RSMeans Square Foot Costs 2013 is useful for anyone who needs rapid budget cost estimates in the office, with a client, or in the field. Architects, design-build contractors, real estate developers, corporate planners, appraisers, and assessors will find the book to be a valuable, time saving tool.
This manual provides clear descriptions and illustrations of hundreds of residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings.
For those preparing more detailed estimates, costs are broken down into "assemblies" component specifications and costs. This fully illustrated section simplifies component identification and pricing.
What you’ll find inside:
- Reliable square foot costs for more than 100 building types, plus 5,500+ completely updated assemblies
- City Cost Indexes and Location Factors for over 930 U.S. and Canadian locations, so you can quickly and easily customize the data to your region
- Equipment rental costs
- Crew sizes, labor hours, and labor rates
- Detailed reference information