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Which Property Professional Can Save You Money in 10 Ways?

Which Property Professional Can Save You Money in 10 Ways?


Whether you are buying or selling; starting, renewing, or ending a lease; building, extending, refurbishing, repairing or maintaining a commercial property, you need a Building Surveyor.


Building Surveyors provide you with independent, bespoke, expert, professional advice, which can save you time, money and worry on all aspects of commercial property.  They can, and do, add value to projects through their unique blend of construction knowledge, design flair and property expertise.


They understand building defects, building regulations, the ins and outs of construction contracts, the hazards of dilapidations, health and safety regulations, not to mention how to manage teams of professionals who each have a role to play.


The services they supply include:

Project Management: Management of the design and overseeing the construction process on new build and major refurbishment projects from inception through to completion.


Development Monitoring: Monitoring major construction projects on behalf of freehold investors, funding institutions or tenants ensuring that the works are designed and constructed in accordance with the development brief.


Refurbishment: Managing the construction process from inception through to completion including all pre-and post-contract services, financial control and dealing with any necessary statutory approvals.


Schedules of Condition: Preparation of schedules of condition to accurately record the condition of leasehold premises at the lease commencement date.


Dilapidations: Preparation of interim and final schedules of dilapidations on behalf of landlords. Representing tenants where interim or final schedules have been served.

Repairs & Maintenance: Preparation of planned maintenance programmes for individual properties or property portfolios and dealing with all pre-and post-contract services relating to repair and maintenance projects.


Detailed Building Surveys: Preparation of detailed building surveys prior to the purchase of freehold or leasehold interests in commercial and industrial property.


Defect Investigation: Investigating building defects, identifying symptoms, causes and necessary remedial works and if appropriate arranging for repairs to be carried out.


Building Conservation: Expertise in dealing with refurbishment, repair and maintenance works to historic buildings.


If you would like to know more about what building surveyors do and how a building surveyor could help you, please contact GJS Dillon’s Building Surveyor, Mark Davies on either tel. 01527 872525 or tel. 01905 676169 or by email: