15 February, 2021

When to hire a Quantity Surveyor

In the fallowing article we will explain the role of quantity surveyors and when you might need to hire one. When do you need to hire a quantity surveyor? There are two major scenarios that may arise, which will require you to hire the services of a quantity surveyor. They are: When you require a Council Cost Report When you […]
15 January, 2021

Let’s Talk About Construction Budgets

Whether you’re a residential or commercial property developer, you will come across a wide range of construction costs. These cover everything from the price of materials to paying contractors. Having a clear understanding of your construction budget is important, as it will help you manage cashflow and thus lead to successful project completion. Being on top of your budget means […]
15 December, 2020

Quantity Surveyors: Roles and Responsbilities

The role of a Quantity Surveyor is to take care of finances and contractual relationships before, during, and after a construction project. Their task is to minimize the cost of the project and increase the value for the money. Also, they have to make sure that the project meets all legal regulations and quality conditions and requirements. Responsibilities of a […]
15 November, 2020

Council Cost Estimate Reports

A Council Cost Report, or otherwise known as Section 94 report, is a document that developers are required to submit when they plan on building a residential, commercial or industrial structure. What is a Council Cost Report? A council cost report is filled out and submitted together with the Development Application (DA) and Construction Certificate (CC). The document is presented […]
15 October, 2020
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The Quantity Surveyor (QS) Report

In our previous article, we explained what a quantity surveyor is, the tasks that their role includes, what stages of the construction project their involved in, as well as how someone can become a quantity surveyor. In this article we’re going to go over the QS report. What is actually a QS Report? There are two main types of quantity […]
15 September, 2020

What is a quantity surveyor?

A quantity surveyor is a person who estimates and controls costs for large construction projects, ensuring that all legal and quality standards are also met. Quantity surveyors are involved in all aspects of a construction project, whether it be commercial, industrial or residential. Their tasks will differ depending on the stage of the project they’re involved in. For example, a […]