Below you will discover who we are, what are some of our roles and responsibilities and some Frequently Asked Questions that we get quite often.
Meet Alexander Chul
Alexander Chul has provided cost advice as both a building contractor and as a consultant for over 10 years. He is a specialist in project cost management with experience in Buildings, Civil and Infrastructure construction. Moreover, Alex has provided cost advice for construction projects throughout Australia including its territories and in New Zealand.
He strongly believes that to make a positive impact as a Project Cost Manager it is not only important to measure and report on cost but to proactively seek options for Clients which meet their project’s objectives and represent value for money.
Roles and Responsibilities
Some of the duties performed by Alexander Chul and Associates include:
Feasibility studies as cost inputs into economic Cost Benefit Analysis reports.
Cost modelling including preparation of cost estimates, budgets, cost planning, monitoring and control cost, as well as construction cost research.
Contract documentation such as preparation of Bills of Quantities and other tender documents, giving advice on tendering/bidding procedures, contractual arrangement and tender evaluation and analysis.
Contract administration involving management and reporting of construction cost during the execution of the project.
Project Cost Management involving the co-ordination of the efforts of all the consultants and contractors from the inception of the project to completion in order to achieve desired financial result within pre-determined time and cost frame work.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is quantity surveying?Quantity surveying is a term used for managing all costs relating to building and civil engineering projects, from initial calculations to the final agreed values undertaken by qualified professionals called Quantity Surveyors. By monitoring and managing project costs, the aim is to minimise costs associated with a project and enhance value for money, while still achieving the required standards and quality.
How long does a project usually last?Project length varies depending on the complexity, value, funding and access. A small refurbishment from design to hand over whether civil or building may be around 3 months whereas a rolling program of works may involve a duration of 2 to 3 years.
Are you able to come and work at our location?We welcome the opportunity to work with our Clients on their premises. Under certain circumstances, due to commercial-in-confidence issues, we work together with our Clients on this basis. Working together in this manner also allows greater synergies and facilitates effective communication and decision making.
What do I get from your Quantity Surveying services?We provide a service which is tailored to our Clients' needs so it is important to understand their objectives and business requirements. Therefore, we aim to provide a service which adds value through managing cost in a timely, accurate and easily understood manner suited to their business.
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