This unique handbook collects together a comprehensive and up-to-date range of indices measuring construction costs and price movements. The authors give guidance on the use of the data making this an essential aid to accurate estimating. It includes many examples how construction cost and price indices are compiled and how they can be used by the estimator in tender analysis, pricing and price adjustment, cost planning and forecasting.
About the Author:
M. C. Fleming is Professor of Economics at Loughborough University.
B. A. Tysoe is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and Estates Directorate at the Department of Health.