Construction Of A Single Storey House Construction Essay

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Mr Alex Cheah the owner of the land plot 23A in Petaling Jaya Seksyen 13 is planning to build his own single storey bungalow house. It has always been Mr Alex Cheah's dream to build his own dream home. Mr Alex wants his dream home to have a modern concept with all the latest facilities and equipment. In order to make this dream reality Mr Alex Cheah as the project sponsor has appointed Sunway Group Berhad as the developer of Mr Alex's future single storey bungalow house. Developer is the big boss of whole construction project and the one who developes the empty lands. Being a developer, rich isn't the key character because they can borrow money from bank or contra the land to the bank.

Sunway Group Berhad is and has been a well known developing company in Malaysia. Seeded in a small tin-mining company established in 1974, Sunway Group has thrived to become one of Malaysia's most widely recognized and diversified conglomerates with a multitude of established businesses. Its core businesses include: civil engineering and construction; building materials; trading and manufacturing; quarrying; information technology; property development and investment; leisure, entertainment and hospitality; healthcare; and education.

The Group's flagship development is the flourishing 800-acre Sunway Integrated Resort City in Bandar Sunway, located just 20 minutes outside the nation's capital city of Kuala Lumpur. The township is a veritable "resurrection" from a derelict ex-mining land. Its fully-integrated facilities providing the Group's trademark "Resort Living within the City," has received a host of awards and international accolades. Sunway Integrated Resort City remains one of the region's best-known tourist destinations.

In this project of constructing a single storey bungalow house for Mr Alex, Sunway Group as the developer will be handing over project to Sunway's Project Manager( Reuben Raj) to be fully in charge over this project. Reuben Raj as the project manager will assign people from different companies and firms to work together to build this house. The project manager will create three different working groups which are the Management team, Design team and the construction team.

A Consultant assists in scheduling, estimating, etc. They do make daily reports for the developers to check. Consultants can be say as a middle guy between contractor and developer. They give advices or comments to the contractors once they are not following the plan to work. If the project has any problems, developer may looks for the consultant to give advice or complain to the contractor. Warning letter will be given by the consultant to contractor if there's any unsatisfactory with the client. They do also have a site meeting to discuss about the progress and to make the solutions if there's any problems occur.

The appointed consultant for Sunway Group will be none other than Tan Huat Chye. Tan Huat Chye is a Human Capital and Organizational Development (OD) consultant by profession. Tan Huat Chye helps MNC and local-based companies in various Organizational and Human Capital issues such as EQ Development, Talent Management, Leadership Development, Succession Management, Competency Development, Performance Management and Reward Management.

The profession is one that provides a qualification gained following formal education, specific training and experience that provides a general set of skills that are then applied to a diverse variety of problems. Predominantly these relate to costs and contracts on construction projects. Other areas in which QS find employment include property surveys for hidden defects on behalf of potential purchasers, running estates, valuing the mineral deposits for mining companies, selling property and even Leasehold Reform Act work. Traditionally referred to as a Professional Quantity Surveyor or Private Practice Quantity Surveyor they are broadly concerned with contracts and costs on construction projects. The methods employed, however, cover a range of activities which may include cost planning, value management, feasibility study|feasibility studies, cost benefit analysis, lifecycle costing, tendering, valuation, change control, dispute resolution and cost estimation.