Structural steel 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 structural steel page is simply one page of around thirty pages that lay out, item by item, the works involved in a construction project.
The structural steel page for a construction cost plan is simply the page that lists out all of the tasks that are involved in the structural steel package 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 Structural steel.
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 structural steel page should have the following:
Here is an example that we have mocked up specifically for this article:
Structural steel costs can be found easily by contacting a local Structural steel business.
These businesses specialise in the complete structural packages so you can get a fixed price from them for the works.
Some of these companies will only supply the steel whilst some will supply and install.
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 structural steel and therefore know their costs a lot better than you would).