Building & Construction: Construction Economics

  • New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings: Practical Guidance for Built Environment Professionals book cover

    New Financial Strategies for Sustainable Buildings

    Practical Guidance for Built Environment Professionals

    By Stephen Finnegan

    Built Environment professionals considering whether to embark on the design and construction or retrofit of a fully ‘sustainable’ or ‘green’ build need to know the financial implications of their decisions. What are their financial options? What are the risks? This book offers practical guidance on…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Clients and Users in Construction: Agency, Governance and Innovation book cover

    Clients and Users in Construction

    Agency, Governance and Innovation

    Edited by Kim Haugbølle, David Boyd

    Clients have been identified as critical for building delivery but have been under-researched with only a few studies about them. This book seeks to address this gap. A deeper look into the nature of construction clients and their relation to building users exposes more fundamental questions…

    Hardback – 2017-06-20 
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Quantity Surveyor's Pocket Book book cover

    Quantity Surveyor's Pocket Book

    3rd Edition

    By Duncan Cartlidge

    The third edition of the Quantity Surveyor’s Pocket Book has been updated in line with NRM1, NRM2 and NRM3, and remains a must-have guide for students and qualified practitioners. Its focused coverage of the data, techniques and skills essential to the quantity surveying role makes it an invaluable…

    Paperback – 2017-03-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Pocket Books

  • Project Finance for Construction book cover

    Project Finance for Construction

    By Anthony Higham, Carl Bridge, Peter Farrell

    The world of construction is intrinsically linked with that of finance, from the procurement and tendering stage of projects right through to valuation of buildings. In addition to this, things like administrations, liquidations, mergers, take-overs, buy-outs and floatations affect construction…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Routledge

  • Real Estate in Italy: Markets, Investment Vehicles and Performance book cover

    Real Estate in Italy

    Markets, Investment Vehicles and Performance

    By Guido Abate, Giuditta Losa

    This in-depth case study evaluates the recent evolution of the Italian real estate market, which has lately been subject to two interlocking phenomena: a serious devaluation of physical assets and, at the same time, a deep legislative innovation of the vehicles investing in this asset class.…

    Hardback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

  • Building Measurement: New Rules of Measurement book cover

    Building Measurement

    New Rules of Measurement, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew D. Packer

    Measurement of buildings is the core skill of the quantity surveyor. It underpins the procurement, management, delivery and subsequent commissioning of a completed building, and must now be completed using New Rules of Measurement 2 (NRM 2). In this much-needed new measurement textbook, the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Routledge

  • Target Cost Contracting Strategy in Construction: Principles, Practices and Case Studies book cover

    Target Cost Contracting Strategy in Construction

    Principles, Practices and Case Studies

    By Daniel W.M. Chan, Joseph H.L. Chan

    The problems inherent in the traditional design-bid-build procurement method often lead to the adversarial working relationships within the construction industry. Target cost contracts, accompanied by a gain-share/pain-share arrangement serving as a cost incentive mechanism, have emerged in…

    Hardback – 2016-10-19
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Construction Economics: A New Approach book cover

    Construction Economics

    A New Approach, 4th Edition

    By Danny Myers

    Construction Economics provides students with the principles underlying the relationship between economic theory and the construction industry. Its new approach specifically examines the problems of securing sustainable construction. The new edition has been fully revised to provide an overview of…

    Paperback – 2016-09-22
    Routledge

  • Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work book cover

    Estimating and Tendering for Construction Work

    5th Edition

    By 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, 5th edition, explains the job of the estimator through…

    Paperback – 2016-07-22
    Routledge

  • Performance Improvement in Construction Management book cover

    Performance Improvement in Construction Management

    Edited by Brian Atkin, Jan Borgbrant

    Novel research in construction management is often distant from existing practice. This collection of reviews serves to bridge this gap under three major themes: innovation, organisation and human behaviour, and methods and tools. It outlines a series of successful collaborative projects between…

    Paperback – 2016-07-10
    Routledge
    Spon Research

  • Delivering Value with BIM: A whole-of-life approach book cover

    Delivering Value with BIM

    A whole-of-life approach

    Edited by Adriana X. Sanchez, Keith D. Hampson, Simon Vaux

    Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a global phenomenon which is gaining significant momentum across the world. Currently there is little information on how to realise and monitor benefits from implementing BIM across the life-cycle of a built environment asset. This book provides a practical…

    Paperback – 2016-04-01
    Routledge

  • Building Cost Planning for the Design Team book cover

    Building Cost Planning for the Design Team

    3rd Edition

    By Jim Smith, David Jaggar, Peter Love, Oluwole Alfred Olatunje

    Cost management of all building projects has become increasingly important as clients in the public and private sector demand the highest quality cost planning services with accurate budgeting and cost control. All members of the design team must integrate their activities to ensure that a high…

    Paperback – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

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