Andrew Alexander BSc (Hons) MRICS is a Building Surveyor possessing over 7 years of experience in the industry. He has worked extensively on Residential, Commercial, Retail and Industrial Properties, exhibiting a robust understanding of Project Management, Contract Administration, insurance surveying and a broad range of professional services.
Andrew’s comprehensive experience extends to insurance reinstatement projects and defect diagnosis relating to mid-high net worth and commercial insurance claims, as well as leasehold advisory services for both landlord and tenant. In his previous roles as an associate and head building surveying at a niche West End consultancy, Andrew worked closely with private clients on various professional instructions to cater to their specific needs.
Andrew joins Brawdia in April 2023, specialising in insurance surveying services, project management and contract administration.
We work with both tenants and landlords to assess, cost, negotiate and agree dilapidations claims.
We deal with dilapidations issues across a broad range of property types – from a single floor to portfolios of hundreds of properties.
Our dilapidation services include assessments of potential dilapidations liabilities, negotiation of dilapidations disputes for landlords and tenants, lease interpretation and advice, expert witness opinions.Find out more
Our expert services for health clients cover public and private care sectors, primary and secondary. From GP practices, pharmacies, dental and optometry property to hospitals, care homes, specialist homes and retirement developments.
Whatever your scenario, we have a comprehensive range of surveying and building consultancy services to enhance and maximise healthcare assets, improve patient experience and healthcare delivery, adopt new technology and working practises, and minimise risks.Find out more
Housing Associations &
We offer a range of expertise for housing associations and student accommodation to help them deliver high quality, affordable homes.
We provide quality surveying and building consultancy services, ensure value for money and collaborative working with all stakeholders and contractors on new and existing housing stock.
Student accommodation has grown significantly with the expansion of higher education. We offer expertise to student accommodation developers, investors, operators, lenders, universities and public bodies. We advise on every part of the process, including assessments, valuations, consultancy, transactions, financing and project management.Find out more
Industrial & Logistics
We offer a full range of services for industrial and logistics property and land occupiers, developers, investors and stakeholders across the UK and Ireland.
Whatever your requirement and scenario, from supply, processing and manufacture to storage and distribution, we have a comprehensive range of industrial and logistics surveying, building consultancy and insurance expertise to maximise your assets, minimise risks and get the best outcomes for all stakeholders.Find out more
The leisure and hospitality sectors have grown hugely, reflecting strong consumer demands and lifestyle changes, resulting in diverse new-build, redevelopment and refurbishment projects.
Our expert surveying services for leisure and hospitality operators, developers and other stakeholders include design and project work, pre-acquisition surveys, new-build project management and refurbishment of all types of property. We bring a deep understanding of all issues and fresh thinking to grow the value of assets.Find out more
Mid and high net worth clients are a growing market with which we have a deep understanding of their needs.
Clients include highly successful c-suite executives, celebrities, entrepreneurs, and sports stars. Private clients often have expansive properties and estates requiring a range of surveying services and our exceptional standards of work and service.Find out more
With experience in real estate, we work with a range of stakeholders to ensure the projects are well communicated and progressed.
We offer services for all types of real estate portfolio projects for diverse clients and stakeholders. Our services include pre-acquisition surveys, new-build project management, design and refurbishment projects for leaseholders, tenants, landlords, property managers and developers.Find out more
Retail is fast-changing sector linked to high-profile property, land and high street locations in our towns and cities. It’s a sector which is sensitive to shifts in consumer and technological trends perhaps like no other, and the focus of great interest, innovation and passion across society.
Our expert surveying services for retailers, landlords, investors, developers and other stakeholders include design and project work, pre-acquisition surveys, new-build project management and refurbishment of all types of property. We bring a deep understanding of all issues and fresh thinking to grow the value of assets.Find out more
We offer independent, reliable and expert advice to resolve building and property related disputes. We have made legal representation as Expert Witness under CPR Part 35 and acted as a single joint expert or on individual appointments.
We will act on behalf of insurers, private clients, developers, freeholders and home owners.Find out more
We have knowledge and experience in dealing with listed buildings and historic properties. Our main area of coverage is London, Midlands, East and south east of England.
Our services include building surveys, building pathology reports, specification of repairs, project management and insurance claims of historic/listed buildings and structures. We can also act as a consultant and advisor for gaining listed building and conservation area consents from local authorities.Find out more
Our cost consultancy works alongside the project team providing cost certainty to stakeholders and ensuring successful delivery. We manage any change throughout the project and keep the stakeholders informed of cost change and any foreseeable risks accounted for. We have a large data pool of costs to ensure accuracy in reporting to stakeholders.Find out more
Insurance Management Reinstatement
Following an insured loss (fire, flood, escape of water etc.), our experienced team will attend your property, assess the damage and review any specialist reports. We will then prepare and tender a specification of works for any strip out and reinstatement requirements.
Contract Administering the works from commencement to completion we liaise fully with both policyholder and loss adjuster throughout the project.Find out more
New Build & Refurbishment
Project Management requires a proactive and hands on approach with all parties involved throughout the project process. Any aspects of the project not controlled effectively can have cost and programme delays. We ensure projects are ran effectively, within programme and budgets whilst managing the expectations of all stakeholders.
Our Chartered Surveyors have a vast amount of experience and the right skill set to manage a successful project throughout the UK. Working within commercial, industrial, leisure and retail projects in both new build and refurbishment projects.Find out more
We have expert knowledge and understanding of the Party Wall Act 1996 and act as party wall surveyor for building owner(s), adjoining owner(s) and as agreed surveyor in England and Wales. We have made legal representation for insurers and to County Courts and Tribunal, where we have offered our expert advice to resolve neighbourly disputes and party wall matters.Find out more
Construction Design Management
Health and Safety starts at the implantation of the project and goes on after the project. Brawdia ensure a project is ran efficiently and cost effectively and coordinating Health & Safety with the project team. Brawdia have experience and provide services as a Principle Designer in commercial, industrial and leisure sectors and ensuring the Health & Safety legislation is adhered to by all parties.Find out more
Defect analysis reports are produced for property stakeholders who have concerns about a single or number of defects to a property.
Examples could be cracks on walls, roof problems, damp penetration, condensation or subsidence. We can inspect a property, identify the seriousness of the defect, and produce an analysis report including photographs on the reasons for the problem and propose the best solutions with repair cost estimates.
We can arrange and manage remedial work too, ensuring the required repairs are done correctly and avoiding costly mistakes.Find out more
Technical Due Diligence
Technical due diligence is the structured review, analysis, investigation and gathering of information about the physical characteristics of a property and/or land.
Put into a technical due diligence report, these can be used by a prospective buyer, occupier or financer to make an informed assessment of any risks from a technical perspective.
The process can identify any defects, damage or deficiencies that could impact on the asset’s value or the safety of occupants in the short, medium and long term.Find out more
Value At Risk
The right level of insurance cover is a key element of your risk management strategy, whether you’re a property owner, occupier or investor.
We are experts in reinstatement cost assessments. We help clients avoid being under-insured, which would put them at risk of potential losses in a claim and ensure they do not pay too much if their property has been over-insured in the past.Find out more
Highly experienced and qualified, we are experts in co–ordinating projects with other professionals to ensure all works are completed efficiently, in compliance with quality and regulatory standards, and with minimum disruption.
Key elements include clients, contractors, design, procurement, planning, budget, project lifecycle, quality and financial controls, document management, contract administration, commissioning completion and handover, and managing defect periods.
We can also plan, manage and co–ordinate health-and-safety requirements under CDM Regulations 2015.Find out more
Project monitoring focuses on protecting the client’s interests by identifying and advising on the risks associated with acquiring an interest in a development that is not under their direct control. Project monitoring is also known as development monitoring or acting as the bank, funder or tenant’s surveyor.
We offer project monitoring to a range of client types including funding institutions, which acquire development schemes as an investment on completion, tenants or purchasers committed to leasing or buying a property upon completion, development finance companies, grant funders, PFI funders and end-users. Project monitoring considers the developer and its chosen design and construction team’s performance in a pro-active and timely manner, keeping the client informed to make the best decisions.Find out more
We offer advice on all aspects of subsidence and insurance claims related to our expertise. We advise insurers, loss adjusters and policyholders regarding technical and engineering aspects of building damage and subsidence claims.
Services include specific defect surveys focused on a particular area of a property to assess the seriousness and extent of movement, initial appraisal reports, remedial works, precision monitoring of structures and surrounding land detailed post-investigation reports and design and project management of remedial works.Find out more