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Our building consultancy team provide the technical advice and construction expertise to help you navigate each stage of the building lifecycle.

With vast property experience and project management expertise, our range of specialist services will give you peace of mind.

We work with occupiers, investors, financiers and developers across the UK to identify, quantify and manage the risks they face. We look for opportunities to lower costs, unlock value and drive long-term sustainable performance.

Our advice brings together a sound technical knowledge of construction and a deep understanding of market expectations to solve issues pragmatically and swiftly. We support clients at each stage of the process, maintaining a strong commercial focus on the overall strategy.

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Frequently asked questions

  • What does a building consultancy do?

    Our building surveyors and team of experts provide advice to clients involved in building projects. We offer knowledge and expertise across a range of building matters, from technical expertise to commercial properties, we assist our clients with third-party advice on all issues and aspects related to a building project.

  • What are building consultancy services?

    Building consultancy helps with a variety of building project tasks, to ensure the most desirable outcome for the management of a property. Building consultancy experts are able to assist in all aspects of a building project, from the pre-planning stages until completion. The scope of services extends to commercial building as well as acquisition surveys and full project management. 


    Building consultancy services help manage liability, minimise risk and streamline the management of a building. Building consultancy experts also look for opportunities to lower costs, unlock value and drive long-term sustainable performance – bettering your business from the ground up.

  • What is the difference between a contractor and consultant?

    A building consultant’s role is to fully evaluate the needs of a client and offer expert opinion and advice on what can be done to better business goals and the bottom line. A building contractor’s role is to evaluate a client’s needs and perform the on-the-ground work.

  • What are the duties and responsibilities of building consultants?

    A building consulting service includes overseeing tasks and developing and supporting everything related to project management, inspecting the work of building contractors, contract administration, investigating sustainability of the project and providing advice across all aspects of the project.


    At Gerald Eve, our building consultancy team works with occupiers, investors, financiers and developers across the UK. The services we offer will help quantify and manage any possible building risks while identifying opportunities to lower costs, and drive long-term results.