Building & Construction: Construction Economics

  • Affordable Housing for Smart Villages book cover

    Affordable Housing for Smart Villages

    1st Edition

    By Hemanta Doloi, Sally Donovan

    This book initiates a fresh discussion of affordability in rural housing set in the context of the rapidly shifting balance between rural and urban populations. It conceptualises affordability in rural housing along a spectrum that is interlaced with cultural and social values integral to rural…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Real Estate Development and Finance book cover

    Introduction to Real Estate Development and Finance

    1st Edition

    By Richard M. Levy

    This book provides readers with a basic understanding of the principles that underlie real estate development. A brief historical overview and an introduction to basic principles are followed by examples from practice. Case studies focus on how cities change and respond to the economic,…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Basic Cost Engineering book cover

    Basic Cost Engineering

    3rd Edition

    By Kenneth K. Humphreys

    This work focuses on the application of fundamental cost engineering principles to the capital and operating costs estimation of major projects. It provides detailed coverage of profitability, risk, and sensitivity analysis. This third edition: discusses novel strategies for calculating preliminary…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Effective Project Management Through Applied Cost and Schedule Control book cover

    Effective Project Management Through Applied Cost and Schedule Control

    1st Edition

    By James Bent, Kenneth K. Humphreys

    This work outlines a state-of-the-art project control and trending programme, focusing on advanced applied-cost and schedule-control skills for all phases of a project at both owner and contractor level. It contains information on the three major aspects of the total project programme: the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • BIM and Big Data for Construction Cost Management book cover

    BIM and Big Data for Construction Cost Management

    1st Edition

    By Weisheng Lu, Chi Cheung Lai, Tung Tse

    This book is designed to help practitioners and students in a wide range of construction project management professions to understand what building information modelling (BIM) and big data could mean for them and how they should prepare to work successfully on BIM-compliant projects and maintain…

    Hardback – 2018-10-26
    Routledge

  • 101 Case Studies in Construction Management book cover

    101 Case Studies in Construction Management

    1st Edition

    By Len Holm

    This book provides 101 real-life construction management case studies from an author with over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry and as a lecturer in construction management. Over 14 chapters, Len Holm has included case studies from real jobsites that cover organization,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies book cover

    Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Raymond Talinbe Abdulai, Franklin Obeng-Odoom, Edward Ochieng, Vida Maliene

    Real Estate, Construction and Economic Development in Emerging Market Economies examines the relationships between real estate and construction sectors and explores how each sector, and the relationships between them, affect economic development in emerging market economies (EMEs). Throughout the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge

  • Building Lean, Building BIM: Improving Construction the Tidhar Way book cover

    Building Lean, Building BIM

    Improving Construction the Tidhar Way, 1st Edition

    By Rafael Sacks, Samuel Korb, Ronen Barak

    Building Lean, Building BIM is the essential guide for any construction company that wants to implement Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM) to gain a strategic edge over their competition. The first of its kind, the book outlines the principles of Lean, the functionality of…

    Paperback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-07-21
    Routledge

  • Performance Improvement in Construction Management book cover

    Performance Improvement in Construction Management

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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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