Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) Elemental Cost Template

The Excel version of the CIQS Elemental Cost Plan can be obtained by contacting SNGP.NPMS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.

Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) Elemental Cost Template A-C
Element Quantity Unit Rate Subtotal Total $ per m2
A Shell
A1 Substructure
A11 Foundations m2
A12 Basement Excavation m3
A13 Special Conditions m2
A2 Structure
A21 Lowest Floor Construction m3
A22 Upper Floor Construction m2
A23 Roof Construction m2
A3 Exterior Enclosure
A31 Walls Below Grade m2
A32 Walls Above Grade m2
A33 Windows & Entrances m2
A34 Roof Coverings m2
A35 Projections sum
B Interiors
B1 Partitions & Doors
B11 Partitions m2
B12 Doors Ivs.
B2 Finishes
B21 Floor Finishes m2
B22 Ceiling Finishes m2
B23 Wall Finishes m2
B3 Fittings & Equipment
B31 Fittings & Fixtures m2
B32 Equipment
B33 Elevators no.
B34 Escalators no.
C Services
C1 Mechanical
C11 Plumbing & Drainage m2
C12 Fire Protection m2
C13 HVAC m2
C14 Controls m2
C2 Electrical
C21 Service & Distribution m2
C22 Lighting, Devices & Heating m2
C23 Systems & Ancillaries m2
NET BUILDING COST - EXCLUDING SITE          
Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (CIQS) Elemental Cost Template D-Z
Element Quantity Unit Rate Subtotal Total $ per m2
D Site & Ancillary Work
D1 Sitework
D11 Site Development sum
D12 Mechanical Site Services sum
D13 Electrical Site Services sum
D2 Ancillary Work
D21 Demolitions sum
D22 Alterations sum
NET BUILDING COST - INCLUDING SITE          
Z1 General Requirements & Fee
Z11 General Requirements %
Z12 Fee %
TOTAL CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATE          
Z2 Contingencies
Z21 Design & Pricing Contingency %
Z22 Escalation & Phasing Contingency %
Z23 Construction Contingency %
TOTAL CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATE - INCLUDING CONTINGENCIES          
Goods & Services Tax
Goods & Services Tax 6%
TOTAL CONSTRUCTION ESTIMATE