Project: Zone 11 Park Central, Birmingham
Virtus were appointed by Crest Nicholson to provide Quantity Surveying & Cost Management services for the feasibility stage of Zone 11 of the award-winning Park Central development in Birmingham. Working closely with the Crest Nicholson team Virtus developed cost models to inform development appraisals for the final phase of this major urban regeneration scheme in the heart of Birmingham. Utilising our residential cost modelling tool we were able to provide commercial assurance on various residential mix scenarios for our client. Our commission also included developing “slice studies” to ascertain the most efficient structural solution for the development and also compared the cost of utilising a main contractor with the extant delivery model of utilising the local housebuilding business unit to deliver the scheme.
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“The team at Virtus have done a fantastic job and we look forward to working with them again soon”, Engineering, Tutbury, Robert Oades.
“The team showed natural aptitude for developing innovative approaches to the project.”
“All round I think it was a good outcome and we were impressed with Virtus throughout”,
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Director of Asset Management, John Sellars.
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, Group Property Programme Manager, Dave Winter.
"I can’t remember ever working with such dedicated and personable people with such integrity. You are an organization I regard as ‘a breath of fresh air’ to the industry”
Trevor Thompson, PCO Project Manager.
“Virtus have enhanced the long-term value of our real estate portfolio, provided a new reliable income stream and helped to build stronger long-term relationships with our tenants”
, Environmental Manager, Graham Baxter.
“Whilst the quality and effort to date provide evidence of value for money it is the willingness to invest time in developing relationships that underpin successful delivery. My experience [of Virtus] to date has been wholly positive and I would be happy to relay that to others”. Business Development Manager, Jonathan MacWilliam.
“Virtus were very professional, purposeful and organised with a very refreshing approach and attitude to tackling the issues that arose head on and where necessary go that ‘extra mile’ to overcome them.”
Compliance Manager Asset Management, Nick Rudge.