Development Management

Our clientele recognise GMP Management’s understanding and knowledge of the commercial and political aspects of property development, and seek GMP Management’s input and advice at the earliest stage of development. Ideally, GMP Management is involved from project inception to completion to maximise the commercial success of the project.

Development Management responsibilities include:

  • Site Assessment
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Project Briefing
  • Consultant Appointment
  • Approvals Management
  • Negotiation with Authorities
  • Tender Management
  • Then flowing into a more traditional project management role

Project Management

Recognition of GMP Management’s experience and ability to deliver is why GMP Management enjoys an extensive list of repeat clients. GMP’s Project Management philosophy is to be outcome focused and to understand the goals and visions of our Clients for their project. At GMP Management, we believe that trust, understanding and communication with our clients are the foundation to successful project delivery.

Project Management is GMP Management’s core business, where we manage the project through:

  • Design Management and Development Management
  • Time and Cost Planning
  • Risk Assessment
  • Quality Management
  • Contract Administration
  • Construction Superintendence
  • Handover and Defect Rectification Coordination
  • Plan Sealing and Titling Coordination

Design Management

GMP Management believe it is essential that clear and unambiguous briefing is fundamental to the design phase being managed to time and budget. Appreciation and understanding of Client project requirements is a strength of GMP Management and ensures a team approach and successful outcome.

GMP Management will prepare:

  • Scope of Service
  • Obtain Design Consultant Proposals
  • Negotiate and appoint Design Consultants
  • Implementation and Coordination

Risk Management

GMP Management’s strong financial focus has seen GMP Management appointed as the preferred consultant by financiers for major projects in excess of $200m and our wide range of skills as well as commercial appreciation of market influences are fundamental to identifying project risk.

Cost Management

GMP Management has a number of experienced Quantity Surveyors on its staff which has resulted in the company providing Cost Management services on large high profile projects. GMP Management’s ability to provide accurate and proactive Cost Planning, together with the ability to identify cost/design issues, is essential for strong financial management. Continuous cost monitoring and checking through the design phase are essential to avoid cost and design “creep” and to protect margin. GMP Management are pivotal to maintaining project goals and during the construction phase, GMP Management provides strict cost control on payments and variations.

  • Cost Planning
  • Cost Management
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Site Assessments and Appraisals

Specialist Consulting

  • Assistance in Due Diligence Studies
  • Expert Witness Reports
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Distress Projects under Receivership

Financier Reporting

GMP Management is on the panel of the major banks and financiers, providing Quantity Surveying services including:

  • Preparation of Initial Cost Estimates and Budgets
  • Preparation of Construction Cost Reports
  • Progressive Monthly Progress Reports for financial drawdown purposes

GMP Management services are distinguished through the phases of development by:

Ability to structure and negotiate successful outcomes with Council and Statutory Authorites

Realistic commercial and experienced advice with an understanding of market demands.

Meticulous and strong financial management with an appreciation of market expectation and operators requirements.

The ability to negotiate successful outcomes with contractors and assembling construction contracts tailored to the project and required outputs.

Strict management of time and budget.