Blue Chip Building Consultants Pty Ltd

Chris Short


  • Pre-purchase inspections of established homes
  • Construction and handover inspections for new homes
  • Technical reports (structural, damp)
  • Disputes about building work
  • Project and construction management

Chris Short

PO Box 1141
Stirling SA 5152

Mobile: 0419556655
Business: 8339 8333


Blue Chip Building Consultants Pty Ltd is a specialist building inspection and project management firm. 

Existing buildings are inspected prior to purchase and are assessed for their intended use, especially to identify any existing or potential problems. 

Maintenance schedules are prepared for apartments and home unit complexes.

Assessments cover materials, safety, short and long term maintenance issues, new construction, alterations, renovations and compliance with relevant Australian Standards. Residential, commercial and investment properties are all covered.

Chris Short is the Senior Building Consultant and Company Principal, and has worked in the building industry since 1973. He is a Fellow and Life Member of the Association of Building Consultants and an Associate Member of the Institute of Arbitrators and Mediators Australia. He is available to produce technical reports and act as an Expert Witness in building-related disputes.

His wide experience and qualifications include:

  • Registered Building Inspector
  • Category 1 Licensed Builder (unrestricted licence)
  • accredited Swimming Pool Safety Inspector
  • tertiary qualifications in company law
  • wide experience in technical writing

Blue Chip’s advice is objective, ethical and always based on practical experience. If you are buying a building or constructing one, protect your investment and have it professionally inspected by Blue Chip. See our website for testimonials -