Building Surveying

Building surveying is at the heart of what we do at Hendry. From design and construction to divesting or acquiring, we’re the compliance expert at your side.

We work with you and your stakeholders to understand your compliance requirements. With end-to-end services across every stage in a building and property’s lifecycle.

OUR SERVICES

Whether it’s a new development or a sophisticated fit-out, we are your full-service building compliance partner. For over 35 years, we’ve been the safe pair of hands for leading property owners, developers, and managers. Our building surveying experts combine local knowledge with Australian regulatory standards to keep your organisation and building portfolio compliant and safe. 

Select a building lifecycle stage to discover how we can help.

  • Design & Construct
  • Certify & Commission
  • Maintain & Operate
  • Modify or Enhance
  • Decommission or Divest

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Performance Solution Consultancy

We work with you and your design team to develop performance solutions for innovative design options. We also demonstrate compliance with the National Construction Code.

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Design Certification

We check your design against applicable building regulations – National Construction Code and Australian Standards. 

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Building Approvals/Permits

We guide you through the required building permit/approvals process. We also issue the required approval to build. This will show that your design meets relevant building legislation.

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Construction Inspections

We undertake key inspections during construction to verify that work is in accordance with regulations and relevant approved documents.

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Building Compliance Consultancy

We identify gaps that may pose a risk to your design, safety and occupancy. We’re with you at every stage, from conceptual planning to completion.

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Building Appeals Advice

We can help you put together comprehensive compliance cases in instances where you feel there has been an unfavourable verdict.

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Access Consulting

We work with you to achieve compliance with the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 Access to Premises Standards by ensuring appropriate, equitable access solutions are incorporated in your building. 

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Final Inspections

We undertake final inspections to verify that the building work has been completed in accordance with the regulations and permit. We also issue occupancy approvals and final certificates.

Post Remediation Verification Assessment (Mould)

Commissioning Certificate Assessments

We review and assess installation and commissioning certificates for the building construction. This includes the operation of building services to confirm they operate as intended.

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Use/Occupancy Approvals

We issue use/occupancy approvals and final certificates to allow the use of your building in accordance with your relevant building approval.

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Access Consulting

We work with you to achieve compliance with the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 Access to Premises Standards by ensuring appropriate, equitable access solutions are incorporated in your building.

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Building Compliance Consultancy

We review existing building documents and inspect your building to identify gaps that may pose a risk to you and your occupants.

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Building Use Assessment

We conduct building use assessments to understand how occupants are working and/or living in your building. We compare this against the existing approvals and advise on the compliance condition.

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Expert Witness

We provide expertise for a range of legal proceedings. Our service includes lawyer consultations, liaisons with building regulatory authorities and expert opinion testimony in court.

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Access Consulting

We work with you to achieve compliance with the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 Access to Premises Standards by ensuring appropriate, equitable access solutions are incorporated in your building.

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Building Approvals/Permits

We guide you through the required building permit/approvals process. We also issue the required approval to build. This will show that your design meets relevant building legislation.

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Building Compliance Consultancy

We review existing building documents and inspect your building to identify gaps that may pose a risk to you and your occupants.

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Technical Due Diligence

We assess all aspects of your building and existing compliance documents. Then, we provide a report on the state of compliance. This includes regulatory and life safety risks that your project needs to consider.

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Inspections & Final Certificates

We undertake final inspections to verify that the building work has been completed in accordance with the regulations and permit. We also issue occupancy approvals and final certificates.

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Building Compliance Consultancy

We review existing building documents and inspect your building to identify gaps that may pose a risk to you and your occupants. We work with you to develop and finalise a strategy that assists with the divesting of the building.

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Technical Due Diligence

We assess all aspects of your building and existing compliance documents. Then, we provide a report on the state of compliance. This includes regulatory and life safety risks that your project needs to consider. We are able to provide purchaser and vendor reports.

Need advice about your next development or building project?

Our experts can advise you at every stage in your building’s lifecycle.

WHY CHOOSE US?

Multi-skilled experience

With over 250 years of combined experience across multiple disciplines, our team knows what they’re doing and how to do it right.
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Multi-skilled experience

With over 250 years of combined experience across multiple disciplines, our team knows what they’re doing and how to do it right.

National team, local experts

As Australia’s most trusted building compliance partner, we advise on local buildings and multi-state projects.
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National team, local experts

As Australia’s most trusted building compliance partner, we advise on local buildings and multi-state projects.

On the pulse

We’re always on top of the latest health and safety legislation across all states and territories. Your safety is our priority.
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On the pulse

We’re always on top of the latest health and safety legislation across all states and territories. Your safety is our priority.

Testimonials from our clients

Erin Oxley SHAPE

Our experience with Hendry over the last 2 years has been positive & rewarding. I have been pleased with the quality & detail of their work, which has saved SHAPE time and allowed us to understand the overall compliance of our projects.

Deneth Peris Mode Design

I have worked with Hendry over the past 4 years in my role at MODE. The quality of service, their knowledge and professionalism and the willingness to help have made working with them immensely positive and rewarding.

Akki Singh SKS Group

Since 2013, Hendry has consistently provided quality building surveying & consulting services across a number of our large developments, including the DoubleTree Waterfront by Hilton. Their consultants always deliver clear & timely compliance advice, allowing our projects to proceed without delay. I highly recommend Hendry and the expertise of their Perth team.

David Mansfield Mansfield Property Advisory

MPA has used Hendry to undertake compliance due diligence and capital expenditure forecasting for a number of large commercial property acquisitions. Hendry’s practitioners provide practical and thorough technical advice which aligns with the client focussed objectives of our service delivery model.

Carl Payne Donovan Payne Architect

Wwe have completed many [projects] using the certification services of Hendry; and working in particular with building surveyor Quintin Kleyn. The projects have ranged from $3 million to $22 million; and have presented the design team members with complexities and challenges across all disciplines. The Hendry contribution has been constructive and much appreciated...We have no hesitation in recommending their services for similar projects.

Paul Reed Infraco (Telstra)

Our experience with Hendry over the last couple of years has been positive & rewarding. I have been pleased with Hendry’s engagement and willingness to work with Telstra to satisfy our needs. This includes the quality & detail of their reporting, which has saved Telstra time and allowed us to understand the overall compliance rating of our portfolio of assets.

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