The Quantity Surveyor is published bi-annually (twice per year) including special issue(s) where necessary, through the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors. The Quantity Surveyor publishes high quality research papers in the areas of Cost management; Cost information management; Construction economics; Construction project management; Design and construction management processes; Housing and infrastructure development; Stakeholders management; Project planning and project impact assessments; Procurement management; Management of construction companies; Industry development; Knowledge management in construction; Innovation in construction; Sustainable construction; Project financing; Current and emerging infrastructure issues in developing countries etc. as well as other relevant issues. The goal of The Quantity Surveyor is to broaden the knowledge of construction professionals and academicians by promoting access to quality information and providing valuable insight to construction-related information, research and ideas. The Quantity Surveyor welcomes research or technical articles, which are published after proper peer-review process, and provided the author(s) adhere strictly to the guideline for publication.