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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 Unit 5, Kingshill Commercial Park, located in the affluent Aberdeen suburb and subsea hub of Westhill, Retail/Open… https://t.co/imnfy5ZAib 19 hours ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Do you require office accommodation in Aberdeen for just yourself or up to 10 people? To discuss available office s… https://t.co/oZ7Jc848OM 1 day ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett West End Retail Unit close to The Capitol and The Silver Fin Office Buildings available To Let. For further inform… https://t.co/vgOzYwC7sL 2 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Prestigious west-end offices available To Let. Fully refurbished and with superb parking. Contact Graeme Nisbet 0… https://t.co/SDvUbiOKaw 3 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Development opportunity in the heart of Aberdeen city centre adjacent to Marischal Square. Call David Henderson 01… https://t.co/Mmx3HGenMR 4 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett We are delighted to be offering prime retail premises at 239 Ingram Street, Glasgow, To Let. More info? Contact R… https://t.co/HkvubfJ3dJ 5 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett 156 Union Street, Aberdeen. Former Hydro Electric Shop, For Sale. CLOSING DATE 12 NOON FRIDAY 28 SEPTEMBER 2018. C… https://t.co/6i33ALs01n 5 days ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Acting on behalf of the landlord, we are pleased to announce the letting of 257 North Deeside Road, Peterculter to… https://t.co/SQ2rrYL3KY 1 week ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Union Street Retail Unit available To Let on Full Repairing and Insuring terms. For further information please con… https://t.co/dRU3M18ofl 1 week ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett New build business units For Sale off the Charleston Junction (AWPR) at City South Business Park, Portlethen. Avail… https://t.co/xcAB3EbP17 1 week ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett Modern Office Unit To Let at Unit 29, Abercrombie Court, Westhill. Flexible terms are available. Sub-division pos… https://t.co/2R5R9T3087 1 week ago
FG Burnett FG Burnett @FGBurnett We are delighted to have advised the landlord on the letting of 81 Rosemount Viaduct to Harris & Fox. For advice o… https://t.co/BQFQkI2lL5 1 week ago