Who pays the bill?

When things go wrong on a building project, how do you determine who is at fault and who should pick up the tab?

A new high rise apartment development off Auckland's Symonds Street has hit just this snag, with owners taking legal action against Auckland Council to try and resolve the issue. Our lead Building Surveyor Gérard Ball was recently asked to comment on this situation for the news website Stuff.

Read The Article Here 

At Babbage we have a team of experts that are trained in dealing with these situations, they regularly provide their Expert Witness skills and experience to investigate and mediate in such litigious matters. To learn more about the services we offer please go to our services page.

Expert Evidence, Arbitration and Peer Review


NZIBS building inspector Gerard Ball says properties that make the grade like this one in Flat Bush, south Auckland, are increasingly few and far between.