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  1. NRM1 Cost Management Handbook

    By David P Benge

    The definitive guide to measurement and estimating using NRM1, written by the author of NRM1 The 'RICS New rules of measurement: Order of cost estimating and cost planning of capital building works' (referred to as NRM1) is the cornerstone of good cost management of capital building works projects...

    Published March 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Construction Cost Management

    Learning from Case Studies, 2nd Edition

    By Keith Potts, Nii Ankrah

    In this updated and expanded second edition, Keith Potts and Nii Ankrah examine key issues in construction cost management across the building and civil engineering sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Best practice from pre-contract to post-contract phases of the project life-cycle are...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Introduction to Estimating for Construction

    By Brian Greenhalgh

    Students and professionals encountering estimating for the first time need an approachable introduction to its principles and techniques, which is up to date with current practice. Introduction to Estimating for Construction explains both the traditional techniques, and best practice in...

    Published January 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Construction Economics

    A New Approach, 3rd Edition

    By Danny Myers

    Construction Economics provides students with the principles and concepts underlying the relationship between economic theory and the construction industry. The New Approach adopts an argument that economics is central to government initiatives concerning sustainable construction. This edition has...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Modern Methods of Valuation

    11th Edition

    By Eric Shapiro, David Mackmin, Gary Sams

    The new and improved eleventh edition of this essential valuation textbook reflects the changes in the property market since 2009, whilst presenting the tried and tested study of the principles governing the valuation of land, houses and buildings of the previous editions. The eleventh&...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Estates Gazette

  6. Quantity Surveyor's Pocket Book

    2nd Edition

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    This second edition of the Quantity Surveyor’s Pocket Book is fully updated in line with NRM1, NRM2 and JCT(11), and remains a must-have guide for students and qualified practitioners. Its focussed coverage of the data, techniques, and skills essential to the quantity surveying role make it an...

    Published August 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Urban and Environmental Economics

    An Introduction

    By Graham Squires

    The importance of the built environment to environmental protection is well established, with strict environmental regulations now a feature of the working lives of planners, contractors, building designers, and quantity surveyors alike. Those new to, or preparing to join this industry must have an...

    Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Whole Life Costing

    A New Approach

    By Peter Caplehorn

    Whole life costing has been a subject waiting to come of age for many years. What was previously of mainly academic interest is now becoming a key business tool in the procurement and construction of significant projects. With the advent of PPP and in particular of PFI, details of the project...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Risk and Insurance in Construction

    2nd Edition

    By Nael G. Bunni

    Those involved in construction have to cope with so much learning in their own discipline that they shun further involvement in subjects such as insurance and law which in themselves are so deeply and intensely complex. However, insurance and law are interwoven in the basic procedures used in the...

    Published November 15th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Contemporary Issues in Construction in Developing Countries

    Edited by George Ofori

    Series: CIB

    Economic growth and socio-economic development are particuliarly important for developing countries, and the construction industry plays a central role in driving both of these. Traditionally the issues faced have been assumed to be merely offshoots of those encountered in industrialised...

    Published September 19th 2011 by Routledge