HCT’s experience in commercial development ranges from independent developers wishing to deliver individual industrial premises to speculative or tenant derived specifications to Headquarter Office Developments for multinational companies.
What ever the size or scope of the required project, HCT’s expertise in procurement, programming and delivery of a project focuses on every stage from inception through to delivery and occupation to ensure that the commercial requirements of the immediate Client and occupier are recognised at an early stage and delivered to the satisfaction of all parties, on time and within budget.
From classroom refurbishments to complete new build education facilities, HCT deliver a first class service to both independent organisations and County Council Clients alike.
Working closely with the Design Team at every stage of a project from conception, Initial Cost Planning, Design to the delivery of the project.
Early consideration of Client’s requirements, such as Programme, Cost, Specification and factors such as BREEAM ratings are discussed at the outset of the project and monitored throughout the design and construction process to ensure all requirements are met by the end product.
Detailed knowledge of Healthcare requirements from Residential Care Homes, Community Health Centres, NHS, and Private Independent Hospitals has been gained through years of experience.
The importance of the construction of the buildings to the required specifications of not only the Client, but also the regulatory bodies is fully understood and detailed throughout the Construction Process.
HCT will assist in obtaining the relevant approvals for the regulatory body overseeing the operations of the final building such as Care Homes registration or Health Care Commission Registration.
Leisure covers a multitude of buildings from Sports Centres and Swimming pools to Bars and Nightclubs.
Full management of the construction and fit out process, together with detailed cost planning and reporting is offered on all schemes.
Management of Client direct suppliers falling outside of the main building contract is often carried out by HCT due to the clear understanding of the building process and the end users requirements.
Working closely with the main manufacturing Brands and Independent Retailers, HCT manage the construction process closely from inception to delivery.
A detailed brand knowledge and cost database ensure that all projects are delivered to the brand requirements and cost expectations from the initial cost plan stag through to the agreement of the Final Account with the Contractor.
HCT’s clear understanding of the requirements of Motor Retail Operators ensure than smooth handovers are achieved whether to a new build project or to refurbishment and extension projects requiring the existing premises to maintain in operation throughout the building process.
Current Public Sector led projects undertaken by HCT involve specialist projects for Police Authorities and the Prison Service.
HCT’s experience enables accurate cost advise at an early stage to be issued.
An understanding of the working requirements within these secure establishments ensure that the construction programmes and contract sums take into account the special security requirements of not only the end product but also the construction methods required within such secure environments.
Security clearances, escort requirements and material distributions are all fully understood from the outset of the initial cost plans and programmes.
Ranging from refurbishments, to new build apartment buildings and individual bespoke private dwellings, HCT offer the full management process to developers and owner occupiers alike.
The need to fully understand a Client’s requirements within their own home is fully understood.