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RS Means Estimating

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RS Means Estimating

Spire Consulting’s cost estimating and project controls consultants are equipped to provide proactive and forensic consulting services utilizing the most up to date construction management data and technology. RS Means™ is one of the many tools Spire’s project consultants use in communicating, planning and analyzing a project’s scope and cost.

RS Means™ is an industry standard construction index and data provider. Spire’s cost estimating experts can integrate your project’s quantities with RS Means cost data to provide an accurate, timely and cost effective picture of your project’s potential cost.

rs means™ benefits include:

  • National and local construction material costs for 66 commonly used construction materials gathered from 316 cities updated on a quarterly basis
  • National and local construction labor costs based upon the latest negotiated labor wages for 21 different trades updated on a quarterly basis
  • National and local construction equipment costs based upon six types of construction equipment updated on a quarterly basis
  • Quick turnaround of cost information resulting from utilizing RS Means data sources including hardback manuals and Timberline databases