Demolition page for a construction cost plan
This is a simple article discussing the various elements of a construction cost-plan to attempt to articulate the best practice for construction cost-plans.
The demolition page is simply one page of around thirty pages that lay out, item by item, the works involved in a construction project.
A Demolition page for a construction cost plan is simply the page that lists out all of the tasks that are involved in the demolition and strip-out of a construction project.
In a typical construction costs plan there will be separate sections for the following elements (trades/work packages):
Its purpose is to summarise and total all of the various costs associated with Demolition and strip-out.
It means that the Client or any of the team members can see exactly 1) what the final total is 2) where the costs are split through the work packages.
The summary page should have the following:
Here is an example that we have mocked up specifically for this article.
Demolition, alterations and strip-out costs can be found easily by contacting a local demolition business.
These businesses specialise in the complete demolition, strip-out and alteration packages so you can get a fixed price from them for the works.
This reduces your risk for this package as you are sub-contracting the risk out to someone who can handle it better (because they do nothing but demolition and therefore know their costs a lot better than you would).