The ultimate guide to quick, accurate square-foot construction costs!
The 2024 Square Foot Costbook from Engineering News-Record puts right at your fingertips accurate square-foot costs - broken down by CSI division - for an incredible variety of recent building projects.
Although inflation is starting to be brought under control, material prices have gone haywire! Since last year, aluminum is down 30%. Plywood is down a whopping 24%! But concrete is up 13% and glass is up 8%.
It’s essential, therefore, that your estimates are based on the most up-to-date and thoroughly researched data available. And that’s just what you’ll find in the 2024 Square Foot Costbook from Engineering News-Record.
For 2024, each of the cost models featured in the Square Foot Costbook from Engineering News-Record has been carefully reviewed by the professional estimators at BNi Building News to make sure they are based on the latest and most authoritative information available.
For over 75 years BNi has been a trusted source of accurate pricing data. And this year the research staff at BNi has gone the extra mile to make sure that every cost item in this book is accurate.
The cost models in the 2024 edition include residential renovations and additions, academic buildings, athletic facilities, animal/pet care facilities, a credit union, a church addition, and much more.
The challenge of staying profitable in the face of wildly fluctuating costs will be with us for some time to come. The ENR Square Foot Costbook can help you meet this challenge.
This invaluable estimating tool features:
- Detailed square foot costs for each project —all broken down by CSI Division and supported by a detailed narrative.
- A newly-expanded section of over 600 regional cost modifiers —so you can quickly and accurately adjust all costs to your local area.
- Material and installation costs for over 6,000 items used in construction, all expertly updated to reflect the latest pricing data available, as well as the most recent prevailing wage rate data from the US Department of Labor.