Building Surveying

Building Surveying

ASJ’s founding directors are highly qualified Chartered and Registered Building Surveyors, placing this role at the core of our business. We take great pride in our specialized knowledge of building performance, which allows us to assist you with property-related inquiries, identify risks, and provide strategic recommendations.

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Our team of surveyors at ASJ possesses extensive experience in New Zealand construction and is well-versed in the challenges the industry has faced over the years. This expertise enables us to carefully strategize remediation or renovation projects, taking into consideration your budget, timeframe, and specific needs.

We prioritize delivering valuable advice in various contexts, whether it’s during the construction development phase, property acquisition or disposal, or when making improvements to your property.

At ASJ, our Building Surveyors offer a wide range of services, including:

  • Accessibility reports
  • Building pathology and defects analysis
  • Building remediation/renovation planning
  • Change of use assessments (e.g., office to retail use)
  • Cyclical repairs and maintenance
  • Defective building investigations
  • Development monitoring
  • Dilapidations assessments (on behalf of landlords or tenants)
  • Expert witness services
  • Insurance assessments
  • Peer Review of technical reports
  • Planned maintenance programs and strategies
  • Pre-acquisition surveys
  • Schedules of condition, including photographic documentation
  • Technical due diligence surveys

We are dedicated to providing comprehensive solutions tailored to your specific requirements, ensuring your property investments are well-informed and successful.

Recent projects

Kaitaia Hospital is New Zealand’s northernmost hospital.

ASJ carried out invasive weathertightness defect investigations during regular working hours while the hospital remained in use. This involved coordination with the hospital and sub-contractors to ensure that works were carried out safely and with minimal disruption to clinicians and patients.

We provided commentary and direction on risks, options for long-term repair solutions and assisted with developing the project cost and feasibility studies.
Te Atatu
Large two-storey offices and warehouse located in West Auckland.

Our role included investigation - both visual and invasive, legal counsel assistance, remedial design, procurement, Building Consent application and contract administration.
Palmerston North
Palmerston North Boys High School is a state single-sex school located in Palmerston North.

Our role involved full remedial design services, contract administration, consent management, procurement and onsite construction observation.

We worked with the school and the contractor to ensure the majority of the works were undertaken during the school holidays, which significantly reduced disruption to the school.
Rangitoto College
Rangitoto College is the largest school in New Zealand.

Our role included investigation, remedial design and construction observation of a multi-million dollar repair to three adjoining gym buildings.
ASJ completed 13 Technical Due Diligence inspections in just 7 days across locations spanning both the North and South Islands.

Our role included risk identification, lease reinstatement, maintenance planning and cost management/forecasting.

“ASJ tailored their reporting to suit the requirements of our global client. They removed significant risk and provided detailed work and cost plans for the next 5 years.”
North Island
ASJ completed 19 condition surveys over 4 days across the North Island. Locations included Foxton, Kerikeri and Great Barrier Island.

Our role included detailed condition assessments, maintenance planning, cost management/forecasting and compliance reporting. We focussed on BWOF, hazard registers and registered fire evacuation plans.
Auckland CBD
Tower Hill is a 16-storey apartment building in central Auckland.

Our role has included investigation, remedial design, project management, procurement, contract administration and construction observation.

“The team at ASJ have set themselves apart from other consultants with critical thinking, problem solving, and effective communications. They listen to our requirements and provide cost-effective and practical solutions.”
Grey Lynn
Mount View is a 5 storey apartment building in Auckland.

Our role included investigation, design, contract administration, construction observation monitoring and quality assurance.

"ASJ impressed from the start and were the obvious choice. Hardworking, well-qualified and proactive."
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