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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 On the market - Prime Union Street Aberdeen Retail Property. 5,676 sq.ft of ground floor sales area. Please conta… https://t.co/jf47qpVYHl 6 hours ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett We are delighted to introduce to the market a high yielding investment opportunity - The Toll Clock Shopping Centre… https://t.co/AjSTdTCsLt 11 hours ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Great article by @KeithFindlay1 in today's @pressjournal on an exciting investment opportunity in Lerwick that we'v… https://t.co/5wrwBevCmg 12 hours ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Happy #LeftHandersDay2018 to all the creative geniuses out there!! https://t.co/QJGHFMWxOr 3 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett RT @spirit_energy: Ever wondered what life is like #offshore on a #NorthSea platform? Thanks to the first ever Streetview of an #oilandgas 6 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Unit 5 Kingshill Commercial Park is nearing completion. Available September, 900-2700 sq ft To Let for open/retail… https://t.co/wzEq7EAsRX 7 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Many thanks to @ScarfScotland and @AOilcats for a fantastic evening. We had a lot of fun and didn't even notice t… https://t.co/BFeVeZGzI5 1 week ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett RT @Wellgateshop: Xercise4less opened today! https://t.co/6wi6m24pwn 2 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Great to see that Exercise4Less opened today at @Wellgateshop. Wishing them every success in their new location.… https://t.co/Y8ESfJb8UN 2 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett We've seen Japanese Knotweed a few times when on survey but we don't often come across Giant Hogweed - worth keepin… https://t.co/cYFtIq0K0O 2 weeks ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Just on the market - Fantastic west end development opportunity. Please contact Graeme Nisbet on 01224 572661 for… https://t.co/DT6ptUvITD 3 weeks ago