Quantity Surveying

Charter Quantity Surveying provides competitive end-to-end cost management services to the property, infrastructure and resources industries.

Good cost planning is achieved through accurate cost advice. Charter’s Quantity Surveying service provide intelligent advice at every stage of the development, construction and ownership cycle to deliver accurate and comprehensive construction cost and contractual guidance for developers, architects, engineers, financial institutions and investors.

We monitor the project budget continuously during construction, feeding financial information back to our client progressively via tailored cost reports to suit specific reporting requirements. Cost control is exercised throughout the construction of a project in a method that is effective for our client.

We are accepted on the Quantity Surveying panels of most major financial institutions in Australia and our staff are members of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

We specialise in:

  • Construction cost estimates and cost plans.
  • Project feasibility studies & appraisals.
  • Construction cost verification and cost to complete reports.
  • Evaluation of designs to ensure conformity with budgets, including advice on alternative forms of construction.
  • Advising on contractual procurement methods.
  • Preparation of tender documents including Bills of Quantities and Schedules of Rates.
  • Preparation of letters of awards and contract documentation.
  • Tender evaluation, negotiations and recommendations on award of contracts.
  • Assessment of contract variations and claims.
  • Evaluation of works completed for progress payments, variations, claims and final accounts.
  • Insurance replacement cost estimates.
  • Project audits.
  • Property tax allowance schedules.
  • Tax Depreciation Schedules.
  • Expert witness reports.
  • Life cycle costing and sinking fund schedules for owner’s corporations.
  • Stamp duty schedules.


Discover more about how Charter’s suite of services can help you to mitigate project risk and maximise project returns:

Our Projects Experts

Edmund D’Cruz

National Executive Director - Quantity Surveying and Project Management
1300 242 787 CV


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