BCQS provides expert arbitration services to the construction industry throughout the Caribbean region and Latin America to resolve disputes in a timely and cost effective manner. As an arbitrator, BCQS offers a structured approach together with extensive experience in the industry.
BCQS Chartered Surveyors are experts in the critical role of providing cost-effective and efficient management of the entire arbitration process. Our specialists have an unparalleled depth of experience and knowledge about the construction process. They are also skilled in dispute resolution management.
BCQS experts serve as arbitrators, in complex disputes and claims related to a wide range of engineering, construction and infrastructure projects – both public and private.
BCQS can take on the role of Development Manager and manage the development on behalf of the owner. In such instances, we can provide additional property development services, over and above those of a Project Manager:
BCQS can unlock value for distressed properties through ‘work-out solutions’.
BCQS mitigates losses and maximises the value of potentially defaulting property loans to provide greater value and future gain for all concerned. Our recommendation to the industry is to avoid the temptation for a distressed sale of assets and undertake a ‘work-out solution’ prior to sale.
A ‘work-out solution’ will identify the financial exposure and propose a plan to mitigate losses and maximise values for the distressed property. Typically, clients will find that they will recover significantly higher values from a ‘work-out solution’.
In contentious Construction Litigation and Arbitration, Expert Witnesses will be appointed by solicitors to help the parties and their representatives reach a compromise agreement or, assist a judge, adjudicator or arbitrator in arriving at a judgment or decision.
BCQS Experts provide the Judge or Arbitrator with professional opinion evidence based on their particular expertise and experience in their chosen area of professional practice. Our advice is independent of the Parties and impartial in the matter in dispute.
As an Expert Advisor / Witness, we can provide the following services:
BCQS’s forensic team can assist clients involved in real estate development and construction with services including:
Put your trust in a BCQS Professional who is professionally trained to estimate and negotiate the value of your loss or claim.
BCQS offers Insurance claims consulting throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, acting for loss adjusters or insurance companies and their clients in establishing and negotiating the settlement of loss suffered in the event of a claim.
BCQS can offer advice and guidance as to the long term quality and performance benefits to the project.
Much of the focus of construction cost planning goes to the initial cost of a project, and budgets are often judged on their short term performance. BCQS can offer advice and guidance as to the long term quality and performance of the project. Life cycle costing provides a holistic view of both the financial and non- financial impacts of specific design measures within a building. Utility, operation, and maintenance costs are evaluated against simple pay back, internal rates of return, net present value and time value to evaluate the best option.
Ensure the management framework, and the services of your resort are properly organised, managed and maintained.
BCQS offers resort management Services throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Often, in order for a condo or resort developer to sell his real estate efficiently, their clientele want to have resort rental and hotel services in place. BCQS has assisted with various resort openings and has been instrumental in setting up and hiring resort and hotel management teams to carry out the ongoing functions of the development. This can also include the setting up of the Strata Corporation (Home Owners Association) to look after the ongoing maintenance of the physical property.