15 July, 2021
building consultancy

Construction Risk Management Plan

As construction projects become more expensive and complex, risk management plans become an integral part of the construction process. If neglected, risks revolving around health and safety or unplanned financial costs can rise.  However, it’s not always easy to create a proper and effective construction risk management plan. The first step is always detecting potential risk factors and analysing their […]
15 June, 2021
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Due Diligence Report

Due diligence reports can help stakeholders and business partners determine a company’s value and therefore, facilitate making well-informed financial and strategic decisions. What is a due diligence report? Due diligence Report ( or DD report) is a comprehensive technical document whose main purpose is to assess a property or a company and its financial data in detail. Since it’s used […]
15 May, 2021
Dilapidation Report

What is Dilapidation Report?

When do you need a dilapidation report? Whether you’re an investor or property owner, preserving and protecting your property is of the utmost importance. If a local council or private financiers are undertaking some construction works in proximity to your property, documenting the state of your property prior to the beginning of those works is essential. What is a dilapidation […]
15 February, 2021
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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
construction budgets

Construction Budgets

The construction budget is one of the topics that instantly come to your mind if you plan to develop or take part in a construction project. However, many investors struggle with defining a realistic project budget and sticking with it, due to the unpredictable nature of the construction industry. In this blog post, we give some useful tips on anticipating […]
15 December, 2020
due diligence report

What does a Quantity Surveyor do?

The Quantity Surveyor role means taking 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. What are the main responsibilities and […]
15 November, 2020
Council Cost Estimate Reports

Council Cost Report / Cost Estimate Report

A Council Cost Report, otherwise known as Cost Estimate Report, is a document that developers are required to submit when they plan on building a residential, commercial or industrial structure in NSW. The council usually call it Registered Quantity Surveyors Reports. What is a Council Cost (Registered Quantity Surveyors) Report? A council cost report is filled out and submitted together with […]
15 October, 2020
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The Quantity Surveyor (QS) Report

When planning on doing some construction work, investors and other parties usually turn to the quantity surveyor reports in order to plan their construction costs better. The QS report helps investors have a better overview of the entire project cost and better plan their entire investment projects. What is a Quantity Surveyor Report? A quantity surveyor report is used for […]
15 September, 2020
building consultancy

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. What does a quantity surveyor do? Their tasks will differ depending on the stage of the project […]