The cost manager/quantity surveyor plays a pivotal role in the financial and contract management of construction projects by providing accurate estimations of construction costs. Budgetary and detailed cost estimates are developed in accordance with client’s protocols. A cost manager/quantity surveyor consultancy role can rage from cost and advisory services for budget setting to initiate a project, cost management through the design and construction phases, contract administration and acting as the client’s side project manager to oversee the entire building process.

Top Management’s estimating services include:

  • Preparation of conceptual, initial budgets and pre-bid estimates
  • Quantity take-offs
  • Project/program budgets’ preparation
  • Cash flow modeling and trending
  • Value engineering cost estimates
  • Value and construction cost analysis
  • Bid analysis and bid checks
  • Progress payment assessments
  • Change order estimates and checks
  • Cost to complete determination/analysis
  • Check estimates
  • Quantification for claims preparation