Why employ a construction cost consultant?
You’ve got a great team in place to complete your project, so why do you need to employ a consultant?
Construction Cost Consultant
Whatever the project, you want to make sure it runs as smoothly as possible, stays on budget, is delivered on time and provides your forecasted profits. To achieve all of this, you need to make sure you have the best team, knowledge and experience to see potential issues before they cause problems and keep things moving as they should.
You need specialist skills that you may not have in your team. It can also mean a lot of extra time is required, which you may not have available. This is where construction consultants come in.
8 reasons to hire a consultant
Clarity on cost
Accurate and realistic cost advice is crucial at the start of any project and throughout. This is why our consultants are committed to delivering accurate and reliable estimates and pre-tender analyses. We use well-tested methods and up-to-date cost data to ensure the information you have accurately reflects your project.
With this comprehensive overview of your project, we can ensure it is properly governed from the start in terms of cost and feasibility. It also allows us to provide clarity to you and your clients while ensuring the profitability of your project.
Reducing the risk of disputes
The majority of construction disputes are traceable back to the initial documents and contract arrangements. Our consultants provide accurate and detailed tender documents and contracts to help reduce the risk of disputes throughout your project. We also advise all parties on their contractual responsibilities, protect your interests at every stage and help your project run smoothly.
Whether you’re delivering outcomes on a limited budget or your build needs to be completed at a fixed price, we can help you limit your costs without compromising on quality. By providing accurate estimates and cost advice, we help ensure that every project is as profitable as possible. We can vet suppliers and subcontractors and conduct ongoing assessments and reviews. All of this means you’ll save money and see excellent profits.
Our team has decades of combined experience and works on several projects a year. This means we have an in-depth understanding of current market conditions, trends and regulations.
This detailed knowledge allows us to make recommendations based on experience and the current market, helping with the delivery of your project while also optimising your business planning, budgeting and risk assessments.
Ensuring on-schedule delivery
Many construction projects end up completing late, resulting in more costs and affecting returns. We help your project run on time by providing clarity, accountability and regular performance reviews. We consistently and comprehensively monitor your project, allowing us to flag and address potential delays and risks as soon as possible so they don’t impact your completion date and profits.
Implementing well-tested methods and procedures
Not only does our team offer a wealth of knowledge that can give you a competitive edge, but we also combine this with tried and tested methodologies. This allows us to provide accurate information and risk assessments to ensure your project runs smoothly and you don’t experience any last-minute issues or delays.
Helping you focus on what you do best
We understand that there are a lot of moving parts to consider when it comes to construction projects. This is why our team is on hand to ensure you can focus on exactly what you need to move your project forward. From ensuring accurate estimates to providing risk assessments and managing information release schedules, we can provide the support you need while making sure your project is delivered on time and within budget.
Enabling business growth
Our consultants help you manage project delivery and profitability through our use of consistent, professional and tested procedures. Not only does this help you maximise your profits, but it can also enable you to complete a greater number of projects so you can grow your business.
Our Case Studies
Find out how we have supported developers and contractors on previous projects.
Fast track delivery of three houses
Our detailed construction programme ensured on-time and under-budget delivery.
Commercial building conversion into flats
Our build cost review enabled the contractor to overcome cash-flow problems via renegotiation of agreed costs with their client.
Final account settlement of a residential project
We reviewed the account, resolved ambiguities and settled the account, including the disputed variations costs.
From the tender stage through to handing over of the building, the Multiproject team’s attention to detail, professional approach and commitment were second to none. They were instrumental in the on-time and on budget delivery of services.
The capabilities and grasp of the industry across the team, ensure they can react quickly with a full understanding of our requirements and respond accordingly and effectively, ensuring we meet our client’s deadline with a high quality submission. The team showed themselves to be both willing to help and capable of delivering quality support.
GP Basement Building & Refurbishment Ltd
We would like to take an opportunity to recommend Multiproject as a professionaland reliable estimator and project coordinator. We have been working together since 2015. They are always dependable and extremally effective and have become our key team for estimating and contract management. Multiproject are highly skilled and experienced professionals, able to keep an eye on every project detail and meet the tightest deadlines.
RBS Service Ltd
We chose Multiproject for estimating, quantity surveying and contract management simply as they provide very comprehensive estimates and professional contract management. We are pleased to work with them in many ofour projects. Multiproject deliver accurate estimates always on time. We are more than happy to recommend their services.
Grand Construction and Building Services Ltd
We have worked with Multiproject on two projects where we were acting as Quantity Surveyors appointed by the Employer and they were acting as Quantity Surveyors for the Contractor.
Multiproject were very approachable and comfortable to work with and knowledgeable in matters of contract and costs relating to the projects. They were fair and reasonable with regards to agreeing variations costs relating to the projects in question and their contribution to the ‘build’ process was positive and helpful.
We would have no hesitation in working again with Multiproject and would strongly recommend them to any building contractor seeking a Quantity Surveyor to assist them with a project from start to completion.
R J Mason
Burr and Neve
I am very pleased with the service provided by Bart Kolosowski and the Multiproject team. I wanted a Design and Construct package on a major flat refurbishment project, which also included a substantial new basement. Togetherwith the main contractor, Multiproject took full responsibility for preparing plans, schedules of works, costings, programming and helped establishing contract documentation.
The project has run to time, with monthly valuation detail produced realistically and fairly. I highly recommend Multiproject services, especially for those who run multiple building projects at one time, as day to day project progress can safely be left to the Multiproject team.
Paul Gooden Associates
Workmanship has always been excellent, with subtrade efficiently coordinated and fair and reasonable costing. All requests, questions or concerns were dealt with promptly and without resistance and they were extremely helpful in assisting us with various project management decisions.
We look forward to working with Multiproject.
JD Build Ltd
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