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Building Consultancy

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

Our Building Consultancy professionals provide services across the whole of Scotland.   No matter the instruction, our specialist team will ensure it 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.

Case Studies

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FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Prominent Retail Unit Opposite John Lewis available To Let. For further information please contact David Henderson… https://t.co/hHucP9J5H2 3 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Congratulations to FGB Graduate Building Surveyor, Andrew Beedie for passing his Assessment of Professional Compete… https://t.co/1PLbaBPjeB 4 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett RT @BBCScotlandNews: See Aberdeen's new £1bn bypass from the air #AWPR https://t.co/SPQYEIGDSY https://t.co/DiU63TwRgJ 4 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett RT @SocOfAdvocates: Grateful to @FGBurnett for their Property Matters journal for our Coffee Room.. although not sure our snowman cookie ja… 4 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett @SocOfAdvocates Looking very festive!! 4 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Office and Warehouse Building Suitable for Various Uses available To Let. For further information please contact G… https://t.co/nKxd0PHCp8 5 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett RT @bonaccordcentre: Need to get your Christmas shopping done but at work all day? We will be keeping our shops open until 8pm every day fr… 5 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett @SocOfAdvocates We'd be happy to present on a topic of interest to members. 6 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Prominent Retail Unit opposite John Lewis available To Let. For further information please contact David Henderson… https://t.co/MuvAQQsTTb 6 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Great article in today's @pressjournal on @Countesswells_ and the mix of residential, commercial and retail propert… https://t.co/LIZlGCoSCN 1 week ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Normally, any food brought in to the staff kitchen at FGB for sharing gets gobbled up. Today is slightly unusual...… https://t.co/OqOQJmEElI 2 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett RT @RichardNobleFGB: Really effective sign on Carden Place. @knightprop @FGBurnett @Savills https://t.co/CXnSt5sYKB 2 weeks ago