Property Development – How Do I Complete my Residential Development?
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 […]
Property Development – how do I select a tender strategy?
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 […]
Property Development – I’ve got a building, what’s next?
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 […]
Project Update : New Build Chapel on the West Coast
Since the last update, the chancel arch has now been completed and erected – and after a little tweaking it fits perfectly. Now the gable can be built on top of it ready for the bellcote and bell – one of the last to be cast at Whitechapel Bell Foundry’s historic site. It is sad […]
Property Development – is this the right building for me?
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: […]