A developer has purchased a commercial office site in Melbourne and wishes to develop a building which will be sold to an institutional owner before completion of the building.
All costs and outgoings related to the development are to be included in the Total Project Cost, for the purpose of calculating the developer's profit, and thus the viability of the project.
The institutional purchaser will buy the project from the developer at the end of the construction period for a price which will return the owner 8% on his total investment in the first year of ownership, assuming the building is fully occupied by tenants.
1. Preparing a design of construction program assuming that demolition and design and construction will start on 1st July 2010.
2. Prepare a cash flow schedule starting on 1st July 2010.
3. Estimate the net income on completion of project.
- Total development cost
- Project finance cost
- Escalation cost
5. Calculate the initial project development yield.