Development Consulting Services
In support of its clients’ needs, Kilinski | Van Wyk offers select non-legal real estate development and construction related professional services to help clients navigate the complexities and manage the varying stages of project development. The firm’s offering illustrates its unique approach to client needs and mission to provide excellent, solution-oriented professional services focused on representing special districts. These services include:
- Project Due Diligence – Coordinate, manage and synthesize due diligence deliverables including surveys, Phase I environmental assessments, geotechnical reports, protected species and tree surveys, entitlement review and similar studies key to making business decisions, anticipating and managing costs and schedule.
- Pro Forma Analysis – Provide critical inputs relative to forecasting development costs, timing of costs, market analysis to confirm lot size and lot mix offerings, lot sale revenue projections, CDD financing and other cost and revenue considerations to necessary for project modeling.
- Entitlement & Permitting – Identify, manage and expedite to the extent possible project entitlements and permits, with emphasis on those critical path permits that control construction start dates. Manage project consultants toward permit target dates and identify opportunities to overlap permit activities and shorten overall approval timeframes. Identify opportunities for “upzoning” entitlements where it may benefit the project.
- Project Management & Positioning – Provide team leadership and project management services that identifies and organizes the consultant team, coordinate consultant deliverables, manage milestone and key date schedules, estimate and manage development cost budgets. Work with marketing staff, consultants, homebuilders and operations team to position the project for success.
- Owner’s Representation – Provide a range of services and leadership in support of your construction project that can be dialed up or down, based on other roles on the project consultant and contractor team, as well as any in- house resources assigned to the project. This work can vary by project but broadly includes: managing and supervising budgets and project schedules; stakeholder management; project communication plan; routine project meetings and reporting to the Owner; quality management and contract adherence; managing with current District/Owner staff any additional proposals necessary for the project; and, recommendations for selection and procurement of additional project team members where necessary
- Operations & Reporting – Aid in the establishment of community development districts (CDD) and homeowner’s associations that operate and maintain the community; strategize with the client on CDD timing and development scope. Review project operations, ranging from community maintenance contracts to permit audits, and provide reporting that highlights areas of efficient operation and areas needing corrective attention with the intent of enhancing the community’s value and operational cost efficiencies.