Bill of Quantities (BOQ)

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What is a BOQ?

As per the definition given by Cambridge dictionary, a Bill of Quantities is a document showing a list of everything needed to build something and how much each item will cost.

NRM 2 defines a BOQ as a list of items giving detailed identifying descriptions and firm
quantities of the work comprised in a contract.

Basically it is a list of items forming part of a construction project with information about their units, quantities, rates and amounts.

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