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
A New Approach, 3rd Edition
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
Prices, Output and Productivity
Despite the complexity of the construction industry, there has been little study to date which focuses on the challenge of drawing accurate conclusions from the available data. The accuracy of industry reports has an impact on government policy, the direction and outcomes of research, and the...
To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge
A New Approach
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
Theory and Application
Traditional building economics has primarily been concerned with issues around project appraisal and cost management techniques. On the other hand, modern construction economics has a wider focus with stronger links to mainstream economics, reflecting an increased interest in a range of...
Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge
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
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