Building Surveying

Our Building Surveying Team provide strategic advice during the entire life cycle of a built asset including acquisition, investment, maintenance and disposal.

Our technical team support landlords, tenants, developers, landowners, pension funds, occupiers and owners and are active across multiple sectors working on retail, leisure, residential, workplace, mixed use, industrial, public services, education and healthcare properties.

Strategic Building Surveying Services

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Estate Value Enhancement & Rationalisation Planning, including scheme design

Core Building Surveying Services

  • Building Surveys
  • Condition Surveys, including Dilapidations and Schedules of Condition
  • Building Pathology and Defect Diagnosis, including Expert Witness
  • Project Procurement and Contract Administration for small and medium works, including refurbishment, alteration, fitting out etc.
  • Design and Specification writing
  • Planned Preventative Maintenance Services including Quinquennial, 6 Facet Surveys etc.

Specialist Building Surveying Services

  • Dilapidations
  • Party Wall Advice and Surveying
  • Accessibility and Equality Audits
  • Boundaries, Adjoining Land Disputes, including Access Agreements for scaffolding etc.
  • Sustainability and Environment Consultancy
  • Heritage and Historic Buildings Advice and Maintenance
  • Quality Monitoring including Tenant & Purchaser Surveyor, NEC4 Supervisor, Commissioning and Handover
  • Insurance Reinstatement Cost Assessments
  • Directs, Design Team and Stakeholder Management
  • Claims Management and Defence
  • Expert Witness
  • Design / Performance Life and Life Cycle Costing
  • Closures and Lease Exit Strategy, Negotiation and Implementation

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Leeds College of Building


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