BCIS Online (Building Cost Information Service Online)

Available at : Online Access
Off-campus Access Rights : P - PolyU Staff/Students only
On-campus Access Rights : P - PolyU Staff/Students only
No. of Concurrent Users : 99
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Terms and Conditions

BCIS Online provides access to cost information for a wide range of commercial, industrial, residential and public sector buildings in the UK. This database also covers BCIS Building Running Costs Online & BCIS ORDB Building Maintenance Prices (Schedule of Rates). BCIS Online is a product of RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors). 

BCIS Online can help you:

  • Determine what a building should cost.
  • Benchmark - gives a view of the market and bid comparisons to help ensure that sum costs are in the right ball park.
  • Predict the profitability of your project more confidently.

Important Notes:

  • Users should not use Virtual Private Network (VPN) service when accessing e-resources from off campus. This may trigger suspension of user's account.
  • For security reason, you are advised to change NetPassword regularly via IdPortal and follow the password rules. Please visit the ITS website for details.