Project management is the art of directing and coordinating human and material resources throughout the life of a project by using modern management techniques to achieve predetermined objectives of scope, cost, time, quality and participation satisfaction.
Each client is interested in achieving the lowest possible overall project cost that is consistent with its investment objectives.
After the planning phase, cost supervision comprises of two major efforts: a competitive bidding process for selecting a general contractor and continuously implementation of a project cost control system to oversee costs from change orders and contractual claims.
After the concept design and financial settlements for the project are finalized together with obtaining of building permit, the client will start the construction works with a general contractor selected through a competitive bidding and negotiation process.
The client may choose to work without general contractor in order to save significant amount of money and time.
project management construction management real estate services The basis for success of a construction project is represented by ongoing coordination of all planning phases (concept design, technical project, detailed execution design, as built) from the start until final stage taking care that nothing has been left out or handled wrongly.
Main chapters are referring to: architectural, structural, facade, outdoor facilities, infrastructure, mechanical & electrical engineering (ventilation, heating, cooling, sanitary, sprinkler, hydrants, low voltage distribution, lighting, fire detection, security, IT communication, building control automation), audio visual, conveyors.
On each large scale construction projects the client is looking for professional supervision in the areas of organization, schedule, costs and quality. Here is the range of services which are exercised during the entire project:
- comply with local and international regulations and quality standards;
- detect possible problems quickly with regular reporting, helping you foresee cost overruns and delays;
- evaluate technical solutions to keep the project on track;
- permanent milestone monitoring;
- budget control
Mandatory inspections during construction time prior issuing of using permit ensure that what has been approved on development and design stages, stated in building construction permit complies with existing standards and client requests. Usually the list includes but is not limited to: quality control & quantity check of executed works (structural steel or reinforced-concrete structures, building safety, HVAC & electrical systems, plumbing, water and fire proofing, elevators, etc.) according contract agreements, detailed design and existing norms and regulations(including changes during the construction process , technical sheets and sample materials control, daily logs, including photographs taken during execution, field inspection and testing, and final checkout of the facility.