During any stage of a project, from inception through to handover, AXES Partners provides unbiased support and guidance through our experience and knowledge base. We pride ourselves on advising our clients on the best course of action through comparative analysis and market intel.
We advise landlords, tenants, owners, and investors of a property’s maintenance lifecycle, defects, and suggested refurbishments as well as regulatory and code compliance requirements.
Contractor Management / Design-Build
AXES Partners can act as the purchasing agent and engage project contractors on behalf of our clients. AXES will act as a single point of accountability, overseeing all aspects of the schedule, cost, safety, and quality assurance for a project.
Our processes allow clients to complete projects on a fast-track basis, while providing the transparency needed to make sound judgments and still allowing for clients to focus on their core business activities.
All projects require strategic cost planning and estimating throughout all phases. Our clients receive market rate assessment projections (and advice) through all initial conceptualization and design phases of the project. Coupled with unbiased tendering and assessment analysis during estimating and procurement phases.
- Benchmarking and projected cost preparations
- Cashflow management
- Change management
- Engineering services cost management
- Procurement management and documentation production
- Project cost management
- Risk management
- Strategic cost planning and estimating
- Value engineering
- Life cycle, running cost production
Due diligence serves our clients with a clear understanding of either a certain phase or the full life cycle of a project. It can assess and report on the viability and potential of land, new build or existing build fit out works. Recommendations, options, and next steps are always part of these processes.
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Facilities Management services keep client real estate activities up and running, to optimize business operations. Whether these consist of day-to-day facility operations or worst-case planning scenarios, our facilities management professionals will keep you covered and help plan ahead. Our facility management expertise is supported by a large network of technicians, suppliers and vendor partners that are accountable and responsive.
As our core service line, we specialize in the delivery of high-level project management services in both English and Japanese to our clients through greater Japan. AXES Partners provides an integrated suite of services from concept, design and construction management achieving scalable benefits to all our clients. Our project managers work closely with our cost and contract management teams ensuring complete transparency on all phases of a project. AXES partners prides itself on delivering a diverse range of projects across Japan.
From a small building infrastructure upgrade to an office fit-out or a retail construction build, the AXES Partner team will help manage and implement the entire development cycle of projects by delivering cost-effective, low risk and high-quality outcomes.
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Team selection and RFP process
Team Structure (internal and external)
Basis of appointment
Site or Building issues
Technology management – AV, telephone / data, data centers, NOC, security
Reuse – purposing existing equipment
Design coordination and oversight.
Schematic design phase.
Design development phase.
Construction documentation phase
Furniture, Fit-out and Equipment procurement
Contracts and Warranty review
Evaluation and scoring *KPIs
Interviews and selection
Active involvement and oversight of CM with subcontractor bid process.
Contract negotiation / change order review
LEED process management
Project close-out management
Manuals and as built documentation preparation
Certificate of occupancy
Punch list management
End of project review
|Client / LL interface||Project meetings||Schedule management|
|Budget management||Record keeping||Project reporting|
With a wealth of experience in property development in Japan ranging from privately owned individual residential dwellings, to large scale hotel developments we understand our clients’ needs and drivers in every project we are engaged in. We see the development management role covering land acquisitions and valuation, due diligence, project and property development, and as well as operational setup and management.
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Preparation of programs at project inception is paramount to support the management of milestone delivery and management of project teams’ deliveries. Weekly updates to all project team members helps us control realistic completion dates. Axes Partners adopts project management scheduling software
- Master Schedule and Programing
- Micro Delivery Schedules
- Application and Permitting Procedures and Programming
- Payment Programs and Cash Flow Management
Risk Management is a key component to any project we manage. Identification of risks well in advance is a skill that cannot be taught but through years of experience and an understanding of all the disciplines within a project allows us to control project risks. Providing senior oversight and governance on all projects
Your people are the most important asset of your business and now more than ever is the time to build workplaces that support your business both strategically and operationally.
Our partner network of strategists, designers, and change specialists will provide guidance to enable your people to work in a way that suits their specific “Activity-Based” working styles best. We can help create and implement workplace strategies that align with the goals of your business and accommodate the changing needs of your workforce.
LOCAL GOVT. APPLICATION AND PERMITTING MANAGEMENT
Managing and reporting on requirements to satisfy authority code for construction, building permit and operational permits are site specific in Japan. The process and management of these communications with authorities’ needs.
Total coordination of scheduling within the overall project to ensure all lease events are met to avoid costly penalties. Evaluating and negotiating the costs with the nominated landlord contractor(s) and preparation of a completed order between client and contractor. Confirmation of proper return of space to fulfill lease requirements and deposit payment return timing.