Leadership: Strategy, goals and objectives.
Site Acquisition: Selection, due diligence and financial closing.
Development Brief: Land use and zoning study, market survey, financial feasibility study and program development.
Pro Forma Study: Market absorption, income projections, operating expenses, allocation of hard, soft and contingent costs and sensitivity analysis.
Design Consulting Team: Appointment of master planner, architects, engineers, interior designers, hotel operators, retail/mall operators and specialty consultants.
Project Execution Team: Selection of construction manager, general contractor, quality assurance agent, quantity surveyor and risk manager.
Joint Ventures: Multi-party JV / consortium structuring.
RFP Process: Solicitation of design & specialty consultants' proposals, analysis of scope of services and fee structure; negotiation and execution of consultant's service contract.
Design Criteria: Relevant planning and design guidelines, quality standards and performance goals for property intended use.
Project Specific Considerations: Base building design, superstructure, façade and envelope, building services, plant room locations, elevator scheme; fit-out & FF&E scopes; sustainable design, statutory approval process and other interrelated project aspects.
Alternative Studies: Review of planning, design concept and alternatives.
Execution Planning: Delivery method, contracting strategy phasing and sequence, conceptual schedule and preliminary budget.
Marketing and Sales: Quality expectation, delivery commitment, project launch scheduling and marketing campaign strategy, including sales centers and mock-ups.
Master Project Schedule: Milestones, work sequence and duration, critical path and delivery phasing.
Cost Modeling: Site acquisition cost, hard cost, soft cost, financing cost and contingency cost; cost reduction and value engineering options — cash flow analysis.
Design Process: Progress workshops, design and document production schedule, alternative design and substitutions, fast-track planning and statutory approval process.
Constructability Review: Comprehensive document review, consistency and coordination and RFI processes.
Procurement Planning: Claims avoidance, contracting plan, long-lead items, owner supply items, FF&E procurement and installation agent; long & short lists process.
Tender and Awards: Selection of GC, trade contractors and vendors.
Construction Planning: Project execution plan, site logistic plan, safety and security plan and quality assurance plan.
Insurance Planning: OCIP, CCIP, wrap up.
Team Leader: Performance oversight of general and trade contractors, marketing and leasing agents, owner direct purchase vendors, specialty trade contractors, quality control agent, FF&E installers, etc.
Control Systems: Proper utilization of all execution procedures and monitoring systems.
Progress Review: Frequent site visits to review and report progress.
Problem Solving and Communication: Timely troubleshooting and conflict mediation, monthly project meetings with all stakeholders and facilitation of proper progressive funding.
Change Management: CCD evaluation, contract sum and contract time adjustment, liquidated damage, claims and dispute resolution.
Close-out: Assurance of stakeholder satisfaction; attendance at all major project milestone ceremonies and celebration functions.
Representation: Cooperation with lender engineers and auditors; attend all major project milestone ceremonies and functions, e.g. ground-breaking, topping out, full enclosure and handover.