New 2021 Edition now available! Order now to get your copy.
Without question, this is the single most reliable and comprehensive source of estimating data for residential home construction ...If you’re involved in residential construction, the 2021 BNi Home Builder’s Costbook is the first place you should turn, whether you’re preparing a preliminary estimate, evaluating a subcontractor’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 2021 BNi Home Builders Costbook includes detailed regional cost modifiers for adjusting your estimate to your local conditions.
The 2021 BNi Home Builders Costbook features:
All data is categorized according to the CSI division format. This industry standard provides an all-inclusive checklist to ensure that no element of a project is overlooked. In addition, to make specific items even easier to locate, there is a complete alphabetical index.
- 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-hours tied to each unit cost, so you can clearly see exactly how the labor cost was calculated and make any necessary adjustments
- Equipment costs - including rental and operating costs - all built in
- Square-foot tables based on the cost-per-square-foot of hundreds of actual projects - invaluable data for quick, ballpark estimates
With the 2021 BNi Home Builders Costbook, you’ll save yourself time and effort, while protecting yourself from hidden costs, cost overruns, oversights, and hazardous “guesstimates.”
Make estimating construction costs easy and order your 2021 BNi Home Builders Costbook now!
Free pdf eBook version available upon request! By purchasing this Costbook, you will also receive the 2022 version on a no-risk free-trial basis.