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Surveying the bigger picture

Maggie Durran

by Maggie Durran

Posted: 09 May 2014 @ 12:31

It has been suggested to us that we employ a quantity surveyor for our building project, although our architect thinks it unnecessary. What would a quantity surveyor add?

SINCE your letter indicated a larger project - more than £50,000 - I would also recommend engaging a quantity surveyor, who could add several layers of reassurance to you and your team. The architect may think this is unnecessary, but could be over-optimistic about his or her ability to set and ...

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