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What is contract administration?

by northpointproperty1 • February 25, 2021

Let’s look at what is a contract in the construction sector. In general, a contract legally binding agreement between two or more parties. In construction specifically, this usually means the two parties are the main contractor and the subcontractor. It may also be between many other parties including the client and the main contractor, between […]

Project Manager vs Development Manager: What’s the difference?

by northpointproperty1 • January 19, 2021

In the property and construction sector, the project manager and development manager role titles are often used interchangeably given no official distinction exists between them…yet they are very different roles. To put it simply, development management is a specialist form of project management with a focus on property development for profit. Whereas traditionally speaking, project […]

What is Building Information Modelling (BIM)?

by northpointproperty1 • December 17, 2020

Building Information Modelling or BIM is a highly collaborative process that allows multiple parties such as Architects, Engineers, Builders and you, the client, to work together on the planning, design and construction of a building within a single 3D model. Construction has come a long way and so has the sophisticated planning technologies available to […]

What is a feasibility study?

by northpointproperty1 • November 18, 2020

If you were starting a new business, you would start with a business plan so why should property development be any different?  Undertaking a development requires lots of strategic planning long before a slab is poured.  Calculating the numbers and analysing market conditions can ensure that you have a clear vision of how valuable your […]

Do you need a development manager?

by northpointproperty1 • October 23, 2020

Welcome to the North Point Property Development news portal!  We’re excited to share with you our first article where we can answer a question we receive a-lot.  The question, ‘do you need a development manager‘?  We’re here to help you decide whether you need one or not and if it’s the right choice for your […]