Our Process

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Before any project begins, RAW Commercial Projects adopts a comprehensive review of your needs to ensure all aspects of the project is aligned with your business vision and budget. We’ll assess feasibility, fit for purpose, building codes, location, design and fitout options. With the benefit of years of design and construction fitout knowledge and experience, we know what to look for; so there won’t be any disappointment, or hindrances. Our due diligence process will prevent delays or cost blowouts. As part of our quality assurance best practice procedures, we apply a proven step-by-step methodology to each project. Our approach offers a one stop solution. We manage all aspects of the interior design, construction, and fitout, including certifications to guarantee quality, compliance, and satisfaction. Most importantly, our process offers clients complete peace of mind, their project will be expertly managed from start to finish. To achieve this, we’ve invested heavily in our systems to meet all compliance requirements for Cm3 Certification including insurances and OHS/WHS prequalification.

The buck stops with us. We’re confident in our abilities, knowledge, and processes, and our record speaks for itself. To explain our process in more detail, we’ve outlined each step for you below.

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Step 1Understand your Project Brief

We will meet with you to discuss your thoughts around the proposed project, offering advice on the best way forward, taking a Project Brief and discussing any issues foreseen with proposed timeframes, code compliance and budget constraints.

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Step 2Concept Plan

As leading experts in their field, our designers are passionate about representing your brand and requirements. We will present you with an original, innovative concept plan and mood board showing indicative imagery.

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Step 3Project Budget Presentation & Initial Programme

We will provide you with a Project Budget and initial programme once the concept plan is completed. This can be used to negotiate leases, secure finance or seek board approval to move forward. RAW Commercial Projects issue a letter of intent for you to sign to confirm that you are happy to proceed. The letter of intent outlines the project parameters including proposed budget, timeframes and intellectual property guidelines.

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Step 4Design Stage

This is where the fun begins. With the letter of intent in place, our designers are ready to get creative, which is RAW Commercial Project’s absolute passion. Here we take the approved layout and start developing and fleshing out design ideas. During this phase, we will work on perfecting the finishes palette together, designing custom cabinetry details, selecting fixtures, fittings, furniture and so much more. At this point, we will start to conceptualise the overall look and feel of your interior fitout – no detail is missed. We’ll take onboard your vision, ideas and build these into the design, so you will be thrilled with the end result.

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Step 5Scope of Works & Fixed Price Proposal

A detailed full scope of works will be developed and our trusted trades will be consulted to ensure consistency across a fixed price proposal for you. These services include mechanical, fire, hydraulic and electrical in addition to all building costs and furniture. Once agreed, we then provide you with a fixed price Master Builders Contract for the entire project; this will be accompanied by a full construction programme, which shows all key critical dates so all parties involved are aware.

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Step 6Confirmation of Project and Approvals

Once the project is confirmed, we acquire all statutory approvals associated with the works, such as Certification through a private certifier, QFES approvals and building owner approvals. Your interior fitout project will then be ready to commence construction.

Step 7Construct

Your vision will come together when construction commences. Overseen by our expert Project Managers, we will manage and guide the many contractors and suppliers required for your project. Fortnightly site meetings will be held with you, the client, allowing you to walk through the spaces to gauge our progress and ensure you are involved with the project as it develops. Your thoughts are important to us. We welcome your involvement and any feedback to improve our service.

Step 8Handover

Once your interior fitout project is complete and we have reached Practical Completion, the space will be ready to occupy. At this point we will issue you with a form 11 Certificate of Compliance. RAW Commercial Projects also arrange a handover pack with all as-built drawings, manuals and project documentation for you to now move in.

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