Building Consultancy

Good advice will protect your property assets, help maintain them economically and ensure your premises best suit your business needs.

Why work with us?

The building consultancy team at Stratton Creber Commercial provide technical support to assess the condition of property, provide reports, and deliver building projects.

Our Commercial Building Consultants provide support for over the life of your property assets during acquisition, occupation, development and disposal.

Acquisition
  • Building Survey (freehold)
    Pre-freehold purchase building survey – detailed inspection and report for owners or investors
  • Building Survey (leasehold)
    Pre-leasehold purchase building survey – including a dilapidations assessment
  • Fire Insurance Assessment
    Reinstatement cost assessment (fire insurance) –calculation of building reinstatement cost for insurance
  • Schedule of Condition (landlord and tenant)
    Prepared at commencement of a lease – a record of the condition of a property for attachment to a lease
  • Plans
    Preparing land registration plans to attach to a lease or deeds
  • Ingoing Works
    Design and management of fit out works, refurbishment.
Occupation
  • Planned Maintenance Report
    Maintenance inspection to organise and programme maintenance work to meet budgets
  • Report on Defect
    Defects diagnosis – investigation and reporting on particular building problems
  • Dilapidations Assessment
    Assessment of dilapidation liability (landlord or tenant) – report detailing potential dilapidation liability
  • Fire Insurance Assessment
    Reinstatement cost assessment (fire insurance) – check of building reinstatement cost for insurance
  • Project Management
    Design, specification and space planning  refurbishment and improvement works
  • Interim Schedule of Dilapidations
    Interim schedule (landlord and tenant) – schedule of breaches of covenant during a lease term, to identify failure to repair
  • Expert Witness Report
    Expert witness inspection and preparing reports to support litigation.
Development
  • Employers Agent
    Construction adviser for planning and delivering new build projects
  • Development Monitoring
    Monitoring work progress and expenditure for tenants, banks or other lending
  • Project Management / Contract Administration
    Control of building works from concept to completion
  • Principal Designer
    Fulfilling this role set out in the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 – health and safety management
  • Party Wall Surveyor
    Dealing with the requirements of the Party Wall Act and neighbouring property
  • Planning and Building Control
    Preparing submissions and making pre-applications, full planning applications or building regulation applications
  • Listed Buildings
    Listed Building applications and specification and design of works to historic buildings
  • Measured Surveys and Space Plans
    Preparing drawings and layouts and space planning advice
  • Specification
    Specification of refurbishment, maintenance or fit-out works.
Disposal
  • Schedules of Dilapidations
    Terminal schedule of dilapidations (landlord) –schedule of breaches of covenants approaching lease end
  • Dilapidation Negotiations (tenant)
    Defending tenants against incorrect interim or terminal claims
  • Relocation
    Relocation advice on vacation of existing space and a move into new accommodation.

Through the entire life of a property our services are tailored to meet clients’ requirements and to protect your business or investment.

Who to contact

Jason Sandland MRICS FCABE FAPS

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Matthew Williams BSc (Hons) MRICS IMaPS

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