Commercial Surveys – Retail, Industrial, Leisure or other
Technical due diligence and investigation prior to acquisition of all types of commercial property including research and documentary appraisal to establish the facts relating to the past, present and future aspects of the asset.
Technical inspection of high end residential property providing objective and pragmatic advice to assist clients in deciding whether to proceed with their proposed acquisition.
Schedule of Condition
An accurate and objective photographic record of the asset often used to record the condition of the property at the outset of occupation to protect either the landlord or the tenant’s position through the life cycle of occupation.
Stock Condition Surveys
Large scale assessments of multiple property assets.
Building Maintenance & Management
Our Chartered Building Surveyors have experience in dealing with Major Loss; Domestic and Commercial Claims; Fire Damage, Flood Claims; Expert Witness; Subsidence, etc. We provide emergency reactive and temporary repairs making safe the building and liaising with insurers to reinstate and repair premises. Our intention is to help you return your property to its pre loss condition in an efficient and timely manner.
Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM)
Survey and appraisal of current condition of the asset and preparation of maintenance and budgetary forecast typically over 10 years to reduce the cost and inconvenience of emergency and reactive works. We can also advise on procurement and implementation of the works to offset dilapidations liabilities for tenants and to preserve the asset value of the premises.
Building Pathology & Repair
This service includes diagnosis and reporting on property defects and issues and provides recommended solutions and assistance with repairs.
Building Reinstatement Insurance Valuation
To value the cost of building reinstatement to ensure the property assets are adequately insured.
Design & Compliance
Detailed design, planning, budgeting, specification and CAD drawings to achieve statutory compliance and customer satisfaction for all types of construction projects.
Project management and administration of construction projects including new build and refurbishment.
The monitoring and supervision of construction works in accordance with the agreed programme, budgeting constraints, statutory requirements and building contract provisions.
Health & Safety
Ensuring your project is delivered in a safe and sustainable manner, observing statutory provisions of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015, undertaking the Principal Designer role where required.
Legal & Professional
Working for either landlords or tenants pre and post lease expiry to negotiate and agree each parties’ respective liabilities as determined by the leasehold documentation, including liaison with agents, valuers and lawyers where applicable.
Party Wall Matters
We advise building owners and adjoining owners on all matters in relation to the Party Wall etc. Act 1996, whether this be works to existing party walls, construction on the boundary line or excavation near to neighbouring buildings.
Expert Witness Reports
Given our expertise, we are often instructed to provide expert witness reports for arbitration, mediation or litigation purposes. Our professionals may be appointed as an expert by one of the parties or as a joint expert witness by both parties, abiding by the Civil Procedure Rules, RICS Practice Statements and Codes of Practice and statutory instruments.
Development Appraisal & Monitoring
Appraising project documentation and advising on the risks associated with developments and providing independent and impartial assessments as projects progress to protect the interests of banks and funders.