Scenario Creatinno One Developments Limited (Client) would like to invest and develop a Residential Condominium Project on a piece of land acquired in Singapore recently. The Client has engaged your company as a cost consultant to undertake the construction cost estimation. You have been assigned as a Quantity Surveyor for this project. The proposed development is in its conceptual design stage. The Architect should have created the preliminary building plans, elevations and sections.
Task 1.1 Measure the gross internal area (GIA) for the building from the architectural drawings.
Task 1.2 According to the 4th edition of the Standard Form of Cost Analysis (SFCA), measure the element unit quantities for the following elements of the typical building: • Substructure • Upper floors • Stairs • Roof • External Walls • Windows & External Doors • Internal Walls & Partitions • Internal Doors • Wall Finishes • Floor Finishes • Ceiling Finishes
Task 1.3 With reference to the element unit quantities calculated in
Task 1.2 and making necessary assumptions, estimate the cost of the development using elemental cost estimating approach. You should make use of unit rates from appropriate cost databases or price books such as Building Construction Authority’s as the basis to complete the estimate. You should also describe all assumptions made including the opinions for the assumptions, and explain all the inclusions and exclusions of your estimate. Note: Student shall obtain Overall Layout Plan, Floor Plan, Elevation and Section Drawings of one of the residential condominium projects for the coursework. Both Deliverable 1 and 2 shall use the same drawings. The drawings shall be appended to the report as the basis of the cost estimate. In the event, there is difficulty to obtain the required drawings, student shall discuss with the Module Tutor.
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