State of Alaska
Cost Format

The Department of Education & Early Development has revised its standard cost estimating format. This format is to be used on all capital improvement projects that are utilizing state funds through a grant or the debt reimbursement program. The estimating standard organizes construction work elements utilizing Uniformat with adjustments taking into consideration the Construction Specification Institute (CSI) Masterformat 2004 Edition.

The cost format was developed in consultation with HMS, Inc. and is available in a downloadable MS Excel workbook. The workbook contains a breakdown of the estimate structure, and an estimate summary worksheet. The estimate summary is to accompany all construction estimate submittals to the department.

Please contact facilities staff for questions regarding the use of this cost format.

Cost Format 2008