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Project Management Solutions

Cost Consultancy

Providing independent, impartial and value-driven advice on the full breadth of engineering and assets costs to secure real return on investment.

Meeting Room

Keeping Your Project On Track Without Your Costs Running Away

The effective management of cost is a critical factor in the successful delivery of our client's project objectives and outcomes. We support our clients by providing a proactive, 'hands-on' and innovative approach to the management of cost and value at each stage of the development lifecycle.


At the heart of our approach to what we do and how we do it, is the belief that providing added value for our clients will develop mutually beneficial relationships that will deliver outstanding and guaranteed results.


How we do it?

Our approach is to actively manage costs, identifying and addressing potential issues early, providing informed advice at the appropriate time to facilitate client control and enable business decisions to be taken with confidence.


Alongside this methodology, we consistently think about the big picture. We know our clients drivers and their expectations for their projects. This knowledge means our analysis of your costs and the subsequent data we produce, recommendations we make, and management practices we employ are all designed around exactly what our clients need from us and expect from suppliers, and demand from their project teams.

Building Construction

"Construction experts that bring projects to life"

Controlling Cost Without Compromising Your Vision

SESC cost consultancy is about focusing upon cost and value early in the project lifecycle to be able to influence decision making. We combine the understanding of our clients' business drivers and expected results with our knowledge of engineering costs, the 

market trends that influence those costs, and our experience across a breadth of industries and sectors, to create accurate and in-depth proposals.


In practice, this means we help our clients in the following ways:


  • High-level strategic cost advice

  • Cost planning and cost modeling

  • Building surveying, condition and dilapidation surveys

  • Benchmarking against a database of historic key performance indicators

  • Private Finance Initiative (PFI) consultancy and support

  • Feasibility studies and development appraisals

  • Landlord-tenant negotiations and premises-search

  • Procurement and contractual advisory services

  • Cost management of projects throughout their lifecycle

  • Whole life costing issues

  • Services, IT infrastructure and hardware, audio-visual and security systems

  • Tax and capital allowances

  • Employer's agent services and contract administration

  • Fund monitoring

  • Sustainability and socio-economic cost consultancy.


Building surveying

Our Cost Consultancy team includes MEP building surveyor specialists who provide professional advice on engineering and asset related matters throughout an estates’ lifecycle.


We aim to provide accurate, bespoke advice, allowing our clients to make confident informed decisions on all technical and commercial aspects of acquisition, development, ownership, occupation and disposal of assets through customized services and tailor made reports. 


Our key services include:

  • Building Surveys

  • Condition Surveys

  • Dilapidations

  • Maintenance Appraisal Services/Planned Preventative Maintenance Plans

  • Project Monitoring

  • Defect Analysis/Diagnosis 

  • Expert Witness

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