Strata Consultancy • Surveying • Cost Modeling • Facilities ManagementCase Study: Burj Khalifa Tower and ComplexDowntown, DubaiClient: EmaarConsultancy period: November 2009 – ongoingProject summary: Emaar Properties’ flagship development, The Burj Khalifa, needs no introduction.The Burk Khalifa is a 160 story mixed-use building comprising the various uses and componentsof residential apartments, corporate suits and annexes , a hotel and hotel residentialapartments, retail, tourism and shared facilities. Emaar came exclusively to PRDnationwide tostructure, title and document the governance of the world’s tallest and most complex verticalcommunity.Engagement summary: Development Consultancy Team• Report, advise and implement a governance and community management structure• Advise on the content, prepare and draft for Emaar Legal the building’s overarchingBuilding Management Statement• Advise on the content, then prepare and draft for Emaar Legal the Jointly Owned PropertyDeclarations (management documentation) for each building component.Survey Services Team• Undertake floor by floor analysis of Common Elements under the Building ManagementStatement• Preparation of survey plans for the Volumetric Subdivision of the building, includingVolumetric Site Plans, Component Lot Plans and the Common Elements Schedule andPlans.PRDnationwide continues to work closely with Emaar on the documentation preparation, surveying and registrationprocess with RERA for this iconic project and for its surrounding developments.
Strata Consultancy • Surveying • Cost Modeling • Facilities ManagementCase Study: Saadiyat IslandIsland Wide, St Regis – Saadiyat Island, Abu DhabiClient: TDICConsultancy period: December 2009 – ongoingProject summary: Sitting off the coast of Abu Dhabi, Saadiyat is multi-faceted island business, art, tourism andresidential destination with seven districts developed over 2600 ha.Engagement summary: Strata ConsultingPRDnationwide strata consultancy has worked in conjunction with the cost modelling team toproduce an island-wide, precinct, neighbourhood and project specific structure and titlingdocumentation, including all legal strata documentation drafting and the survey consultancywork for St Regis.PRDnationwide successfully met its objectives for Saadiyat Island that enabled TDIC todefine a clear and concise island-wide governance structure for Saadiyat Island that metcommercial objectives, was compliant with incoming Strata Laws, integrated with localauthorities and determined the process of distribution and collection of service chargesamong the entities.Cost ModellingPRDnationwide Cost Modelling team has provided their full range of cost modelling consultancyservices to TDIC on Saadiyat Island, from island wide down to specific project delivery, andworking back up again. These include:• Island-wide service charge cost model• Beach precinct cost modelling• St Regis cost modelling• St Regis apartment, hotel and villa community component cost modelling.PRDnationwide Survey Services has recently been engaged to undertake all survey tasks for theSt Regis Hotel, retail, apartment and villa communities.
Strata Consultancy • Surveying • Cost Modeling • Facilities ManagementCase Study: Sowwah IslandAbu DhabiClient: MubadalaConsultancy period: March 2010Project summary: Sowwah Island is planned to be the new commercial hub for Abu Dhabi. Among the firstdevelopments on the Island is Sowwah Square, an integrated commercial developmentthat will be the distinctive new headquarters of the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange. Theisland will ultimately include residential housing for a population of homes, apartmentsand villas among a range of retail, commercial and civic facilities.Engagement summary: Strata Consulting• Defined the island components to be adopted by local authorities and those to remainunder SIDCO, thus defining the role and scope of the SIDCO, government and localauthorities, and community management entities• Determined a structure plan for the subdivision and titling of the island, accompaniedby a full implementation Plan.Cost Modelling• Delivered a comprehensive Community Fee Cost Model that defined costs of operationof the island in Steady State on a per square foot of GFA basis, with additionalbreakdowns of proposed staging• Determined the process for the calculation, distribution and collection of servicecharges among the entities and use components.
Strata Consultancy • Surveying • Cost Modeling • Facilities ManagementCase Study: Almas Tower, Gold & Silver TowerJumeirah Lake Towers, DubaiClient: DMCCAConsultancy period: June 2010 – January 2011Project summary: JLT’s signature building is Almas Tower. Consisting of five different component uses ... retail,conference, commercial, gold vault and a diamond vault, Almas Tower is governed by avolumetric subdivision.Engagement summary: Survey Team:• Consult on the identification of Common Areas and Common Elements• Instruct and supervise DMCCA on the production of Volumetric Plans and Common AreaPlans• Prepare the Unit Site Plans for each of the individual units that make up the commercialcomponent Owners Association.Development Consultancy Team:• Provide technical input of the Building Management Statement and the Jointly OwnedProperty Declaration• Establish Interim Owners Association for the commercial component, elect a board andproject manage the transition to self management and registration.In addition to Almas Tower, PRDnationwide prepared all Unit Site Plans and Exclusive Use Plans for DMCCA’s Gold Tower,Silver Tower and Jewellery & Gem Complex within JLT, whilst successfully establishing their Interim Owners Associations’and ensuring DMCCA’s harmonious transition to self-management for all their buildings.
Strata Consultancy • Surveying • Cost Modeling • Facilities ManagementCase Study: Arabian RanchesDubaiClient: EmaarConsultancy period: June 2009 – ongoingProject summary: Arabian Ranches Communities is a mixed use master planned desert themed community thatcomprises of a 18 hole Golf Course and retail complex surrounded by 14 distinct residentialneighborhoods comprised entirely of villas. The project structure comprises a Master OwnersAssociation, along with 5 Precinct Owners Associations.Engagement summary: Strata Consulting:• Review and advise on Emaar’s structuring strategy for the community• Assist Emaar on the identification of common areas (roads, facilities), commercialassets and designated master, precinct and neighbourhood boundaries• Review Master Community Budget, determine plot entitlement allocations and assistwith drafting of community rules• Assist Emaar legal with drafting of Jointly Owned Declarations at Master and Precinctlevel.• Advise on Community Management contracts and other corporate governancedocumentsPRDnationwide enjoy a strong ongoing working relationship for strata and survey consultancyon a number of Emaar’s major communities including Arabian Ranches, Emirates Living and OldTown.
Strata Consultancy • Surveying • Cost Modeling • Facilities ManagementCase Study: The Palm Residences, Golden Mile & ShorelineApartmentsPalm Jumeirah, DubaiClient: IFAConsultancy period: October 2010 – ongoingProject summary: Located on the Palm Jumeirah, IFA’s The Palm Residences & Hotel, the Golden MileApartments and IFA owned Shoreline buildings consist of some of the Palm’s mostprestigious addresses. With multiple projects, complex shared infrastructure and facilitiesand numerous component governance tiers, IFA turned to PRDnationwide’s plan productionand consultancy expertise.Engagement summary: Survey Team for Palm Residences:• Prepare Land Common Area and Building Common Area Site plans for each building• Prepare theoretical Unit Site Plans for each component• Prepare Volumetric Plans, Easement Plans, Land Common Area and Building CommonArea Site Plans at the principle level.Survey Consultancy Team for Golden Mile and IFA’s Shoreline Apartments:• Provide expert supervision on the production of plans by their in-house team for theseless complex projects.
Strata Consultancy • Surveying • Cost Modeling • Facilities ManagementCase Study: Rihan HeightsArzanah, Abu DhabiClient: CapitalaConsultancy period: November 2010 - ongoingProject summary: Rihan Heights is a residential development project comprising a podium of five towers, threelevels of car parking, a number of integrated villas, a retail component and extensivecommunity facilities. PRDnationwide were engaged to provide a broad scope of strata, FM andcost modelling services and transition the development to self management come handover.Engagement summary: Development Consultancy Team:Establish governance structure, advise on the content, preparation and drafting of the project’sStrata Management Statement in anticipation of the release of Abu Dhabi Strata Real EstateLaws. Project manage all aspects of strata compliance and transition to Owners AssociationManagement.Survey Team:Coordinate and draft common area survey and exclusive use plans required for the project tofacilitate sales strategies and titling. Determine areas for entitlement schedules.Facilities Management Team:Develop a Facilities Management operational strategy, to ascertain the interface betweenOwners Association Management and FM contractual performance.Cost Modelling Team:Prepare both General Fund budget and a 10 year Reserve Fund forecast budget for steady stateof operation, and workable formulas for the allocation of costs and entitlements betweencomponent users.
Strata Consultancy • Surveying • Cost Modeling • Facilities ManagementCase Study: Samara RiftSamara Dead Sea Resort, JordanClient: EmaarConsultancy period: August 2010Project summary: Developed by Emaar Jordan, the Samara Rift is a mixed-use residential development comprisingsix residential buildings, a retail component and a commercial Leisure Club. Located directly onthe shores of the Dead Sea, Samara Rift is a component of the Samara Dead Sea Resort.Engagement summary: Strata Consultancy Team:• Review and prepare a detailed structure and management strategy, building on Emaar’spreliminary determinations• Advise on establishment of owners associations• Incorporate project governance documentation utilising international best practice in theabsence of mature strata regulations• Determining component usage and access, community rules and subdivision strategies.Cost Modeling and Facilities Management• Review of adopted service strategy, cost allocations, service charge models and ReserveFund contributions• Review FM procurement contracts, SLA’s and KPI’s and make recommendations.
Strata ConsultancyCase Study: The Light (Typical Single Building Strata Compliance)Arjan, DubaiClient: ACW HoldingsConsultancy period: August 2009 - ongoingProject summary: The Light is a typical mixed-use 9 storey commercial building.building with two basements, two ground floor levels of retail units comprising 26 retail shopsand 7 floors of commercial comprising 149 offices, PRDnationwide were asked bundertake the complete task of making the building strata compliant and transition it to selfmanagement post completion.Like for many sub-developers in Dubai, the introduction of the Jointly Owned Property Laws inDubai resulted in ACW having toassisted ACW with the process by restructures and supply agreements planned post completion.Engagement summary: Strata Consultancy, Cost Modelling & Survey• Incorporate the simplest structure plan and titling strategy for the building• Prepare General and Reserve Fund Budgets, including a 30 year life• Prepare content of JOP Declaration, Community Rules and Schedules for ACW• Prepare content of disclosure documents for ACW legal• Assist with Sales and Marketing of the building• Prepare survey plans (ongoing)• Co-ordinate contractual arrangements for FM and OA Management (ongoing)• Assist with registration of Owners Associatio• Transition management to OA ManagerNOVUS Community Management is a sister company of PRDnationwide offering expertise• Surveying • Cost Modeling • Facilities ManagementThe Light (Typical Single Building Strata Compliance)use 9 storey commercial building. As a relatively uncomplicatedith two basements, two ground floor levels of retail units comprising 26 retail shopsommercial comprising 149 offices, PRDnationwide were asked by ACW toundertake the complete task of making the building strata compliant and transition it to self-management post completion.developers in Dubai, the introduction of the Jointly Owned Property Laws inDubai resulted in ACW having to change its business plan for its developments. PRDnationwideassisted ACW with the process by re-addressing contractual arrangements, managementstructures and supply agreements planned post completion.Modelling & SurveyIncorporate the simplest structure plan and titling strategy for the buildingPrepare General and Reserve Fund Budgets, including a 30 year life-cycle analysisPrepare content of JOP Declaration, Community Rules and Schedules for ACW legalPrepare content of disclosure documents for ACW legalAssist with Sales and Marketing of the buildingPrepare survey plans (ongoing)ordinate contractual arrangements for FM and OA Management (ongoing)Assist with registration of Owners Association and JOPD (ongoing)Transition management to OA Manager – NOVUS Community Management.Community Management is a sister company of PRDnationwide offering expertise in OA management services.Facilities Management