Cost Management / Quantity Surveying

Insurance Valuations

  • Accurate valuations of rebuilding costs to avoid over- or under-insurance
  • Property damage assessment
  • Scope of works recommendations
  • Support for insurers and loss adjusters on damaged buildings’ cost appraisals


Among the services provided by Bruce Shaw is building insurance valuations. The company provides support for insurers and loss adjusters who are preparing reconstruction cost appraisals for damaged buildings, as well as for property owners’ portfolios.

Accurate valuations of rebuilding costs are essential in avoiding over-insurance and in minimising exposure to under-insurance.

Bruce Shaw’s building insurance valuations service can include property damage assessment, scope of works recommendations, review and re-inspection of claims, risk management, closing assistance and mediation/arbitration.

Accurate insurance valuations ensure sufficient cover, minimise premiums, facilitates negotiations with tenants, validates against published benchmark data and provides information for the asset database.