services Estimating Feasibility Studies Preliminary Budget Estimates Elemental Estimates Value/Cost Engineering Remediation Estimates Quantity Surveying Schedule Of Quantities Tender Management Contract Documentation Contract Administration Payment Claim evaluation Payment Schedule preparation Variation Claim evaluation Final Account evaluation Budget Preparation & Reports Cash Flow Forecasts Precondition Confirmation Payment Draw downs Design/Cost Management Dispute Resolution (Mediation, Adjudication & Arbitration) Claim & Response Preparation Expert Witnessing Analysis of Claimed Costs Forensic Quantity Surveying Construction Programming Process analysis and refinement We can provide the following Quantity Surveying services as required: Feasibility Study An analysis of the total estimated project cost, including all relevant costs of construction, consultants, consents etc. to establish if a proposed project is likely to achieve the profit required by the Client to make it feasible. Preliminary Budget Estimate An estimate carried out on a gross floor area basis on Bulk & Location or Concept plans to establish an indicative preliminary budget, to assist in determining if the project is feasible. Elemental Estimate An estimate carried out on an elemental analysis basis on Concept or Developed Design to establish the budget, and allow value engineering as required to achieve desired budget. Value /Cost Engineering Reviewing design documentation in liaison with Architect and Engineer to explore alternative materials/products/construction methodology to achieve cost saving measures. Schedule of Quantities Preparing a Schedule of Quantities or a Schedule of Rates to assist in assessing tenders on a directly comparable basis, and to ensure efficient cost control of variation claims during the contract. Tender Management Preparation of tender documents, selecting proposed tenderers in liaison with Architect, and processing tender invites. Analysing submitted tenders and proposed construction Programme to determine completeness, correctness, and compliance with Tender documents; negotiation with Tenderers to determine most cost efficient fully compliant tender; and recommendation of proposed successful Tenderer to the Client. Contract Documentation Selection of appropriate Conditions of Contract, provision of contract documentation and assistance defining project specific and special conditions. Negotiation and agreement of contract conditions with the proposed Contractor, and overseeing completion of formalities. Contract Administration Reviewing and certifying of monthly Progress Claims. Reviewing proposed Variations and advising Cost estimates of same if required (prior to Variation being instructed). Reviewing, verifying and agreeing Variation Claims received from the Contractor. Review and Certification of Final Account Liaison with the Architect and other consultants throughout the construction period; attending site meetings, Project control group meetings, and client meetings as required, dealing with the day to day cost issues arising in coordination with the Architect and engineer. Budget Preparation & Report Preparing and maintaining overall Project Budget, including all anticipated costs, and reporting as and when requested by the Client. Cashflow Forecast/Report Preparing a Cashflow Forecast, and updating and producing Cashflow Report as and when requested by the Client. Payment Draw Downs Preparing Drawn Down report required to enable approval of finance draw down from Client’s financier.