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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Statistics Canada’s 2015, fourth quarter, Non-residential Building Construction Price Indices are now available.  Get your copy of Hanscomb's Escalation Watch here! The first quarter indices for 2016 will be available mid-May.
ReNew Canada’s 2016 Top100 report has named Hanscomb to its Platinum Elite list of consultants for our involvement in 25 of the country’s 100 biggest public infrastructure projects.  See our list here!
The mid-August 2015 Non-residential Construction Price Indices were released by Statistics Canada on November 10th. The fourth quarter indices for 2015 will be available mid-February 2016.  Click here to download a copy of Hanscomb's third quarter 2015 Escalation Watch .