We offer professional quantity surveying services.

How much does it cost to build a house? It all depends on its size and the quality of its finishes. We possess the expertise and experience that enables you to plan for your project with an end result that suits you and ensure that you receive value for money. Whether it's office blocks, flats, schools, universities, distribution centres, renewable energy plants, wind farms, manufacturing plants, filling stations or a house, emergency services buildings, shopping centres, electrical sub-stations, furnaces/smelters & Cogen plants, or any other structure that requires the strict management of costs, we've got you covered.

CAQS Quantity Surveyors offers the traditional South African quantity surveying services, namely:
  • estimates
  • bill of quantities production
  • activity schedules
  • tender compilation
  • gaining tenders, adjudication, and recommendations for the main contract and subcontracts.
  • contract administration i.e payment valuations for work performed by contractors, cost reporting of the state of the financials of the project, site meetings, regular interaction with the other consultants to maximize value of type of materials used, final accounts, etc.
In terms of the contractual aspects of your construction project, we are well versed in JBCC (the complete suite), FIDIC, NEC 3 and GCC type contracts. We can also administer your in-house contract.

Do you need access to a reliable building calculator or building materials calculator? You can count on us for that.

We are also able to offer expert assistance in the areas of:

Professional Quantity Surveying Services

  • project agreements
  • any variation of building contracts (approved by client's own legal counsel)
  • building economics
  • cost analysis of various building elements to furnish designers with information that facilitates correct design decisions
  • disputes and investigations of building contracts
  • insurance claims, insurance replacement values
  • norm analysis and the application thereof
  • property development
  • refurbishment of existing buildings
  • tenant fit out
  • audits and final accounts should disputes arise
  • pricing of bills for contractors
  • compilation of tenders for contractors
  • advice on various issues regarding construction costs and cost engineering
  • value engineering i.e. steps and ways to reduce costs of your construction project without compromising quality
  • expert witnesses in arbitration and litigation
  • estimates for home loans and structured debt financing

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Telephone (Pretoria): +27 (0) 12 663 3300

Telephone (Cape Town): +27 (0) 83 655 4754

Fax: +27 (0) 86 670 2124