The 2020 Open Shop Building Construction Costs Book with RSMeans data incorporates the latest costs to accurately budget and estimate new commercial and residential construction, renovation work, change orders and cost engineering used in both Union and Non-Union shops and is aimed at estimating commercial and industrial projects or large multi-family housing projects costing $3,500,000 and up.
- Develop benchmark prices for change orders.
- Fill in gaps on preliminary estimates and budgets.
- Estimate complex projects.
- Substantiate invoices on contracts
- Price ADA related renovations
New for 2020: Updated costs, organized in MasterFormat 2018
Supplemental Information Included: Equipment Rentals, Crews, Historical Cost Indexes, City Cost Indexes, Location Factors, Reference Tables, Change Orders, Project Costs, Square Foot Project Size Modifier, Abbreviations
Level of Cost Detail: Unit Costs