Development Services

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Site Assessment

Developer shall assist in the inistial inspection of the Property and its Market in order to make recommendations as to the economic feasibility.  Developer’s initial site assessment of the property shall include, but not be limited to:

A Inspection of any property as to the condition of improvements
B Adequacy of Utilities
C Soil Condiditons
D Hazardous Materials
E Wetlands
F Traffic service levels/impacts
G Title Defects
Site Analysis
A Strength of Market Area
B Necessary Development Approvals and Permits
1 System Development Charges
2 Governmental exactions or Off-site Improvements
Financial Analysis
A Financial Analysis of existing property improvements

Initial Economic Assessment

Developer shall assist in the economic feasibility analysis of the property and prepare a report (Initial Economic Assessment Report) based on the information obtained from the initial Site Assessment, including, but not limited to:

A Feasibility Study, in-house and outsource
B Preparation of Proforma statements
C Market Analysis Report
D Capital Investment requirements
E Loan requirements and costs

Financial Responsibilities

Developer will assist in the preparation of financial documents.

A Assist in applying for financing, as necessary, and to the extent possible, negotiate a loan commitment at favorable rates and cost for the purpose of construction.
B Assist with lender required appraisal(s) and ALTA surveys to be performed.
C Assist with preparing of reports/memorandum concerning the proposed transaction, including, but not limited to, necessary capital contributions, entity structure, proposed investment opportunities and returns, and a general transaction summary.
D Obtain professional services as necessary for the preparation of any documentation required for the funding of the project.
E Apply for and obtain all licenses required for the operation of the Property, including under entitlements.
F Arrange for organized proposals for investor analysis.
G Appraisal:
1 Supply information to appraisers as needed.
2 Assess completed report for lender use.
H Disbursement of Construction Funds: Developer to establish and supervise.
1 Protocol/procedures for contractors to submit request for payment.
2 Preparation and review of draws on a monthly basis as specified by the construction lender.
3 Creation of “Job Cost Variance Report” to properly track expenditures and comparisons to the original budget.

Entitlement Process

Developer will assist in the entitlement process.

A Analyze current zoning of Property for proposed project.
1 Outline procedures and processes for obtaining proper zoning on property
B Obtain any approvals necessary to develop this project, including, but not limited to:
1 Comprehensive plan changes
2 Zone Changes
3 Design Review
4 Conditional Use Permit
5 Local Review Process
C Submit application for building permit

Design and Pre-Construction Responsibilities

Developer shall assist and make recommendations through all steps of design and construction responsibilities.

A Prepare and conduct meetings with various jurisdictions with authorization presiding over the project, including, but not limited to:
1 Pre-application meetings, departmental personnel meetings, state, county, city officials that would be beneficial to a favorable outcome to the required process.
B Work directly with Architect to assist in completion of:
1 Designing of the project site, and building.
2 Design of overall project.
3 Compile scope of work for project.
4 Assist in the compilation of the project specification book.
C Contractor Selection:
1 Create a list of potential contractors for the project
a) Circulate information for the purpose of bidding
2 Review proposals for select contractors
3 Negotiate contracts and budgets for the construction of the building.
4 Arrange proper insurance for project.
5 Arrange bonds required for project

Construction Oversight


The Developer will assist in the following construction processes:  all permit applications, fees, premiums, licenses, approvals, inspections, reports, studies, assessments, charges, labor, materials, equipment, consultant fees, attorneyfees, and services necessary to complete the Improvements.

A Investors Reports
B Weekly Inspections
C Contract Management
D Quality Control/Observations
E Change Order Interpretation and Tracking
F Punch List
Once a contractor has been selected, it is the Developer’s responsibility to monitor the following:
A Contractor shall obtain and pay for all necessary permits, fees, licenses, approvals, inspections, easements, assessments and charges associated with contractor’s performance of the work.
B Contractor shall not allow any lien to be filed against the property on account of Improvements
C Contractor shall warrant and covenant to Owners that the materials and equipment furnished will be of good quality; that the improvements will be free from defects; that the improvements will be completed in a good and workmanlike manner; and that the Improvements will conform to the requirements of this Agreement.
D All changes in the Improvements shall be evidenced by written change orders agreed to and executed by Developer, Owner, and Contractor.  Change orders shall detail changes in the Improvements and changes to other terms and conditions to the applicable construction contract, if any.
E Contractor shall promptly cause the correction of Improvements, which are not completed as required by the terms and conditions of this agreement and/or the applicable construction contract, whether or not such defective work is discovered before or after substantial completion of the improvements.
F Contractor shall be properly licensed, bonded and insured.

Post-Construction Responsibilities

The Developer will assemble all construction documents and prepare them to be delivered and handed over to the facility.

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A Inspection of any property as to the condition of improvements
B Adequacy of Utilities
C Soil Condiditons
D Hazardous Materials
E Wetlands
F Traffic service levels/impacts
G Title Defects
Site Analysis
A Strength of Market Area
B Necessary Development Approvals and Permits
1 System Development Charges
2 Governmental exactions or Off-site Improvements
Financial Analysis 
A Financial Analysis of existing property improvements