Construction Economics Products

  • 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 – 2016-12-13 

  • Real Estate in Italy

    Markets, Investment Vehicles and Performance

    By Guido Abate, Guiditta Losa

    This in-depth case study evaluates the recent evolution of the Italian real estate market, which has recently 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. The…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge International Real Estate Markets Series

  • 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 – 2016-10-25

  • 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
    Spon Research

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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
    Spon Research

  • 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

  • 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

  • Inspections and Reports on Dwellings

    Reporting for Buyers, 2nd Edition

    By Ian A. Melville, Ian A. Gordon

    This new edition of Reporting for Buyers provides guidance for the surveyor on setting out the findings of the inspection in a clear, unambiguous and unequivocal way. The book provides a full, critical look at the current situation, describing the various types of report currently available to the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15

  • The Economics of Fire Protection

    By Ganapathy Ramachandran

    This important new book, the first of its kind in the fire safety field, discusses the economic problems faced by decision-makers in the areas of fire safety and fire precautions. The author considers the theoretical aspects of cost-benefit analysis and other relevant economic problems with…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26

  • Relational Contracting for Construction Excellence

    Principles, Practices and Case Studies

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

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-11-26
    Spon Research

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