and services for the construction industry and facility owners, announced today the acquisition of RSMeans from Reed Construction Data, a division of Reed Business Information. RSMeans, North America’s leading supplier of construction cost information, has been a trusted name in construction cost estimating solutions for more than 70 years.

“The Gordian Group and RSMeans are leaders in their respective fields, and today marks the beginning of a significant opportunity to leverage that combined expertise to deliver even greater value to the construction industry,” William Pollak, CEO of The Gordian Group, stated. “We are confident that our collective clients and partners – cooperative buying groups, contractors, and resellers – will benefit enormously from the joining of these two great companies.”

The Gordian Group President and Co-Founder, Robert Coffey, added, “At the core of both The Gordian Group and RSMeans are the strength of their cost engineering expertise, the robustness of their cost data, and their commitment to providing the most accurate and relevant information to the construction community. We are excited by the benefits our combined customers will enjoy from the synergies we will achieve.”

The RSMeans acquisition reflects The Gordian Group’s commitment to assembling best-in-class solutions for the facility owners, contractors, and other stakeholders in the construction industry. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

About The Gordian Group

The Gordian Group created Job Order Contracting and a number of related construction-procurement systems, including ezIQC®. Gordian combines industry-leading expertise, software and the world’s largest, locally priced task database to deliver rapid deployment and long-term cost savings in the repair, alteration and construction of buildings and infrastructure.

About RSMeans

A division of Reed Construction Data, RSMeans is North America’s leading supplier of construction cost information. RSMeans offers dependable cost data that is locally relevant, accurate and up-to-date. Available in convenient book, CD and online formats, RSMeans tools give owners, developers, architects, engineers and contractors the information they need to build competitive cost estimates and control construction costs. To learn more, visit https://www.rsmeans.com.

About Reed Construction Data

Reed Construction Data, a division of Reed Business Information and the Inaugural Strategic Partner of the AIA, is a leading North American provider of construction information. Reed provides actionable insight to construction professionals through a diverse portfolio of innovative products and services, including national, regional and local construction project data, accurate and reliable construction cost data, effective marketing solutions and dynamic market intelligence. To learn more about Reed, visit http://www.reedconstructiondata.com.