All the necessary documentation has now gone out to the builders to prepare a cost estimate. This process is to ensure that the proposed building works are within budget. This is likely to take about 4-5 weeks, so there will be little progress next month.
Providing the figures come back on target, it will be all systems go with the next stage - Design Development. There have been instances where cost estimates have come in under budget, however this is very rare. But how good would that be?