Yardsticks for Costing

Planning a major construction project? Don’t start without a detailed costing guide. Hanscomb’s Yardsticks for Costing – Cost Data for the Canadian Construction Industry is our industry-respected publication that details constructions costs for eight major regions in Canada.

With Hanscomb’s Yardsticks for Costing, you’ll know:
  • Market unit costs for more than 2,600 construction components
  • Composite unit rates for more than 300 installed system
  • Gross building costs for 35 typical structures at three quality levels including low, average, and high

Key data in Hanscomb’s Yardsticks for Costing is listed in both metric and imperial.
To order your copy, contact 1-800-334-3509 and quote item number 62014.
Or complete the 2014 Yardsticks for Costing order form here.

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Statistics Canada's Second Quater Non-residential Construction Price Indices were released on August 12th. The Third Quarter Indices will be released mid-November.  Click here to download a copy of Hanscomb's Escalation Watch Second Quater 2014.  
Statistics Canada's First Quater Non-residential Construction Price Indices were released on May 15th. The Second Quarter Indices will be released mid-August.  Click here to download a copy of Hanscomb's Escalation Watch First Quater 2014.  
The mid-November 2013 Non-residential Construction Price Indices were released by Statistics Canada on February 11th. The first quarter indices for 2014 will be available mid-May 2014.  Click here to download a copy Escalation Watch Fourth Quarter 2013.