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Building surveyors provide technical advice to construction and property professionals, as well as to property owners, developers and Contractors.

The best building surveyors have commercial awareness, a love of construction and a good knowledge of legislation.

01. Our Vision

To be the Built Environment Construction Consultants of choice amongst Property Owners, Developers and all built environment professionals in KZN with special focus on SMME enterprises and/or Joint Ventures. This includes collating the expertise of all fellow team players – in a productive and cost effective process. Teams win the game, not the individuals.

02. Our Mission

We will provide all our stakeholders with honest professional advice, integrity in all dealings and excellent service and back-up support without exception. We will strive to promote good building practices and controls for the betterment of the Industry through sound management objectives on projects we are employed to assist with.

03. Our Values

Every company has a back bone, we believe that company values, our values as employers, employers and contributors have the biggest impact on positive outcomes. Culturally this needs to be developed and engaged in every organisation. This must be achieved through sound management principles, the rule of law and respect for all South Africans.

04. Expanding Goals

Business goals should always evolve. It is important to remember that goal setting doesn’t have to be only about revenue. It could relate to innovation, employee retention, service offerings, or anything that is important.
Our expanding goals are to contribute our many years of expertise through sound mentorship assistance to emerging contractors and new professionals for many years to come.

Our Company

WTP Livsey Build Consult provides professional advice on property and construction, which spans across residential, commercial, industrial, tourism & leisure markets. We work on the design, development & management of new buildings as well as the restoration and maintenance of existing ones. The nature of the work ranges from the design and integration modules of large, multi-million rand structures to modest adaptations and repairs, and includes working with buildings of architectural, environmental or historic importance.

This is a very skilled field and includes advising on various aspects of buildings at different stages of development including areas of problem solving, civil/commercial legal & safety compliance, building pathology and dispute resolution (ADR).

WTP Livsey Build Consult often undertake project work on preventative measures to keep buildings & Developments in good condition and look to make buildings sustainable. Planned Maintenance and Systems audits are advocated in many instances. We may be called upon to Mediate, Adjudicate or Arbitrate in Building or Sectional Title disputes or to act as expert witness in court where cases of building regulations have been breached or Common Law Disputes arise on building defects, quality & quantity conflicts, Health & Safety Compliance & Contractor disputes.

Our Values


We value our customers quality requirements, adherence to relevant legislation, budget objectives & shareholders agreements.


We will do this with an objective top-down culture & approach with employment creation within our community and our long-term business commitment to the Built Environment in mind.


We value teamwork, integrity, equity & fairness, mutual trust & respect, customer service, accountability and environmental commitment & safety.


We will remain accredited and adhere to the requirements of the South African Institute of Health & Safety, Workman’s Compensation Commission (COID), Master Builders Association (MBA -KZN), National Association of Managing Agents, South African National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC), Arbitration Association of South Africa(AoA), Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors(RICS) and SACPCMP.


We will remain owner managed within joint ventures and synergies to maximise the benefit to our Clients and ensure the requirements to be an exempt micro (EME) and Value added enterprise ( VAE) for BEE Classification whilst remembering and participating in our Social & Community responsibility initiatives.


We will impart our skills and knowledge to emerging Contractors to ensure our joint participation in an active mentorship program for the future of our Children and our Country.


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Val Livsey

Managing Director