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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.

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FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Industrial Unit To Let. For further info contact Graeme Watt 01224 597533 graeme.watt@fgburnett.co.uk #industrialhttps://t.co/fUhKaWQThq 5 hours ago
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FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Exciting times ahead for our Property Management team with the introduction of a new property management system.… https://t.co/vgfm7PtEGY 4 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett @ChrisYannaghas & a Tunnock's Caramel Wafer!! 4 days ago
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FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett RT @efb615: Enjoyable afternoon presenting to @RICSCPD regional conference @Treetopshilton on planning issues affecting Aberdeen City & Shi… 5 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Traditional Granite Office Building available To Let/May Sell. For further info contact Jonathan Nesbitt 01224 597… https://t.co/3Kp68OZzja 5 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett RT @ChrisYannaghas: The first Oor Willie books I read were all with a pre-decimalisation narrative so taught me how the pounds shilling and… 6 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Meeting with a view this morning. Thank you to @DCT_Media for a fantastic Marketing Masterclass and even managed… https://t.co/KonHfYIre0 6 days ago