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RIB Costx Supports Digital Qv Costbuilder Rate Library Data

26 April, 2023
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RIB Software is pleased to announce that QV CostBuilder cost data is now available to use in CostX. In cooperation with QV, New-Zealand based RIB CostX users can now licence digital QV CostBuilder libraries directly from RIB via a subscription agreement, making the rates available within the software for direct application into cost plans and automating future price updates.

More than 60,000 construction costs across six different regions of New Zealand are supported by QV CostBuilder, making it New Zealand’s most comprehensive construction cost database. The data includes building costs per square metre, cost planning rates and detailed rates, all of which can be applied to RIB CostX estimates. The data is regularly refreshed with data obtained from suppliers, installers and sub-contractors, ensuring it is current, to enable more accurate estimates for the NZ construction industry.

“Whether you’re working on a new build, fit-out or refurbishment, you can price, analyse or amend your estimates with QV CostBuilder’s wealth of regularly updated building costs. Our data library will give CostX users an even richer, more comprehensive user experience, saving time when price pressure is front of mind,” said Martin Bisset, QV CostBuilder quantity surveyor (FNZIQS, Reg. QS).

“Powered by New Zealand’s leading valuation and property services company, QV CostBuilder is the country’s most comprehensive subscription-based building cost platform. We are absolutely thrilled to be partnering with RIB to make this wealth of construction data available to CostX users. Together, we are supporting the industry, delivering confidence as it prepares for what could be trying times ahead given the current state of the economy,” added Nigel Dasler, QV’s Chief Revenue Officer.

“QV CostBuilder is used by companies throughout New Zealand to manage their construction costs so we are delighted to be able to make this content available to our NZ users. Here at RIB we are passionate about continuing to deliver value for our clients, and our QV CostBuilder support is yet another reason why RIB CostX is the leading estimating solution for the NZ construction industry,” noted Penny Dolton, Pacific Sales Director – CostX.

Companies interested in licencing QV CostBuilder libraries for use in RIB CostX can click here to submit an enquiry.

For other enquiries, please contact CostX Sales via email at [email protected].

About RIB Group

Driven by disruptive digital technologies and trends, RIB Software’s primary purpose is to propel the industry forward and make engineering and construction more efficient and sustainable.

Through their 60-year industry experience and truly global footprint of over 550,000 users and 2,700 talents, their vision is to transform their business into a global powerhouse providing innovative software solutions to their core markets – putting their customers at the heart of everything they do.

Managing the entire build lifecycle, from plan to construction, their powerful portfolio of software solutions are driven by industry expertise, experience and best practice. Their solutions connect people, processes, and data across the entire building lifecycle, helping customers complete projects on budget, on time and to quality, while reducing their carbon footprint.

RIB Software is a proud member of Schneider Electric.

About Qv

Quotable Value (QV) is New Zealand’s largest valuation and property services company, with the reach and expertise to help businesses, local government, and the public at large make smarter decisions across all sectors of the property ecosystem – both here and in NSW, Australia.

We offer independent and extensive rating valuations and market valuations, research, property management and other property-related services and solutions, with a particular focus on our customers’ aspirations and challenges.

QV is a proud New Zealand State Owned Enterprise.

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