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Professional Associations, Organizations

AIC: American Institute of Constructors
URL: http://www.professionalconstructor.org/
"The American Institute of Constructors (AIC) is a tax-exempt, professional society representing individual professional constructors.  Founded in 1971, the AIC was created to provide a professional society for construction professionals.  Professionalism, Excellance, and High Ethical Standards are core beliefs of the AIC.  The AIC aims to advance the individual constructor both through various member programs and it's Constructor Certification program."  [ [9/16]
ABC: Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.
URL: http://www.abc.org/
ABC is the merit shop construction industry's voice with the legislative, executive and judicial branches of the federal government and with state and local governments, as well as with the news media. [9/16]
AGC of America:  The Associatied General Contractors of America 
URL: https://www.agc.org/
A full service national trade association with a nationwide network of exceptional chapters, AGC represents nearly 30,000 leading firms in the industry - including general contractors, specialty contractors and service providers and suppliers.  [9/16]
CMAA: Construction Management Association of America
URL: http://cmaanet.org
Construction Management, or CM, is a service that uses specialized, project management techniques to manage the planning, design, and construction of a project, from its beginning to its end.  CMAA was formed in 1982 as a way to establish a set of standards for managing capital construction projects.  [9/16]

CMAA New England Chapter
URL: http://www.cmaa-ne.org/
The New England chapter of CMAA, Construction Management Association of America.  [9/16]

LCI: Lean Construction Institute 
URL: http://www.leanconstruction.org/
Lean Construction Institute (LCI) is a non-profit organization... that operates as a catalyst to transform the industry through Lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. [9/16]
PMI: Project Management Institute
URL: 
http://www.pmi.org/
The world's leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession.  [9/16]

Topics and Issues

Note: Many topics and issues can be found listed within the professional associations and organizations linked above.

Online Construction Costs for Contractors
URL: http://www.get-a-quote.net/
Get-A-Quote.net lets you help yourself to costs from the largest free construction estimating database on the Web. Current material prices, manhours and crew rates, quick calculators, and lots of cost data.  [9/16]
Construct Connect
URL: http://www.constructconnect.com/building-codes/?search=
National list of state and local building codes provides you with detailed information on building codes for all 50 states, major cities, and some counties. Four industry leaders: bidclerk, Construction Data, CMD Group, iSqFt.  [9/16]
Project Manager
URL: http://www.projectmanager.com
Project Manager provides online project management software for professionals, including a project dashboard for planning, tracking and collaboration in real-time. [9/16]
Project Management
URL: http://www.projectmanagement.com/
This website provides the largest PM community anywhere and includes articles,
downloadable templates, checklists, and basic project plans, a discussion forum, and
the newsletter, PMInsider. [9/16]
RSMeans: Square Foot Cost Models
URL: http://rsmeans.com/Square-Foot-Cost-Estimates/
An accurate estimate of the costs to build your particular project depends upon the location, project scope, specific components used and current market conditions, but this provides quick cost estimates many building types. [9/16]

Last updated 2015.09/AP