Why do you need a Project Manager?

In a recent report released by McKinsey, large capital projects typically take 20% longer to finish and are up to 80% over budget (McKinsey, 2018). Engaging a Development Manager to manage and oversee your building project will mitigate the potential risks of blowing out your budget and running overtime. Don’t leave the success of your project to chance – engage an experienced company that has the comprehensive services that will help you deliver on your goals. 

We are able to offer project services at any stage, however, we believe that development management, as opposed to the more traditional role of project management, provides our clients with additional value. Development Management provides earlier engagement and a more holistic approach to providing advice and support from project inception through to completion, which greatly helps to minimise the potential risks identified above. 

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Building Surveying

New Zealand Codes and Standards

When you are looking at engaging a Development Manager / Project Manager, we strongly advise engaging someone who has knowledge on how to adhere to New Zealand’s commercial and residential property codes and standards. With the constantly changing regulations and legislation landscape, you need to have your finger on the pulse and have a deep understanding of Building Codes to ensure a smooth project execution and delivery – and to avoid costly delays. 

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building code

Single Point of Contact

Our Development Management practice will provide you with a single point of contact throughout the lifecycle of your project. We will coordinate with relevant stakeholders such as architects, quantity surveyors, structural, mechanical and electrical engineers, and ensure all the moving parts of the project are on schedule and delivering quality services. Communication is vital with Development Management and at Kaizon we pride ourselves on keeping our clients’ in the loop at all times. 

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pre-contract stage