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Building Consultancy

A full service Building Consultancy offering – designed to meet your needs

Our Building Consultancy professionals are based in Aberdeen and provide services across the whole of Scotland.   No matter the project, our specialist team will ensure your project is delivered on time, on budget and to the highest professional standards.

Building SurveysSpecialist inspections of all types of commercial property, providing advice to potential purchasers, investors or occupiers.

Condition Surveys – Recording detailed conditions of property for a variety of reasons, including protecting assets from adjoining developments and recording condition at lease commencement.

Refurbishment and AlterationsPreparation of feasibility studies, liaison with Statutory Authorities, designing and specifying works to completion, all specifically tailored to client’s individual needs.

Project Management - Management of projects, from new build to refurbishment, across all sectors, from inception through to completion.

Project Monitoring - Working with developers, lending intermediaries and end user clients, to oversee large development sites, including commentary on contract, specification, programme, site works and the like.  This service ensures developments are progressed on programme and within budget.

Contract Administration - Procuring contracts, advising on relevant clauses and overseeing site works to completion.  Work includes chairing and minuting pre-start and progress meetings, together with valuing and certifying work on site and certifying upon completion.

Reinstatement Cost AssessmentsDetailed valuation of properties for insurance purposes.

Architectural ServicesUtilising up-to-date CAD software, producing plans/sections/elevations for design and statutory requirements, external work and space planning.  This compliments our alterations/refurbishment services.

Dilapidations (Landlord & Tenant) – working with occupiers and landlords on dilapidation liability, whether during the lease tenure or at termination.  Our service includes specific lease advice/review, site survey and strategic advice on financial settlements or indeed procuring refurbishment works.

Planned Maintenance Inspections - Appraisal of the condition and maintenance needs of premises. Using this information, a model is developed (typically over a 5 to 15 year period) to prioritise repairs and provide budget costs for undertaking the work.

Defect AnalysisInspect and advise on cause and repair methods of building defects, commonly water ingress or cracking.

Employers Agent - Acting on behalf of the client as the contract administrator for design and build contracts and other tasks prior to the award of a contract, such as co-ordinating the tender process, novation of consultants, collating contract documents for execution, implementing change control procedures etc..

Principal Designer- Institute of Construction Safety accredited personnel will perform Principal Designer duties under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.

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FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett RT @SBNN_Aberdeen: .@Quartzelecltd takes 5,860 sq.ft on Wellington Trade Park - SBNN https://t.co/M1fE285aaN 18 hours ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett RT @hillofrubislaw: Congrats to @RichardNobleFGB at @FGBurnett for winning out H1 agents competition!! https://t.co/y6qSaCDN7r 19 hours ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Thanks @KeithFindlay1 for a great article today. For further details on Wellington Trade Park contact Graeme Watt… https://t.co/KGaczhOGP9 1 day ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett RT @celebrateabdn: Third sector charities parading, live local music, food and drink. It's all happening on the 26th & 27th Aug https://t.c 1 day ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Great to hear that the monthly Belmont St Market is returning on Saturday https://t.co/ReWNO24lFm #aberdeenhttps://t.co/KN3tsiG5lm 2 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Our surveyor's view today whilst carrying out a dilaps survey at one of our managed properties.… https://t.co/BG0NwhP9tR 3 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett TO LET - office suite & small workshop at Stoneywood, Dyce Can be let on flexible terms separately or together… https://t.co/XfrEb2QKA2 7 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett TO LET - West End retail unit in close proximity to The Capitol and The Silver Fin office developments.… https://t.co/526PqHi1rW 7 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Looking forward to our 3rd year at #TUBS2018 https://t.co/IB5d8VjcE0 1 week ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett TO LET - office unit in Bridge of Don. Will be fully refurbished and client will consider alternative uses.… https://t.co/mZr66xjpWo 2 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett TO LET - office suite at Northpoint, Exploration Drive, Bridge of Don. https://t.co/e1UvMJKkJO #aberdeenhttps://t.co/gGh8XAZxAt 2 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Great to see the fit-out progressing well @knightprop @Chrysaor_Ltd https://t.co/uW7Pr6siQ2 2 weeks ago