Stay on track and on budget
New projects present exciting opportunities and challenges. But for many building owners and tenants, managing a large-scale project can be onerous at best. Colliers Building Consultancy has a wide range of skills and expertise that we can draw upon to support you with the development of your project or investment through the full project life cycle or for individual tasks. We advocate on your behalf to ensure your project is completed on time and within budget.
PROJECT AND COST MANAGEMENT
Our project management team provides you with a single point of responsibility for all your construction projects – providing end to end support for the development, construction and renovation of property and facilities including fit outs and workplace transformation. Our services are tailored to meet the needs of each client, both on a project by project and portfolio basis.
TECHNICAL DUE DILIGENCE / BUILDING SURVEYS / REINSTATEMENT SURVEYS
- Review of planning consents and permits
- Review of available as-built documentation
- Review of maintenance documentation
- Environmental Stage 1 and Stage 2 analysis
- Physical inspection of the asset
- Review of Cap-ex and Op-ex budgets
- Review of lease agreements
- Geodetic verifications (Area checks)
- In-use services review (Warranty/guarantee management, replacement cost estimates, major repairs, adaptations and improvements)
- Technical opinion of building standard
- Schedule of defects, budget costings and cash flow forecasts
- Support in negotiations
GREEN BUILDING ADVISORY
Green Building Certification ensures that the Client’s asset achieves international recognition in respect of its sustainable characteristics, bringing increased value in a cost/value focused environment. We seek low-cost, high-result solutions bringing added value to our Clients.
Phase I: Evaluation of LEED® Certification Potential
Phase II: LEED® Certification Strategy
Phase III: LEED Pre-Certification Services
Phase IV: Design Phase Submittals
Phase V: Construction Phase Submittals
Phase VI: Project Close Out
Phase I: Evaluation of BREEAM Assessment
Phase II: BREEAM Certification Strategy & Implementation
Phase III: BREEAM Design Stage Submittals
Phase IV: BREEAM Post-Completion Stage Submittals
Phase V: Project Close Out
BANK / INVESTOR SERVICES - PROJECT MONITORING
We provide a service to banks / investors whereby we monitor the development of a project ensuring the designers and developer fulfil their obligations with regard to cost quality and time.
- Validation of project feasibility
- Planning and permitting review
- Environmental review
- Budget, equity contribution and cash flow reviews
- Contract reviews
- Project planning and management procedure reviews
- Verification of conditions precedent
- Site quality and safety reviews
- Progress status review
- Confirmation of conditions precedent
- Verification of costs to date and draw-down approval
- Confirmation of project close-out
Workplace consultancy is an analytical approach to optimizing the Occupier’s value from the space it uses, by considering the processes undertaken within the space, the working patterns of the occupants, the culture of the Occupier, benchmarks within the Occupiers industry, trends in the Occupier’s peer group and presenting innovative solutions, engaging new technologies, ways of working and space solutions to create a more efficient environment and at the same time delivering improved facilities, together with reducing cost and improving productivity.
- Data collection and analysis
- Recommendations and Space budgeting
- Strategic planning and Change management
- Communication management
- Space planning
- Interior design
- Furniture advisory
- IT advisory
Here are the answers to questions you may have about the Project Management process.
What do Colliers’ Project Management services include?
Our Project Management experts will provide you with a wide range of services, including design team selection and management, document review, construction delivery management, quality assurance, risk management and financial controls. If your needs include tenant acquisition, lease negotiations or building operations, you might be interested in exploring our other services and specializations, such as Tenant Representation services or Real Estate Management Services.
What can I expect during the construction process?
We approach each project in phases depending on the scale. Our team of professionals oversees each phase, including:
- Inception / Feasibility phase, during which our team will help establish a budget and schedule and select a design team.
- Design phase, during which we help your team develop, modify, review and approve plans for the building or property and obtain necessary approvals.
- Bid phase, during which we help you select the right construction team to meet your needs.
- Construction phase, during which we help you complete construction of your project on time and on budget.
- Occupancy phase, during which we help you to make a seamless transition to the new space, commission the mechanical systems and close out the project.
How can I enhance the value of my property through sustainable design and construction?
In addition to reducing costs and increasing the overall value of a property, energy and sustainability projects can offer significant cost savings while delivering optimal environments for living, learning, working and healing. Your business can strengthen its brand through sustainability and wellness-focused classifications, such as Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®), the WELL Building Standard™ and the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM). And as these standards become increasingly significant and widespread, constructing or renovating a property in line with these standards can minimize future renovation requirements. Many of our project managers are professionals with experience implementing sustainable building practices that reduce energy consumption, minimize service calls and retain tenants. Our real estate, project management and sustainability experts will work with you every step of the way, taking a hands-on approach through each phase of the process.
As a property owner, what considerations should I take into account beyond my current project?
Short-term projects are important but without a long-term plan, property owners often fall into a cycle of repairing and maintaining facilities as the need arises, an approach that prohibits careful scheduling and budgeting. We can help you employ a strategic plan that puts the power back in your hands by offering a comprehensive assessment of your facilities needs and a program for prioritizing and implementing improvements. Strategic planning takes your present and future needs into account, offering multiple paths to achieving your goals as well as a thorough financial assessment of options.
Why wouldn’t I just leverage my own company’s project management resources?
Large-scale construction projects can be intensely demanding, and many organizations simply lack the resources to devote adequate attention to this process. Our project management team offers the professional staff you require with the requisite experience, attention to detail and availability to help ensure success.
Director | Czech
With 25 years post qualification experience in the UK and in Central and Eastern Europe David has both managed and worked within international teams to deliver projects ranging from infrastructure service relocations and public sector housing to large retail and commercial developments.
Senior Associate | Czech
In his position at Colliers Lukas helps clients to rethink a way how their offices operate with aim to follow the New Ways of Working and the latest trends.
In additions Lukas manages fit-out projects on behalf of clients from conception to completion.
He has over 17 years of experience within the business from the Central Europe Region from following areas:
• Project management
• Workplace solutions
• Fit-out projects supervision
• Office relocation consulting
• Facility management
• Space planning
• Developing new business
Senior Associate | Czech
I returned to the Czech Republic after 17 years living in Australia where I have been working in Property Operation and Facilities Management roles.
I joined Colliers International in Prague in April 2017 to support expending Building Consultancy department providing a range of services such as project and cost management and monitoring, building surveying and work place solutions, supporting clients to help them achieve their real estate goals including research and advisory on smart office technology solutions and operation.
Prior to Colliers in Prague I managed General Electric portfolio in Australia NSW & ACT as a Senior FM under Brookfield GIS and was responsible for high-rise 42 storey commercial building operation as a Operations Manager under Colliers International.
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