Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Construction Economics Books

You are currently browsing 21–30 of 63 new and published books in the subject of Construction Economics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 3

  1. Relational Contracting for Construction Excellence

    Principles, Practices and Case Studies

    By Albert P Chan, Daniel W Chan, John F Yeung

    Series: Spon Research

    Improved efficiency and effectiveness in the construction industry provide huge potential savings. Various forms of relational contracting such as partnering, alliancing, public private partnership (PPP), and joint venture are good examples of this. Relational Contracting for Construction...

    Published September 21st 2009 by Routledge

  2. Location-Based Management for Construction

    Planning, scheduling and control

    By Russell Kenley, Olli Seppänen

    With extensive case studies for illustration, this is a practitioner's guide to an entirely new production system for construction management using flowline scheduling. Covering the entire process of presenting a comprehensive management system – from design, through measurement,...

    Published July 21st 2009 by Routledge

  3. Economics for the Modern Built Environment

    Edited by Les Ruddock

    Recent decades have seen a major social and economic changes across the developed world and consequent changes in the construction and property industries. The discipline of construction economics needs to respond to this. For instance, the importance of sustainable development has become...

    Published October 9th 2008 by Routledge

  4. Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work

    4th Edition

    By Martin Brook, Martin Brook

    Estimators need to understand the consequences of entering into a contract, often defined by complex conditions and documents, as well as to appreciate the technical requirements of the project. Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work explains the job of the estimator through every key stage...

    Published April 27th 2008 by Routledge

  5. Building Cost Planning for the Design Team

    2nd Edition

    By Jim Smith, D M Jaggar, 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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