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2014 National Building Cost Manual
(4 customer reviews)
Square-foot costs for residential, commercial, industrial, military, schools, greenhouses, manufactured homes, fire stations, libraries, churches, government offices and farm buildings. Includes important variables that can make any building unique from a cost standpoint. Quickly work up a reliable budget estimate based on actual materials and design features, class of construction, area, shape, wall height, number of floors, and support requirements. Includes easy-to-use software that calculates total in-place cost estimates. Use the regional cost adjustment factors provided to tailor the estimate to any jobsite in the U.S.
- Amazon Sales Rank: #2337602 in Books
- Published on: 2013-11-01
- Original language: English
- Number of items: 1
- Dimensions: .70" h x 8.50" w x 11.00" l, .0 pounds
- Binding: Paperback
- 274 pages
Most helpful customer reviews
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful.
Reliable Costing Affordable.
By D. Falor
Lets face it... Some costing data is very pricy. Was skeptical about replacing an unknown costing source for appraisal replacement costs. For about a month I developed costing for residential properties using both costing sources and the results were very similar. I feel this book isn't as categorized as some manuals, but the data is there. The index is handy. It comes with a cd, which may provide additional data and quarterly updates but I haven't tried the cd yet. The price is right to try and see if this product will work for you since some yearly data sources can cost more than 300.00. I've only used it to cost residential properties, some with barns or other large outbuilding. I've purchased this manual yearly for 3 years now...
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful.
Very Good Guide
By Worker bee
This guide is very good. After using Marshall and Swift, I appreciate this book, and it gives you a free download of the software product. Much less expensive than the aforementioned M and S. It does have a minimal Single Family portion and a lot of commercial, but I did not find this to be problematic.
0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
By Will Wolfram
Does what it does