• Building Economics: Development BLDG 9104

    CIQS 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).

    Course Delivery Method:

    This is an online course. Make sure you are familiar with the basic technology requirements for online courses.

    Course Essentials:

    You must have Construction Budgeting in time for the first class. This textbook is available for purchase at the George Brown College bookstore (either on campus or online) or at the CIQS website.


    Final exams for all Estimating and Quantity Surveying online courses and some Construction Studies 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 is held at our Casa Loma Campus in Toronto, Ontario. If you live too far away to come to that campus (200 km or more), email cetech_construct@georgebrown.ca after you register to arrange to have your exam supervised by an approved test centre.


    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.