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Posted: September 15, 2018 | Blog
VISTA, Calif. – September 16, 2018 - BNI Building News, the leader in construction publications, today introduced two new 2019 General Construction Costbooks. The 2019 BNi General Construction Costbook is broken down into material and labor costs, to allow for maximum flexibility and accuracy in estimating. You'll find this costbook data invaluable when preparing detailed estimates, bids, checking prices, and calculating the impact of change orders. The 2019 BNi General Construction Costbook features cost items organized in the 2019 50-Division MasterFormat.
Also, included is an Online Interactive Edition of the General Construction cost book that lets users instantly re-calculate all costs in the book based on the user’s local labor rates for different building trades, as well as markup rate. Afterwards, readers can download a complete PDF of the book to reference.
“When the General Construction Costbook launched several years ago, it redefined the way construction professionals looked at cost estimating and expanded on what was available to them,” said Bill Mahoney, Present at BNI. “With the 2019 version of the costbook, we continue to build upon the expertise and provide the gold standard in cost estimation publications.”
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