Projects

Our in-depth project experience spans a range of industries and project values from $1M to $100M+

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Collaborative Cost Management have worked on many exciting projects. Below are just some of our projects in the following sectors.

EDUCATION

HOSPITALITY

COMMERCIAL FITOUT

Education | $60M

Baringa State Secondary School

Located in Aura in Caloundra West the new Baringa State Secondary School brings a to the region a new Greenfield Secondary Education Facility with capacity to cater to 1200 students.   

Opportunity
The project caters for the large population growth of the region and sits next to the Baringa Primary School that the CCM Staff where involved in providing Cost Management services for.  The proposed New Secondary school in Caloundra South will be adjacent to new sporting fields, with the new Baringa State Primary School, on the other side of the fields. The project includes 3 storey Learning Precincts, New Administration Facility, and new Multipurpose School Hall.

Full Cost Management Services for this project which include the following:

  • Cost planning from Master Planning through Contract Documentation Stage
  • Participate and contribute as an active team member towards the successful of design development
  • Attendance and contribution to project team meetings
  • Review of tender returns during Tender Stage
  • Construction and Post Construction Stage inclusive of the assessment of monthly progress claims and review of variations.
  • Defect liability period inclusive of the provision of Componentisation Report

The CCM staff have prior experience of working within the education sector and, in particular, alongside the Department of Education, and are familiar with the desired design and building outcomes for 21st century education facilities both for the Department and the teaching staff and students alike.

Baringa State Secondary School
Baringa State Secondary School
Image courtesy of FKG Group

Education | $10M – $15M

Murrumba State Secondary College

Located in Murrumba Downs is one of the newest and most innovative secondary schools in central Brisbane. The first secondary site in Queensland to introduce Year 7 into Junior Secondary as part of the Flying Start initiative 

Opportunity
The project purpose was for the refurbishment and extension of the existing school to include 3 new storey Learning Centre, a new single storey Music Learning Building and Industrial Kitchen including provision of covered link access from the new building to the spine of the school.

Full Cost Management Services for this project which include the following:

  • Cost planning from Master Planning through Schematic Design Construction Documentation Stage
  • Participate and contribute as an active team member towards the successful of design development
  • Attendance and contribution to project team meetings

Our approach involves working closely will all project stakeholders to achieve the best possible outcomes for all projects on which we work. We offer a range of cost management services and fully understand the intricacies of the industry in which we work.

Murrumba State Secondary College
Murrumba State Secondary College

Education | $20M+

Queensland Academy of Science, Mathematics & Technology

Located in Toowong the project included two new STEM precinct providing contemporary learning areas. Robotics and Maker Space laboratories, State of art science laboratories and e-learning hubs as well as renovation of existing facilities. The project was delivered over Multiple Stages in an existing education facility.

Opportunity
The proposed works included cost management services in line with the DoE terms of reference for the construction of Stages 1-3 of the proposed works.  The project was completed in June 2020.

Full Cost Management Services for this project which include the following:

  • Cost Planning
  • Value adding review
  • Pre-tender Cost Plan
  • Assistance with the tender evaluation plan
  • Tender evaluation reports
  • Assessment of progress claims and progress certificates
  • Variation assessments
  • Advice on prolongation costs

The CCM staff have a good understanding of the requirements for a simple, cost effective, functional design and have been involved in the successful delivery of numerous similar projects, all working to strict finite budgets. This experience will provide us with the expertise to provide the independent peer review and report necessary for this project.

Queensland Academy of Science, Mathematics & Technology
Queensland Academy of Science, Mathematics & Technology

Hospitality | $6.6M

Sound Garden

Located in Fortitude Valley, The Sound Garden is a bar, restaurant and tune temple. The multi-faceted venue boasts a capacity of 770 patrons who have access to the indoor beer garden with cosy booths and couches around the outside on each level.

Opportunity
The project consisted of required fit-out works to include new bars, kitchen and restaurant space to the existing shell at 312 Brunswick Street.  Full Cost Management Services for this project which include the following:

  • Concept Design Estimate Elemental Report
  • Design Development Estimate Report at 50%
  • Design Development Estimate Report at 80%
  • Pre-Tender Estimate Report
  • Tender Review at Trade Level
  • Post Contract Services inclusive of the assessment of monthly progress claims and variation assessments

The CCM team consisted of qualified personal with extensive hospitality experience who were available to work on the project and meet the timeframes set out in the request. Our past industry experience, and familiarity with the Mantle Group’s approach to project delivery, provided assurance that this project would be delivered in a collaborative, cost effective and timely manner.

Sound Garden
Sound Garden

Hospitality | $5m – $10m

The Lucky Squire, Broadbeach

The Lucky Squire is a huge venue with two-level microbrewery, bar and restaurant boasting a capacity of around 450 capacity.  The venue also consists of a fully functioning glass-encased microbrewery.

Opportunity
The opportunity was to collaborate with the Mantle Group who have a host of hospitality venues around Brisbane and the Gold Coast. The Lucky Squire will be the only brewhouse on the Goldie with the full James Squire range on tap.

Full Cost Management Services for this project which include the following:

  • Update the cost plan to accommodate delays and alternative contractor
  • Review the Balance of the trade recommendations
  • Venue Two Cost plan (Completed)
  • Site Inspections and processing of invoices
  • Fortnightly claims
  • Final Account
  • Tax Depreciation Schedules

Our approach involved extensive experience, and familiarity with working with the Mantle Group and their approach, providing an assurance that the project was delivered in a cost effective and timely manner.

The Lucky Squire, Broadbeach
The Lucky Squire, Broadbeach

Commercial Fitout | $5m – $10m

Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC)

The project required a new fitout to accommodate the Inland Rail Project Team within ARTC located in Brisbane. 

Opportunity
The premises total was approximately 3,500m2 of office space fitout to accommodate up to 400+ employees with a secure open plan, agile, activity-based office space with meeting rooms including, break-out spaces, screened booths, quiet rooms and phone rooms along with a first aid/carer’s rooms. 

Full Cost Management Services for this project which include the following:

  • Full cost planning and post contract services for the project delivered under a construction management arrangement
  • Represent ARTC as the cost management expert for the project.
  • Assisted with procurement of other design team consultants including tender reviews and recommendations. Provided cost advice to ARTC’s appointed representatives throughout the project.
  • Updated cost documents to reflect design amendments (as required).
  • Provided specialist cost planning and construction reports and the like as and when requested by ARTC and cost advice for any proposed amendments to the existing base building engineering services, facilities or finishes

The CCM team offered extensive experience within the corporate fitout industry coupled with professionally qualified, technically knowledgeable, senior personnel for the delivery of the project.

Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC)
Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC)
Image courtesy of Ellivio Architects | Photography: Mindi Cooke

Commercial Fitout | $1M – $5M

North Queensland Bulk Ports

NQBP relocated to a newly leased office space located in Brisbane requiring a completed relocation, design and tenancy fitout.

Opportunity
The premises totals 1,159m2 over one floor. The briefed space required include workspace for approximately 70 staff, boardrooms with an adjacent catering kitchen, 16 seat large meeting room, 2 x 8-10 person meeting rooms, 7 internal meeting rooms and 4 internal offices.
Full Cost Management Services for this project which include the following:

  • Provide a detailed cost estimate at concept design phase, cost estimate at design development phase and tender cost schedules at tender documentation stage
  • Prepare pre-tender estimate and provided monthly progress claims and reporting including review of variations
  • Provide a tax appreciation schedule on completion of the works
  • Co-ordinate outputs with all other project consultants. Provided specialist cost planning and construction reports and the like as and when requested by Faction. Provide cost advice for any proposed amendments to the existing base building engineering services, facilities or finishes

The CCM team offered extensive experience within the corporate fitout industry coupled with professionally qualified, technically knowledgeable, senior personnel for the delivery of the project.

North Queensland Bulk Ports
North Queensland Bulk Ports
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Contact Us

BRISBANE Level 3, 240 Queen Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Telephone: 07 3532 4079

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Telephone: 02 9060 6482

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We have extensive cost management experience covering a range of sectors and procurement methods.

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Retail

From major shopping centre developments with multiple stakeholders through to minor tenancy refurbishments, Collaborative Cost Management offers project planning support during the early phases of development through to final close out of accounts at final completion.

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Hospitality

We know hospitality. The Collaborative CM team has been involved in this fast-paced and cost-driven sector for many years. We appreciate the driving forces behind getting these projects delivered under time pressures and budget constraints without compromise on quality, functionality and ease of operation.

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Commercial New Build

We understand the needs of our commercial clients and the specific requirements relating to new-build projects. We work closely with the wider team to provide realistic cost estimates to ensure that no project overruns are experienced during construction, and no hidden surprises are exposed within the operational costs.

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Education

We offer an in-depth understanding of this sector from small, refurbishment works through to large-scale, high-profile new build projects. We have worked alongside State Government departments and private tertiary education providers to deliver forward-thinking education facilities that are future-proofed for generations to come.

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Sports & Recreation

Incorporating a wide range of projects, we provide cost management services to a number of clients within this sector. From new, large-scale sport stadium developments and expansions, through to smaller community sporting facilities such as aquatic centres, golf courses, gymnastic facilities and sporting clubs.

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Multi Residential

We specialise in large-scale projects with multiple stakeholders such as highrise, mixed-use, and multi-unit residential developments. We appreciate the desired project outcomes for each specific party — developer, landlord, investors and owner occupiers — and work collaboratively during the early phases of a project to ensure that these needs are met.

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Industrial

Our experience in this sector includes logistics, materials handling, process plants and mechanical projects. We work closely with our clients to ensure that all industry requirements are met, and that all ongoing operation and maintenance costs are factored into the overall project budget.

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Infrastructure

Using proven value and risk management techniques we provide our clients with a variety of cost engineering and quantity surveying services within all areas of this sector including road, rail, aviation and marine.
We are able to provide indicative construction estimates during the feasibility phase through to the implementation of risk reducing strategies moving forward. We are familiar with both the private and public sectors and the relevant statutory requirements of each.

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Law & Order

Civil service projects incorporating police and fire stations, courtrooms, detention facilities and emergency services are a vital part of our community. We work closely with project stakeholders to ensure that all needs are met both from the functional operation of a facility through to the ongoing maintenance and life-cycle costs. We understand the importance of providing value for money in this sector without compromising on quality of outcome.

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Civic

Working closely with Government agencies, we provide a variety of costing services to ensure projects within the public domain are delivered with a focus on value for money and best-for-project outcomes through all phases. We work alongside local and regional councils in the preparation of feasibility studies, indicative cost estimates and construction delivery to provide cost management advice in a transparent and open manner. Projects in this sector include: community spaces, hard and soft landscaping works and associated infrastructure.

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Fitout

Our experience of delivering projects within operational environments means that we understand the specific challenges associated with live-site fitout projects. Our detailed knowledge includes lease and incentive agreements, provision of landlord/tenants assets splits and tax depreciation schedules. We work closely with our clients to ensure that value for money is achieved and cashflow is optimised. Our cost planning services include full project costs incorporating specialist AV Costs, FF&E, workstations, consultant fees, relocation and build costs.

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Health & Sciences

The health and sciences sector offers up its own unique set of challenges and opportunities. Collaborative Cost Management has extensive experience in this constantly evolving sector and understands the issues and constraints associated with the ever-changing world of science and technology. Our professionally qualified staff have worked on a number of high-profile and challenging projects in this industry, and we offer our clients the benefit of lessons-learned in this area to benefit their future projects.