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 34 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 1-800-290-6802 and quote item number 62016. 
Or complete the 2016 Yardsticks for Costing order from

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Hanscomb Cost Consultant, Melissa Trautmann, is featured as a Professional Quantity Surveyors Future Leader in the Winter 2016 edition of the Construction Economist.  See it here!
Statistics Canada's Third Quarter Non-residential Construction Price Indices were released on November 8th. The Second Quarter Indices will be released mid-February.  Click here to download a copy of Hanscomb's Escalation Watch.
Hanscomb’s Executive Vice President, Susan Neil, explains the importance of Loan Monitoring and shares why she became a Quantity Surveyor as part of the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors' latest video series.  Watch it here!