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BNi Building News Public Works Costbook 2021 Edition

Product Code/ISBN: 9781588551986
$135.95

New 2021 Edition available July 17th! Order now to get your copy as soon as it is released and get FREE shipping using Discount Code B101.

 Now you can quickly and accurately estimate the cost of all types of public works projects involving paving, excavation, drainage systems and much more!

The 2021 BNi Public Works Costbook is the first place to turn, whether you're preparing a preliminary estimate, evaluating a contractor's bid, or submitting a formal budget proposal. It puts at your fingertips accurate and up-to-date material and labor costs for thousands of cost items, based on the latest national averages and standard labor productivity rates. What's more, the 2021 BNi Public Works Costbook includes detailed regional cost modifiers for adjusting your estimate to your local conditions.

The 2021 BNi Public Works Costbook features:

  • Material costs for thousands of items based on current national averages (including allowances for transport, handling and storage)
  • Labor costs based on the prevailing rates for each trade and type of work, PLUS detailed man-hours tied to each unit cost, so you can clearly see exactly how the labor cost was calculated and make any necessary adjustments
  • Equipment costs -- including allowances for rental and operating costs
  • Square-foot tables based on the cost-per-square-foot of hundreds of actual projects -- invaluable data for quick, ballpark estimates

All data is categorized according to the CSI division format. This industry standard provides an all-inclusive checklist to ensure that no element of a project is overlooked. In addition, to make specific items even easier to locate, there is a complete alphabetical index.

With the 2021 BNi Public Works Costbook, you'll save yourself time and effort, while protecting yourself from hidden costs, cost overruns, oversights, and hazardous "guesstimates."

Make estimating public works costs easy. Order your 2021 BNi Public Works Costbook now!

 Free pdf eBook version available upon request! By purchasing this Costbook, you will also receive the 2022 version on a no-risk free-trial basis.