Cost Management

We’re extremely passionate about what we do; the satisfaction we get from working together to deliver a project for the right budget and within the right timeframe is what gets us up in the morning. Transparent and accurate estimating, careful cost management and a proactive approach are always critical to a project’s success. It is this attitude that truly delivers results for the people we work with – and is the reason they keep coming back.

Through vast experience in the delivery of cost management and quantity surveying services across the infrastructure and property markets, and an unwavering focus on project and business outcomes, our team of cost consultants provide rigorous cost management, estimating, independent review and audit services, cost planning, cost monitoring and financial reporting methodologies and systems; working with you to plan and control all project costs and ensure outcomes align with expectations.

Cost Management & Quantity Surveying Services
  • Assessment and Negotiation of Variations
  • Assessment of Progress Claims
  • Benchmarking
  • Bills of Quantities
  • Cost Change Management
  • Cost Escalation
  • Cost Estimating
  • Cost Management
  • Cost Planning
  • Cost Review and Audit
  • Documentation Monitoring
  • Final Account Preparation and Agreement
  • Financial Reporting
  • First Principles Estimating
  • Independent Estimation and Review
  • Loss Adjusting
  • M&E Cost Estimating and Cost Planning
  • Maintenance Cost Estimates and Advice
  • Net Personnel and Operating Cost
  • Probabilistic Risk Estimating
  • Project Cost Audit
  • Schedules of Quantities
  • Schedules of Rates
  • Tender Documentation
  • Whole-of-Life/Lifecycle Costing

Benchmarking
Accurate benchmarking is dependent on the quality and accessibility of historical cost information. Our methodologies allow benchmarking across procurement strategies, capital cost alternatives and operation and maintenance activities to guide the decision making process.

Bills of Quantities
Preparation of a Bill of Quantities is considered a “core” Quantity Surveying activity. We add value by reviewing and querying inconsistencies to deliver enhanced tender documentation. This results in increased competitiveness in tender prices, improved financial outcomes and a reduced contract administration burden.

Cost Estimating (including Quantity Surveying)
Cost is one of the most critical aspects of any project, demanding accuracy and transparency at every stage of the process. Our expertise allows us to prepare robust estimates from initial project concept to feasibility, detailed design and tender stage. We have the experience and knowledge to interrogate the scope and nature of works and deliver accurate estimates for informed project budgets.

First Principles Estimating
First Principles or ‘Resource Based Estimating’ is a process of identifying every individual resource element, i.e. labour, plant, materials and subcontract, required for the construction of a project. Taking a First Principles approach, our team delivers cost estimates produced to the highest level of detail possible and therefore, the highest level of accuracy.