header nav1

Quantity Surveying News

Tuesday August 21, 2018

Loading Icon
BIM and the Quantity Surveyor
Technology
Tuesday July 4 2017

BIM and the Quantity Surveyor

There is clear evidence that both design professionals and clients usually do not engage with the quantity surveyor as part of the building information modeling (BIM)...

Debunking the Quantity Surveying Myth
Business
Monday July 18 2016

Debunking the Quantity Surveying Myth

Quantity surveying is likely the least understood and most misunderstood profession in the construction industry.

BIM for Cost Managers – RICS UK Guidance Note 1st Edition Released
Technology
Thursday January 28 2016

BIM for Cost Managers – RICS UK Guidance Note 1st Edition Released

Upon release of the RICS UK 1st edition “BIM for cost managers: requirements from the BIM model” guidance note in August last year, Australian-based quantity surveyors...

Construction Estimator vs Cost Clerk: What’s the Difference?
Business
Thursday November 5 2015

Construction Estimator vs Cost Clerk: What’s the Difference?

Everyone is a would-be estimator, or so it would appear sometimes, but there's often more to the role than meets the eye.

Do We Need Global Standards for Construction Measurement?
Business
Wednesday July 22 2015

Do We Need Global Standards for Construction Measurement?

Throughout much the world, the business of property and construction is becoming increasingly globalised and typified by multi-national investment in property development and international partnering in...

Estimating – Are Things Getting Harder or Easier?
Business
Wednesday April 1 2015

Estimating – Are Things Getting Harder or Easier?

Having been in the industry for many years, there is one question I still ask myself over and over again. Is our profession getting harder or...

The Changing Face of Quantity Surveying
Business
Wednesday March 25 2015

The Changing Face of Quantity Surveying

Quantity surveyors throughout Australia are increasingly becoming integral to project management and are moving beyond traditional measurement role toward advising on matters such as the structure...

Three Facts You Should Know About Quantity Surveyors
Residential
Tuesday March 24 2015

Three Facts You Should Know About Quantity Surveyors

When an owner first purchases an investment property, they will often be recommended by their accountant or a property professional to speak with a quantity surveyor...

Could Cranes Show Pre-Construction Planning Effectiveness?
Business
Wednesday February 18 2015

Could Cranes Show Pre-Construction Planning Effectiveness?

A leading national quantity surveyor recently published a report that proposed a crane index as a measure of industry confidence in the face of the current...