About Habitat Building Consultancy

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Having a good understanding of the Strata industry, Habitat Building Consultancy can assist Owner’s Corporations and Strata Managers with building defect reports, remedial building defect projects of all sizes, from small to large, insurance work, or strata maintenance.

We work on building projects of all sizes – including everything from a leaking roof or bathroom in a private home or unit, to large strata title residences with numerous building defect issues.

Working closely with our Clients, whether they be individual Owners, Owners Corporations and Strata Managers etc., we aim to achieve the best possible outcome for each respective property, with a particular focus on quality workmanship, delivering jobs on time, on budget, with outstanding customer service, from initial inspection, tendering the works through to completion of the subsequent remedial works.

We take pride in our core values of integrity, excellence and personalised, responsive, customer service.  We delight in providing our clients with cost-effective services, offering practical remedial building solutions and quality documentation.

As experts in the investigation of building defects, and the preparation of relevant reports, Habitat Building Consultancy is able to provide advice and guidance in Home Owner’s Warranty Insurance, Office of Fair trading (OFT) and NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) matters. Our building reports are set out as required by the NCAT and we fully abide by the Expert Code of Conduct.

Adam Nash-Smith

Building Consultant Sydney - Adam Nash-Smith

Adam Nash-Smith is a qualified building consultant with over 25 years’ experience in the structural engineering, construction, remedial building and building assessment industries, both in Australia and in the UK.

Having worked for Consulting Engineers, Remedial Building Contractors and Home Owners Warranty Insurance companies over the course of his career, Adam has gained a broad range of experience on ‘all sides of the fence’ across the construction and remedial building industries. This experience encompasses a variety of properties, including new and existing domestic, commercial and industrial buildings. Adam is well-placed to provide expert advice to assist his Clients.

As an accomplished building consultant he can offer a wide range of building consulting services, including building defect inspections, end of warranty assessments & reports, forensic engineering, water ingress and waterproofing issues, building condition reports, dilapidation reports, managing tenders, contract administration and ‘works in progress’ reports. Adam is also experienced in dispute mediation, including facilitating and co-ordinating the return of the original Builder to site.

Adam is a full member of the Institute of Building Consultants of NSW, and a member of the Institute of Structural Engineers (UK).

Qualified Building Consultant Sydney - Member of the Institute of Building Consultants of NSW