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The Gordian Group Marks First Anniversary of Acquisition of RSMeans

July 17, 2015

Greenville, S.C. — The Gordian Group, a leading provider of construction cost analytics and estimating information, pricing data and procurement software, marked the first anniversary of its acquisition of RSMeans by recapping its investments in product development and staffing.

RSMeans is North America’s leading supplier of construction cost information for contractors, architects, engineers, facility managers and designers used in facility and infrastructure construction planning, budgeting and life cycle cost management. Since its acquisition in July 2014, The Gordian Group has made numerous enhancements to the data and technology that deliver industry-leading cost estimating solutions, in both digital and print formats.

“We are squarely focused on providing customers the best construction cost analytics and estimating information,” said Chris Anderson, Gordian’s Vice President of Data Strategy & Consulting.

RSMeans’ first year as part of The Gordian Group saw significant upgrades to its flagship offering, RSMeans Online, bringing a number of enhancements and new functions to the online estimating software. Specific updates included improved features for collaboration, dynamic assembly and square-foot cost-modeling, as well as the ability to save modified assemblies for future use. RSMeans Online is the fastest and easiest method for contractors, facility owners and managers, architects and engineers to access accurate, dependable and up-to-date construction cost data.

“The investments in our products position RSMeans to better serve the dynamic needs of the variety of stakeholders in the construction lifecycle,” said Anderson.

Investments have not been limited to technology and data behind RSMeans’ products. Gordian has expanded its staff, also, increasing resources in engineering, product development, customer support, marketing and sales collectively by 20% in the past 12 months.

About The Gordian Group
The Gordian Group (www.TheGordianGroup.com) is the leading provider of innovative construction data, software and services to organizations pursuing efficient and effective construction planning, estimating and procurement. As the pioneer of Job Order Contracting, Gordian’s ever-growing portfolio of procurement solutions leverages highly specialized cloud-based project management software to deliver rapid deployment and long-term cost savings for the nation’s facility and infrastructure owners. In 2014, Gordian acquired RSMeans, a leader in data, analytics and life cycle cost analysis for commercial and residential construction. Today, The Gordian Group draws on its highly specialized engineers, software and unique proprietary data sets to solve the construction information, planning and management needs of people in building construction, building products manufacturing, education, healthcare, retail, insurance, legal, and government.