In addition to providing comprehensive development and project management services, at Whiteman Property & Associates we can also consult on specific aspects of your property project, including feasibility assessment, finance structuring or planning applications. Our fees are negotiated up-front so you don’t get unpleasant surprises along the way. The services we can offer include:
Our project feasibility services examine the costs and potential returns on investment, helping you understand the opportunities and risks. We identify the probable time frames associated with a potential project and examine issues such as cost control and cash flow analysis. This approach is implemented at project inception to ensure there is a clear understanding of the project viability from the outset.
WPA’s principal, Ken Whiteman, has substantial experience in structuring project finance and can advise on site acquisition, finance applications and the management of bank relationships. We can often assist with non-bank finance options including equity arrangements and joint ventures.
WPA works closely with a leading Melbourne law firm specialising in property law, tax structuring and management agreements. We can advise on company, trustee and partnership structures.
Re-zoning and Compliance
At WPA, we’re all about win-win outcomes. In managing re-zoning, planning and building permit applications we take a collaborative approach to discussion with councils from day one. We’ve found this achieves the best results for our clients, while complying with the most complex council requirements. WPA benefits from having a growing planning team incorporating skills in both strategic & statutory planning.
Contracts and Administration
WPA can offer advice on the preparation of your project’s contracts and guide you through the tender process to ensure you get quality results and the best value for money. We manage the contractors and review all variations to eliminate unnecessary cost escalation and align costs to your existing budget. We’ll also manage bank conditions and finance draw-downs to keep the project on track.
Our qualified landscape designer can assist with streetscape and open space planning and council documentation, as well as assessing individual landscaping plans for compliance with design guidelines.
We manage Statement of Compliance requirements and liaise with the Land Titles Office and solicitors to ensure that titles are registered to meet the settlement date.
Sales and Marketing Advice
The success of your development relies on capturing potential buyers and investors. We can help you find sales agents and marketing firms with the right expertise and resources, manage your marketing budget, manage your sales team and assist with sales forecasting.
Our qualified interior designer can provide you with a range of services to meet your individual requirements and your budget. As well as the selection of colours, materials and finishes we handle all liaison with suppliers, manufacturers and builders.