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 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
BCIS Price Adjustment Formulae Indices Online (PAFI)
The price adjustment formulae is a method of calculating the increase, or decrease, in contractors' costs over any period. The formulae and the indices are widely used in larger building civil engineering contracts
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
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
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
BCIS Comprehensive Building Price Book 2023 – 40th edition
An essential tool for all businesses working in construction. The Comprehensive Building price book provides fully priced standard estimates for a project with a value of around £3.5 million in major works and £1 million in minor works.
The BCIS Dilapidations Price Book is specifically designed for pricing a schedule of dilapidations, providing reliable and independent price data. This dataset is essential for anyone providing early cost advice to landlords or tenants on costs of complying with schedules of dilapidations
BCIS Alterations and Refurbishment Price Book 2023 – 28th edition
The Alterations & Refurbishment Price Book focuses on small to medium-sized projects up to a value £180,000, generally working within an existing building and reflecting the increase in costs brought about the reduction in output, smaller discounts, increased carriage, and increased supervision.
BCIS Building Maintenance Price Book 2022 – 42nd edition
The maintenance and repair of buildings is a significant contributor to the wealth and wellbeing of the nation. The price book aims to represent prices for maintenance and repair work and as such, provides a realistic and useful source of vital maintenance cost information for estimating and pricing
BCIS Painting and Decorating Price Book 2022 – 29th edition
The BCIS Painting and Decorating Price Book is an annual publication that contains guide prices for redecoration work in existing properties as well as decoration work in new buildings, including internal and external work and a full range of surface treatments