This topical and timely book presents and innovative approach to dealing with the complexities of cost planning in PFI. PFI/PPP projects have a significantly different costing environment from conventionally procured projects, requiring cost analysts to use their expertise and innovative thinking to develop whole-life cost solutions that deliver value for money to the client, thus improving public building assets performance. Abdelhalim Boussabaine provides a thorough grounding in the theory of PFI, from its early evolution through to examples of current projects. In particular, the rationale for private financing of public services, arguments for and against PFI and 'value for money' mechanisms are discussed. The book presents an innovative framework for whole-life value and calls for changes in the way whole life cycle value is perceived, created and exchanged. Cost Planning of PFI and PPP Building Projects provides the reader with existing knowledge as well as present innovative thinking for future development and management of PFI/PPP cost planning processes. Given the importance and novelty of this book, academics, professionals, undergraduate and postgraduate students will find this book valuable.The availability of these techniques is an essential part of the overall management of PFI/PPP projects, while ... In this book, cost planning is central to both the understanding and analysis of PFI/PPP schemes. ... Chapters 2 and 3 call for changes in the way that the whole life cycle value is perceived, created and exchanged throughout the life cycle of building assets. ... of the organisational structure of different project funding mechanisms and time value- based investment concepts.
|Title||:||Cost Planning of PFI and PPP Building Projects|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-04-03|