The ultimate paradox of construction project management is that the earlier a decision has to be made, the more difficult the task is of estimating the cost implications. Yet the most important decisions are taken earliest - when the cost estimates are the most difficult to obtain.Spon's First Stage Estimating Handbook is the only comprehensive and

chapter 1|6 pages

Costs per square metre

part 2|2 pages

Costs per unit

chapter 3|36 pages

Elemental costs

chapter 4|96 pages

Composite and principle rates

chapter 5|3 pages

Indices and regional variations

part 6|2 pages

Property insurance

chapter 7|7 pages

Professional fees

chapter 8|6 pages

Life cycle costing

chapter 9|6 pages

Useful addresses

chapter 10|16 pages

Estimating data