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Konstantina Karacosta

B.Sc (Hons), MCRS

Associate Quantity Surveyor

Cost Management

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About

Professional Summary

Konstantina is a highly experienced Associate Director who is leading and overseeing projects in the UK, Cyprus, and EMEA. Created internal cost database system for global clients such as Apple, WPP,  Roche, and BUPA. 

Konstantina is heavily involved in the Occupiers Insight London Fit-out Market. She is responsible for the collection and analysis of data that is included in this Colliers’ bi-annual publication. The report provides essential information and increases commercial awareness to our clients, suppliers, and the industry generally.

MRICS Chartered Quantity Surveyor and APC Mentor with experience in office, retail, private residential, and public sector. 

Accomplishments

Recent projects include:

  • Apple (combined 36,000sq. ft / $8.4m+ / 2021-present) – Refurbishment and relocation of Apple’s projects at Moscow, Istanbul, and London. Konstantina is managing the local teams and ensuring client satisfaction by managing the expected outcomes.
  • BUPA, Project Oslo (combined 24,000 sq. ft / £10m+ / 2021-present) – Cat-B fit-out of newly acquired space in eight locations in Scotland, North and South UK. She is responsible for the selection and appointment of contractors as part of the framework tendering process. Konstantina is the lead QS for all the sites and is responsible for developing and monitoring the client’s budget while maintaining an updated rate card in line with the latest design specifications across all sites.
  • Roche (2020) – Konstantina created a new product and worked with the EMEA Data and Reporting Analyst team to successfully deliver this innovative internal cost database system to the client. The internal cost database system includes a capital estimating tool for future projects.
  • WPP, Rose Court (240,000 sq. ft / £70m+ / 2018-2020) – Konstantina was the lead QS for a high intervention CAT A office refurbishment including full façade replacement in Central London.
  • WPP, Rivierstaete Amsterdam-Zuid, (200,000 sq. ft / €30m+ / 2018-2020). - Co-Location of WPP operating companies into one campus in Amsterdam. She was responsible for the cost management and reporting of all the construction works and variations for all the tenants. She also led the negotiation, from a cost perspective, for the landlord’s contribution
  • WPP, Sea Container House
  • Abu-Dhabi military – Secondment position as a Quantity surveyor for the preparation and quantification of Bill of Quantities for the Abu-Dhabi military airbase.

Education

University of Reading BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying (Obtained: 2:1)

 

Memberships & Involvements

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) MRICS Chartered Quantity Surveyor

Services

Service Lines

Project & Building Consultancy

Property Type

Hotels, London Offices

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