DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
Preliminary Estimate / Feasibility Studies
Preliminary estimates provide an indication of the possible cost of a project at an early stage.
The feasibility Stage "A" cost estimate is based on area studies of the project and rates are applied appropriate to the natural usage of the space, therefore providing a low cost basis for deciding whether to proceed further, redesign or reconsider the scope of the project to match the defined budget.
Cost Planning Reports
The cost planning report offers comprehensive information for the proposed design and used as an indication to the clients and financiers the materials, quantities, rates and associated costs of the project.
Three stages in cost planning services consist of:
Elemental Stage "B" Cost Plan prepared from preliminary documentation such as floor plans and elevations. At this stage, assumptions are made after discussions with the client and consultants.
Elemental Stage "C" Cost Plan requiring further input from consultants such as structural and services engineers.
Elemental Stage "D" Cost Plan prepared using tender documentation. Tender Analysis and Review of quotes/offers by Builders.
PQS can also provide cost checks, cost statements, comparative cost studies and advice on modification in documentation to meet the budgetary requirements of the project.
Key Benefits of Cost Planning