Quantity Surveyors in Perth

SD DEPRECIATION & COST CONSULTANTS are Chartered Quantity Surveyors based in Australia and providing a wide range of construction cost consultancy services with exceptional value for money. We are professional members of Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Our staff has the necessary qualifications, skills and experience to provide the full range of quantity surveying and cost management services relevant to the construction industry and we have the capacity and ability to provide these services for practically any construction project.

We use the latest software to provide our clients with highly accurate, fast and cost effective reports. Our software can import engineering and architectural drawings to produce detailed and accurate measurements. We have also developed a comprehensive database to price and benchmark the costs of projects across a wide range of industries.

The quantity surveying and cost management services we offer include:

Tendering and Documentation

  • Preparation of preliminary elemental estimates based on preliminary design
  • Preparation of detailed estimates and cost planning advice throughout design development
  • Preparation of bills of quantities or schedule of rates
  • Preparation of bid documentation for tendering contractors. We also specialise in producing tender shared-bills of quantities for builders working on large construction projects. By sharing your bill of quantities at tender stage, rather than engaging separate in-house or external quantity surveyors, you can significantly reduce costs while still providing accurate and detailed information to subcontractors.
  • Review of tenders received, reconciliation to budget, and recommendation of contractor
  • Tender negotiation and prepare contract documents

Post-Contract Services

  • Review progress claims for work in progress and recommend payment values
  • Monitor documentation changes
  • Prepare regular financial statements forecasting final end cost
  • Measure, price, and negotiate variations
  • Evaluation of claims
  • Final accounts preparation

Other Specialised Services

  • Review and advise on building contracts for people who engage builders to build new homes, granny flats etc or carry out major renovations
  • Insurance valuations and claims
  • Construction finance reporting for lending institutions