Commercial Success


With our independence and commercial approach, we can deliver the right project outcomes and value for you.

Cost Management & Quantity Surveying

To achieve commercial success, you need to work with experts who are always searching for something better. By proactively managing costs and using key project drivers and success criteria, our team ensures best value by working closely with you and your stakeholders to achieve the highest quality results. Delivering on project objectives, facilitating informed asset decisions and placing your needs first are all core components of our cost management service. This is how RLB provides confidence in commercial management at every stage of a project’s life cycle, from the development of the business case and feasibility studies, through value engineering and procurement to project delivery.

Enhance value across the project life cycle

Assets often start to be used as soon as they are completed, which is why we understand that their useful working lives commence at that time. RLB is passionate about providing robust cost management services that consider life cycle costs and whole life costs. As part of our holistic approach, we provide options appraisals and assessments of embodied and in-use carbon. Our experts will give the advice you need to make decisions that extend the life and value of your assets.

Make informed, data-driven decisions

It is imperative you have access to trusted data so you can make informed decisions throughout the entire project process and beyond. Using our powerful data analytics software, we will provide you with customised dashboards and live reports. With our in-house cost management tools, you will be able to clearly understand your options and decisions related to property assets. We have the expertise to guide you to innovative, cost-effective solutions that deliver the most value.

Improve your odds of commercial success

The key to commercial success, regardless of the project’s size or scope, is to balance quality with cost. Our experts rank among the world’s best cost managers, so we know how to secure value for money. Using our global experience and industry expertise, coupled with our innovative tools and real-time data, we can provide cost control management services that will achieve the right balance between your business objectives and the costs involved.

Make the best choices with confidence

A project must be undertaken with the confidence that your investment will deliver value as efficiently and effectively as possible. We will apply our proven cost management, monitoring and reporting processes to your project to ensure you control costs and balance your budget. In managing your property assets, we will always place your needs first, helping you to meet your project objectives and providing you with the information you need to make better, more informed decisions.

Experience & Capabilities

Empowering success through expertise

  • Contract Administration and Employer’s Agent

  • Commercial Assurance and Portfolio Evaluation

  • Cost Benchmarking and Cost Intelligence

  • Cost Planning and Cost Modelling

  • Feasibility Studies

  • Life Cycle Cost

  • Procurement

  • Risk Management

  • Value Engineering and Value Management

Value & Impact

How we’ve helped others meet their challenges




BT Group, the UK’s leading telecommunications and network provider, has embarked on a nationwide ‘Better Workplace’ programme to consolidate its offices from 300 to 30. The centrepiece of this consolidation programme – the biggest of its type in UK history – is One Braham in London. This future-focused workplace, now home to 3,500 employees, encourages collaboration, connection, creativity and innovation.

“The cost management and employer’s agent team at RLB has been excellent. As we continue to develop sites, they are an integral part of our projects to ensure we achieve our deadlines with minimal risk and on budget.”

Phil Jones


Commercial Success


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Sam Barnes
Sam Barnes

Partner - National Head of Cost Management