Tag: Unit Method

Apr 16

4 Common Estimating Methods Used by Quantity Surveyors and Construction Cost Engineers

  Preliminary estimates also known as conceptual estimates are done in the design and planning stage of a construction project. There are several methods of estimating, some of which are obsolete and some which are highly recommended and used by Quantity Surveyors today. The following is a list of estimates that a Quantity Surveyor can …

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Apr 03

Unit Method of Estimating – Advantages and Disadvantages [Building Construction]

The unit method of estimating is the simplest and quickest method of estimating the cost of a proposed construction project. In this method, the quantity surveyor counts the number of units which are going to be accommodated in a building, for example the number of occupants or main furniture objects used by an individual. The …

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