2020 BNI Facilities Manager’s Costbook
Author: BNI PUBLICATIONS
Format: SOFT (Softcover)
Publication Date: 2020
Now you can quickly and easily estimate the cost of renovations, repairs, and new construction for all types of facilities and commercial buildings. The 2020 BNI Facilities Manager's 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 BNi Facilities Manager's Costbook includes detailed regional cost modifiers for adjusting your estimate to your local conditions.
The BNi Facilities Manager's 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 man-hour tables tied to each unit costs, so you can clearly see exactly how the labor cost was calculated and make any necessary adjustments
- Equipment costs -- including 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. With the 2020 BNI Facilities Manager's Costbook, you'll save yourself time and effort, while protecting yourself from hidden costs, cost overruns, oversights, and hazardous "guesstimates". Facilities contain unique items that affect their construction costs. Protect yourself and your estimate by making sure each of these specialized items are included in the costs of your renovations, repairs, improvements and construction.
For over 71 years, BNi Building News has been dedicated to providing construction professionals with timely and reliable information. Based on this experience, our staff has researched and compiled thousands of up-to-the-minute costs for the BNi Costbooks. This book is an essential reference for contractors, engineers, architects, facility managers - any construction professional who must provide an estimate for any type of building project.