WHAT WE OFFER

ALWYN LAUBSCHER AND ASSOCIATES (PTY) Ltd [AL&A] specialises in development consulting, project management and construction project management in the property sector. We cover all aspects of development including application for approval of relevant environmental and land use statutory processes. Since it was founded in 2005, the company has earned a solid reputation for its ability to manage difficult processes and challenging projects in this niche market.

Our business philosophy is to understand the needs of the customer and to respond to that in a responsible way. We have an intrinsic knowledge of the requirements to address and manage the complex processes required to achieve success. We believe that this can best be achieved through effectively leading a team of professionals, which starts with careful selection and ongoing management of people with the specific skills and competence to do the job.

Project Management

AL&A offers the traditional full Project Management service of defining a clear project programme with deliverables, ensuring all stakeholders operate within this framework and that the project is executed on time.

Development Management

AL&A can provide the full development management function, from initial market analysis and scope of development determination to viability studies, statutory approvals and physical infrastructure roll-out management.

Cloud Based Collaboration Tools

Making use of professional cloud-based software, it allows AL&A to collaborate easily with the client, the professional team and any other relevant stakeholders. It means accurate record keeping of all documentation and communication.

Construction Project Management

AL&A take on the role of Principle Agent as stipulated in the JBCC, ensuring that the professional and contracting teams are co-ordinated and aligned.

Statutory Application Management

We drive the statutory approval process from start to finish, managing the professionals and their deliverables as well as liaising with city officials to ensure a successful outcome.

Project Feasibility Studies

We can formulate high order feasibility studies for a project, identifying the various cost and revenue elements of typical property development projects.

We can unpack the development process for you

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Project Management

Our Project Management team ensures that the development vision is realised through bulk services capacity agreements, statutory approval processes, and litigation processes when necessary. The Project Management team is also geared to manage the implementation of engineering services projects and estate infrastructure provision.

Construction Project Management

During the construction phase of property development, our Construction Project Management team often takes on the role of Principle Agent as stipulated in the JBCC, ensuring that the professional and contracting teams are co-ordinated and aligned. The independence of the Construction Project Manager and the direct reporting line to the client ensures that the client’s needs are prioritised, and risks are minimised. Our experience includes tourism, retail, and industrial, residential and municipal capital investment projects.

Development Management

Development Consulting entails the conceptualisation of new projects in which we work closely with the client to consider development variables and opportunities, including land identification, end user analysis and identification, initiating strategic partnership structures and pro-active identification of development challenges that need to be overcome during the development process. The team is also geared to assist various tiers of government in the development of policy where knowledge of private sector needs, and development realities are required.