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The RSMeans line of construction cost products is the undisputed market leader and authority on costing data. For more than 50 years, the entire construction industry has looked to RSMeans to provide the critical cost information they need for accurate and easy estimating and budgeting.

Construction and design professionals can access RSMeans costing data in a number of ways. We publish more than 25 annual cost books covering all aspects of construction, a collection of costing reference books, and software that includes current cost data to facilitate the estimating process.


RSMeans Cost Data Books
RSMeans Cost books provide you with the necessary cost information for accurate and easy estimating and budgeting. We have more than 25 different annual cost books covering all aspects of new construction, renovation, and maintenance in commercial, institutional, industrial, and residential building types.
 
RSMeans CostWorks
Streamline your estimating process with RSMeans CostWorks, the cost and estimating software for the construction, engineering, and design communities. CostWorks powerful database technology helps you easily reference and navigate RSMeans' latest cost data.
 
RSMeans CustomCost Estimator
The newest addition to our CostWorks line of software, Estimator allows you to develop customized estimates with user-defined columns and rows. It also lets you add your own costs to any project, and edit and override Means Cost Data based on local variances.
 
Seminars & Training
RSMeans offers intensive, two-day seminars and training for professionals who want to improve cost estimating, project controls, administration, or facility management skills. Seminars and programs are held nationwide, or can be delivered on-site at a specific customer location.
 
Research & Consulting
Our nationwide team of professional researchers regularly contact established and verified sources of information to keep our data current. RSMeans Consulting Services leverage our cost and estimating expertise through a variety of services to help you achieve your business goals.
 
Means CostWorks Valuator (Residential Insurance Valuation)
Finally you have a choice! The new CostWorks Valuator puts the power of RSMeans data at the fingertips of insurance and appraisal professionals responsible for providing accurate valuations of residential properties.