Rochelhill Consulting is a specialist provider of Cost Planning Services incorporating:
Our experience incorporates projects completed through Rochelhill Consulting and as a Senior Cost Planner with Lendlease (35 years) and Quantity Surveyor at WT Partnership.
Founder, Philip Cooper, provides a wealth of practical experience in Cost Planning, Value Management, Construction and Project Planning based on the strong disciplines of Cost Planning with scrutiny of design solutions and robust Cost Analysis of Value Options.
Rochelhill Consulting can deliver varying levels of Cost Plans from High Level Estimates through to Contract Commitments for both Project Management and Open Tenders in fit-out, refurbishment and new construction for a range of sectors including residential, commercial, retail, industrial, educational, Data Centres, theatre, opera houses and infra-structure for both private and government clients.
We engage with and give confidence to the Client by providing a robust review of the design, quantification and costing to achieve a value added solution for each project. We have a great rapport with all consultants particularly Quantity Surveyors for which consensus can be paramount.
We can work in your office or we can provide external services. Rochelhill Consulting is setup to measure on OST (On Screen Take-off) software package and deliver your Cost Plan in Excel format for flexibility and analysis.
Rochelhill Consulting Pty Ltd has its own Certificates of Cover for Public Liability, Professional Indemnity and Workers Compensation Insurances for its Contractors and these can be provided upon request.
We engage with and give confidence to the Client by providing a robust review of the design, quantification and costing to achieve a value added solution for each project.
We excel in analysing complex design & construction issues, identifying a cost effective solution to meet the project’s financial targets by minimizing risks yet embracing all the statutory, company and contractual responsibilities by driving cost competitive solutions through a high level of knowledge and experience.
We are your team player who can manage responsibilities in a timely manner, co-ordinate with both your internal resources and external consultants and clients with respect within the industry for honesty and integrity.
Founded in Sydney Australia, in 2017 to leverage our founders 48 years experience which was gained in Cost Planning and Project Management for both new construction and refurbishment projects. This was performed across an extensive range of building types and construction sectors.
With a focus on the unique requirements of each Client, collaboration with all Design Consultants and having a broad experience in project management, construction planning, programming, and buildability, Rochelhill Consulting can provide a structured cost plan to match the Clients financial drivers.
Altus Group engaged Philip Cooper’s services (through Rochelhill Consulting Pty Ltd) for 12 months providing Cost Management Services on the $228m Sydney Opera House Renewal project.
“Our experience with Philip is that he is easy to work with and effectively communicates his ideas. He provided cost credibility and certainty to some of the most unique design solutions with an approach to seek out market coverage. His analysis is both accurate and targeted backed up with appropriate detail yet presented as an executive summary”.
Project Odeon engaged Philip Cooper from Rochelhill Consulting Pty Ltd since October 2017 to assist our organisation in the preparation of tender estimates for a range of projects including office fitouts, refurbishment of clubs and veterinary facilities.
"Philip’s ability to identify issues that may not be documented, assess the risk, provide a number of options and recommend solutions that can be incorporated into submissions and project cost plans are and can be invaluable to any business. His impressive skill set and competency is seldom found in the industry and would be very happy to recommend his services."
Is the Tender Price the Final Cost ?
The Tender Price only reflects the following issues:
How much should I allow for Variations?
It depends on the above issues being closed out prior to tendering.
As all construction is bespoke, a experienced Cost Planner can analyse the project risks and suggest an appropriate budget be allowed to cover the real cost.
Prison Bed Capacity Program (as Cost Manager for Justice Infrastructure & Assets)
Prison Bed Capacity Program has a $3.8 billion budget to increase the state’s prison capacity by about 7,000 beds as part of a record investment in the correctional system - delivering long-term capacity for the state’s facilities
Sydney Opera House (as Consultant for Altus Group)
$228m Renewal of Concert Hall, Joan Sullivan Theatre including Theatre upgrades, acoustic, fire and accessibility requirements within a heritage listed building
Below is a sample of the types of projects we have successfully completed.
We'd love to hear from you! Please contact us at your convenience so we can discuss your project.
40 Raglan Street, Mosman, NSW 2088, AU
Our team are available to meet and discuss your project by appointment.
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