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Construction Economics: Books

Subject Guide

Print Books Collection

A collection of hard copy books housed in our library to serve our clients with their relevant information needs. This page is meant to assist and guide the Construction Economics community of the University of Pretoria on how to search, access, retrieve and borrow the printed books.

How to search for printed books?

Where to find the printed books?

Construction Economics books can be found at the Merensky2 Library, Level 5 at the 690 shelve

New Books

 An introduction to commercial property finance, development & investment Tony Collins & VG Ghyoot, 2018

This unique book is a 3 in 1 reference guide covering commercial property finance, development and investment. A first for South Africa and for Africa, there are specific chapters on commercial property finance and risk assessment, property valuation, property development, market analysis, feasibility analysis, investment analysis and property management. these topics are addressed from the point of view of commercial property finance.

 Market analysis for real estate Rena Mourouzi-Sivitanidou, Petros Sivitanides, 2021

This book is a comprehensive introduction to how real estate markets work and the analytical tools and techniques that can be used to recognize and interpret market signals. Its rigorous macroeconomic theory is backed up with numerous real estate case study examples and pedagogy.

 Wills's practice and procedure for the quantity surveyor Allan Ashworth, Catherine Higgs, 2023

This latest edition is thoroughly updated to emphasize the use of information technology in construction, and contains new pedagogical features, new learning outcomes, and key learning points that relate the material specially to the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).

 A constractor's guide to planning, scheduling, and control Len Holm, 2022

In A constactor's guide to planning, scheduling, and control, an experienced construction professional delivers a unique and effective approach to the planning and scheduling responsibilities of a construction project manager, superintendent, or jobsite scheduler. The author describes the complete scheduling cycle, from preconstruction and scheduling through controls and closeout, from the perspective of real-world general contractors and scheduling professionals.


 Sustainable construction : green building design and delivery Charles J Kibert, 2022

In the newly revised fifth edition of Sustainable Construction: green building design and delivery, the late Dr. Charles Kibert delivers a rigorous overview of the design, construction, and operation of high-performance green buildings. In the leading textbook on sustainable building, the author provides thoroughly updated information on everything from materials selection to building systems.