New 2021 Edition now available! Order now to get your copy.
Quickly and easily estimate the cost of renovations, repairs, and new construction for all types of facilities and commercial buildings.The 2021 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 2021 BNi Facilities Manager’s Costbook includes detailed regional cost modifiers for adjusting your estimate to your local conditions.
The 2021 BNi Facilities Manager’s Costbook features:
With the 2021 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.
- 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 for each cost item, 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
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.
Make estimating construction costs easy and order your 2021 BNi Facilities Manager’s 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.