28 Mar 2024

Update: 28-03-2024….as Spring of 2024, we are offering 20% discount on coupons for digitizing/estimates/pricing, until 1st August 2024. Two hurdles emerging… 1….Planning approval. We are advising clients to avail of our QS services and ensure their planning applications are affordable before lodging plans. 2….On reach build stage, mortgage companies are limiting their offers, not withstanding […]

21 Mar 2024

When it comes to building a house in the UK in a cost-effective manner, there are several materials to consider: It’s important to note that material costs can vary significantly depending on your location, the size of the project, and other factors. Additionally, you should consider the long-term energy efficiency and maintenance costs when evaluating […]

21 Mar 2024

To gain the maximum internal floor area in the most cost-effective manner, the ideal height and shape of a house would be a two-story rectangular or square structure with a simple gable or hip roof. Here’s why this configuration is considered the most cost-effective for maximizing floor area: By combining a two-story height with a […]

15 Mar 2024

Consideration is being given to participation in a special project. Sometimes you just have to ask to gain a foothold in some iconic projects. May work out, may not. Trying anyway ! Professional background and with an interest in photography, and access to cameras, video drones etc, certain things should be recorded for prosperity as […]

05 Mar 2024

Primarily as backup, Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet installed in the event of powerful Fibrus fibre internet going offline due to overhead cable final delivery of fibre broadband in rural areas and risk of damage to cabling. Such is the need for zero business interruption, QUINTIN QS had to enact Plan B. Installer INit Group […]

05 Mar 2024

St Mary’s Church, Belfast are undertaking refurbishment work adjacent to the existing church to provide additional office and function space. Trocaire are relocating from their current location elsewhere in Belfast. Tenders due out March 2024 subject to client approval to proceed. Update: 5th March 2024 – Stage 4 Tender documents due for completion by Friday […]

04 Mar 2024

  Clients should avoid promises and declarations from builders in the absence of transparent competitive tendering, properly carried out by an independent QS. On a recent scheme, approx £20,000 variance between the ‘friendly’ builder quoting direct to client and actual lowest tender, which turned out not to be from the ‘friendly’ builder ! A recent […]

01 Feb 2024

On the island of Ireland, North and South, to help QUANTUM ALL ISLAND registered local businesses,  post Brexit, and with re-start of NI Executive pending, QUINTIN QS has expanded the use of QUANTUM ALL ISLAND to assist all businesses to reach and expand their customer base. We are rolling out the addition of advertising / […]