This strategic component is still one of CIBS’s greatest strengths. Our experts can give you the straight facts regarding the viability of your commercial or industrial real estate project from the very start. That is when we establish whether the project rests on a solid foundation and whether its structure will stand the test of time. This step focuses not only on the structural aspect, but also examines the project’s vision and business strategy.
For example, after reviewing a situation, the team may suggest to a client that he sell his property and acquire his competitor’s assets before investing in new property. In some cases, this kind of strategy can help a company increase its market share and get the yield sought from the capital invested.
CIBS Group clients benefit from our specialists’ vast experience and business acumen, distinctive elements that help position our organization favourably within our market.
Feasibility and viability studies
- Analysis of needs and risks: objectives, constraints, challenges, commercial and financial issues, decision-making process in order to make the best choices, etc.
- The company in its environment: global market, competition, trends, technological development, social environment, workforce, etc.
- Understanding of the company’s business plan: target clientele, characteristics of products or services, skills, positioning, business strategies, development, succession plan, etc.
- Ability to pay: analysis of financial models, forecasts, cash flow, source of funds, partnerships, etc.
Definition of orientations
Relocation expansion, acquisition of a competitor, constraints of the existing building, desirable location, overall budget, demographic analyzes and needs of the population, etc.
Cost and benefit analysis
Advantages and disadvantages associated with the project, decision-support tools allowing the total expected costs to be weighed against the total expected benefits in order to determine which action is the best or most profitable.
Preliminary plans for the guidelines budget
Physical data of the land and building, standards and regulations, criteria required by the trade-mark in cases where it is necessary to comply with the requirements of a manufacturer or a brand, etc.
Preliminary construction budget
Establishment of the preliminary budget according to the experience of similar projects and validation of the costs related to the main categories with specialized subcontractors.
Recommendations: “Go / No Go” stage
Conformity of results to expectations (“Go”), non-conformity of results to expectations: stop or postponement of the project (“No Go”).
If the project is postponed: actions to be taken before proceeding.