David Johnson first joined GLM back in 1997 and now heads up the architecture team. In the run up to the 20 year anniversary of David being at GLM he will share with us some of his favourite projects through the years and the odd photo along the way too! Whilst I enjoy the convenience […]
David Johnson first joined GLM back in 1997 and now heads up the architecture team. In the run up to the 20 year anniversary of David being at GLM he will share with us some of his favourite projects through the years and the odd photo along the way too! Tucked in a back corner […]
Last week we discussed procurement strategies, but what happens next? How do you complete your residential development? Once you have selected a Contractor to carry out the construction works for your development, a Building Contract needs to be draw up between you the Developer, acting as Employer, and the Contractor. The Building Contract requires a […]
Last week we introduced the statutory consents that may be required when embarking on residential property development. This week we discuss procurement strategies – competitive or negotiated tender. It is an Architect’s professional responsibility to advise their Client on procurement and which tender strategy is best suited to the nature of the project and scope […]
Last week we discussed identifying the right building for property development, what happens once you’ve found that building and how do you progress? The preliminary design stage for any project requires a clear brief to facilitate discussion and ensure that specific requirements are taken into consideration. The concept stage for residential property development will involve […]
Investing in property can be highly rewarding, not only in terms of profit, but the restoration and refurbishment of existing buildings is extremely fulfilling. Neglected buildings can be renovated to transform and revive existing buildings and they present attractive opportunities for residential development. There are important factors to consider during your property acquisition such as: […]
GLM are proud to announce that Leigh Brown, our office administrator, has today passed her level 3 SVQ in Business Administration. Through completing her SVQ Leigh has gained invaluable skills which she brings to her role at GLM.