By John Kelly, Roy Morledge, Sara J. Wilkinson

Reaching worth in development is now rising because the major problem dealing with the development staff in the event that they are to supply the easiest provider for the customer. now not is the purpose just to maintain expenses below regulate.

This e-book from the RICS origin analyses how one can offer most sensible price through the powerful program of cutting edge options and procedures during the complete lifestyles cycle of constructions, from the enterprise case which underpins their initiation to the success of a passable undertaking out-turn.

This ebook is a successor to volume Surveying concepts: New instructions, edited via Peter Brandon and released on behalf of the Royal establishment of Chartered Surveyors through Blackwell. will probably be of curiosity not just to surveyors and development managers but in addition to ultimate 12 months undergraduates of building degrees.

'[This e-book] will make a tremendous contribution to the development of the equipment through which building pros supply a provider to their clients' - Professor Peter Brandon

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Need for link between projects and strategy Strong emphasis on pre-project planning. Strong links between the project development process and development planning. Development managers spending time with business managers to establish project objectives. Need to address whole life-cycle issues Emphasis on cost v. value v. return. Involvement of operations, maintenance representatives and other stakeholders as members of the project team. Need for products to contribute to client's business Emphasis on pre-project planning, and on the production of a comprehensive brief.

1 North American airport clients' solutions to the needs of European airports. Need for shortening of project timescale Innovative procurement routes which allow the involvement of construction firms in the design stage leading to the overlapping of design and construction. Use of packages and fast-track approaches. Greater focus on efficient operations on site. Need for link between projects and strategy Strong emphasis on pre-project planning. Strong links between the project development process and development planning.

Value management has a business focus, is strategic, and is concerned with ensuring that the business and technical projects are defined correctly in the first place, whilst value engineering is tactical and ensures that the correct technical project is delivered during the design and construction phases to meet the business project. As indicated above, the choice of procurement route is a strategic value decision and can align or disaggregate the project value chain to a greater or lesser extent.

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