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HOW CAN WE PROVIDE COST ADVICE AND FEASIBILITY SERVICES ON PROJECTS?

We can provide initial cost advice and feasibility studies which are crucial during the project’s inception stage. Our consultants can provide cost advice, cost plans and reports tailored to suit and meet the clients requirements and project.

WHAT INFORMATION DO I NEED?

The more information you can provide us with the more accurate will be our cost advice and feasibility services. Therefore as much detail about the specific project as possible including any available documents like drawings, reports, design and access statements, planning drawings or any other available information would be great.

WHAT INFORMATION WILL A COST ESTIMATE INCLUDE?

Dunvei Construction Consultants provide clients with a professional and reliable cost planning service tailored to meet the clients requirements and project at hand. Our cost plans provide detailed costings which include items like preliminaries, planning condition requirements, facilitating works, insurances, construction costs, contractors overheads and profit, project/design team fees, construction risks and contingencies, tender and construction inflation including any other items relevant to that project.

WHY IS IT NECESSARY TO OBTAIN AN ACCURATE BUDGET ESTIMATE OR COST PLAN?

A professional, accurate and detailed budget estimate or cost plan will provide a client with an early indication of the probable and likely cost of the project and also act as comparison tool which can be compared with the design and contractors tenders and also provide a better overall solution for the client providing better value for money and cost savings through value engineering.

WHAT ABOUT COST REPORTS?

We can provide our clients with professional cost and financial reports at all stages of the project to ensure that all costs are taken into consideration during the key stages of a project and to ensure that the clients budget is not exceeded.

WHAT INFORMATION IS INCLUDED IN A COST REPORT?

Our cost reports include all aspects of the project including preliminaries, measured works, variations, anticipated variations, day-works, provisional sums, re-measured works etc

WHAT INFORMATION IS INCLUDED IN A BILL OF QUANTITIES?

We provide detailed and accurate Bills of Quantities for clients and builders quantities for Contractors tendering on their projects. Our Bills of Quantities generally include preliminaries, measured works, day-works, provisional sums and general summary sections.

WHAT INFORMATION IS NEEDED TO PRODUCE A BILL OF QUANTITIES?

We would require drawings produced by the various consultants and design teams including the Architect, Structural Engineers, Mechanical & Electrical and other specialist consultants. Other documents would include planning details, consent and reports.