Quantity Surveying

Taylor Byrne offers a nationwide quantity surveying service including tax depreciation schedules, replacement cost estimates, insurance valuations, sinking fund forecasts and construction progress assessments.


We provide Australian Tax Office (ATO) compliant tax depreciation advice for investment property owners, builders, real estate agents & property managers as well as tailored body corporate reporting & specialised assessments for the insurance industry.

Tax Depreciation Schedules

A Tax Depreciation Schedule is a professional report prepared by a licensed Quantity Surveyor under Australian Tax Office (ATO) rules. It allows the owner of an income producing property to claim depreciation allowances against any item, structural improvement, building works, specific plant or machinery that is used in the production of a taxable income.

Taylor Byrne provide Tax Depreciation Schedules for income producing residential, commercial or rural properties situated within our coverage areas. Dependent upon location, a Tax Depreciation Schedule can be returned to you within approximately 1 week of us receiving your instruction. 

Replacement Cost Estimates/Insurance Valuations

A Replacement Cost Estimate or Insurance Valuation is a professionally prepared assessment of your property’s replacement value, inclusive of construction costs in that locality, any applicable demolition, site clearance or preparation, professional fees and authority charges, and appropriate allowances for escalation. This assessment is undertaken by a qualified Quantity Surveyor, and can provide certainty to property owners in ensuring their asset is accurately and sufficiently insured.

Taylor Byrne provide Replacement Cost Estimates and Insurance Valuations for any property type including specialised assets situated within our coverage areas. Dependent upon location, a Replacement Cost Estimate or Insurance Valuation can be returned to you within approximately 1 week of us receiving your instruction. 

Sinking Fund Forecast

Sinking Fund Forecasts are prepared for Body Corporates or Owners Corporations to ensure that future capital expenditure, repairs, maintenance costs, or unexpected fees or levies are sufficiently held in reserve by the relevant administration, allowing for the allocation of funds towards such expense items as they arise.

Taylor Byrne provide Sinking Fund Forecasts for Body Corporates and Owners Corporations of all strata complexes sizes and types, including mixed use developments situated within our coverage areas. Dependent upon location, a Sinking Fund Forecast can be returned to you within approximately 1 week of us receiving your instruction. 

Construction Progress Assessments

Taylor Byrne undertakes Construction Progress Assessments for financial lenders, owners and developers, providing independent valuation and quantity surveying advice to aid in the adhesion and compliance of all parties to a building or construction contract.

Our specialised team can assist you in maintaining your financial contract during the construction of any residential, commercial or specialised asset type.

Taylor Byrne provide Construction Progress Assessments of all construction sizes and types within our coverage areas. Dependent upon location, a Construction Progress Assessments can be returned to you within approximately 1 week of us receiving your instruction. 

Contact your local Taylor Byrne Branch or Head Office on (07) 3840 3000; Brisbane@taylorbyrne.com.au

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