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Comprehensive Overview of RSMeans Data Packages

Introduction to RSMeans Data Packages

Explore the versatility and depth of RSMeans Data packages. These dataset packages are comprised of a unique selection of unit costs that provide a comprehensive resource for construction cost estimation across various areas, including facilities construction, maintenance and commercial renovation.

Commercial Package Cost Data 

With nearly 51,000 unit cost line items across 30 CSI MasterFormat Divisions, Commercial Package Cost Data provides unit costs for all general construction areas with extended cost data for mechanical, electrical and plumbing tasks.  
 
Along with unit costs for material, labor and equipment, the Commercial Package includes over 8,000 pre-configured assemblies for common “system” type tasks. 
 
Datasets included: 

  • Building Construction  
  • Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing

The Commercial Package Cost Data is available in multiple formats including Online, book bundles and CD

Design Package Cost Data 

With nearly 32,000 cost line items across 30 CSI MasterFormat Divisions, the Design Package is ideal for professionals who need to estimate the cost of new commercial construction as well as take on commercial, industrial and multi-family housing renovation projects.  
 
This dataset also features over 8,000 pre-configured assemblies for budgetary cost estimating and evaluating alternative materials in the early design and planning stages of a project. 
 
Datasets included: 

  • Building Construction Cost Data
  • Commercial Renovation Cost Data
  • Interior Cost Data 

The Design Package Cost Data is available in multiple formats including Online, book bundles and CD

Facilities Construction & Renovation Package Cost Data 

With nearly 52,000 unit cost line items across 30 CSI MasterFormat Divisions, this dataset is the most comprehensive costing guide for individuals and teams who are responsible for the maintenance, construction and renovation of commercial, industrial, municipal and institutional properties. This composite dataset includes expanded renovation type tasks, including selective demolition, cleaning, storage and more.   
 
This dataset also features over 9,000 pre-configured assemblies for budgetary cost estimating and evaluating alternative materials in the early design and planning stages of a project.   
 
Datasets included: 

  • Commercial Renovation Cost Data  
  • Facilities Construction Cost Data
  • Building Construction Cost Data 

The Facilities Construction and Renovation Package Cost Data is available as part of RSMeans Data Online

Facilities Maintenance & Repair Package Cost Data  

Facilities Maintenance & Repair Package Cost Data contains nearly 3,000 unit cost line items across 22 CSI MasterFormat Divisions aimed at building and facility upkeep, maintenance, routine services, repairs and replacements for commercial, industrial, municipal and institutional properties. This composite dataset covers both exterior and interior work, from lawn care and yard waste to window washing, carpet care and daily janitorial-type jobs.  

This dataset also includes 663 pre-configured assemblies for budgetary cost estimating including minor concrete repair and replacement, exterior structure repair – windows, siding and doors,as well as replacing acoustical tile, chillers and boilers.    
 
Datasets included: 

  • Facilities Construction Cost Data
  • General Maintenance Cost Data
  • Maintenance & Repair Cost Data 

The Facilities Maintenance and Repair Package Cost Data package is available in multiple formats including Online, book bundles and CD

Facilities Package with Life Cycle Costing Cost Data 

The Facilities Package with Life Cycle Costing is the most comprehensive cost estimating database with nearly 56,000 unit cost line items across 30 CSI MasterFormat Divisions. This database covers every aspect of building and facility management, from new facility construction through maintenance, repair and renovation. 
 
This package includes Life Cycle Costing to help budget for future maintenance and renovation costs for a variety of projects.  
 
Also included are more than 10,000 pre-configured assemblies for budgetary cost estimating and alternative material evaluation.      
 
Datasets included: 

  • Building Construction Cost Data
  • Commercial Renovation Cost Data
  • Facilities Construction Cost Data
  • Facilities Maintenance & Repair Cost Data  
  • Facilities Preventive Maintenance
  • General Maintenance 

The Facilities Package with Lifecycle costing is available as part of RSMeans Data Online.

Facilities Preventative Maintenance Cost Data 

The Facilities Preventative Maintenance package includes nearly 54,000 unit cost line items across 30 CSI MasterFormat Divisions aimed at the upkeep, improvement and renovation of existing buildings and facilities. This dataset spans annualized preventative maintenance tasks such as servicing fire doors, HVAC system components, elevators, cranes and hoists. It also includes general maintenance for grounds and janitorial services.   
 
Also included are more than 7,000 pre-configured assemblies for budgetary cost estimating and alternative material evaluation.      
 
Datasets included: 

  • Facilities Construction Cost Data
  • General Maintenance Cost Data
  • Maintenance & Repair Cost Data  
  • Preventive Maintenance Cost Data 

The Facilities Preventative Maintenance Package is available as part of RSMeans Data Online

Master Union Cost Data 

With nearly 64,000 unit cost line items across 30 CSI MasterFormat Divisions, this comprehensive Master Union Cost Data dataset includes nine different datasets compiled into a single package focused on commercial new construction and renovation projects. It includes everything from earthwork to concrete work and all common mechanical, electrical and plumbing work.    
 
Datasets included: 

  • Building Construction Cost Data
  • Commercial Renovation Cost Data
  • Green Cost Data  
  • Heavy Cost Data
  • Interior Cost Data
  • Mechanical Cost Data  
  • Electrical Cost Data
  • Plumbing Cost Data
  • Site Work & Landscape
  • Concrete & Masonry Cost Data 

Also included are more than 10,000 pre-configured assemblies for budgetary cost estimating and alternative material evaluation for all aspects of commercial construction.  
 
The Master Union Package is available as part of RSMeans Data Online

Civil Package Cost Data 

The Civil Package includes nearly 38,000 unit cost line items across 29 CSI MasterFormat® Divisions aimed at cost estimating small and large-scale heavy civil infrastructure projects. This comprehensive dataset includes data specific to site prep work, highways, bridges, and utilities, as well as marine work. 
 
Also included are more than 6,700 pre-configured assemblies for budgetary cost estimating and alternative material evaluation for civil construction projects.    
 
Datasets included: 

  • Building Construction Cost Data
  • Heavy Construction Cost Data
  • Site Work & Masonry Cost Data 

Also included are more than 10,000 pre-configured assemblies for budgetary cost estimating and alternative material evaluation for all aspects of commercial construction.  
 
The Civil Package is available as part of RSMeans Data Online