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QCOST Consultants – Expert Quantity Surveyors

Who we are

If you are looking for expert quantity surveying companies Sydney; you found it. QCOST Consultants is a firm of well experienced and professionally qualified Chartered Quantity Surveyors.

Our senior staff are professional members of:

  • Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyor (AIQS)
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
  • Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
  • Tax Practitioners Board of Australia (TPB)

What we do

We provide top-notch services in Quantity Surveying, Estimating, Construction Cost Management, Expert Witness and Tax Depreciation Consultancy, tailored to our customers’ needs, in a timely and cost effective manner.

Our sector expertise

  • Residential (high/low rise apartments, townhouses, villas, duplexes, project homes, high-end prestigious houses)
    We are specialising as a residential quantity surveyor Sydney.
  • Commercial (high/low rise offices, business centres)
  • Retail (shopping malls, showrooms, department stores, supermarkets, shops)
  • Hospitality (hotels, motels, restaurants, clubs)
  • Community (low-cost housing)
  • Infrastructure (rail, road, public realm, services infrastructure)
  • Industrial (warehouses, factory buildings)
  • Education (schools, technical colleges, universities)

Our senior members

Buddhika Jay MBA BSc(QS Hons) FRICS FCIOB AAQIS
Managing Director

Background:

Jay is the Principal and Managing Director of QCOST Consultants. Jay is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and a Chartered Construction Manager. Jay specialises in construction cost estimating, expert witness and tax depreciation consultancy services.

Experience:

Jay has twenty four years’ experience in Quantity Surveying, Estimating, Construction Cost Management and Asset Management. Jay has vast experience in residential, commercial, retail and infrastructure (road, rail, engineering services) sectors in Australia and overseas; and projects ranging from houses, townhouses and low-rise office buildings to high-rise residential and commercial towers, mega malls, large infrastructure and mixed use developments.  

Professional:

Jay is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). He is also a professional member of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) and the Tax Practitioners Board of Australia (TPB). In addition, Jay has successfully completed the necessary educational program in international arbitration to be eligible for Associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).

Jay is also a trained professional competence assessor of the RICS.

Academic:

Jay graduated in 1993, with honours in Quantity Surveying. He also holds a post graduate diploma with Project Management specialisation and a masters degree in Business Administration (MBA) awarded by the University of Durham, UK.


Christine Jay BSc(QS Hons) MRICS AAQIS ICECA
Senior Associate

Background:

Chamila is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor by profession. In addition to the quantity surveying and cost management responsibilities, Chamila is responsible for Quality Assurance of our service delivery.

Experience:

Chamila has twenty two years’ experience in almost all the aspects of Quantity Surveying and Construction Cost Management, in Australia and overseas. Chamila’s construction sector specialisation include residential, commercial, retail, energy and hospitality. She has specialist knowledge in  star class hotel projects including “six star” rated hotels.

Chamila is also an expert in Life Cycle Cost Estimation.

Professional:

Chamila is a professional member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS). Chamila has also successfully completed the necessary educational program in International Arbitration and become eligible for Associate membership of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).

Academic:

Chamila graduated in 1993, with honours in Quantity Surveying. Since then she has fine-tuned her expertise through a number of accredited specialist training programs.

We engage only professionally qualified and highly experienced Quantity Surveyors to ensure premium services to our Clients.