2021 National Building Cost Manual
Square-foot costs for residential, commercial, industrial, military, schools, greenhouses, manufactured homes, fire stations, libraries, churches, government offices and farm buildings. Includes important variables that can make any building unique from a cost standpoint. A smart resource for adjusters and appraisers using the cost approach.
Quickly work up a reliable budget estimate based on actual materials and design features, class of construction, area, shape, wall height, number of floors, and support requirements. Includes easy-to-use software that calculates total in-place cost estimates. Use the regional cost adjustment factors provided to tailor the estimate to any jobsite in the U.S. Then view, print, email or save the detailed PDF report as needed.
Book (print) edition includes free companion software download, a square-foot cost estimating program for Windows PCs.
Please note that inside the back cover of the book is a license key for downloading the companion estimating software.Software includes free quarterly cost data updates during 2021 (January, April and July). An internet connection is required.