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 1-800-290-6802 and quote item number 62015. 
Or complete the 2015 Yardsticks for Costing order from here.

Latest News

Craig Bye, Hanscomb Director and Principal of the Hamilton office, has been appointed Chair of the Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) for 2015/2016.  Over the past number of years Craig has invested a lot of hard work and personal time towards the advancement of the organization and our profession and is highly regarded by the Institute, its members and the industry.  Hanscomb would like congratulate Craig on this well-deserved appointment.
Statistics Canada's First Quarter Non-residential Construction Price Indices were released on May 12th. The Second Quarter Indices will be released mid-August.  Click here to download a copy of Hanscomb's Escalation Watch.  
Hanscomb Executive Vice President, Susan Neil addresses breaking the gender barrier in the construction industry in the Spring issue of Construction Economist. See it here.