Project Management

Your home is an invaluable asset that for some is a status symbol of personal success whilst for most is simply a place of sanctuary, lifestyle and family comfort. Building a new home is certainly an exciting time however to the inexperienced it can be a daunting task and inevitably involves finding the right home design to suit your land selection. It takes a thoughtful and experienced professional to guide you through the property selection process –this is where we come in!


GRD has a depth of experience that enables our clients to make informed decisions around concept planning and site selection. Our dedication to timeframes always seeks to minimise our clients’ risks and maximise their equity position over the life of the project. In our lifetime, purchasing a new home is the single most important financial decision that most of us will have to make – our chief aim is to ensure that you get it right the first time!


Speak to anyone who has experienced the process of buying or selling real estate or built their own home previously and often their findings are a combination of excitement, confusion, stress, disappointment and ultimately compromise! In acting as your own personal project manager, GRD will remove any confusion and provide a transparent and definitive process that delivers a highly personalised project outcome – on time and on budget, exceeding your expectations!

 

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The Planning Process

1. Client Brief

Detailed discussions around the clients key objectives including needs analysis, time frames and financial considerations.

 

2. Project Evaluation

Evaluate client requirements and determine optimum outcomes to achieve key objectives this involves product selection, location, timeframes, cost summaries, financial requirements, commercial outcomes and overall project feasibility and concept drawings where required.

 

3. Strategic Partner Briefing

Detailed discussions with key professionals needed to provide relevant services necessary to the individual project. This may include builders, architects, planners, financiers, council and local authorities.

 

4. Plan Review and Tendering

Upon determination of project requirements an initial concept draft and pricing schedule will be presented to the client. This will include concept plans, preliminary tender, building specification, timeframes, financial requirements, processes and procedures.

 

5. Formal Documentation

Upon concept approval by the client and initial engagements, detailed formal documentation will be provided. This includes, formal plans, fixed price building tenders, contract details, finance approvals and relevant documentation. This may also include the marketing and sales strategies to be utilised by the selling/marketing agents.

 

6. Professional Introductions

Round table meeting with key project partners outlining specific areas of responsibility and includes (but not necessarily limited to) the builder, architect, planning consultants or financier. This may run concurrently with step 5 and validates the relationships between the parties and reinforces the confidence in the processes and pathways forward.