Building Surveying

Building Surveyors are involved in all aspects of property and construction from supervising large mixed-use developments to planning domestic extensions. This varied workload can include everything from the conservation and restoration of historic buildings to contemporary new developments. Building surveyors work in most real estate markets including residential, commercial, retail, industrial, leisure, education and health. Consequently, there are a wide variety of opportunities for building surveyors to work in both the commercial, private, and public sectors. As well as strong technical skills, building surveyors need to have strong people skills and the highest levels of integrity. Clients, whether a large corporation or an individual member of the public, need to have the utmost confidence in the impartial advice given by building surveyors. Building Surveyors are clearly differentiated from the rest of their market by their enhanced technical knowledge and professional standards. Building surveyors provide professional technical advice on land, property and construction for commercial companies and consultants, central and local government, and private individuals. Whichever sector they work in, building surveyors’ knowledge and understanding of construction technology and building pathology means they are ideally equipped to provide a wide range of services including the following: