building condition survey


Aamkso Consulting specializes in comprehensive Building Condition Surveying services, underpinned by our unique blend of expertise in architecture, law, building remediation, project management, and management accounting. Our family-operated consultancy is committed to delivering excellence at every stage of your project.

Our Approach

Collaborative Excellence: We work closely with you to clearly define your objectives. This collaborative approach allows us to structure a tailored service that meets your specific requirements.

Innovation-Driven Solutions: We foster a culture of innovation, supported by rigorous research and academic insights, to provide cutting-edge solutions.

Innovation-Driven Solutions: We foster a culture of innovation, supported by rigorous research and academic insights, to provide cutting-edge solutions.

Unwavering Accountability: Transparency is at the core of our systems. Each project benefits from a dedicated trust account, ensuring financial integrity throughout.


  • Building condition documentation.
  • Technical due-diligence for pre-purchase or pre-lease.
  • Project management of weathertighness issues including leaky building investigation.
  • Building cladding survey & documentation.
  • Joinery weathertightness survey & documentation.
  • Weathertightness remediation solutions.
  • AS/NZS 4284:2008 testing consideration.
  • AAMA 511 considerations.
  • ASTM E 2128 considerations.
  • Building condition schedules.
  • Building code compliance.
  • Building pathology (defect reporting).
  • Building dilapidation reports.
  • Building condition schedules.
  • Construction contract implementation & management.
  • Remediation feasibility study.
  • Remediation design.
  • Leaky building dispute resolution.

A Building Condition Survey is a comprehensive assessment of the physical state and condition of a building or property to provide an accurate and detailed evaluation of the structure’s current state. Some of the key aspects and purposes of a Building Condition Survey:

  1. Physical Inspection: The survey involves a thorough physical inspection of the building, both internally and externally. Depending on the purpose of the building condition asessement the process prescribed may include examining the structural components, building systems (e.g., electrical, plumbing, HVAC), and the overall condition of the interior and exterior finishes.
  2. Documentation: Findings are documented, which may include photographs, notes, and measurements. This documentation forms the basis of the survey report.
  3. Identifying Deficiencies: The survey aims to identify any deficiencies, defects, or areas of deterioration within the building. This can range from structural issues to maintenance concerns.
  4. Assessing Safety: Safety hazards, such as fire risks or structural instability, are also assessed during the survey to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  5. Life Cycle Assessment: Building condition surveys can provide information on the remaining useful life of various building components, such as roofing, HVAC systems, and plumbing. This helps property owners plan for maintenance and repairs.
  6. Cost Estimation: Based on the survey findings, the surveyors can estimate the cost of necessary repairs or maintenance, helping property owners budget for future expenses.
  7. Due Diligence: Building condition surveys are often used during real estate transactions to assess the condition of a property before purchase. This helps buyers make informed decisions and negotiate terms.
  8. Asset Management: Property owners and managers use building condition surveys as part of their asset management strategy. It helps them prioritize maintenance and allocate resources effectively.
  9. Legal and Compliance Requirements: In some cases, building condition surveys may be required by local building codes, regulations, or insurance companies to ensure the safety and insurability of a property.
  10. Long-Term Planning: Building condition surveys assist in long-term planning for renovations, upgrades, or redevelopment projects by providing a clear understanding of the existing condition.

The results of a Building Condition Survey are typically compiled into a detailed report, which includes findings, recommendations, and cost estimates. This report serves as a valuable resource for property owners, investors, and stakeholders to make informed decisions regarding the management, maintenance, and improvement of a building or property.