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WE OFFER A VARIETY OF CONSTRUCTION, BUILDING & PROPERTY BASED SERVICES

Quantity Takeoffs • Construction Cost Estimates • Quantity Surveying • Variation Assistance • Architectural Design, Drafting & 3D Modelling • Commercial Surveys

 

QUANTITY TAKEOFF'S

For a Quantity Takeoff / BOQ we use the architectural, structural drawings and specification documents you provide to quantify all the materials needed to complete the project. You can then apply your own material prices and labour rates for quoting and tendering purposes. We customise and tailor our takeoff to accommodate individual preferences and requirements. You are provided with an adjustable Excel sheet and marked up PDF plans/drawings.

 

CONSTRCUTION COST

ESTIMATES

Type 1: Budget Cost Estimate (SQM rates) 
A basic construction cost estimate provides 4 costs total SQM costs for:

  1. The overall costs for the build proposal or existing property 

  2. The overall labour costs

  3. The overall materials costs

  4. The overall plant costs

This cost estimate is based on the: Size, Type and Location of the build or existing building. You can also request the estimate be determined by the quality/standard of the build: Average, Quality and Prestige. This estimate suits: Developers; Builders; Insurers; Finance providers & New or Existing Homeowner Builders of both residential and commercial projects wanting to know the approximate cost of the build. This estimate can either be based on concept drawings, artist impressions, basic or limited  information of the existing or future build. We have a set price for this estimate of $100 + GST for residential and $200 + GST for commercial.

Type 2: Construction Cost Estimate (Elemental)
An Elemental Construction Cost Estimate is Suited to developers, builders and contractors. This estimate type provides quantities and costs for either all the trades/categories involved in a project or just a specific trade/category. We require your detailed structural, architectural and specification documents. Every UOM captured as LM, M2, M3, etc, has itemised pricing for material, labour & plant with average wastage allowances incorporated. This Estimate is Ideal for clients who need to see and be able to adjust the labour, material and plant costs we allocate for each category (external walls,
internal walls, windows & doors, etc). We use a constantly updating cost software package that ensures you get the most recent rates for material and labour for the type and location of the build. You can alter and adjust the figures as required based on your additional preferences or knowledge of a cost. You are provided with an adjustable Excel sheet and marked up PDF plans/drawings. Please note overheads, profit and preliminaries are subjective to each client and build type, so will be itemised but without cost allocation, this will need to be applied by yourself, based on your own preferences and company structure.

Type 3: Detailed Construction Cost Estimate (Fundamental)

In addition to the "Type 2 - Elemental" the Fundamental Detailed Construction Cost Estimate goes that step further and breaks down each category provided in the elemental estimate (external walls, internal walls, windows & doors, etc) further to provide more detail into the labour, material and plant quantities and costs involved (brick ties, door hardware, etc) essentially providing a priced material schedule. You are provided with an adjustable Excel sheet and marked up PDF plans/drawings. Please note overheads, profit and preliminaries are subjective to each client and build type, so will be itemised but without cost allocation, this will need to be applied by yourself, based on your own preferences and company structure.

QUANTITY 

SURVEYING

Our team of experienced and qualified quantity surveyors undertake all quantity surveying related professional services, including but not limited to: Construction planning; Project Consulting; Cost management; Detailed accurate budget estimations for planning, procurement and construction stages; Life cycle maintenance works projections; Procurement advisory during tendering; Risk management and associated calculation; Contracting party dispute resolution and Insurance replacement estimates. Plus many more quantity surveying related services tailored to your needs.

 

VARIATION ASSISTANCE

Changes to the scope of work in construction contracts are generally unavoidable. Having the necessary ability to be able to claim and action all additional work is critical to maintaining your project’s bottom-line. 

 

We can assist subcontractors to strategically manage contractual variations throughout the lifecycle of their construction projects. Our team of experts assist our clients in identifying potential variations by comparing contractual drawings to any revised drawings which may be released during the construction phase. We can also review our clients contract/purchase orders and rates to assist with submitting the variations claims.

 
 

COMMERCIAL SURVEYS & 

ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES

Our reputable team of Surveyors & Inspectors consist of qualified RICS surveyors/engineers who offer the following services throughout Australia:

Commercial Inspections & Surveys

  • Schedule of Dilapidations (Lease Termination)

  • Schedule of Conditions (Lease commencement)

  • Technical Due Diligence (Building Inspection, Building compliance and Environmental assessment)

  • Defect Reporting

  • CAPEX & Expenditure Schedules/Life cycle

  • Asset Registers

  • Vendor Reports

 

Plus many more Surveying related services tailored to your needs. We also offer a range of structural engineering services, please contact us for further information.

Architectural Design, Drafting and 3D Modelling 

Affordably priced with a fast turn arounWe also offer an Architectural building design and drafting service at affordable prices with a fast turn around. From specific renovation and build projects, eg. front walls, extensions, garage additions to full residential and commercial new build design and drafting.

Our team of experienced designers can produce 3D models to help our clients bring to life and visualise their construction projects before they are even built. 3D modelling is an advanced technical process that helps to define critical details and interfaces of the building, this can help to identify any issues prior to arriving on site. It can ultimately save time and money for our clients and it costs less than you would imagine.