Building and Project Consultancy

Technical property services throughout the building lifecycle

Our building surveying and project consultancy service is designed to support you throughout the lifecycle of your property needs, whether you are an occupier, landlord, investor, developer or lender.

Delivered by a team of over 20 experienced Chartered Building Surveyors and Project Managers across the UK, we will support you with everything from the pre-acquisition survey of property right through to the end of occupation or disposal.

This includes building surveys and schedules, project management of works, development management and project monitoring services; as well Party Wall matters, expert witness, dilapidations, exit strategies and business relocations.

Our services are designed to be value-enhancing and technically astute, backed up by the in-depth experience and market knowledge of our team of commercial building surveyors and project managers.

Vail Williams have delivered a project management service to our business over the last twenty years, providing first class service, advice and results on every occasion.

Philip Stephenson, Chairman, Davies Turner.

Pre-acquisition Property Lifespan End of journey
Due diligence

Assessing property assets through technical building assessments and reporting through to negotiating / protecting your position, to inform your business decision.

Schedules of condition

Timely advice from our team of expert surveyors to help you avoid potential liabilities at the end of your lease by accurately recording the condition of a property at lease commencement.

Building surveying

Building surveys and reporting to identify and address any building or construction defects or issues.

Project monitoring

Monitoring services, including for banks/funders/lenders, to manage development risk, protect your interests and ensure delivery in line with the agreements in place.

Insurance reinstatement valuations

Independent insurance valuation of your premises to reduce the risk of limited liability in the event of an insurance claim.

Party Wall matters

Expert advice on party wall and boundary matters for property owners who want to carry out construction work that affects neighbouring building, and their neighbours.

Planned maintenance programmes

Detailed property analysis creating planned maintenance programmes to properly maintain your property, whether owned and/or occupied, to avoid deterioration and increased costs.

Project management

Successfully managing and delivering complex projects from start to finish for occupiers, developers and funders across the UK.

Our project management services operate across all sectors of the commercial property market with a particular focus on offices, industrial and warehousing.

We carefully structure our service to provide clarity and certainty, carefully managing all aspects of each project to deliver them, on time, on budget and with great quality.

Building pathology

Diagnosing building performance issues, recommending and costing solutions, to avoid disruption to occupation and operational risk.

Dilapidations assessment and exit strategy

Strategic advice to provide occupiers with the data on which to make informed decisions on the next stage of your property journey at a lease break or lease end.

Dilapidations advice

Helping landlords to manage the dilapidations process ensuring buildings are ready to be reoccupied following vacation.

Lease advice and exit management

Helping occupiers to understand and comply with their obligations for the repair and reinstatement of a building at lease end or lease break.

Business relocation

Project management of the relocation process from dilapidations and de-commissioning of existing premises, to survey, due diligence, fit out and/or adaption of new premises.

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