From Concept to Bid-: Successful Estimating Methods

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R.S. Means Company, 1992 - Technology & Engineering - 288 pages
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Part I covers preparation of estimates at every phase of a construction project. Part II covers advanced and specialized estimating, including spreadsheet programs, task or schedule estimating, public works and heavy construction estimating, balanced and unbalanced bidding, change orders and litigation.

-- How and when to use Unit Price, Assemblies and conceptual estimates.
-- How to create and update spreadsheet estimates -- with working samples that can be downloaded from Means Internet Web site.
-- Strategies to ensure accuracy, with proven self-check methods.
-- How to do "trade-off" cost comparisons of construction methods and equipment.
-- Life Cycle Cost Analysis and Value Engineering.

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The Basics
The Prelirninary or Ballpark Estimates
The Square Foot Estimate

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About the author (1992)

Bledsoe has a master's degree of science in financial services from the American College and is a partner in the investment firm of Bledsoe Lester. he is married and the very proud father of three children.

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