Feasibility Studies in Construction Projects : Practice and Procedure
Feasibility Studies in Construction Projects covers all aspects of feasibility study analysis including assumptions, the preparation of a feasibility study for submission, and the necessary elements to consider regarding the project cycle. The book also provides templates for use in preparing a feasibility study report.
The book will offer the reader a step by step guide on how to prepare a feasibility study for a large infrastructure project, showing how problems can be presented in a way which does not prejudice the ultimate outcome of the project. It will show the reader how to identify the weaknesses of a project and make improvements, set assumptions, anticipate and prepare for various eventualities. It will further show how to test the sensitivity of the development as to changes in the original assumptions and business environment, convince prospective investors, venture capitalists, banks, management, stockholders, and government agencies of the relative value or prospects for success of the project. Finally the book will explain the vital parts of a project development process and show how the pieces are assembled so they perform together to create a technical and economically feasible concept, thus evaluating the project’s potential for success.
Offering the reader a step by step guide on how to prepare a feasibility study for a large infrastructure project, this book will be of great interest to engineers, architects, lenders, solicitors, construction project managers, lead developers, investors, governmental planning agencies, stakeholders, and construction bond underwriters as well as construction students.