When do you need a Construction Superintendent or Project Manager?
You may consider engaging a Professional Construction Superintendent or Project Manager when your construction budget exceeds $600,000 or/and the construction is part of a development project. By letting a building industry professional closely managing the entire process from start to end, the owner can achieve significant amount of saving (i.e. higher profit for developers), better building quality and avoid any risky pitfalls that accompany any construction project.
- Profit maximisation and cost minimisation
Supervision of preparation, design and material selection work, as well as builder tendering to reasonably minimise cost without sacrificing quality; ensure timely progress of construction
- Supervision of Building Quality
Regular site visit and inspection to ensure good workmanship, work carried out as per plan and contract, immediate detection and correction of defects
- Minimise risks and avoid pitfalls
Avoid undesirable outcomes such building remaining unfinished, prolonged delay to construction; equipped with using Australian building code and legal regulations to protect owner’s rights and navigates through disagreement and disputes with the builder
Suitable Customer Groups
- Smaller developers who require professional management of projects by a skilled Project Manager
- Construction of stand-alone house with cost exceeding $600,000. Owner of high-end property construction demands higher quality. Thus, a skilled and experience Project Manager or Superintendent will closely monitor construction quality as well as construction cost to ensure the end-product meets the owner’s needs
- Property Owners who want to customise the design of their future home
- Best timing to engage us is before you sign the building contract. Cost saving strategies and risk control measures are best put in place before the contract is signed
Building Inspector vs Superintendent vs Project Manager
- Building Inspector - responsibilities strictly limited to performing inspection at the completion of each construction stage and producing defect reports
- Construction Superintendent - suitable for customers who have already signed a building contract, but want a professional construction superintendent, working on their behalf to manage the construction hands-on to ensure the topmost quality and timely progression
- Project Manager (PM) - suitable to join right at the beginning of a project, the planning phase. It is the PM’s responsibility to 1. Maximise profit / minimise cost 2. Minimise risks and 3. Maximise quality. PM roles and skills cover everything include carry out feasibility study on potential site, land acquisition, town planning design and approval, building permit, financing, pre-sales, tendering, construction supervision and settlement.