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Quantity Surveyor’s Pocket Book

Written by: Duncan Cartlidge

This second edition of the Quantity Surveyor’s Pocket Book is fully updated in line with NRM1, NRM2 and JCT(11), and remains a must-have guide for students and qualified practitioners. Its focussed coverage of the data, techniques, and skills essential to the quantity surveying role make it an invaluable companion for everything from initial cost advice to the final account stage.

Key features include:

  • The structure of the construction industry
  • Cost forecasting & feasibility studies
  • Measurement and quantification, with NRM2 and SMM7 examples
  • Estimating and bidding
  • Whole life costs
  • Contract selection
  • Final account procedure.

This text includes recommended formats for cost plans, developer’s budgets, financial reports, financial statements and final accounts. This is the ideal concise reference for quantity surveyors, project and commercial managers, and students of any of the above.

Duncan Cartlidge is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors with more than twenty-five years involvement in construction. He is an Associate Tutor at the College of Estate Management, Reading, and a Visiting Lecturer at Glasgow Caledonian University, and sits on the Quantity Surveying and Construction Professional Group Board of the RICS. www.duncancartlidge.co.uk

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