At the core of DCMS we produce all types of building surveys. Typically used by Architects, Interior designers, Engineers, Building Owners & Retailers, our general surveys can be customized to fit your needs. Schools, franchises, gas stations or restaurants we’re often called in to develop and execute Real Estate surveys of all kinds for different types of portfolios.
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General Building surveys
At the core of DCMS we produce all types of building site plans and building surveys. Typically used by Architects, Interior designers, Engineers, Building Owners & Retailers, our general surveys can be customized to fit your needs. Schools, franchises, gas stations or restaurants we’re often called in to develop and execute Real Estate surveys of all kinds for different types of portfolios.
DCMS always delivers our building surveys with consistency using a myriad of software to facilitate and expedite projects while minimizing the risk of working with obsolete or inaccurate information. Our surveys are built using different data capture technologies such as LiDAR scans, Photogrammetry & point-to-point laser or even repurposing your own building legacy blueprints and plans.
We deliver our surveys in Adobe PDF, AutoCAD, Excel Spreadsheets and Revit using or developing your own templates to avoid any waste of resources. Our surveys can include Architectural, Structural & Mechanical features, along with BOMA & REBNY area calculations as singular deliverables or included in a comprehensive survey along building photography, virtual visits, etc.
DCMS also assists Architects & Interior Designers in the production of Architectural constructions and permit sets across North America. Our clients trust DCMS because of our delivery speed, document quality and very competitive pricing.
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Top 10 Faqs for Building Survey Services
1. What is an as built survey?
2. Why are as built surveys important?
3. How often should I have an as built survey done?
4. What factors influence the cost of an as built survey?
5. Can I do my own as built survey?
6. How long does an as built survey take to complete?
7. What type of equipment is used for an as built survey?
8. What kind of data is collected during an as built survey?
9. How is the data from an as built survey used?
What is an As Built Survey?
An As Built Survey is a comprehensive survey of a site or building that records existing conditions. It is used to create an as-built record that can be used for comparison against the design drawings or other baseline information.
Why are As Built Surveys Important?
As built surveys are important because they provide an accurate representation of the current condition of a site or building. This information can be used to make informed decisions about future changes, renovations, or repairs.
How Often Should I Have an As Built Survey Done?
The frequency of as built surveys will depend on the needs of the project. For example, if you are planning a major renovation, you will likely need more than one as built survey to track the progress of the work.
What Factors Influence the Cost of an As Built Survey?
There are several factors that can influence the cost of an as built survey, including the size and complexity of the site or building, the number of surveys required, and the level of detail needed.
Can I Do My Own As Built Survey?
It is possible to do your own as built survey, but it is generally recommended that you hire a professional surveyor. Professional surveyors have the experience and equipment necessary to produce accurate and reliable results.
How Long Does an As Built Survey Take to Complete?
The time required to complete an as built survey will depend on the size and complexity of the site or building. Generally, small projects can be surveyed in a few hours, while larger projects may take several days.
What Type of Equipment is Used for an As Built Survey?
As built surveys are typically conducted with GPS equipment, but other types of surveying equipment, such as total stations or robotic stations, can also be used.
What Kind of Data is Collected During an As Built Survey?
During an as built survey, a variety of data is collected, including measurements of distance, elevation, and location. This data is then used to create a map or 3D model of the site or building.
How is the Data from an As Built Survey Used?
The data from an as built survey can be used for a variety of purposes, such as creating as-built records, comparing against design drawings, or making decisions about future changes.