• Building Economics: Development BLDG 9104

    CIQS Distance Learning Online

    Our Building Economics: Development course helps you expand your estimating and cost planning knowledge. Learn the fundamentals of outline specifications and preliminary estimating in relation to feasibility studies for construction projects. Analyze financing arrangements and life-cycle costing associated with the economics of development.


    Course Accreditation:

    This is a Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) accredited course (subject #309). Learn more about this accreditation by checking out our Electrical Estimating Program or our Mechanical Estimating Program.

    Course Delivery Method:

    This is an online course delivered via Blackboard Learn. Final exams for all Estimating and Quantity Surveying online courses and some construction online courses are held on the same date in each term. If you are planning to register for more than one course in the same term, email cetech_construct@georgebrown.ca before you register. The final exam for this course will be held online through Blackboard while the college is closed.

    Course Essentials:

    You must have a copy of Construction Budgeting before you begin this course. It is available for purchase at the George Brown College bookstore (either on campus or online) and at the CIQS website.

    Technical/Computer Requirements:

    Refer to the basic technology requirements for Blackboard online courses.


    You must have completed our BLDG 9080 Cost Planning course.(An approved equivalent is also acceptable.)

    Contact Information

    Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.