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  1. Construction Supply Chain Economics

    By Kerry London

    Series: Spon Research

    This is the first comprehensive investigation of the industrial sourcing and procurement practices throughout sixty-eight construction industry supply channels across seven major commodity sectors at all levels. London presents real-world case studies to combine theory and practice to describe...

    Published December 11th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Building Cost Planning for the Design Team

    2nd Edition

    By Jim Smith, D M Jaggar

    "When will I get it? How much will it cost?"For the client, these are the two most critical questions. Cost Planning answers these questions and is crucial to the team working on the design and construction of a project. This introductory text on building economics and cost planning provides the...

    Published November 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  3. Construction Business Management

    By Nick Ganaway

    Only 43 per cent of U.S. construction firms remain in business after four years. Why? Inadequate management, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. This is surprising because most construction firms are formed by ambitious construction project managers, executives and tradesmen who...

    Published July 25th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Procurement in the Construction Industry

    The Impact and Cost of Alternative Market and Supply Processes

    By William Hughes, Patricia M. Hillebrandt, David Greenwood, Wisdom Kwawu

    Series: Spon Research

    Do recent moves in the construction industry towards collaborative working and other new procurement procedures really make good business sense? Procurement in the Construction Industry is the result of research into this question and it includes the first rigorous categorizing of...

    Published April 26th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Life-Cost Approach to Building Evaluation

    By Craig Langston

    Life-cost approach to building evaluation comprehensively addresses in a reader-friendly, accessible way the fundamentals of life-cost studies in the built environment. It includes the time-value of money, discounted cash-flow analysis, differential price-level movement and affordability...

    Published December 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  6. The Construction Sector in the Asian Economies

    By Michael Anson, Y.H. Chiang, John Raftery

    This collection of essential data on eleven Asian economies outlines new trends and highlighting increasing differences between developed and developing countries. The book features a detailed analysis of the state of the construction industry and its economic effects in Australia, China...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  7. Project and Cost Engineers' Handbook, Fourth Edition

    By Kenneth K. Humphreys

    Series: Cost Engineering

    Making the specifics of a complex concern accessible and its handling quite manageable, this fourth edition of the Project and Cost Engineers' Handbook examines the variables associated with international projects and project risk analysis. It provides instruction on contingency planning, delves...

    Published November 29th 2004 by CRC Press

  8. Construction Economics

    A New Approach

    By Danny Myers

    Construction economics is a core component of a wide range of undergraduate courses in the built environment. Consequently students need to quickly grasp the basic principles of economic theory and see how this relates to a unique and complex industry. It should be understood in a modern context...

    Published March 24th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Procurement of Built Assets

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    The ability to successfully procure built assets is at the heart of the construction process and in turn at the heart of the procurement process is identifying the constantly evolving needs of the construction client. Despite client criticism and a mountain of reports and statistics, spanning both...

    Published October 29th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Estimating Building Costs

    Edited by Calin M. Popescu, Kan Phaobunjong, Nuntapong Ovararin

    Series: Civil and Environmental Engineering

    Companies live or die on the basis of estimating their costs. Preparing estimates and bidding for new jobs is a complex and often costly process. There is no substitute for on the job training -- until now. Drawing on the authors' combined experience of more than 70 years, Estimating Building Costs...

    Published April 21st 2003 by CRC Press