We see all projects through from start to end, providing expert advice based on our many years in the industry. Our development advisory follows the process of pre-development advisory, contract documentation and administration advisory, and post-development advisory.
Our thorough process of pre-development advisory, contract documentation and administration advisory, and post-development advisory ensures our presence throughout the lifecycle of the project, and also ensures that the project is feasible.
We continually strive to ensure that the development is the right fit for the market. Our expertise in the industry arises from assisting both the developer and end-user, and creating clear discourse where both parties understand each other’s perspectives, paving the way to untapped market opportunities.
Upon evaluating the feasibility of the project, we set our sights on the execution of the project. We coordinate between multiple stakeholders, review architectural plans, and secure the goals of the client.
We look after the best interest of the project and can become the representative for the project, whether is it to bring in our real estate perspective into marketing materials to position the development or advise on sales strategies.
Our development advisory services include market research, project feasibility, project assembly, critical design review and analysis, programme management to support clients throughout the lifespan of a project whether it is a residential, commercial, retail or hospitality project.
Our unmatched market intelligence allows us to offer unbiased advice, enabling our clients to make informed real estate decisions.
We will consider the factors for a successful outcome and determine if the proposed project is feasible from the company’s point of view.
This study will determine if the proposed project is viable from a business perspective.
With your long-term objectives in mind, you will be assisted in the risk evaluation, planning, product positioning and execution of the project.
The development potential, regulatory restrictions and risk factors of the site will be assessed.
The design of the project will have the comfort of its end users as its sole focus from the very start. Elements such as unit mix, size, design and layout will be carefully guided.
Profit will be maximised through a detailed financial model to assess the project’s feasibility by factoring in variables for the best possible outcome.
To maximise rental returns, we will structure pricing grids and rental models based on floor levels, views and competitor prices. Rental rates and occupancy periods will be optimised.
Funding will be grounded in solid financial reasoning through our advice in relation to debt structuring and management, capital funding, investment strategies and optimum gearing ratios.
We will assist you with locating the right project contractors and consultants for the job.
Acquest will evaluate the design and provide recommendations on improving the overall design and efficiency for optimal product positioning.
Assess and ensure optimum efficiency ratios are met through assessment of the total built-up, lettable and circulation area, and the review of area schedules.
Critically review layouts and detail drawings from a market and consumer’s perspective to assess space positioning, circulation core positioning and layout flexibility to ensure functionality and serviceability of the building.
Evaluate and assess the proposed facade design and provide recommendations on exterior facade design.
Assess the masterplan layout and provide advise on landscape layout and improvements to the master plan layout. Analysis of parking requirements and allocation of parking space.
Assess the project overall and provide recommendations on how to value engineer, if required.
We will provide the necessary expertise for the management, coordination and integration of multiple concurrent stakeholders. Acting as an extension of your staff, we will protect your interests as our own, and become your representative in the project.
During the pre-construction and construction administration stages, we will represent your interests on all matters concerning pre-planning, design and construction.
Your expectations of project delivery and timelines will be met through our seamless communication between all involved.
We will conduct periodic checks with the relevant authorities to ensure all approvals are obtained.
Our advice to you on technical and managerial decisions on the project will provide you with advise on timing and investment strategies of the proposed project.
We will advise you on the right project consultants and assess and make recommendations when appointing the main contractor and nominated subcontractors
Acquest will assess and guide the client on the most suitable procurement method that will meet the objectives of the development.
Acquest will provide the necessary expertise to help the client meet their programme objectives from concept to completion by acting as an extension of the clients’ staff, protecting their interests as our own.
Assessing the portfolio, including idle lands and buildings, and providing advice on the appropriate type of investment based on the location and related market conditions.
Analysing your real estate asset portfolio and providing an assessment on which assets to develop, hold or sell, to optimise returns from the overall asset portfolio.
Assessing the risk and return associated with the investment, divestment, and the holding of real estate assets.
Determining the commercial value and the best use of your property.