Buildings & Highrise

Our expert building/ high rise experience is extensive, from tall commercial towers, to retail and residential.  Our experts have worked on a variety of buildings, spanning five continents, advising on a wide range of aspects such as contractor termination, defects valuations, final account settlements and insurance valuation advice.

Buildings & High-rise examples

  • Mixed-use Skyscraper

    A multi-storey mixed-use development in the UAE, consisting of a complex of three towers, where the project was terminated following slow progress to the works.

    Blackrock Expert Services was appointed as both programming and quantum expert to investigate the delay to each of the contractual milestones, and the incurred costs.

  • Building Refurbishment

    Refurbishment of existing buildings into a distillery, including associated mechanical and electrical (M&E) works.

    Blackrock Expert Services was appointed as Adjudicator in a dispute regarding breach of contract and payment of notified sums.

  • Multi-storey Office Building

    Refurbishment of multiple floors of an office building where design issues and logistics caused delay and disruption.

    Blackrock Expert Services provided independent expert witness evidence in relation to an extension of time claim on five relevant delay events.

  • Commercial Mix-use Premises

    Multi-story building that underwent substantial structural and internal refurbishment by the landlord while the existing sitting tenant ran a successful business from the ground-floor premises. The tenant took proceedings against the landlord for disruption due to extended duration of the works.

    Blackrock Expert Services provided an independent expert report on good project management practice for a project of this type, and what would be traditionally expected by contractors on similar projects.