David Adamson Group - Building Surveying

David Adamson & Partners provide the highest level of service offering clients a comprehensive and professional building surveying service.

Our team of building surveyors provide advice on a wide range of services including:

Bank and Development Monitoring

David Adamson & Partners act for banks, funds and tenants providing independent risk assessments and monitoring throughout the lifecycle of the development, measuring quality and progress against stated objectives.

We offer initial assessments, reporting on viability and carrying out regular site visits followed by progress reports keeping the client informed.  Our reports are tailored to suit individual lender or client needs.

Insurance Reinstatements

David Adamson & Partners liaise with loss adjusters and insured parties from the date of the loss until the completion of the reinstatement.

The single point of contact and responsibility offers both loss adjusters and insured parties the necessary continuity.

David Adamson & Partners provide insurance reinstatement cost assessments on behalf of landlords and tenants, reviewing insurance premiums and checking that single property or portfolio properties are adequately insured.

Building Surveys and Building Defect Analysis

David Adamson & Partners provide reports on building defects with appropriate remedial measures/advice.   Such reports can be instructed by either individuals, companies or lending institutions prior to purchasing for either maintenance works, building dispute, defects or snagging inspections.

Schedule of Condition Surveys

David Adamson & Partners undertake schedule of condition surveys for all types of buildings.  The schedule of condition surveys is an essential part of the modern commercial lease process, where a comprehensive and detailed survey with photographic evidence records the condition of property prior to entering into a commercial lease. 

Acting for both landlord and tenants, the provision of this survey can often save considerable sums during and at the end of lease when it comes to reviewing dilapidation liabilities.

 Planned Maintenance Advice

David Adamson & Partners offer advice in relation to planned building maintenance, including preparation of maintenance strategies, planned preventative maintenance programs and advice on physical implementation of maintenance work.

David Adamson & Partners offer advice to building owners, occupiers and property managers for both public and private sector clients for the full range of residential, commercial and public buildings. 

We are experienced in developing planned preventative maintenance programs for both individual properties and portfolios. 

Our advice provides clients with information on the condition of their properties along with recommendations for maintenance work together with forecasts on expenditure.

In addition to professional advice and planned maintenance, David Adamson & Partners can provide advice on implementation of maintenance works.  This service typically takes the form of producing drawings and schedules of works and arranging for tenders, together with adminstration of the construction work to completion. 

Dilapidations

David Adamson & Partners act for landlords and tenants to provide commercial advice on how best to manage dilapidation issues, both during and at lease expiry.  This includes the complexity of break options and dilapidation liability assessments through to lease terminations, the preparation of terminal schedules, negotiating settlement and contract administration works. 

Contract Administration Services

David Adamson & Partners prepares feasibility studies, including liaising with statutory and planning authorities. We also obtain relevant consents and grants as necessary prior to designing, specifying and obtaining tenders and administering works to completion. 

Disability Discrimination Audits

David Adamson & Partners provide services which advise clients on their obligations regarding DDA together with giving practical advice via survey on problematic areas including advice on remedial measures which should be implemented and the cost associated with carrying out the work.