Area Measurement - (GIA, NIA, GEA, GIFA, IPMS & ITZA)
An accurate area measurement is invaluable in today's property market, for both residential and commercial use.

Whether it is for selling or leasing a property, rent review or for valuation purposes an accurate measurement is essential, and gives an impartial sq ft/sq m of a property in both plan and tabled form.

We survey all types of property, from a studio flat to a high street shop or a large commercial/industrial building. The reasons for undertaking an accurate area calculation include:

  • Selling or leasing a residential or commercial building
  • Valuing a potential property for purchase/lease
  • Ground rent calculations
  • ​Space planning
  • Rental review
  • Sq ft disputes & arbitration
  • Business rates review
  • Retail zoning calculations
  • Feasability studies

All of our plans and area calculations adhere to the RICS Code Of Measuring Practice. We can provide the results in plan format or in a schedule tailored to the clients required details. This can include individual room sq ft's, communal area sq ft's, floor by floor measurements and overall building calculations.

We will also supply a duty of care letter if requested, confirming the sq ft to be accurate and that the calculations can be assigned to any purchaser.

The types of area measurement we offer are:

  • GIA - Gross Internal Area
  • NIA - Net Internal Area
  • GEA - Gross External Area
  • GIFA - Gross Internal Floor Area
  • IPMS - International Property Measurement Standards
  • ITZA - Retail Rating & Zonal Calculations

Please contact us for a quote, or for more details on our measuring services and area calculation.