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"Preparing Rapid, Accurate Construction Cost Estimates with a Personal Computer"
Author: Gerstel, Sanford M.
Published In: Facilities Manager
Date: Spring 1986

Describes an inexpensive and rapid method for preparing accurate cost estimates of campus construction projects using a personal computer, purchased software, and one estimator.  Discusses the rapid estimating system at the University of New York/Stony Brook, system benefits, case against defined estimates, and adjusting standard unit costs for current market conditions.  Includes estimate worksheets.

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