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Building Consultancy

We are problem solvers, with the skills and experience to unlock tricky projects that may have otherwise stalled. We are imaginative and pragmatic in our solutions, which enables us to fulfil client aspirations, yet ensure the projects are delivered within budgets and timescales. Our project work ranges from the design and construction of small schemes to multi-million-pound projects. Our building surveyors work alongside a talented multi-disciplinary team, which ensures we have the capacity to tackle a diverse range of projects from new-build industrial schemes to heritage-led refurbishment projects.

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Building Consultancy Services Include:

• Employers Agent on Design and Build Contracts
• Fit out of commercial and industrial buildings
• Cost Management and Contract administration
• Building Surveying
• Building Conservation and Heritage
• New Buildings, extensions and alterations, development appraisals
• Planning consultancy and appeals
• Architecture and design, drawings, and specifications

Development Project Management

Dowlas works best when we are part of the entire life cycle of a project. We add value at every phase of the journey. Our teams always go the extra mile and proactively find ways of optimising resources to meet and exceed client expectations. Dowlas Project Management excels because, in addition to being experienced, we are all professionals with a variety of practical backgrounds in contracting, cost consultancy, construction management and development management.

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Project Management Services Include:

• Project Feasibility Reporting
• Project & Fund Monitoring
• Quality Assurance
• Risk Analysis & Management
• Strategic Procurement Advice
• Urban Regeneration
• Construction Programmes
• Design Management
• Development Project Management or Support
• Lead Consultant / Client’s Agent/ Employer’s Agent
• Monitoring of Construction Progress / Programme Management
• Office Relocation Management
• Programme Management
• Project Execution Plans
• Brief & Feasibility documents.
• Completion & Handover Management
• Contract Administration
• Commercial Management
• Masterplanning Advice

Cost Consultancy

Our team are highly experienced in a range of complex projects. We can support you from feasibility through to handover with detailed costings and breakdowns across the duration. Effective cost management is often the difference between a project being successful or not. Not only do we proactively ensure that the design is benchmarked against budget, but we also bring added value by taking strategic factors such as flexibility of design, sustainability aspirations, and stakeholder involvement into account. Dowlas Property Group are experts in our field, providing cost-competitive solutions, yet still encouraging innovative design.

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Cost Consultancy Services Include:

• Quantity Surveying
• Benchmarking & Market Testing
• Cash Flow Forecasting
• Feasibility Cost Appraisals & Cost Planning
• Contract Management
• Change Control & Reporting
• Contractor Appraisal & Selection
• Contract Advice
• Procurement Advice & Tender Preparation
• Project & Fund Monitoring
• Funding Support
• Final Account Calculation

Contract Administration

Effective contract administration is integral to project success. Dowlas Property Group is skilled in contract administration, supported by a team of professionals with extensive technical knowledge and many years of experience in a variety of construction and development projects. As contract administrator, we excel in collaboratively engaging with the client, design team and contractors, and doing so in a way that builds trust and a strong team ethos. We ensure that every member of the team brings added value and takes ownership of their role. We handle any disputes effectively and pride ourselves on our ability to meet project timelines.

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Site Promotion and Redevelopment

Dowlas are able to offer discretionary site promotion and redevelopment options. Often our clients own land that has been underutilised or not been able to maximise its value. Dowlas are uniquely placed in the market to open up a range of options to sites that have become dormant. Dowlas have a track record of negotiating redefined site allocations with Local Planning Authorities and have worked with a plethora of national house builders to secure lucrative land sales for our clients.

Site Promotion and Redevelopment Services Include:

• Site appraisal
• Promotion and planning adviec.
• Land Sale negotiations
• Land purchase negotiations
• Feasibility and funding appraisals
• End user identification and introductions
• Site allocation business case support

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