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Unit-Price Procurement Report

Discover the Impact of Unit-Price Procurement on the Building Industry

The RCI-IIBEC Foundation is proud to present a groundbreaking study titled “An Analysis of Unit-Price Procurement,” offering a comprehensive look into the intricacies of unit-price procurement practices within the building industry. This pivotal research sheds light on the potential challenges and opportunities presented by unit-price procurement, especially in cooperative purchasing agreements.



Key Findings:

Opportunities for Abuse

  • The study highlights how the nature of unit-price procurement, particularly in cooperative purchasing settings, can open doors to abuse during prequalification, design, and construction phases.

Impact on Project Integrity

These vulnerabilities may affect the overall integrity and efficiency of building projects, calling for a reevaluation of procurement practices.

Recommendations for Improvement

The report concludes with actionable recommendations for industry professionals, aiming to enhance transparency, fairness, and effectiveness in procurement processes.

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This comprehensive report is an invaluable resource for anyone involved in the procurement, design, and management of building projects. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or new to the industry, the insights contained within can help inform better practices and decision-making.



Our Commitment

The RCI-IIBEC Foundation is committed to advancing the building enclosure industry through research, education, and the dissemination of information. This study is a testament to our dedication to uncovering and addressing the challenges faced by professionals in our field.

We invite you to explore the findings of this important study and consider its implications for your own work and practices. Together, we can strive for a more efficient, transparent, and equitable building industry.