RSMeans Introduces a New Way to Make Construction Cost Estimating Easier

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New RSMeans online provides valuable cost information to build competitive cost estimates quickly, easily and accurately.

RSMeans Online - Cost Estimating Made Easy
We have designed RSMeans Online to give our customers every advantage they need to build accurate, competitive cost estimates, minimize cost overruns and gain control over costs.

RSMeans, North America’s leading source of construction cost information and a division of Reed Construction Data, announces the release of RSMeans Online, a new cost estimating product that combines accurate and up-to-date cost information with online speed, simplicity and convenience.

RSMeans Online provides instant access to thousands of material, labor and equipment costs from the RSMeans database, delivering the reliable cost information needed to build exact and competitive cost estimates. The easy-to-navigate, intuitive screens provide a fast, versatile way to get cost data and create estimates on‐the‐fly.

“We have designed RSMeans Online to give our customers every advantage they need to build accurate, competitive estimates, minimize cost overruns and gain control over costs,” said Andrea Sillah, Product Manager, RSMeans. “RSMeans is committed to delivering timely, accurate and reliable information to our customers, making sure they receive construction cost data they can count on – when they need it and in the format that works best for them.”

Intuitive and easy to use, RSMeans Online offers quick search advantages that help instantly locate needed costs. Estimators can customize costs to reflect pricing in a specific area and can create custom cost databases based on RSMeans data. The estimates are easy to manage, easy to save, easy to export and easy to share.

RSMeans Online advantages include:

  • Access verified construction costs compiled by RSMeans team of experts for commercial new construction, facilities and more
  • Easily find, validate and compare costs using intuitive, user-friendly screens
  • Quickly create reliable cost estimates
  • Collaborate on estimates with team members
  • Manage, share and export with ease
  • Build customized cost data databases, based on RSMeans data

Customer feedback for this exciting new product has been very positive: “The new interface is extremely user friendly. A first-time user can find his or her way around very quickly – making it easy to get up to speed [with the product].”

The RSMeans Online database gives estimators access to over 75,000 unit prices, 25,000 building assemblies and 42,000 facilities repair and remodeling cost for every category of construction. To learn more about RSMeans Online or to request a free trial, please visit

About RSMeans
A division of Reed Construction Data, RSMeans is North America’s leading source of construction cost information. RSMeans offers dependable cost data that is locally relevant, accurate and up-to-date. Available in a convenient book, CD and online formats, RSMeans services are designed to help owners, developers, architects, engineers, and contractors estimate and control construction costs. RSMeans specialists are on staff to assist with cost data and estimating needs. Construction professionals may also utilize seminars and consulting services for added support. To learn more, please visit:

About Reed Construction Data
Reed Construction Data, a division of Reed Business Information and the Inaugural Strategic Partner of the AIA, is a leading North American provider of construction information. Reed Construction Data’s diverse portfolio of innovative products and services includes national, regional and local construction data, building product information, construction cost data, advertising channels and market intelligence solutions for construction industry professionals in the United States and Canada. For more information, please go to

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