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Spon's Architects' and Builders' Price Book 2018

Construction prices rose over the last year by 5%, according to AECOM’s tender price index, with construction price inflation continuing to run above the long-run average. The main drivers are rising input costs. Producer price indices have moved up at a clip in recent quarters, with sharp increases in prices for materials and fuels consumed by UK manufacturers. Demand- and supply-side factors make the probability of short-term price...

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Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2015

This year’s book has a strong approximate estimates section, with most measured works items also presented as composite items. Now in its 34th edition, Spon's External Works and Landscape Price Book 2015 offers the only comprehensive source of information for detailed external works and landscape costs. It covers all the items to be found in hard and soft landscape contracts, and forms an indispensable reference book for quantity sur...

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Spon's Architect's and Builders' Price Book 2015

Recovery in construction is still on track. Business confidence is increasing – but still not yet secure. Following the 18% fall in tender prices between 2008 and 2013, price levels are beginning to recover some lost ground, particularly in the residential sector and with London based projects. It is important to make sure tenders are competitive, whilst minimising your risk as input material prices and labour rates continue to rise ...