Building Consultancy and Project Management

Kevin Duffield

Head of Building Consultancy and Project Management

Our professionally accredited team, in association with an extensive network of strategic partners, has decades of experience handling major capital investment projects, where clients have been provided a comprehensive service delivery model tailored to suit their needs.

At Chestertons we invest the time to understand what success will look like for our clients. From luxury residential developments to shopping malls and business parks, no matter the scale and scope of the project, our professional team understands what is required to maximise revenue potential through strategic adjustments to support your business objectives.

We take a proactive approach, leveraging relationships across all disciplines to mitigate risks, meet challenges and exceed expectations.

Our strength lies in the depth of our experience and our dedication to adding value at every stage.

Our Expertise Covers:

  • Project Management

    Our in-depth Project Management knowledge and technical expertise allows us to identify, address and mitigate risks so that our clients can make informed choices at key points of the project cycle, allowing us to steer a project to a successful outcome.

  • Feasibility Studies

    We undertake detailed research and analysis to assess the viability of development concepts, providing recommendations and reporting financial performance through metrics.

  • Project Planning

    Our Project Planning services cover a variety of requirements from the preparation of an initial brief and budget and master programmes, through to advising on procurement strategy, carrying out due diligence surveys and assessing and managing teams of consultants.

  • Client Representative

    We represent our clients’ interests by acting as a single point of contact, using our experience and knowledge to provide project ‘Health Checks’ through objective reporting on programme, budget, and risk.

  • Contractor Management

    Having the right contractors on board can have a huge impact on the success of a project. Chestertons has the experience to manage the contractor procurement process including bid preparation, recommendations, and contract negotiation.

  • Special Projects

    Combining the suite of Chestertons in-house services and external partners, we are in a unique position to be able to structure and manage the end-to-end process from municipal agreements, feasibility studies, design, project and commercial management, to lease agreements and project fund raising.

  • Surveys and Inspections

    Professional surveys and inspections are pertinent to any property transaction and property optimisation.  Our chartered building surveyors have global experience and knowledge to provide a professional service that is expected from a long standing, global, real estate company.

  • Landlord and Tenant Relationships

    The relationship between Landlord and Tenant can become challenging especially at the end of a lease term in respect of repairing and reinstatement liabilities.  There are many pitfalls that can be mitigated for both the Landlord and the Tenant to minimise their risk and protect their interests.

  • Facilities and Asset Management

    Facilities and Asset Management, a systematic process of developing, operating, maintaining, and upgrading assets in the most cost-effective manner to achieve the desired balance of costs, risk and performance.  Our professional services extend to providing asset coordination management for new build projects and FM performance audits on existing operations to drive efficiencies and cost savings.

  • Construction Monitoring

    We represent banks, other financial institutions, and overseas’ developers, advising on construction projects receiving funding by undertaking construction audits and highlighting risks.  Thereafter, we verify draw down requests by measuring works carried out on site referring to valuations, programme, quality, and variations.

  • Fit-Out Management

    Representing the building owner or building manager we coordinate the tenant’s proposed fit-out works during the pre-construction, construction, and post-construction stages. We ensure designs comply with statutory obligations, providing approvals, and monitoring the works through to completion and occupation.  We also produce fit-out manuals bespoke to our clients’ needs.

Our Locations

  • United Arab Emirates

  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  • South East Asia

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