This article is all about Construction Cost Consultants with emphasis on actual companies operating in the United Kingdom.
Construction Cost Consultants are professionals who advise on, and manage construction costs. They prepare budget construction costs and help develop these budgets into detailed costs before managing the construction costs throughout the process and beyond.
They advise on the procurement of contractors and the creation and signing of construction contracts. Consultants help prevent overpayment of the contractor for works completed and manage the risk of the contractor going out of business or leaving the project. They also advise on payments and additional costs to the contractor.
Construction consultants have evolved from traditional quantity surveyors and they also provide other services such as project management.
This is a simple list of the Construction Cost Consultants we are aware of (but obviously there are hundreds, if not thousands more: