Public Private Partnerships

Levins Associates has been involved in the successful delivery of some of the largest PPP/Joint venture housing schemes in Ireland with Fingal County Council and South Dublin County Council including 726 units at Castlecurragh, Mulhuddart, Dublin 15 (Shannon Homes); 597 units at Deerpark, Kiltipper, Dublin 24 (Durkan New Homes); and 475 units at Russell Square, Tallaght, Dublin 24 (Kelland Homes).

The scope of services can vary from project to project but typically involves a combined project management and quantity surveying service including:

  • Feasibility studies involving combined adjoining sites, shared infrastructure, economies of scale, and/or public sector housing at private sector works package costs
  • Preliminary cost advice
  • Cost planning
  • Bills of quantities or contract schedules
  • Tendering and negotiation of fixed price contracts
  • Valuations of construction and recommendations for certified payments
  • Cash flow forecasts
  • Contract management
  • Management of design teams
  • Risk Management Plan
  • Project Execution Plan
  • Programming and schedule control
  • Value engineering
  • Project dashboards and management information reporting
  • Progress meetings and reporting
  • Exercising cost control and management of changes
  • Dispute advice and resolution
  • Final accounts and handovers