Services

Cost management and quantity surveying

Christopher Smith Associates pride themselves on the ability to offer clients a whole cost management service from the initial inception of a scheme through to completion and handover. Our service provision has the robust, traditional elements of cost control at its core allowing all clients the confidence that the financial viability of their project is fully catered for.

We have developed this service over the years ensuring that we can offer significant benefits to our clients by using the most experienced staff in the industry backed by the most leading edge technology and efficient best practice techniques.

Employer’s agent and contract administrator

The role of Employer’s Agent can include many responsibilities from the issue of the instructions to the liaison and performance of the design team. Christopher Smith Associates have provided these skills to major clients such as Gazeley, The Crown Estate, British Land, Standard Life Investments, NHP Developments and many others on a variety of schemes of differing values.

We are able to tailor our role to the needs of each client individually and adapt to provide a well managed service for all manner of projects.

Services include:

Project management:

  • Advice cost / value / time / risk studies
  • Client’s representative
  • Construction industry
  • Fit out and FFE services
  • Funding advice
  • Project management and control

Environmental benchmarking:

  • Carbon benchmarking
  • Carbon reduction analysis
  • Engineering services
  • Life cycle and whole life costing
  • Sustainability & breeam

Building information modelling:

  • 3d bim
  • 5d opportunities
  • Integrated systems Revit
  • Micro and macro solutions
  • Proven efficiency
  • Revit

Project monitoring:

  • Construction delivery
  • Development appraisals
  • Drawdown projections
  • Programme audit
  • Project closure and completion
  • Statutory compliance

Supply chain solutions:

  • Framework tendering
  • KPI management
  • Post completion reviews
  • Procurement advice
  • Supply chain management

Cost and process audit:

  • Benchmarking
  • Capital allowances
  • Contract audit
  • Cost benefit analysis
  • Cost management & audit
  • Risk analysis and management
  • Value engineering