Company Profile: OBQS are construction cost consultants that have a wide range of experience in all aspects of construction; bringing projects through the full building cycle from feasibility stage to completion, ensuring clients receive the best cost advice and consequently excellent value for money. Lisa has been working alongside www.concretebuilt.ie bringing awareness to the benefits of concrete built homes.
Seminar Title: The First Steps are the Key Steps
Seminar Description: This presentation outlines the first steps that need to be taken into consideration before building your new home. The first steps are the key steps, this presentation gives an insight in to some of the important things to keep in mind throughout this stage. From the professionals you will need to engage with, to making sure you are using the right materials to build your home, this presentation will give you some useful tips as you begin to plan your build.
Speaker Profile: Lisa O’Brien has been the resident QS on RTE One’s popular renovation show “Room to Improve” for Series 10 (2017) and Series 11 (2018); managing homeowners expectations and Architect Dermot Bannon’s inspirations. Lisa founded her practice O’Brien Quantity Surveyors in 2006 providing a professional and personal Quantity Surveying service to both private clients and contractors. Lisa has a solid background in construction graduating from Bolton Street DIT with a Diploma in Construction Technology in 2000. Lisa completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Construction Economics on a part time basis while emerging herself in the Industry; she graduated with an Honors degree in 2004. In 2006, Lisa completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Applied Building Repair & Conservation in Trinity College Dublin.