OmtoArchitects partners with a number of professional and internationally recognized firms that specialize in producing Highest and Best Use (HBU) Project feasibility studies. These studies help determine plot suitability for a range of built environment typologies. These findings in parallel with design studies define the site opportunities.
Design Feasibility Studies
Design Feasibility studies are run in parallel with the market analysis to determine the appropriate design options available on the site. These are presented to the client to decide on a clear project direction and takes the form of a preconcept design report
In each project we strive for a unique and special Concept Design considering the following factors: plot size, topography, location, environment, HBU study, municipality constraints, client vision, budget and resources. OmtoArchitects base an initial foundation for the design and build in the details as the project develops.
This means ensuring that the original development vision is achieved, or adapted to suit variable market trends. OmtoArchitects can advise the client on revenue generating strategies to help improve their financial performance.
OmtoArchitects pays close attention to the work undertaken by preapproved sub-consultants to ensure the correct design quality, specifications and regulations are all considered and achieved. At each design delivery stage, OmtoArchitects has a structured and strict QA and QC process for checking drawing and engineering design packages. These are communicated to the client at regular intervals.
Each project specifications and BOQs are written to be suitable for the local market. This ensures that the contract value is maintained to an affordable level, without compromising on the design quality. OmtoArchitects blends high quality design with appropriate, affordable and available materials in the market.
OmtoArchitects is a strategic and rare partnership of experienced Design and Construction backgrounds, which significantly benefits the client. Our team is capable of successfully integrating both fields of expertise. This means not only would OmtoArchitects focus on selecting the companies involved, but also the staff of the project team from both the Consultant and the Contractor.
By issuing a completed, detailed, and clear tender package to Contractors clarifying their scope and constraining their risk factors, the Client stands to win by achieving competitive pricing from a range of Contractors, and at the same time, revealing critical information about each of the Contractors during the Tender Bid and Contractor evaluation stages.
Using our network of Legal advisers, we can advise on contractual and commercial issues and recommend best course of action regarding legal, contractual and commercial disputes. This is derived from Omto’s extensive experience in the region.
As a continuation to our services as a client representative, we advise and consult on: facilities management performance, operator performance, and, the financial performance of the asset. Omto can consult on how existing assets can be upgraded in order to maximize returns. This can involve change of uses/re-purposing and refurbishment.