Cost planning enables the costs of a project to be assessed and monitored during the design phase. This process allows the project team to plan for good value at a realistic level of expenditure.

The primary aim of cost planning is to ensure that the first estimate, the accepted tender, and the final cost of construction do not differ significantly from each other, except when changes are introduced by the client. Cost planning also provides key stakeholders with an appreciation of the financial implications of differing design solutions and changes in requirements.

Kwanto has significant experience and expertise in estimation and cost planning, and provide:

  • Assessment of the material and labour costs
  • Risk assessment
  • Assessment of value versus cost
  • Overall project cost planning
  • Cashflow forecasting

Cost estimate reports are priced from NZ$800 (excl. GST) and we provide a quote for your project free of charge.


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