Counting the costs: How to better manage cost escalation on your next projectbu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management development cost-planning-estimationcontract-administrationproject-managementbudget-feasibility-studiesbank-loan-monitoringdistressed-development-workout-solutions
9 Nov, 2020
Some experts believe costs will rise, while others argue costs are likely to fall. Who is right? The answer is both. The question of when is most important.
Investment opportunities to come ‘thick and fast’ mid-2021bu-asset-management bu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management budget-feasibility-studiescost-planning-estimationdevelopment-managementproject-managementstrategic-asset-managementtechnical-due-diligencevaluation-management
1 Nov, 2020
Niall McSweeney sits down with The Urban Developer to discuss the findings from our 2020 Global Property Development Trends Report.
Podcast | Tama Huang, Dave Stanford and John D’Angelo discuss RE Tech in the time of COVID
5 Oct, 2020
Is data your competitive advantage or productivity sinkhole?bu-asset-management bu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management bu-software-consultancy bu-strategic-advisory bu-valuation-advisory acquisition development disposition operation budget-feasibility-studiescost-planning-estimationdevelopment-managementproject-managementstrategic-asset-managementtechnical-due-diligencevaluation-management
28 Sep, 2020
We explore how companies are taking steps to close the sinkhole and capture the competitive advantage hidden in their data.
Early warnings signs that a development project is in distressbu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management distressed-assets-workout-solutionsproject-managementbudget-feasibility-studiescost-planning-estimationdevelopment-managementindependent-certification-client-representationtechnical-due-diligence
28 Sep, 2020
As Covid-19 upends our economy, some projects will fail to complete. So how can you identify the early warning signs?
Altus Group Global Property Development Trends Report
27 Sep, 2020
Our report explores how the property development industry is building resilience in the 'new normal'
Infrastructure investment: Balancing best bang for buck with the need for speedbu-asset-management bu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management public-private-partnershipbudget-feasibility-studiescost-planning-estimationcontract-administration
24 Aug, 2020
Learning from the past to deliver assets that stimulate the economy and optimise expenditure.
A call to expand our quest for building qualitybu-asset-management bu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management development cost-planning-estimationdevelopment-managementproject-managementdistressed-development-workout-solutionsindependent-certification-client-representationdispute-resolution-expert-witnesspublic-private-partnership
4 Aug, 2020
Reforms are essential - but what will it take to drive real change when it comes to building quality across the industry?
Valuation Management catches on in Asia Pacificbu-valuation-advisory operation dataexchangevaluation-management
16 Jul, 2020
DataExchange can now help streamline valuation process in APAC
Valuation uncertainty: Known unknownsbu-software-consultancy bu-valuation-advisory
15 Jul, 2020
Material valuation uncertainty is causing challenges for fund managers relating to existing investors and fundraising
Guide | Finding the value engineering ‘sweet spot’bu-cost-management bu-development-management development cost-planning-estimationbudget-feasibility-studiescontract-administrationquantity-surveying-vietnam
30 Jun, 2020
Value engineering is commonly misunderstood. We explore what it means to engineer value and how it can benefit your next project.
Altus Group has been shortlisted in the “Investment” and “Tech Investment of the year” categories at the Estates Gazette Tech awards
23 Jun, 2020
Shortlisted companies are organisations and individuals that represent the best of the best in tech and real estate at a time when a drive for change has never been more important
A message from Bob Courteau, CEO, to all Altus Group employees
2 Jun, 2020
On June 2, Altus Group CEO Bob Courteau sent the following note to employees in response to the George Floyd tragedy in Minneapolis
Reinvent and recover: Is now the right time for hospitality refurbishments?bu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management development operation budget-feasibility-studiescost-planning-estimationcontract-administrationtechnical-due-diligencedistressed-assets-workout-solutionsproject-managementquantity-surveying-vietnam
25 May, 2020
Is now the right time for a hospitality refurbishment? We discuss how you can prepare for the 'next normal'.
Top five tips to claim maximum tax depreciation deductionsbu-asset-management bu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management operation property-tax-depreciationreplacement-cost-estimatescost-planning-estimation
11 May, 2020
Gain a better understanding of potential claims and boost your cash flow with our top five tips on property tax depreciation.
Altus Group Delivers Heightened Visibility in Era of Uncertainty with Latest Cloud-Based CRE Applications
28 Apr, 2020
Construction contract answers during the COVID-19 pandemicbu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management development contract-administrationdistressed-development-workout-solutionscost-planning-estimationbank-loan-monitoringcombustible-cladding-rectificationproperty-tax-depreciationproject-managementquantity-surveying-vietnam
18 Apr, 2020
Answers to help developers navigate the current and potential impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on active construction projects
Three steps to safe and socially distant building sitesbu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management development bank-loan-monitoringdistressed-development-workout-solutionscost-planning-estimationcontract-administrationdispute-resolution-expert-witnessbudget-feasibility-studiesdevelopment-managementcombustible-cladding-rectificationproject-management
7 Apr, 2020
Industry groups and unions have joined forces in unprecedented cooperation to ensure control measures minimise the spread of COVID-19.
Development finances and project risk during COVID-19bu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management bank-loan-monitoringdistressed-development-workout-solutionscost-planning-estimationcontract-administrationdispute-resolution-expert-witnesscombustible-cladding-rectificationproperty-tax-depreciationquantity-surveying-vietnam
4 Apr, 2020
Property developers and investors need to prepare for an increased level of reporting to lenders to address development finances and project risk during COVID-19
Building right the first time, every timebu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management development operation distressed-development-workout-solutionscost-planning-estimationcontract-administrationdevelopment-managementindependent-certification-client-representationpublic-private-partnershipreplacement-cost-estimatesproperty-tax-depreciationbank-loan-monitoringquantity-surveying-vietnambudget-feasibility-studiesdispute-resolution-expert-witnessstrategic-asset-managementtechnical-due-diligence
1 Apr, 2020
A new culture of quality can deliver direct benefits to the construction industry’s bottom line and restore the community’s confidence.
A message to our clients (COVID-19 update)bu-asset-management bu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management
17 Mar, 2020
Altus Group COVID-19 message to clients
An important message in response to the outbreak and spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
16 Mar, 2020
Altus Group Announces the Promotion of David Lockie to Director, Cost Managementbu-cost-management contract-administrationcost-planning-estimationbudget-feasibility-studiespublic-private-partnershipreplacement-cost-estimatesstrategic-asset-managementtechnical-due-diligenceindependent-certification-client-representationbank-loan-monitoring
4 Mar, 2020
Altus Group announces new Director, Cost Management in Melbourne office.
How to make an early stage development budget, and stick to itbu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management acquisition development cost-planning-estimationbudget-feasibility-studiesdevelopment-managementcontract-administrationquantity-surveying-vietnamcombustible-cladding-rectification
11 Dec, 2019
Here are some simple ways to create a project budget, and stick to it from expert Quantity Surveyors.
Navigating NSW’s new Security of Payments regimebu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management development distressed-development-workout-solutionscontract-administrationcost-planning-estimationindependent-certification-client-representationdispute-resolution-expert-witnessproject-management
3 Dec, 2019
Key considerations when it comes to changes to the Security of Payments Act in NSW (SOPA).
Australia celebrates 10 year anniversary of Page Kirkland joining Altus Groupbu-asset-management bu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management bu-valuation-advisory
4 Nov, 2019
On the 31st July 2009, Altus Group acquired Page Kirkland - expanding Cost Management / Quantity Surveying services to Asia Pacific.
Altus Group’s advanced AVM and machine learning technology powers one of the most comprehensive home price indices in the world
2 Oct, 2019
Why building quality mattersbu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management distressed-development-workout-solutionsstrategic-asset-managementtechnical-due-diligencecost-planning-estimationcontract-administrationdevelopment-managementindependent-certification-client-representationpublic-private-partnershipreplacement-cost-estimatesproperty-tax-depreciationbank-loan-monitoringquantity-surveying-vietnamdispute-resolution-expert-witnesscombustible-cladding-rectification
2 Oct, 2019
Building quality is as important as safety – and we need to start taking it as seriously.
Combustible cladding: What you need to knowbu-cost-management bu-project-management development operation distressed-development-workout-solutionsstrategic-asset-managementtechnical-due-diligencecost-planning-estimationbank-loan-monitoringindependent-certification-client-representationdispute-resolution-expert-witnesscontract-administrationreplacement-cost-estimatescombustible-cladding-rectificationproject-management
30 Aug, 2019
We discuss combustible cladding - implications for the the industry and the rectification process.
Top three BIM trends driving development in 2019bu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-software-consultancy development operation cost-planning-estimationbudget-feasibility-studies
16 May, 2019
The days of 2D drawings are over, as the digital era brings with it 3D building information models that deliver bottom-line benefits.
Is Your Project Feasibility Actually Feasible?bu-cost-management bu-development-management acquisition development cost-planning-estimationdevelopment-managementbudget-feasibility-studiesdistressed-development-workout-solutionsquantity-surveying-vietnam
28 Feb, 2019
So what really makes a development project feasible? We discuss balancing risk and reward.
Altus Group Announces the Promotion of Two New Australian Directorsbu-asset-management bu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management cost-planning-estimationdevelopment-managementdispute-resolution-expert-witnessbudget-feasibility-studiespublic-private-partnershipreplacement-cost-estimatesstrategic-asset-managementtechnical-due-diligenceindependent-certification-client-representation
31 Jan, 2019
The Major Proptech Trends Impacting Commercial Real Estate in 2019bu-asset-management bu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management dispute-resolution-expert-witnessindependent-certification-client-representationpublic-private-partnershipreplacement-cost-estimatesstrategic-asset-management
29 Jan, 2019
Regional Snapshot: Australia – Real Estate Development Trends Reportbu-cost-management bu-development-management bu-project-management development development-managementbudget-feasibility-studiescost-planning-estimation
28 Nov, 2018
How the Australian Property Development Industry is responding to disruption and rapidly changing market pressures.
Bank Monitoring – Bridging the Gap Between Financial Institutions & Development Projectsbu-cost-management development bank-loan-monitoring
31 Oct, 2018
Quantity Surveyors are experts in construction and development act as ‘Bank Monitor’ to provide technical advice on development finances and project risk.
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