Our Cost Planning, Contract Procurement and Cost Management services are targeted at assisting our clients throughout the construction process and maximising value at every stage.
We offer a full cost consultancy and quantity surveying service comprising
- feasibility studies
- cost planning
- value engineering
- cost option studies
- risk analysis
- cash flow forecasts
At Playle & Partners we are committed to early, accurate and consistent cost control, which then continues throughout the duration of the project. We are particularly pro-active in the early design stage processes where designs are often fluid and many options for alternative methods of design need to be assessed.
Working for both clients and contractors our experienced measurement teams of inhouse Quantity Surveyors are experts in accurate measurement and the Preparation of Quantities at various stages of construction contracts.
We utilise RIPAC (Construction Software Services Partnership), a totally integrated system for building estimating, cost planning, bill preparation and contract administration, using one database from feasibility to final account.
We also prepare CITE Bills of Quantities for use in the tender pricing of Design & Build tender submissions by contractors.
We have a wide range of experience in applying different contracts and procurement methods according to the needs of the client and the project. These include:
- Traditional Bills of Quantities
- Two Stage Tendering
- Target Cost Price
- Design and Build
- Partnering open book methods
We can assist with advising on the procurement type most suited to a clients needs and risk strategy.
We provide every aspect of the cost management of projects from inception to final account preparation. Our overall aim is to bring financial certainty to building developments and our teams place this is at the forefront of our strategic approach.
Throughout we aim to adopt a pro-active approach, gaining an in-depth understanding of our client’s aims, participating in the design and construction process, ensuring a long-term view in terms of sustainability and the environment, and making a measurable contribution to the successful outcome of every project.
Advice In Disputes
As Chartered Quantity Surveyors, we act as arbiters and consultants on a range of specialist construction and property issues.