Property Project Consultancy Services.
Consulting & Project Management services relating to the design and implementation of property related projects within varied commercial environments including Office, Retail, Leisure and the Gaming Industry.
Ian Round has a proven and highly regarded professional with senior management experience. Over 30 years experience dealing with property development projects, backed up with a solid architectural, building surveying and project management background.
With my extensive background in construction, design and project management I am able to assist with a variety of project types, small and large.
I have a network of proven professional contacts in all the required areas that I can call upon to establish project teams, covering all areas from design, project planning, cost analysis, legal requirements, and contractors etc
Budget Control: I have a proven ability to find methods and solutions to minimise the cost impact on projects. Finding the required balance between COST, QUALITY & TIME.
Recently I have worked on the following projects:
Multi Site Rollout Project Management for the UK's Largest Bookmaker
Management of Capex & Maintenance programme for Independent Bingo Chain (2014 onwards)
Ongoing project management services for Majestic Bingo Ltd consisting of 16 clubs including project management of refurbishment projects ranging from 1k - 500k in value. Management of capex plan and annual maintenance plan.
Lead Consultant: New Shopfit Specification for UK's leading bookmaker (2015/16)
Managed development of new specification for one of the UKs top 3 bookmaker who has maintained a reputation for cutting edge and award winning design and shop development in the sector for the last 2 decades. Providing in depth guidance on store design principles, their application to numerous sites and editor of new shoplift manuals for rollout out purposes.
Independent Bingo Club Refurbishment (2015)
Design and project management services for Coronet Bingo of their family run bingo club.
Gaming Arcade ergonomic layout production (2015)
Providing a unique insight to successful gaming arcade layouts for a leading independent bingo operator resulting in clear benefits on the bottom line.
Under 4's Nursery Development (2013)
Providing Property expertise and project management services for a market leader in this fast growing sector. Working closely with the design team as Project Manager for a new nursery fit out in Exeter and developing further projects in the South West.
MOD Bar Facility Upgrade
Taking the Designers outline design brief I converted their requirements to a useable specification, provided cost analysis for the works, undertook full tender process and project managed works through to completion.
Machine Arcade Upgrade Programme
Lead design consultant on a multi million pound redesign and upgrade programme involving in excess of 110 amusement machine arcades each with bespoke requirements.
Working closely with the client I developed a standard design template, established and advised on key ergonomic and customer flow principles, personally undertook site surveys of each location, provided photographic survey records, briefed design company of site specific requirements to allow production of site plans and proposals. Close liaison with and provided professional advice to client, designers, contractors and project management team.
Creating unique solutions for each site based on standard principles whilst at the same time creating a new brand and industry-leading standard.
Working with a limited capital budget yet producing successful results, which are exceeding return on investment requirements in each case, many by some considerable margin.
Major Bingo Operator: New Concept Instigation.
Utilising my extensive experience and knowledge I instigated a new concept design project for national Bingo operator. Assisted in the choosing of an external design team, liaising with key players to develop design process and successfully handed over to internal project management team to complete project.
Also advised and provided specific input in relation to machine arcade layouts on further major projects for national Bingo operator.
I provide on going detailed analysis of shop fitting costs for a leading UK bookmaker. Utilising comparable data going back over 16 years I have been able to provide detailed estate age profiling, shop fitting costs vs. inflation and shop life cycle reports. With reports being regularly updated as additional projects are completed.
Managing appropriate consultants and contractors I project manage various dilapidation projects from specification establishment, tendering, on site management through to completion and sign off.
As Built records & snagging
Aiding internal project managers by providing ‘as built’ information on projects and providing to designers / architects for up dating of project drawings for use in H&S file etc, providing snagging lists and completion photographs for records and presentation.