SEVEN CHILD

... property development services for developers and businesses in Melbourne

Making built-form happen

“Developing property as advocate for individuals, developers and organisations in Victoria, with honesty, cast-iron integrity, fairness, care for others and care for the planet”


Transparency and flexibility
Cloud-based technology is available giving 24-7 access to all project communications, tasks and documentation from any device.

End-to-end or specific elements
Management of the property development process, end-to-end, or only specific phases of the process.

PRICE LIST

 

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What others say about me...

Jamie is a very professional and capable project management specialist. I found him to be a man of the highest integrity, committed to thoroughness and excellence. His ability to provide important detail with accuracy is second to none.

DIRECTOR

Halftime Global Partners
Worked with Jamie for many years now and is very proactive and driven. Provides a quality service to clients and brings a team approach to his projects.

ASSOCIATE

McKenzie Group Building Surveyors
"We were recently involved in the re-development of an existing brown field site to create residential units where Jamie Featherstone acted as Project Manager for the scheme and we were the Building Designers. Jamie controlled the project with authority and showed sound knowledge of technical construction throughout the pre-development and development stages and we would have no reservations in working with him again."

ARCHITECT

David Clarke & Associates
“We have recently been involved in a project of some complexity and have been very capably assisted by Jamie Featherstone. It’s refreshing to work with someone of Jamie’s professionalism; Jamie provides a keen sense of understanding complex issues and has provided the confidence and expertise the project needed to move forward. We have no hesitation in recommending Jamie Featherstone and 7Child as Project Managers”

DIRECTOR

Crabtrees Real Estate
“Jamie has sound experience in a wide range of property development with special attributes in the project management area. Jamie is highly intelligent, thorough in his control of projects, is held in high esteem by his fellow professionals and is a pleasure to work with. I have no reservations in recommending Jamie and Seven Child as project manager or development manager in the property industry."

MD

Brico Developers
"Jamie was ethical and accountable in all our dealings. Jamie set concise and well documented briefs which ensured a clarity of role and enabled the easy delivery of our advice. I would have no hesitation in recommending Jamie for a role as a Development/Project Manager"

DIRECTOR

Urbis Melbourne
"In the course of our numerous meetings and communications it was evident that Jamie has a sound working knowledge of construction and the technicalities associated with residential development."

ARCHITECTURAL DIRECTOR

Thomson Adsett Architects
“His consistent performance and dedication is a credit to him. Jamie has always been held in high regard by those with whom he worked. I have no hesitation in recommending Jamie to any prospective employer as any employer who puts their trust in Jamie will be duly rewarded."

GENERAL MANAGER

Brico Developers
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Service index

COLLABORATION CLOUD ... 24 hour-7-day access, from any device, in real time, to the status of all current project tasks, related communications and all current documentation.

CONSTRUCTION PHASE MANAGEMENT ...  'sitting' between the client and the contractor as the client's agent acting as a 'fence' and negotiation bridge between the two parties.

DESIGN MANAGEMENT ... managing the inputs and outputs to and from architect, engineers, drafters, surveyors and others.  This is essential to ensure no conflict in inter-dependent elements and reduces the potential for non-compliance, rework during construction and ensuing delay costs.

DEVELOPER ADVOCACY ... acting in best interest of the developer in all matters.

DOCUMENTATION CLOUD ... integration between Trello and Dropbox to provide project actors with 24-7 access to all project documentation and from any device.

DOCUMENTATION CONTROL ... any project needs a gatekeeper that seeks, secures and promulgates documentation, then manages its currency.

FINANCIAL FEASIBILITY ... tools available to assist with analysis before and after land purchase.

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ... robust understanding of development costs and the inter-dependency of development tasks.  Competence with industry tools for scheduling and financial feasibility.  This facilitates accurate reporting and reliable forecasting of P&L and cash flow.

FORMAL CONTRACT DRAFTING & APPOINTMENT ... working alongside or without legal professionals to draft standard forms of contract for engaging the contractor.

FUNDING APPLICATION DOCUMENTATION ... banks, lenders and equity providers require stringent financial analysis of developments before considering their involvement.  Assistance is available for the submission of high quality supporting documentation.

PERMITS ... managing submissions to controlling authorities and liaising with Council officers to secure planning approval.

PROCUREMENT OF CONSULTANTS & CONTRACTORS ... working relationships exist with a network of connections in Victoria, established over 10 years, giving clients access to many reputable and trustworthy firms.

SCHEDULE CREATION & MANAGEMENT ... leveraging years of experience, and a knowledge across multiple disciplines and development phases, to both assemble a credible development schedule and maintain it.

TECHNICAL ADVICE & SUPPORT ...

TEAM MANAGEMENT ... sitting at the hub of a network channeling communications and managing progress.  Always acting with professionalism and respect for the skill and experience of the team involved in any property development.