2016 Current Construction Costs Sierra West
Current Construction Cost Manual is used by architects, engineers, estimators and contractors within private industry and public agencies across the United States. The Manual is in its 53rd year of publication, and is published annually by Sierra West Publishing in Sacramento, California. It is the ORIGINAL and AUTHENIC Current Construction Cost Manual with over 53 years of dependable publication. It has over 53 years of proven accuracy in construction costs, "It is the cost manual developed by Estimators for Estimators.
This publication is the "standard" for construction costs, it is the only construction cost manual specifically referenced in the California State Register.
The publication contains approximately 14,000 items of construction costs and materials arranged in the standard CSI 16 division numbering system which is still utilized in most private and some public works projects.
Also included in the publication is the Wage Rate Recap, Sierra West Current Construction Cost Index, Major Cities Cost Relationship Index, including Canada, and abbreviations used in the industry.
Each cost item has the following information:
- Code Number
- Stand-Alone Descriptions
- Unit of Measure
- Material Costs
- "Open Shop" and Union Installation Costs
- Total Costs
- Man-Hours/Crew Hours for each item.