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    2024 Caribbean Report

    Providing detailed local construction market intelligence and data In 2023, Latin America and the Caribbean experienced a significant economic slowdown, growing just 2.2%. The outlook for the region is good, with the exception of Guyana, which is ...

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    2024 Infrastructure Market Insights

    Offering clients the level of certainty they need to make critical, real-time decisions to ensure the commercial success of their infrastructure projects. As a result of the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse disaster, Infrastructure is now back in ...

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    2024 Healthcare Market Insights

    Offering clients the level of certainty they need to make critical, real-time decisions to ensure the commercial success of their healthcare projects. Our 2024 healthcare market insights document keeps industry leaders and clients apprised on how to ...

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    RLB Crane Index® North America Q1 2024

    Crane count reports 9% decrease from previous edition and 18% decrease year-over-year The beginning of 2024 shows a continued downward trend in cranes counts, as many projects approach completion at a slower rate than new projects are breaking ...

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    Convention Center Market Insights 2024

    Offering clients the level of certainty they need to make critical, real-time decisions to ensure ...

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    Data Center Market Insights 2024

    Offering you the level of certainty you need to make critical, real-time decisions to ensure the ...

  • Construction Cost Report

    RLB Construction Cost Report North America Q2 2024

    Construction costs are up 1.12% from Q1 and up 5.41% year-over-year. This edition of our QCR ...

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    Global Annual Report 2024

    Our industry is evolving rapidly to meet the modern needs of the built environment: to be digitally ...

  • Market Research

    2024 Caribbean Report

    Providing detailed local construction market intelligence and data In 2023, Latin America and the ...

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    2024 Infrastructure Market Insights

    Offering clients the level of certainty they need to make critical, real-time decisions to ensure ...

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    2024 Healthcare Market Insights

    Offering clients the level of certainty they need to make critical, real-time decisions to ensure ...

  • Construction Cost Report

    RLB Construction Cost Report North America Q1 2024

    Construction costs are up 1.29% from Q4 and to 5.85% year-over-year. This edition of our QCR ...

  • Crane Index

    RLB Crane Index® North America Q1 2024

    Crane count reports 9% decrease from previous edition and 18% decrease year-over-year The beginning ...

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    Healthcare Procurement Tool

    Selecting the best procurement strategy for a project is fundamental to its success; it will affect ...

  • Market Research

    Federal Market Insights

    Offering you the level of certainty you need to make critical, real-time decisions to ensure the ...

  • Construction Cost Report

    RLB Construction Cost Report North America Q4 2023

    Construction costs are up 1.53% from Q3 and to 5.28% year-over-year. This edition of our QCR ...

  • Perspective 2023 vol 2

    Perspective 2023 vol 2

    Each year it feels like the world is getting faster – and we have the data to prove it.  It ...

  • Perspective 2023 vol 2

    Health construction: Growth reflects changing needs of U.S. population

    There are many factors involved in the recent evolution of healthcare, but one thing is for certain:...

  • Perspective 2023 vol 2

    What shelter-in-place programs taught us about hotel renovations

    The pandemic changed our approach, and the hospitality industry is no exception. It was three years ...

  • Perspective 2023 vol 2

    Building a foundation for project success

    In the past three years, the entire construction industry has learned a lot about managing projects ...

  • Construction Cost Report

    RLB Construction Cost Report North America Q3 2023

    Construction costs are up 1.55% from Q2; compared to 6.49% year-over-year. This edition of our QCR ...

  • Crane Index

    RLB Crane Index® North America Q3 2023

    Latest Crane Count Shows Net Decrease with High Project Completion Rate There is a slight decline in...

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    Convention Center Market Insights 2023

    Offering clients the level of certainty they need to make critical, real-time decisions to ensure ...

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    Data Center Market Insights 2023

    Offering you the level of certainty you need to make critical, real-time decisions to ensure the ...

  • International Report

    Headwinds and headaches for global construction industry

    Concerns about material costs, COVID-19, supply chain logistics and extreme weather events have ...

  • Construction Cost Report

    RLB Construction Cost Report North America Q2 2023

    New Quarterly Cost Report charts construction trends for 14 key markets in the North American ...

  • Perspective

    Perspective 2023 vol 1

    When I began my career in the built environment, over 30 years ago, I never imagined that our ...

  • Perspective 2023 vol 1

    Fast-tracking construction projects offers both risk and reward

    Between the pandemic and the current economic situation, businesses of all kinds are rethinking the ...

  • Perspective 2023 vol 1

    ESG reporting is good for society and your bottom line

    As the business world increasingly embraces the importance of Environmental, Social and Governance ...

  • Perspective 2023 vol 1

    Airport construction takes off

    With a dramatic downturn in passenger traffic in early-to-mid 2020, the industry has observed a ...

  • Perspective 2023 vol 1

    Peer Review

    These days there just doesn’t seem to be enough architects to handle the number of projects out ...

  • Construction Cost Report

    RLB Construction Cost Report North America Q1 2023

    New Quarterly Cost Report provide an eye-opening perspective on the North American construction ...

  • Crane Index

    RLB Crane Index® North America Q1 2023

    Latest Crane Count Reaches All-time High, Exceeding 500 Cranes This survey reports a nominal ...

  • Capability

    Canada Infrastructure Market Insights

    Offering clients the level of certainty they need to make critical, real-time decisions to ensure ...

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    US Infrastructure Market Insights

    Offering clients the level of certainty they need to make critical, real-time decisions to ensure ...

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    2023 Healthcare Market Insights

    Offering clients the level of certainty they need to make critical, real-time decisions to ensure ...

  • Market Insights

    City Market Insights Q4 2022

    A companion to the QCR, providing a local perspective for construction costs What is a city market ...

  • Construction Cost Report

    RLB Construction Cost Report North America Q4 2022

    End-of-the-Year Quarterly Cost Report Reveals Latest Construction Trends in North American Cities As...

  • International Report

    Challenges and opportunities in the post Covid-19 world

    Although the global construction industry was impacted by government-imposed lockdowns during the ...

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    Collegiate Sport Market Insights

    Offering clients the level of certainty they need to make critical, real-time decisions to ensure ...