Construction Costs

Title Abstract Publication Date
School Construction and Technology...A Few Important Pointers The most overlooked facet of school construction is the dovetailing of permanent construction insurance and technology construction insurance. Advice is provided about technology and technology... 05/31/2001
School Construction Cost Information. North Carolina Public Schools. Summary data is presented for the following: North Carolina School Construction Cost by Year (1994-1999); North Carolina School Construction Cost by Separate Prime Contract; and Typical Elementary... 12/31/1998
School Construction Defies Fiscal Doldrums. This first of a three-part series reports on record school construction beginning in 2002, despite a sagging economy. Reasons for the increase include bond issues passed during the strong economy of... 03/16/2004
School Construction Guide. This guide is intended to help those involved in school construction to better understand the process to ensure the project is successful for everyone. Eight sections walk the reader through the... 12/31/2002
School Construction Handbook. Advises school board members on a variety of school condition and construction issues, including the impact of facilities on student achievement, how to get started with capital improvements, new... 12/31/2003
School Construction Progress The U.S. economy hasn't bounced back, but many schools and universities have managed to pursue major construction programs. Describes building progress in Clark County, Nevada; Katy, Texas; San... 04/30/2012
School Construction Report. [Vermont] Discusses the adequacy and availability of state assistance for K-12 school construction in Vermont. Stated concerns include the annual obligation for expenditures exceeds the amount of capital bill... 01/14/2001
School Costs Contained Despite Boom. Contractors are containing costs on school projects despite a record volume of work that is putting pressure on key trades such as masonry, mechanical and electrical subs. According to an analysis of... 07/15/2001
School Facilities. Construction Expenditures Have Grown Significantly in Recent Years Report to the Chairman, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives. A General Accounting Office report examines how states and local school districts have been dealing with the issues facing their public school facilities: (1) the trends since 1990 in elementary and... 02/29/2000
School Growing Pains; Area's Economy Boosts Construction Costs Across the US, higher construction costs, a labor shortage, and a shortage of building materials is impacting school construction, even as states pour money into local programs. In Maryland, where... 08/23/2000
School Maintenance and Renovation: Administrator Policies, Practices, and Economics. Written for decision-makers in school buildings, district offices, and boards, this book outlines the major aspects of school maintenance and renovation, with a focus on cost-effectiveness. Chapters... 12/31/2003
School Officials Study Facility Costs. A rural school district in Arizona, facing a huge population boom, is using public and private partnerships coupled with simple school design to pay for much needed new schools. Rather than ask... 10/29/2002
School Planning and Management Construction Report 1997. While school construction figures suggest an increasing trend, there is concern that it will not meet demand. This report presents comparative nationwide data gathered by School Construction Alert.... 01/31/1997
School Planning and Management Construction Report 1998. Presents data on public school construction completions, starts, and renovations by school type for the years 1997 and 1998. Statistics are categorized within 12 regions covering the entire United... 01/31/1998
School Planning and Management Construction Report 1999. Presents U.S. regional data on public school construction spending, including trends, profiles on new schools planned or currently underway, building types and composition, types of construction... 01/31/1999
School Planning and Management Construction Report 2000. Presents 1999 comparative survey data on school construction in the United States revealing rapidly increasing numbers of construction projects. Data are presented by region on school construction... 01/31/2000
School Planning and Management Construction Report 2001. Provides data on school construction projects for 2001 revealing the highest ever 12-month total of dollars spent on completed projects. Details of these figures and regional cost analyses are... 01/31/2001
School Planning and Management Construction Report 2002. School construction valued at $20.3 billion was completed during calendar year 2001, the second consecutive year that more than $20 billion worth of school construction was put in place. 01/31/2002
School Planning and Management Construction Report 2003. Presents detailed data on U.S. school construction for 2002. Total construction in 2002 topped $21.6 billion, the third consecutive year that numbers have topped $20 billion; expectations for 2003... 01/31/2003
School Planning and Management Construction Report 2004. Presents detailed data on U.S. school construction for 2003. Total construction in 2003 was $19.96 billion, with the year being the first in three that did not exceed $20 billion. New construction... 01/31/2004
School Planning and Management Construction Report 2005. Presents detailed data on U.S. school construction for 2004. Total construction was $20.2 billion. 60.5% of that amount was for new construction, the highest figure in over 20 years. Individual... 01/31/2005
School Planning and Management Construction Report 2006. Reports that school construction completed in 2005 was over $21.6 billion, which is a single-year record. $12.8 billion was spent on new schools, while $8.8 went to expansion and renovation of... 01/31/2006
School Planning and Management Construction Report 2007. Reports that school construction completed in 2006 was just over $20 billion. $12.3 billion was spent on new schools, while $7.78 billion went to expansion and renovation of existing schools.... 01/31/2007
Schools in the New Economy. Describes impact of economic downturn on school construction projects. The article includes the topics Staying Afloat (cutbacks needed simply to keep schools open); On Hold (school systems that... 02/28/2011
Schools on the Fast Track. Explains the benefits of precast concrete in school construction, citing short- and long- term savings, speed of fabrication and assembly, plasticity, and choices in exterior finishes that include... 03/31/2005

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