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Hospital Construction Costs

By ProEst | August 6, 2018

Hospital construction costs continue to rise every year, alongside demand for increasingly complex designs and projects. Determining hospital construction costs can be a vexingly complex topic that is influenced by a number of factors ranging from budget considerations to desired patient health outcomes. In this article, we’ll dive into some of the complexity surrounding hospital…

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What is RSMeans?

By ProEst | August 6, 2018

We’ve all heard the stories of construction projects, both large and small, running wildly over budget. Avoiding situations where construction projects have massive cost overages and inaccurate completion times is an essential function of today’s construction cost estimators. One of the most crucial tools in a construction cost estimators toolbox is RSMeans data. Despite being…

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What Is A Commercial Construction Cost Estimator?

By ProEst | July 7, 2018

Providing an accurate forecast for upcoming project expenditures is crucial to the survival of any business or organization considering future construction. Cost estimators develop the cost information that business owners, managers, professional design team members, and construction contractors require to make budgetary and feasibility determinations. From an owner’s perspective, a cost estimate may be used…

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Office Building Construction Costs Per Square Foot

By ProEst | July 3, 2018

In recent studies, statistics show that not all types of construction cost the same per square foot – and even more importantly, the price of construction per square foot varies a great deal depending upon location across the United States. In fact, location alone can represent as much as 70% of the cost driver for a…

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Commercial Construction Costs Per Square Foot 2018

By ProEst | July 3, 2018

For anyone working within the commercial construction industry, figuring out the costs per square foot may appear somewhat elusive at first glance, even after conducting preliminary research. While there are no easy answers, compiling accurate data for the project – including its location, the type of building you’re looking to build, and the local economy…

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Apartment Building Construction Cost Breakdown

By ProEst | July 3, 2018

In the realm of architecture, each project is unique – and along with every individual project comes its own cost-driving program elements. Apartment buildings are no exception to this rule, as they can be as simple as a 3-story walk-up or as complex as an urban development project with various construction limitations. When projects are…

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Commercial Construction Cost Index By State

By ProEst | July 1, 2018

Due to the numerous variables involved with commercial buildings, price figures and construction costs for the average code per square foot differ a great deal from state to state across the United States. Taking into consideration the elements of design, architecture, construction, furniture, fixtures, IT implementation and more, the average cost to build out an office…

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Benefits of Construction Cost Estimating Software

By ProEst | June 1, 2018

In the advent of the technological advancements that have taken place over the last several decades, the construction industry has also benefited in many ways, namely through the innovations enabled by cost estimating software. Construction estimating software has positively affected the way professionals conduct their business and achieve their goals, providing a streamlined approach that…

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