Construction Cost Management Resources

Quantity Surveying / Cost Consulting Resources for Designers & Owners

A.W. Hooker & Infrastructure Projects at a Glance

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce report published in 2013 states that the Canadian infrastructure deficit is in the range of $50 billion to $570 billion. A truly massive range, however, there are many pertinent variables that factor into this result!  Although we don’t know the methodology of this study, let’s make an assumption for the […]

Replacement or Reconstruction Cost Estimate

If you are the owner of a commercial property, you may be wondering if your property is adequately insured. Your Insurer may use the term ‘Replacement Cost’ and the terms ‘Reinstatement Cost’ or ‘Reconstruction Cost’, may also be listed somewhere on your policy. While the term ‘Replacement’, ‘Reinstatement’, and ‘Reconstruction’ all seem to have the […]

The Cost of Changes

Changes. If there is any one all encompassing word that describes what will make your capital project go over budget this is it.  You are investing a lot of money and effort into your project and you want to make sure you get what you planned. The below chart illustrates the relationship between the Cost […]

Design Milestones Guide for Owners

Navigating the world of capital development projects can be difficult.  The Royal Architecture Institute of Canada (RAIC) provides a Canadian Standard Form of Contract which is an excellent resource for understanding the phases of a project, the Architect’s tasks, responsibilities and optional additional services, as well as your responsibilities throughout the project as the client. […]

Want to learn more about Quantity Surveyor services?

Check out our CACQS Best Practices Guide! This helpful guide describes the wide range of sophisticated cost control services Quantity Surveyors provide, from establishing realistic budgets to reducing risks.  

The Cost of Changes

Changes. If there is any one all encompassing word that describes what will make your capital project go over budget this is it.  You are investing a lot of money and effort into your project and you want to make sure you get what you planned. The below chart illustrates the relationship between the Cost […]

Design Milestones Guide for Owners

Navigating the world of capital development projects can be difficult.  The Royal Architecture Institute of Canada (RAIC) provides a Canadian Standard Form of Contract which is an excellent resource for understanding the phases of a project, the Architect’s tasks, responsibilities and optional additional services, as well as your responsibilities throughout the project as the client. […]

Want to learn more about Quantity Surveyor services?

Check out our CACQS Best Practices Guide! This helpful guide describes the wide range of sophisticated cost control services Quantity Surveyors provide, from establishing realistic budgets to reducing risks.  

A.W. Hooker & Infrastructure Projects at a Glance

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce report published in 2013 states that the Canadian infrastructure deficit is in the range of $50 billion to $570 billion. A truly massive range, however, there are many pertinent variables that factor into this result!  Although we don’t know the methodology of this study, let’s make an assumption for the […]

The Cost of Changes

Changes. If there is any one all encompassing word that describes what will make your capital project go over budget this is it.  You are investing a lot of money and effort into your project and you want to make sure you get what you planned. The below chart illustrates the relationship between the Cost […]

Design Milestones Guide for Owners

Navigating the world of capital development projects can be difficult.  The Royal Architecture Institute of Canada (RAIC) provides a Canadian Standard Form of Contract which is an excellent resource for understanding the phases of a project, the Architect’s tasks, responsibilities and optional additional services, as well as your responsibilities throughout the project as the client. […]