Our experienced in house  commercial team supports the core business with cost consultancy, quantity surveying, claims, dispute resolution services and value management. 

Inception & Feasibility Stage

Establishing the budget at inception is the first critical stage of the project - getting an optimal return on investment is the ultimate objective! With our extensive experience and cost library we are able to produce accurate budgets with appropriate levels of contingency. Aspect’s commercial team work holistically with the client and consultant team to develop a detailed and robust project brief - optimising costs by streamlining requirements, and collaborating to establish realistic and efficient time scales for the project delivery.

Design & Procurement

We engage with stakeholders throughout the design process to accurately manage and monitor the development budget. As part of this process we maintain ongoing risk analysis, accurate cost planning and true-value engineering - safeguarding the budget without diluting design intent. Coupled with the latest estimating software, our procedures and protocols manage design gateways, risk management, and change control.Leading up to tender, we assess and recommend the most suitable procurement route and contracting strategy for your project - balancing time, cost, and quality considerations.

Construction Stage

Aspect appreciate the importance of managing our client’s costs, and in providing a level of service that instills and maintains confidence. Our team of chartered surveying professionals ensure that your costs are managed in line with best industry practice, and in accordance with recognised international standards and ethics. During construction our services encompass; monthly valuations, sub-contract tender analysis, invoice certification, contract administration, cash-flow forecasting, final account, and most importantly, change management. Effective change control, along with accurate assessment of change implications is critical to maintaining delivery budget and achieving out-turn cost certainty. Aspect can ably assist in the unfortunate event that our clients face any contentious contractual situations, managing the assessment and evaluation of any claims or disputes.

Value Engineering

Aspect offer a varied and flexible selection of services to add value to any project - illustrated by this cost-management process diagram. These can be offered collectively or individually to suit individual client requirements, and align with specific project objectives. Whatever your commercial and quantity-surveying needs, Aspect can provide the right solution, tailored to suit.