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Planning a build? I’ll get the numbers right & your mind at ease.

Cost Planning & Value Management in Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

Get it right the first time.

If you're a home owner, architect or a builder looking for budget and cost guidance for a project, you've come to the right place. Get help with anything from working out your initial budget, the cost of using different materials to tendering fixed prices and contracts.

Why hire a Quantity Surveyor?

When starting a building or renovation project you want it to run as smoothly and stress free as possible. Worrying about unexpected costs, inaccurate quotes or breaking your budget is not something you need or want. That's where your Quantity Surveyor comes in - we take care of the numbers so you can stay on track and focus on everything else. 

I've got you covered.

You've got enough on your plate already. Leaving the planning and estimations to someone who do this all day, every day means that you both save time and feel a sense of relief knowing everything is covered.

What I Do

I'm here all the way.

Planing on building a new house or renovate an existing one? From cost estimations to bank funding certificates and value management, I'll walk you through every step and give you advice and guidance along the way. 

Your trusted local surveyor.

My name is Kevin and with over 30 years experience in costing, pricing, estimating and tendering you can rest assure that you're in safe hands. My background as a foundation and earthworks contractor means that I've been both on the field and behind the computer screen doing all the numbers. I'm your go-to man for your next project.  

My Mission:

To Help You Make Informed Decisions & Keep Your Mind At Ease.

What Do You Need?

Budget Planning For New Builds

From drawings at any stage of design, from a concept or sketch drawings to detailed consent drawings, I can work out an all-inclusive cost estimate. This is based on current market and real-world rates and will hit the target on a whole other level than rough estimates or quotes.

Construction Cost Checks

I can check material quantities allowed in any quotes you may be questioning. That can also extend to labour hours for builders and fixed prices or rates in comparison to current rates I come across every day.

Quantity Surveying Services

From development budgets to reports for finance approval, variation valuations and Progress Payment Certification during construction and more. I have you covered.

Budget Planning For Renovations

They can be tricky things renovations. Different to a new build, there are additional considerations such as demolitions and altering the remaining structures to allow connections to the new additions. All very technical,but i know what to allow for and the cost implications many others overlook or simply won’t price for.

Comparing Quotes

When comparing quotes you may wonder why the bottom lines are so different. I can highlight the differences, discrepancies and missing items to make your job of selecting a supplier, contractor or subcontractor easier.

Tender Pricing

From selecting subcontractor quotes, checking allowed carpentry hours, checking contract documents and even value engineering alternatives to give your tender that edge over the competition.


"I had a fantastic experience with Measure Twice. I found Kevin to be very professional and his prices were more than fair. We were very happy with his work and we highly recommend to anyone needing fair honest pricing done. Thanks Kevin for making this experience such a breeze!"

Sara Ebdale


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