Cost Planning

QS1 uses established estimating and cost planning techniques to establish a Cost Plan process which optimises the relationship between the cost and quality of your project, while at the same time allowing cost objectives to be achieved.

The key services we offer to achieve these objectives are:

  • Preparation of preliminary elemental estimates based on preliminary design
  • Preparation of detailed estimates and cost planning advice throughout design development
  • Estimating of Building Services where not provided by the various service disciplines
  • Participation and leadership in the value engineering principles
  • Comparative cost studies and advice on cost effective design solutions
  • Advice on materials selection
  • Buildability advice
  • Advice on selection of tenderers
  • Attendance at design meetings and construction control meetings