Have you been thinking about undertaking a property development project but don't kw how or where to begin? Do you work in a part of the property development industry but don't understand the entire process? As a building and property development consultant, coach, mentor and trainer, Steve Chandler has much to offer in this book written to assist people consider, plan and execute their initial property development projects. With over thirty years of experience in the building and property development industry, Steve provides a beginners guide to the property development process commencing from the very first thoughts about starting a property development project through to joint ventures, risk, site acquisition, design, cost control, authorities, building contractors, superintendence of the building works, sales and marketing and settlement of the project's revenues. Each facet of a property development project is considered. This book is essential reading for anyone considering undertaking their initial property development projects or who want to learn more about the property development process.
Steve Chandler was born in Australia and was raised in numerous locations across Australia and in Papua New Guinea. From a young age Steve was exposed to construction and property development through his father's work and businesses. Steve commenced his career in the building industry in 1980. At the age of 21 Steve achieved his first managerial role in the building industry and quickly rose through the ranks to become a Project Manager. Following this Steve held Development Management roles with major property development companies. In 2006 Steve established LEFTA Corporation Pty Ltd, a property development strategy, advisory and consultancy firm created to help people resolve their building problems, preferably before they occur. Steve commenced lecturing in construction project management and property development at various institutions in 2012. Today Steve manages LEFTA Corporation Pty Limited and has expanded its reach through provision of training, coaching and mentoring services.