QSD Profile

The Quantity Surveying Division is the biggest division in the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors. 

Quantity surveyors are professionals who have been trained as construction cost consultants. We have expert knowledge of costs, values, finance, contractual arrangements and legal matters in the construction field.
Quantity surveyors can provide appropriate services to suit various demands and our major employers include:

- Private developers
- Professionals quantity surveying firms
- Government departments and related bodies 
- Contractors 
- Mining and petro-chemical companies 
- Insurance companies 


From building construction, civil and structural engineering to petro-chemicals and mineral extraction, all are areas in which quantity surveyors are equipped to provide advice. The following are the principal services rendered by quantity surveyors: 

- Cost Planning
- Life Cycle Costing
- Value Management
- Value Engineering
- Project Management
- Preliminary Cost Advice
- Procurement Methods
- Contractual Advice
- Tendering
- Valuation of Construction Work
- Cost Control & Financial Management
- Financial Claims & Programme Analysis 
- Dispute Resolution
- Insurance Advice