Construction Economics Products

  • Value and Waste in Lean Construction

    Edited by Fidelis A. Emuze, Tarcisio A. Saurin

    Non-value adding activities are otherwise known as ‘waste’ in the lean construction lexicon. The aim of this collection is to build a common understanding of the role and contribution of value-adding activities in achieving stipulated objectives and continuous improvement in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 

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

    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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge Studies in International Real Estate

  • Public Private Partnerships

    A Global Review

    Edited by Akintola Akintoye, Matthias Beck, Mohan Kumaraswamy

    This timely new book provides an international perspective on Public Private Partnerships. Through 21 case studies, it investigates the existing and fast developing body of principles and practices from a wide range of countries and is the first book to bring together leading international…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15

  • Cost Studies of Buildings

    6th Edition

    By Allan Ashworth, Srinath Perera

    This practical guide to cost studies of buildings has been updated and revised throughout for the 6th edition. New developments in RICS New Rules of Measurement (NRM) are incorporated throughout the book, in addition to new material on e-business, the internet, social media, building information…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16

  • Measuring Construction

    Prices, Output and Productivity

    Edited by Rick Best, Jim Meikle

    Despite the size, complexity and importance of the construction industry, there has been little study to date which focuses on the challenge of drawing reliable conclusions from the available data. The accuracy of industry reports has an impact on government policy, the direction and outcomes of…

    Hardback – 2015-04-24

  • Construction Supply Chain Economics

    By Kerry London

    This is the first comprehensive investigation of the industrial sourcing and procurement practices throughout sixty-eight construction industry supply channels across seven major commodity sectors at all levels. London presents real-world case studies to combine theory and practice to describe…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04

  • Modern Construction Economics

    Theory and Application

    Edited by Gerard de Valence

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04

  • International Approaches to Real Estate Development

    Edited by Graham Squires, Erwin Heurkens

    An international approach to the study and teaching of real estate is increasingly important in today’s global market. With chapters covering numerous countries and every continent, International Approaches to Real Estate Development introduces real estate development theory and practice to…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12

  • Real Estate Concepts

    A Handbook

    Edited by Ernie Jowsey

    The essential reference tool for all real estate, property, planning and construction students. Real Estate Concepts provides built environment students with an easy to use guide to the essential concepts they need to understand in order to succeed in their university courses and future…

    Paperback – 2014-07-08

  • R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry

    Edited by Keith Hampson, Judy A. Kraatz, Adriana X. Sanchez

    R&D Investment and Impact in the Global Construction Industry brings together contributions from leading industry researchers in a diverse group of countries to investigate the role of research and development (R&D) in the construction industry. Investment in R&D is a proven factor in…

    Hardback – 2014-06-11

  • NRM1 Cost Management Handbook

    By David P Benge

    The definitive guide to measurement and estimating using NRM1, written by the author of NRM1 The 'RICS New rules of measurement: Order of cost estimating and cost planning of capital building works' (referred to as NRM1) is the cornerstone of good cost management of capital building works projects…

    Paperback – 2014-03-13

  • Construction Cost Management

    Learning from Case Studies, 2nd Edition

    By Keith Potts, Nii Ankrah

    In this updated and expanded second edition, Keith Potts and Nii Ankrah examine key issues in construction cost management across the building and civil engineering sectors, both in the UK and overseas. Best practice from pre-contract to post-contract phases of the project life-cycle are…

    Paperback – 2014-01-23

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