Institute of Building Consultants

Established in 1994, the Institute of Building Consultants (IBC), which is made up of property-related professionals, is a division of Master Builders that provides consultancy services to the community, the building and construction industry, and other Master Builders members.

Master Builders building consultant members have the opportunity to join the IBC and receive additional membership benefits, such as regular updates and events, competitively priced insurance, and representation on important industry issues.

What IBC members do

IBC members provide a complete consultancy service to the community and the building and construction industry.

Some of the functions and professions performed by IBC members are:

  • Pre-purchase building inspections 
  • Pest inspections 
  • Pest management 
  • Quality assurance 
  • Building inspections (residential and commercial) 
  • Dispute resolution and mediation 
  • Conciliation 
  • Contract disputes 
  • Arbitration  
  • Expert witness 
  • Evaluation/feasibility studies 
  • Contract administration 
  • Building certification 
  • Structural design 
  • Design drafting 
  • Estimating 
  • Legal advice and representation 
  • Loss adjustment 
  • Insurance disputes