Our Expertise

INCREASE EFFICIENCY

DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY & MANAGEMENT

UNBIASED ADVICE TO ENSURE THE SUCCESS OF YOUR BUSINESS AND INVESTMENTS.


Our global insights are key drivers to help our clients make decisions that will achieve the strategic outcomes that matter, from project inception through to operations. We provide an in-depth understanding of how to drive productive innovation and understand change management and provide best practices to our clients to support and deliver the transformation needed to realise sustainable benefits more efficiently across the project lifecycle.


We work in partnership with our clients, providing the necessary knowledge and people required to maximise their return on investment. With our combination of strategic analysis, complete technical capabilities, our focus on global best practice and leading-edge thinking we consistently deliver innovative and sustainable solutions designed to help clients in various sectors save money and time, reduce risks and increase efficiency.


Whether bidding for funding or allocating funds, each business case requires detailed facts and figures that our experts provide by performing assessments and analysis, ensuring nothing is overlooked, including effects of projects on communities, quality of life and the environment.


Our team of award-winning experts ensures clients unlock the full potential of every project by providing sound advice on risk and mitigation tactics. This is achieved by identifying opportunities to improve the value and sustainability of projects, enabling stakeholders to make informed decisions and ensuring confidence in investment projects.

Our Service Areas

  • Master planning
  • Capital investment planning
  • Project feasibility study
  • Commercial due diligence
  • Property management
  • Asset management
  • Green Building Index (GBI)
STRATEGIC PLANNING

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

DELIVERING PROJECT SUCCESS THROUGH EFFECTIVE PLANNING, THE RIGHT TEAM AND RIGOROUS CONTROLS.


EFFECTIVE PLANNING
Creating the right delivery strategy for a project depends on detailed project management practices that take into account risks, constraints and stakeholder interests in the planning process. Our strategic approach to planning includes intelligence sharing, capacity studies, consulting on approaches, timely supplier participation on project design, risk and performance standards are key drivers to mitigating risk and enabling our clients to deliver projects consistency. Our clients also experience noticeable improvements in timeliness and quality no matter which stage of the project lifecycle we are appointed at. By focusing on the core drivers of clients’ projects and implementing our strategic approach to planning, we enable the delivery of outcomes that matter, helping us successfully deliver some of the industry’s most complex projects globally.


THE RIGHT TEAM

Constructing or renovating a new facility requires a team of experts with a wide range of specialized knowledge. Our team of specialists work as part of our client’s team, providing competence, advocacy and expert insights. This saves on resources while maintaining quality by simplifying design and work scope, streamlining the number of suppliers to reduce transaction costs and using robust contract management processes to manage tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers.


Our team of specialists combine expertise in the areas of architecture, engineering, sustainability, construction, facilities planning, operations and financial management to deliver end-to-end solutions for our clients including reducing inefficiencies, ensuring all moving parts of a project are moving effectively to minimise the impact of inflation on project costs.


From new building construction and complex renovations to minor improvements, our team will provide the necessary expertise to ensure seamless progress through each phase of the project and advocate to ensure the projects are on time and within budget.


RIGOROUS CONTROLS

We maintain robust controls throughout the lifecycle of the project to ensure challenges are effectively addressed that in turn keep the timeliness and quality of projects as planned. We apply standardised design principles that mitigate cost pressures and implement Building Information Modelling (BIM) providing visibility on the brief and investment case, critical path and scope, specifications and totex that optimises capital and revenue cost expansions. We provide quality assurance and control through review, inspection and witnessing or verification for both onsite and off-site activities.

Our Services Areas

  • Project brief development
  • Design management
  • Construction management
  • Contract management / administration
  • Quality management
  • Defect management
  • Value management
  • Technical due diligence
STRATEGIC PLANNING

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

DELIVERING PROJECT SUCCESS THROUGH EFFECTIVE PLANNING, THE RIGHT TEAM AND RIGOROUS CONTROLS.


EFFECTIVE PLANNING
Creating the right delivery strategy for a project depends on detailed project management practices that take into account risks, constraints and stakeholder interests in the planning process. Our strategic approach to planning includes intelligence sharing, capacity studies, consulting on approaches, timely supplier participation on project design, risk and performance standards are key drivers to mitigating risk and enabling our clients to deliver projects consistency. Our clients also experience noticeable improvements in timeliness and quality no matter which stage of the project lifecycle we are appointed at. By focusing on the core drivers of clients’ projects and implementing our strategic approach to planning, we enable the delivery of outcomes that matter, helping us successfully deliver some of the industry’s most complex projects globally.


THE RIGHT TEAM

Constructing or renovating a new facility requires a team of experts with a wide range of specialized knowledge. Our team of specialists work as part of our client’s team, providing competence, advocacy and expert insights. This saves on resources while maintaining quality by simplifying design and work scope, streamlining the number of suppliers to reduce transaction costs and using robust contract management processes to manage tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers.


Our team of specialists combine expertise in the areas of architecture, engineering, sustainability, construction, facilities planning, operations and financial management to deliver end-to-end solutions for our clients including reducing inefficiencies, ensuring all moving parts of a project are moving effectively to minimise the impact of inflation on project costs.


From new building construction and complex renovations to minor improvements, our team will provide the necessary expertise to ensure seamless progress through each phase of the project and advocate to ensure the projects are on time and within budget.


RIGOROUS CONTROLS

We maintain robust controls throughout the lifecycle of the project to ensure challenges are effectively addressed that in turn keep the timeliness and quality of projects as planned. We apply standardised design principles that mitigate cost pressures and implement Building Information Modelling (BIM) providing visibility on the brief and investment case, critical path and scope, specifications and totex that optimises capital and revenue cost expansions. We provide quality assurance and control through review, inspection and witnessing or verification for both onsite and off-site activities.

Our Services Areas

  • Project brief development
  • Design management
  • Construction management
  • Contract management / administration
  • Quality management
  • Defect management
  • Value management
  • Technical due diligence
INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS

PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

IMPLEMENTING THE RIGHT EXPERTISE FOR EFFECTIVE EXECUTION OF PLANS THAT DRIVE CLEAR PROGRAM OUTCOMES.


THE RIGHT EXPERTISE

Complex challenges, multiple investors and diverse stakeholders require a detailed and thorough program business case. Our team of program management experts offer integrated solutions that cover all services related to program control, helping you navigate risks and realise opportunities all while building the right culture and capabilities that enable you to negotiate your position during trade-offs, adding value at all programme stages.


Our expertise in managing property portfolios globally, as well as planning and prioritising in the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors ensure consistency and certainty of results for our clients.


EFFECTIVE EXECUTION PLANS

We set programmes up to succeed at every stage of the lifecycle, using industry leading approaches to support decision making, secure investment and achieve full readiness for execution. We put in place all of the strategies and controls, provide leadership and implementation best practices across cost management, scheduling, risk management, quality assurance, reporting and stakeholder management to manage risks and challenges, set realistic performance baselines, and establish the capabilities and infrastructure needed to deliver improved program performance.


DRIVING CLEAR PROGRAM OUTCOMES

We maintain program control and provide ongoing support to enable the implementation of necessary changes as the program evolves. We assess your program needs and create a framework to accommodate changing scope, risks and opportunities all while maintaining alignment with your key goals.


We work to understand where improvement opportunities lie and craft out the steps needed to realising them. We create and deliver tangible action plans through a fully aligned system that addresses all program challenges including the identifying key performance indicators, detailed program reviews, change and cost control management, earned value management, and integrated schedule and dependency management in a concise manner.

Our Service Areas

  • Centralize project control and reporting
  • Process and standard development
  • Multi project delivery
  • Stakeholder management
OPTIMAL PROCUREMENT

PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT

PROVIDING PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES TO MAXIMISE VALUE.


PROCUREMENT STRATEGIES

Successful delivery of a project is highly dependent on aligning both business and commercial strategy to the vision and objectives of projects.


We achieve this through careful selection and engagement of appropriate supply chain partners who are contracted on commercial terms that are aligned to delivery of project objectives and business outcomes.


Our procurement and contracting strategies are aimed at driving value and mitigating any potential risks. Ensuring contract responsibilities are detailed and thorough, reduces potential problems in the delivery of a project, while enforcing the adherence to procurement legalities keeps projects from being exposed to legal or other governance risk.


SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES

Our supply chain strategy approach drives value and optimises performance from deep insights into the supply chain from managing the procurement process, and implementing consistent procedures. We engage the supply chain at the very onset to ensure the validity of strategies and ensure market buy-in.


DRIVING RESULTS

Our procurement and contract experts provide expert guidance to our clients through each stage of the process, managing projects from specification to award, and develop optimised procurement solutions that deliver efficiency and cost savings. Our in-house expertise to develop optimal procurement, contract & commercial solutions for our clients can help maximise value from the supply chain and mitigate contractual risk.

Our Services Areas

  • Contract management
  • Contract negotiation and award
  • Procurement & contract strategy
  • Tender evaluation
OPTIMAL PROCUREMENT

PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT

PROVIDING PROCUREMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES TO MAXIMISE VALUE.


PROCUREMENT STRATEGIES

Successful delivery of a project is highly dependent on aligning both business and commercial strategy to the vision and objectives of projects.


We achieve this through careful selection and engagement of appropriate supply chain partners who are contracted on commercial terms that are aligned to delivery of project objectives and business outcomes.


Our procurement and contracting strategies are aimed at driving value and mitigating any potential risks. Ensuring contract responsibilities are detailed and thorough, reduces potential problems in the delivery of a project, while enforcing the adherence to procurement legalities keeps projects from being exposed to legal or other governance risk.


SUPPLY CHAIN STRATEGIES

Our supply chain strategy approach drives value and optimises performance from deep insights into the supply chain from managing the procurement process, and implementing consistent procedures. We engage the supply chain at the very onset to ensure the validity of strategies and ensure market buy-in.


DRIVING RESULTS

Our procurement and contract experts provide expert guidance to our clients through each stage of the process, managing projects from specification to award, and develop optimised procurement solutions that deliver efficiency and cost savings. Our in-house expertise to develop optimal procurement, contract & commercial solutions for our clients can help maximise value from the supply chain and mitigate contractual risk.

Our Services Areas

  • Contract management
  • Contract negotiation and award
  • Procurement & contract strategy
  • Tender evaluation

COST & COMMERCIAL MANAGEMENT

MAXIMISING RETURNS

PROPELLING COMMERCIAL INTEREST

Our commitment to maximising return on investment for our clients is achieved through outcome confidence from day one and helping to establish project viability with a clear and robust baseline. Our team of experts verify the scope definition, identify and understand cost drivers, benchmark estimated costs and schedule it against similar completed projects to identify areas of concern and use industry recognized risk analysis processes to improve confidence in the results.


We optimise cost performance at every stage through our proven estimate methodology, scope definition and cost drivers, quality assurance, risk analysis and benchmarking techniques. One key asset is our in-depth market intelligence that ensures safeguarding measures are implemented in a timely manner throughout the project by our team of experts.

ON-TIME DELIVERY

SECURING FROM START TO FINISH

Your commercial agenda will be our primary focus – achieving cost and value targets every step of the way, while managing threats and changes pro-actively. We use well established professional standards and methodologies, industry tools and data as well benchmarking techniques to reflect the current state of projects and market conditions, ensuring confidence in cost estimates and commercial management. Our quality assurance means we drive real value for our clients by providing current and unbiased advice while delivering the right solutions at key project milestones to ensure that the delivery of projects is on time and within budget.
Our Services area
  • Cost estimation assurance
  • Cost models
  • Cost data & benchmarking
EXPERT COORDINATION

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT

DELIVERING EFFICIENT CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS THROUGH A HANDS-ON APPROACH

 

Planning a complex project requires a wide range of expertise including expert coordination between multiple moving parts and detailed attention to spot potential risks. Our team of construction managers provide clarification about integral parts of the construction management services, their importance and serve in an oversight and coordination role, guiding the project from idea to completion. Through a mixture of high-level coordination and hands-on guidance, our construction managers make projects run smoothly, ensuring risk associated with construction projects themselves are managed and reduced.

 

Our team will be responsible for organizing the various entities required to complete the project, facilitating communication between all parties involved, coordinating efforts to ensure the efficient completion of a project, and providing regular progress reports to stakeholders. Through our teams’ oversight and coordination function, we ensure projects progress smoothly and efficiently, ultimately avoiding costly construction delays by identifying potential areas for delays and proactively addressing them. By having our team of experts working for you and conducting regular inspections of job sites, construction projects are constantly monitored to ensure they are on track with projections.

Our Service Areas

  • Project schedule management
  • Cost management
  • Quality management
  • Safety and health management
  • Scope management
  • Construction Site management
  • Resources management
OPTIMISING DELIVERY

CONTROL & PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

IMPLEMENTING RIGOROUS CONTROLS TO DELIVER CONFIDENCE IN PROJECT AND PROGRAM PERFORMANCE.

 

Financial and reputational risks from investment programs make project controls a critical tool to minimise risk exposure for greater confidence in the outcome of a project’s investment.

 

RIGOROUS CONTROLS

Our expert team implements and manages the required  controls across the program to mitigate investment risks allowing timely monitoring of performance, ensuring accurate goal setting and measuring results against project targets.

 

Our main focus is optimising delivery of investments, identifying areas of efficiency, recommend management action that protects performance, and leveraging project and market data to benchmark against performance in order to respond effectively to the changing market climate.

 

DELIVERING CONFIDENCE

An aligned system is needed to successfully tackle all program challenges needed to deliver confidence in project and program performance. This includes determining correct key performance indicators, program reviews, change control, cost management, earned value management, integrated schedule management and dependency management.

Our Services Areas

  • Change control
  • Cost control
  • Document & data management
  • Performance reporting
  • Risk management
  • Schedule management
OPTIMISING DELIVERY

CONTROL & PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

IMPLEMENTING RIGOROUS CONTROLS TO DELIVER CONFIDENCE IN PROJECT AND PROGRAM PERFORMANCE.

 

Financial and reputational risks from investment programs make project controls a critical tool to minimise risk exposure for greater confidence in the outcome of a project’s investment.

 

RIGOROUS CONTROLS

Our expert team implements and manages the required  controls across the program to mitigate investment risks allowing timely monitoring of performance, ensuring accurate goal setting and measuring results against project targets.

 

Our main focus is optimising delivery of investments, identifying areas of efficiency, recommend management action that protects performance, and leveraging project and market data to benchmark against performance in order to respond effectively to the changing market climate.

 

DELIVERING CONFIDENCE

An aligned system is needed to successfully tackle all program challenges needed to deliver confidence in project and program performance. This includes determining correct key performance indicators, program reviews, change control, cost management, earned value management, integrated schedule management and dependency management.

Our Services Areas

  • Change control
  • Cost control
  • Document & data management
  • Performance reporting
  • Risk management
  • Schedule management
PROFESSIONAL DESIGNER

INTERIOR DESIGN MANAGEMENT

INJECTING STYLE INTO EVERY PROJECT

 

Interior design is a custom solution tailored to each project. We provide design and management services ranging from bespoke spaces to total interior space design.

 

EXPERT REVIEW

A skilled design professional provides advise on the most important places to spend and where to save by bring your vision to life in the most feasible manner while also fine-tuning custom details for reach project.

 

A COHESIVE LOOK

Bringing together various information and different ideas to create a final product pleasing to all parties. Our designers expertly meld diverse styles and functions into one cohesive space.

Our Service Areas

  • Programming 
  • Space Planning
  • Interior Design
HOLISTIC CONSULTANCY

REAL ESTATE CONSULTANCY

PROTECTING BUYERS AND INVESTORS INTERESTS THROUGH HOLISTIC, HASSLE-FREE CONSULTANCY SERVICES.

 

We strive to provide end-to-end solutions to the real estate eco-system. Real Estate Consultancy & Management Service aims to serve buyers and investors’ needs by providing holistic, hassle-free consultancy services. Our team of professional real estate advisors are experts who will evaluate real estate based on your short and long-term goals, and provide options for the best use of any given property to help you plan more strategically, and increase the value of your currently-owned or prospective real estate assets.

 

Our key areas of expertise involve the analysis of the various components of property investment as well as the identification of possible scenarios for the positioning of an asset as well as condition analysis, due diligence audit, operations audit & process improvement study.

Our Services Areas

  • Residential Lease Management (Long Term & Short-Term Stay)
  • Commercial & Corporate Lease Management
  • Property Investment & Portfolio Analysis 
  • Tenancy Management (including Software Systems) 
  • Property Management Advisory
HOLISTIC CONSULTANCY

REAL ESTATE CONSULTANCY

PROTECTING BUYERS AND INVESTORS INTERESTS THROUGH HOLISTIC, HASSLE-FREE CONSULTANCY SERVICES.

 

We strive to provide end-to-end solutions to the real estate eco-system. Real Estate Consultancy & Management Service aims to serve buyers and investors’ needs by providing holistic, hassle-free consultancy services. Our team of professional real estate advisors are experts who will evaluate real estate based on your short and long-term goals, and provide options for the best use of any given property to help you plan more strategically, and increase the value of your currently-owned or prospective real estate assets.

 

Our key areas of expertise involve the analysis of the various components of property investment as well as the identification of possible scenarios for the positioning of an asset as well as condition analysis, due diligence audit, operations audit & process improvement study.

Our Services Areas

  • Residential Lease Management (Long Term & Short-Term Stay)
  • Commercial & Corporate Lease Management
  • Property Investment & Portfolio Analysis 
  • Tenancy Management (including Software Systems) 
  • Property Management Advisory

GREEN BUILDING INDEX (GBI)
FACILITATION & CONSULTANCY

TAKING CHARGE

LEADING THE BUILDING INDUSTRY TOWARDS MORE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENTS

Being conscious of environmental issues and our responsibility to future generations, we are committed to supporting green building initiatives and promoting sustainability in all aspects of our clients’ projects.

 

We offer our clients environmentally sustainable and resource efficient solutions through the facilitation of Green Building Index (GBI).

SUSTAINABILITY

GBI AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENTS

The Green Building Index (GBI) is an environmental rating system for buildings developed by PAM (Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia / Malaysian Institute of Architects) and ACEM (the Association of Consulting Engineers Malaysia) and is Malaysia’s first comprehensive rating system for evaluating the environmental design and performance of Malaysian buildings based on six criteria including Energy Efficiency, Indoor Environment Quality, Sustainable Site Planning & Management, Materials & Resources, Water Efficiency, and Innovation. The GBI is used to promote sustainable developments within the building industry through establishing a common language and standard of measurement, promoting integrated whole-building design, as well as recognizing and rewarding environmental leadership. It aims to transform the built environment to reduce its environmental impact and ensure new buildings remain relevant in the future while existing buildings are refurbished and upgraded properly to remain relevant.

Our Service Areas

  • Building/Project Assessment 
  • GBI Design, Construction & Procurement 
  • GBI Cost Estimation
  • GBI Certification Submission
ROBUST ANALYSIS

TECHNICAL DUE DILIGENCE SERVICES

We provide an independent, third party assessment aimed at highlighting any potential risks and threats that may involve a project and allowing for the calculation and planning of future costs for the management, maintenance and repair both of an asset or a project.


In due diligence service, we provide you assessment report about a likely investment by understanding the technical feasibility, advising of any technical, potential obstacles or legal and verifying any future assumptions. We’ll also examine the relevant environmental factors such as health and safety, infrastructure, site access and services, as well as previous survey and potential risk assessments.


Whether it’s for a direct investment or to support a financing proposal, our experts provide a unique combination of relevant project experience with robust analysis to provide clients with sound, dependable advice.

Our Service Areas:
  • Cost due diligence
  • Technical due diligence
  • Technical audit
  • Feasibility study
HOLISTIC CONSULTANCY

LEAD CONSULTANT

The lead consultant is the consultant that directs the work of the consultant team and is the main point of contact for communication between the client and the consultant team, except for on significant design issues where the lead designer may become the main point of contact. Lead consultants have hands-on roles which involve the day-to-day running of continuing client projects. The lead consultant involves directly dealing with the client to clearly understand its needs, and to provide possible solutions for the client’s consideration. The team receives and works on the client’s information from the lead consultant.

HOLISTIC CONSULTANCY

LEAD CONSULTANT

The lead consultant is the consultant that directs the work of the consultant team and is the main point of contact for communication between the client and the consultant team, except for on significant design issues where the lead designer may become the main point of contact. Lead consultants have hands-on roles which involve the day-to-day running of continuing client projects. The lead consultant involves directly dealing with the client to clearly understand its needs, and to provide possible solutions for the client’s consideration. The team receives and works on the client’s information from the lead consultant.

TURNKEY CONSULTANCY

TURNKEY CONSULTANT

Our turnkey consultant offers combines project management service, design and submission consultation service as one integrated solution to help leading organisations effectively streamline the projects with high level of complexity and distinct scope. Organizations will benefit in reduced total time during the contractual process with just one process as an alternative of multiples ones and apparently lower cost when integrating the wholly elements under one service provider.

RULE OF LAW

LEGAL DEPARTMENT

ENABLING BUSINESSES TO MEET THEIR OBJECTIVES IN ACCORDANCE TO GOVERNING LAWS

 

The Legal Department plays an essential role in providing clients the confidence that SDA discharges its business affairs efficiently and in accordance to governing laws. It ensures that the interests of all parties, both internally and externally, are safeguarded. The provision of legal advice, as well as contract and agreement reviews to guarantee full compliance with governing regulations are always at the centre of our focus.

 

All transaction documents are reviewed thoroughly to ensure that the quality guaranteed by SDA is maintained and implemented through adherence of local laws. This fosters a strong sense of partnership between SDA and our clients providing them transparency on regulatory and governance policies and the day-to-day business operations of each project.

RULE OF LAW

LEGAL DEPARTMENT

ENABLING BUSINESSES TO MEET THEIR OBJECTIVES IN ACCORDANCE TO GOVERNING LAWS

 

The Legal Department plays an essential role in providing clients the confidence that SDA discharges its business affairs efficiently and in accordance to governing laws. It ensures that the interests of all parties, both internally and externally, are safeguarded. The provision of legal advice, as well as contract and agreement reviews to guarantee full compliance with governing regulations are always at the centre of our focus.

 

All transaction documents are reviewed thoroughly to ensure that the quality guaranteed by SDA is maintained and implemented through adherence of local laws. This fosters a strong sense of partnership between SDA and our clients providing them transparency on regulatory and governance policies and the day-to-day business operations of each project.