Federal Solutions

Federal Government

Solutions and data for enterprise-level projects

We know that scheduling and planning work for federal agencies using capital budgets can be extremely demanding. Strict regulations, heightened security, firewalls, serial projects and capital budgets all create the perfect storm for a stressful situation when it comes to procuring work on a regular basis. That’s where we can help. We’ll work within your budget restraints by starting the work quickly, and by providing the data that is imperative for you to make efficient, effective decisions for the hundreds of projects that are in motion at any given time.

Because work for Federal agencies must be planned years in advance, we customize our enterprise predictive data to work with your schedules and budgets. Using RSMeans data from Gordian, we give you the most current, accurate and localized data for your capital project. Leveraging our vast engineering expertise and RSMeans data, the most trusted construction cost estimating source for over 70 years, our custom solutions will deliver a broad range of customer-specific information, to meet your specific needs.

If you’d like more information or have questions about any of our solutions, please fill out the form below, and one of our Federal representatives will be happy to assist you.


Solutions for Federal

The Gordian Job Order Contracting Federal solution is designed specifically to meet the needs of Federal and DOD agencies implementing and managing IDIQ contracting programs like Job Order Contracting (JOC), SATOC or SABER.

This collaborative system supports Federal engineering, estimating, project management and contracting users with a procurement-specific version of our industry-standard RSMeans data. This unique data set, available only from Gordian, has been enhanced and expanded by RSMeans data engineers to provide more precise pricing and cost control.

This unique combination of data and software is delivered with critical support activities like training and system setup to leverage Federal owner resources and skills, empowering critical support activities like acquisition advisement, training, and system configuration.

Job Order Contracting Federal provides an innovative solution to manage efficient, audit-worthy Job Order Contracting programs and address common IDIQ challenges.

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Gordian Federal Cloud, currently in process for FedRAMP certification, is an enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) solution powered by RSMeans data. Gordian Federal Cloud is a comprehensive suite of modules designed to securely provide federal users with the tools and cost data to better manage construction and facilities estimates, contracts and pricing proposals.

The first module made available will be RSMeans Data Online, providing instant access to North America’s leading construction cost database featuring material, labor and equipment prices that can be localized to more than 900 locations. Decision-makers are empowered with up-to-date information that will deliver accurate and competitive bids, minimize the risk of cost overruns, reduce variability, and gain control over costs.

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Data drives everything. But if it’s not organized in a way that is easily digestible and actionable, then it’s virtually useless. That’s why with RSMeans data, we give you access to a comprehensive and precise collection of labor, material and equipment data and associated costs that’s also easy to understand. Plus, when you use our solution, we’ll keep track of costs for your city and 900 others across the U.S. and Canada, along with a wide range of other key information, including productivity rates, crew composition, and contractor’s overhead and profit rates. With RSMeans data, you’ll have access to over 20 estimating data sets in Online, CD, book and eBook formats.

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Custom-built datasets

It is crucial for building owners and facility managers to understand the lifetime maintenance cost of your building, how much it will cost to build a specific building model in different locations, and if your estimates are accurate. From budgetary knowledge and estimates to data customization for future planning, our data provides the knowledge, data, expertise and tools necessary to assess past estimates and confidently manage and forecast projects.

  • ​Building & Space Cost Models
  • Custom and International Cost Data
  • Predictive Cost Data
  • Custom Cost Index
  • Life Cycle Costing
  • Facility Condition Assessment Datasets
  • Estimate Validation
  • Custom Training Programs

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Data Analytics Guide

Informing Better Construction and Maintenance Programs

An interview with Lisa Cooley, Director of Federal Solutions, and Timothy Duggan, Director of Cost Analytics, at RSMeans data from Gordian discussing how analytics can be used to inform and improve construction and maintenance programs in government.

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US Department of Energy Case Study

Streamline cost management of assets

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) engaged Gordian’s RSMeans data because they needed cost engineering of multiple DOE facilities to be able to accurately calculate the replacement value and sustainment costs for their facilities.

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Additional Federal Resources

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