We collect, collate, analyse, model and interpret cost information. With the Building Cost Information Service (BCIS), we make that information easily accessible through our online applications, data licensing and publications
A tool designed for building professionals to help prepare top level cost plans, provide early cost advice to clients and benchmark costs for both commercial and residential buildings. Buy now or request a free demo here.
A tool to help create an overview of building costs. Helps with forecasting, early cost advice and development appraisals for residential and commercial property. It can also help to determine insurance reinstatement costs. Buy now or request a free demo here.
An estimating expenditure tool which helps facility managers and surveyors find maintenance and operating costs. It includes component costs, maintenance costs, wages and day rates. Buy now or request a free demo here.
BCIS Price Adjustment Formulae Indices Online (PAFI)
BCIS Price Adjustment Inflation Indices Online (PAFI) is the most commonly used reimbursement mechanism for price fluctuation clauses in construction contracts. PAFI, sometimes referred to as NEDO, Baxter or Osborne is a set of indices (over 200 of them) widely used in various sectors in the construction industry, including civil engineering contracts and facility management. Buy now or request a free demo here.
Price Adjustment Formulae Indices Online (PAFI) and BCIS Forecasts of PAFI
PAFI, sometimes known as Baxter, Nedo or Osborne Indices, is the most commonly used reimbursement mechanism for price fluctuation clauses in construction contracts. The formulae and the indices are widely used in the construction industry, including civil engineering and facility management. PAFI with BCIS Forecasts of PAFI, now available, is a 5-year forecast of inflation for labour, materials and plant at a granular level, i.e. individual work activities and resources. Buy now or request a free demo here.
BCIS Schedule of Rates is the essential online materials and dayworks costing tool. It provides a range of pricing datasets including small and large projects and alterations and refurbishment. Buy now or request a free demo here.
An online subscription tool to help to compare life cycle costs and whole life carbon impacts of common construction components to support the selection of optimum design solutions. Buy now or request a free demo here.
BCIS Measured Term Contract Updating Percentages (MTC)
This tool may be used on a contractual basis for reimbursement of increased costs for the contracts let on all PSA Schedules of Rates or other forms of maintenance contracts as well as assisting in updating estimates. Buy now or request a free demo here.
BCIS Building Maintenance is the essential online costing tool. The service is an online version of the BCIS Building Maintenance Price Book, and has two levels of service, Basic and Premium and buy additional licences at the checkout. Buy now or request a free demo here (selecting Schedule of Rates on the form).
This dataset offers online access to the latest rates for producing Schedules of Dilapidations. You can build up your schedules online in one place. This price is for a single user licence. You can add additional users at the checkout. Buy now or request a free demo here (by selecting Schedule of Rates on the form).
The online commercial reinstatement tool gives you the means to find out how much you or your clients’ commercial property is likely to cost to reinstate should it be destroyed. Buy now or request a free demo here.
We've teamed up with the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) to bring you the ICE CESMM4 — Civil Engineering Price Data. The price is for one user. You can add additional users at the checkout. Buy now or request a free demo here.
BCIS Comprehensive Building Price Book 2024 – 41st edition
An essential tool for businesses working in construction, the major and minor works datasets in this extensive guide provide fully priced standard estimates for projects with a value up to £3.85 million in major works and £1.125 million in minor works.
Essential for professionals preparing schedules of dilapidations or providing early cost advice to tenants and landlords on compliance, this practical guide presents reliable and independent price data for use with residential, commercial and industrial properties.
BCIS Alterations & Refurbishment Price Book 2024 – 29th edition
Providing reliable cost information for small to medium-sized projects up to a value of £275,000, this price book covers work within an existing building. Typically, this is where an increase in costs has been brought about by the reduction in output, smaller discounts, increased carriage, and increased supervision.
BCIS Building Maintenance Price Book 2023 – 43rd edition
Essential for pricing maintenance and repair work up to a value of around £100,000, the BCIS Building Maintenance Price Book realistically reflects the cost of carrying out work on existing buildings. Working from this publication is vital if you're a public or private sector property professional seeking to avoid the dangers of under-charging or over-paying for maintenance work.
BCIS Painting & Decorating Price Book 2023 – 30th edition
An essential guide for anyone pricing decoration work in new buildings and redecoration work in existing properties. This price book, suitable for projects up to a value of £45,000, includes internal and external work and a full range of surface treatments.
BCIS Guide to Estimating for Small Works Price Book 2023 – 29th edition
Created specifically for busy builders and smaller building companies, this price book makes pricing projects up to a value of around £150,000 quick and easy. It includes more than 250 fully priced standard estimates for the most common type and style of small-scale building works.
Griffiths Building & Civil Engineering Price Book 2023 – 67th edition
Griffiths Building & Civil Engineering Price Book is intended as a guide to pricing typical mid-scale new work projects up to around £1m and mid to small-scale alterations and repairs projects around £50,000.
Hutchins Priced Schedules Price Book 73rd Edition (2023)
Hutchins Priced Schedules: Small Works & Maintenance Construction is a trusted companion to busy builders, tradespeople, surveyors and estimators looking for reliable pricing information. It is ideal for construction projects up to a value of around £250,000