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President and Founder John Kenny, CCE, has been a trusted name in construction cost estimating for over 30 years. Member and past president of the American Association
of Cost Engineers, (AACE), Mr. Kenny’s name and Construction Cost Engineering of Boston are synonymous with excellence and accuracy and high-quality, comprehensive, customer focused service.

Now Mr. Kenny’s cost estimating expertise and technologically advanced, full-service, Windows-based Construction Cost Estimating C2E software, a trade secret for over 16 years, are available to you via the power of the World Wide Web.

Our full range of cost estimating, scheduling and construction management services – across all stages of project development, including construction cost estimating software was designed specifically to leverage your construction expertise. And our goal is to provide you with the best possible value, so you will win more projects.

Spanning most industries and the globe, Construction Cost Engineering of Boston has no limits. And, through the infinite possibilities of the Internet and other business technologies, John Kenny is able to take his cross-industry, full spectrum personalized service to you or your jobsite – wherever you are.

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Why Us

Our President and Founder

John T. Kenny, Jr., President of Construction Cost Engineering of Boston,
a Civil Engineer and Certified Cost Engineer (CCE) has over thirty years of
construction cost estimating, construction management and supervision
experience. Mr. Kenny holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil and
Structural Engineering from Northeastern University and an A&E Degree
in Building Construction from Wentworth Institute.  

Mr. Kenny’s Microsoft Access-based Construction Cost Estimating® (C2E®) software, now in its fourth generation, was the first of its kind, and has been time tested for over 16 years, on billions of dollars
worth of construction cost estimates.

Director of Cost Control for Howard Johnson Company, Mr. Kenny was responsible for all construction
cost estimates and new and renovation projects budgets. He reviewed and approved all construction bids submitted by the General Contractor before contracts were granted. He also reviewed and approved all change orders for accuracy and completeness and tracked all Hotel and Restaurant Construction Projects schedules, including both cost and time variances.

Previously, Mr. Kenny served as Vice President of Production for R.S. Means Co., Inc., responsible
for personnel management, work scheduling for all engineers, estimators, statisticians, draftsmen
and graphics. He was Chief Estimator on all Consulting Projects, Director of educational seminars
and oversaw the development of R.S. Means Master Data File of over 50,000 construction cost line items
and served as Editor of eleven annual R.S. Means Cost Manuals.

Mr. Kenny is a Certified Cost Engineer, Registration #00372, a member and past President of The
American Association of Cost Engineers International, The American Society of Civil Engineers, and
past Chairman of the Marshfield Housing Authority.    


Our Mission

Construction Cost Engineering of Boston serves Architects and Engineers
in the construction industry by improving productivity and efficiency during
the planning, design and construction phases. We provide a full range of
cost estimating, scheduling and construction management services across
all stages of project development. We aim to provide our customers with
the best possible value, from the earliest days of planning through construction








Company Profile

Construction Cost Engineering of Boston offers a complete line of Pre-Construction Estimating, Construction Document Estimating and Construction Estimating Software services, as well
as the opportunity to purchase our C2E construction cost estimating software for use in your business,
with the option of professional customization by the C2E staff.

Pre-Construction Services

  • Construction, Schematic, Design Development and Construction Document Estimates
  • Consultation throughout project development
  • Comprehensive Project Scheduling
  • Contract Document Coordination


  • Complete construction planning
  • Bid analysis
  • Onsite schedule control and progress monitoring
  • Change order Control
  • Assistance through job completion
  • Analysis and expert witness testimony

 Construction Estimating Software Services

  • Option to license our Construction Cost Estimating® (C2E®) software
  • Leverages the power and ease of use of Microsoft Windows
  • Built on industry-standard Microsoft® Access
  • Create your own standard cost estimates.
  • Ability to seek professional customization through C2E of Boston staff.
  • Access to our detailed Unit Price Construction Cost Database.
  • Customization of the users' own database of commonly used line items.


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