Hampton Jones | Building Surveyors | Building Audits | Auckland

By: Hampton Jones  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Project Managers, Safety Issues, Disabled Facilities

A detailed understanding of a property's condition and status is essential in planning and budgeting for any future alteration, upgrading, acquisition or disposal.

Our team can advise not only on the property's condition, but also cover such items as;

  • Health & Safety issues and upgrading to best practice
  • Maintenance Programming and Sinking Funds
  • Lease Liability and ways to mitigate risks
  • Presence of Asbestos and other Deleterious materials
  • Upgrading works to current market standards
  • Earthquake measures and upgrading requirements
  • Access Audits and disabled facilities
  • Feasibility Reports and Life Cycle Costing options
  • Services assessments to improve efficiencies

Assisted by our team of project managers and architects, we can provide cost effective design solutions and procurement strategies to obtain the best from your property portfolio.

Keywords: Cycle Costing, Disabled Facilities, Life Cycle Costing, Project Managers, Safety Issues, Sinking Funds

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Hampton Jones | Building Surveyors | Commercial Surveying

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Hampton Jones | Building Surveyors | Licence for Alterations

Hampton Jones can assist you in the collation of information associated with alterations and advise on the reinstatement obligations associated with such alterations made during a lease term. Hampton Jones can provide representation during a fit-out or construction project and asses documentation to ensure adequate information is submitted to record alterations carried out.


Hampton Jones | Building Surveyors | Services | Auckland

Hampton Jones are a multi-disciplinary practice providing a full range of professional services to commercial and residential building owners, occupiers and investors throughout New Zealand and Australia. A dedicated team of highly educated professionals with extensive combined and individual experience. We provide services to a broad range of clients in the commercial, residential and public sectors.


Hampton Jones | Building Surveyors | Due Diligence | Auckland

The process of undertaking a due diligence is always beneficial on a cost benefit basis; in virtually every instance the cost of the review and any subsequent renegotiation always outweighs the cost of dealing with post settlement surprises. Given the level of capital investment in property transactions today Due Diligence reporting is considered to be an essential part of the process.


Hampton Jones | Building Surveyors | Dilapidations | Auckland

An Interim Schedule of Dilapidations is often prepared and presented to a Tenant when a Landlord is concerned over the lack of maintenance being carried out and wishes to ensure the property is well maintained during the lease term, mitigating potential problems with excessive deferred maintenance being present at lease termination.


Hampton Jones | Building Surveyors | Schedule of Condition

When used in a development situation a Main Contractor or Property owner may commission such a report to safeguard against potential disputes over the effects of an adjoining development on a property. The reports can be tailored to suit a number of situations but in general all have the same objective; to mitigate potential future disputes over a real or perceived change in condition.


Hampton Jones | Building Surveyors | Planned Maintenance

Going one step further, we also offer a Sinking Fund Analysis for amortising high capital cost items.This involves an assessment of the element’s remaining economic life through consideration of its existing condition and use, then a distribution of its replacement cost over the forthcoming years to provide a uniform contribution to a sinking fund.