Spon's Middle East Construction Costs Handbook

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9780415234382: Spon's Middle East Construction Costs Handbook
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This unique publication is the only detailed, multinational guide to the cost of construction work across the Middle East. Countries covered are Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey and UAE. The following information is given for each country: * Key data on the main economic and construction indicators * An outline of the national construction industry, covering structure, tendering and contract procedures, regulations and standards. * Labour and materials cost data * Measured rates for a range of construction work items * Approximate estimating costs for a range of building types. * Price index data and exchange rate movements against sterling, euro and US $. * Addresses of public and private construction related organisations. To facilitate country-to-country comparisons the book also includes a Comparative Data section.

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This unique publication is the only detailed, multinational guide to the cost of construction work across the Middle East. Thirteen countries are covered in detail in individual country chapters along with comparative regional information. The following is given in the same way for each country: * Key data on the main economic and construction indicators as well as on geography and population * An outline of the national construction industry, covering structure, tendering and contract procedures, liability and insurance, and regulation and standards * Labour and materials cost data * Measured rates (in local currency) for up to 60 or so construction work items * Approximate estimating costs for a range of building types * Regional variation percentages, tax details, construction cost and retail price indices. Exchange rates with u sterling, Euro and USD * Addresses of authorities, professional institutions, trade associations etc.

To facilitate country to country comparisons the book also includes a Comparative Data section, where figures from the individual country chapters are grouped in tables on economy, geography, construction output, input costs per square metre for offices, warehouses and housing. Figures here are given in national currency, sterling, US dollars and Euros. This unique handbook is an essential reference for all construction professionals involved in work outside their own country and for all developers or multinational companies assessing comparative development costs.

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Franklin + Andrews, part of the Mott MacDonald Group, is one of the world's leading Construction Economists, operating in major centres of the UK and overseas in Asia Pacific, the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

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9780415363150: Spon's Middle East Construction Costs Handbook, Second Edition (Spon's International Price Books)

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ISBN 10:  0415363152 ISBN 13:  9780415363150
Publisher: CRC Press, 2005
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