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  • Notes…
  • We are currently working with Patrick Bradley Architects and have produced various Budgets, Cost plans, BOQ’s and other tasks for their Clients and look forward to a continuous working relationship and additional repeat business.
  • Please see what Patrick had to say about our services under ‘Testimonials’.

Project Example…
DEL have the pleasure of working along side Patrick on a prestigious project based in Donegal (circa €1m). The project is a complex house remodel, extension and site works. Works included demolitions, a new build extension, renovations, alterations, conservation, completions, finishes, site works and landscaping works. DEL has carried out the following tasks:

Pre-Contract Services

  • Initial Client and Architect Meetings
  • Budgets / Appraisals on the Design Scope of Works
  • Budget Estimating
  • Cost Planning
  • Value Engineering (evaluating and highlighting possible cost savings)
  • Bills of Quantities
  • Further Evaluation to Determine Potential Client Cost Savings
  • Advice on the Selection of Contractors
  • Pre-qualifying Contractors
  • Preparation of Tender and Contractual Documentation
  • Advice on Choosing the Correct Form of Contract
  • Evaluating and Reporting on Tender Returns
  • Report on Tender to Clients
  • Meeting Contractors to Assess Their Tender and Suitability for the Project
  • Assisting the Client and the Design Team on Choosing the Best Suited Contractor for the Project
  • Recording and Opening of Tender Returns
  • Finalising Final BOQ Contract and Contract Documentation

Post-Contract Services

  • Post Contract Meeting with Design Team, Client and Contractor
  • Monthly On-Site Meetings with Design Team and Contractor to Evaluate Current Progress
  • Monthly Meetings with Clients to Update and Explain Current Development Progress
  • Evaluating and Negotiating Monthly Contractors Payment Applications
  • Issuing Monthly Payment Recommendations to the Architect so that Interim Certificates can be issued
  • Issuing Cost Reports on a Bi-Monthly Basis to the Clients to Keep Them Informed of Current Progress
  • Evaluating and Negotiating with Contractor all Variations that Arise On-Site
  • Negotiating and Finalising Contractors Final Account