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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 Rare opportunity to purchase this well presented shop new to the market in the heart of Stonehaven town centre. Fo… https://t.co/wdWsK24QV9 2 days ago
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FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett RT @Wellgateshop: We are extremely proud to announce that we have won a Green Apple Environment Award. By changing the old lights for LED e… 6 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Prime Ground Floor Retail Unit available To Let in Wellgate Shopping Centre, Dundee. For further info please conta… https://t.co/D9LFLxV0UA 1 week ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Industrial Units available To Let in established Industrial Estate. For further info please contact Graeme Watt 01… https://t.co/QqSdmPClW4 2 weeks ago
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FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Industrial Unit available To Let. For further info please contact Graeme Watt 01224 597533 graeme.watt@fgburnett.c… https://t.co/udfc7AJuj8 3 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett RT @Countesswells_: At Countesswells we love looking for ways towards more #sustainable living. Even the smallest changes can have a big ef… 3 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Many thanks to Elaine Farquharson-Black and her colleagues from @BrodiesLLP for an informative presentation today… https://t.co/lGgpWurs8l 3 weeks ago