Summary 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.
Its the page that follows directly after the title cover page.
A summary page for a construction cost plan is simply the page that collates all of the various elements of a cost plan in one page and totals them.
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.
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.
The only thing it is missing is perhaps some page numbers at the bottom. This means you can say in a meeting or on email ‘refer to page ….’.
Its a simple summary that collects all of the works packages costs and totals them.
Make sure you double check all of the costs are collected in the formula because otherwise you might miss out a whole chunk of money !!