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Go Beyond the Pages

With your 2019 RSMeans data Cost Book, you have access to the most reliable construction cost estimating data available. Improve efficiency and accuracy by taking advantage of quarterly data updates, video resources and training.


RS Means City Cost Index

Access Quarterly Construction Cost Index Updates

To ensure you always have the most accurate material, labor and equipment costs for your projects, download the most recent quarterly cost index updates. 
The actual January 2019 Historical Index = 229.6
The actual April 2019 Historical Index = 230.8
The actual July 2019 Historical Index = 232.2

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Q2 Key Materials 
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Q3 Key Materials 
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Q4 Key Materials 
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2019 Construction Project Costs Per Square Foot

The 2019 project costs are broken down into 28 categories or building types for ease of use.
Included within each category are architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and total costs.

Sample Cost Estimates

Unit and Assembly estimates developed by our analysts and engineers with data from the books to help get you started

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RSMeans Online Introductory Webinar

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