BTY’s award-winning Infrastructure and Public-Private Partnerships (P3) Advisory Team brings global experience in complex social and civil infrastructure assets.
Our Lenders’ Technical Advisory (LTA) services start during the bidding stage of Preferred Proponent selection to provide Financial Institutions comprehensive due diligence on the project’s viability. Our clear reporting enables Project Companies to address competitive pricing and provides Financial Institutions thorough review of project risks.
Through the construction phase, BTY’s LTA teams provide regular monitoring and progress reports detailing adherence to the project budget and schedule, Certification of Payments, Risk Tracking and Mitigation.
As Independent Certifiers, we provide third-party objectivity in Milestone Attestation, Compliance Reporting, Dispute Resolution and facilitate the process for achieving Substantial Completion and Final Completion Certification.
BTY’s professional are industry leaders in assessing and advising on the viability and risks of development projects, from the initial budget review to construction phase monitoring services.
Through budget, schedule and construction reviews, site visits and monthly reports, and cost-to-complete forecasts, we act as the funders’ eyes and ears on the project: monitoring progress, revenues, approvals and flagging concerns early to engage funders and developers to quickly and seamlessly implement solutions.
Our construction and project finance knowledge enables developers to negotiate the funding process with greater ease and present more robust projects.
We provide Owner’s Project Management and Owner’s Representative Services with complementing expertise to protect our clients’ interests while overseeing an integrated approach to delivering the project.
Our services are adaptable to fit the full range of project sizes and procurement methods, including traditional Design-Build, Construction Management, Design-Build and Public-Private Partnerships.
BTY’s Project Management practice gives clients access to responsive, locally experienced and a scalable pool of experts, as and when needed. We provide the best value for clients looking to augment their project team without bloating their resourcing. We also specialize in delivering distressed projects.
Our team includes Project Management Professionals, Construction Managers, Engineers, LEAN Certified experts, Scheduling and Risk Managers.
As Employer’s Agents, we act on behalf of our clients to administer contracts on design and build projects.
Our services cover the entire lifespan of a project, from selecting the consultant team and coordinating the tender phase through to reviewing work progress, preparing client reports and certifying practical completion.
We ensure the specified standards of quality are attained, health and safety regulations are followed, budgets are met and the project is completed on schedule.
As Development Managers, we provide a tailored approach to Project Planning, Cost Management, Construction Finance, Technical and Operation Compliance and Risk Management services to complement the expertise real estate owners, investors, funders and developers rely upon.
Our services cover every phase of development from Business Case to Concept Planning, Acquisition to Construction and Move-Management.
This capability enables BTY to protect and manage the interests of our clients from start to finish.
Our in-house Scheduling expertise ensures key milestones are understood and executed while maintaining the critical path. BTY’s Scheduling experts are proficient in the industry’s leading software and technology solutions, including Primavera6.
We provide the best value for clients looking to augment their project team without bloating their resourcing.
We develop a comprehensive and detailed sequence of activities, Work Breakdown Structures, regular schedule review and mitigation for delay events.
Our experience includes developing, managing and reviewing construction schedules for a wide array of development and infrastructure assets, including residential and mixed-use real estate, airports, hospitals and complex transportation projects.
BTY’s Scheduling Services are applicable to all forms of project procurement, including traditional, Design-Build and Public-Private Partnership projects.
Our Cost Management services enable more effective Cost Planning, Cost Estimating, Project Controls and Change Management of a construction project over its entire development cycle.
We provide Cost Estimates at key design stages as well as advise on constructability, escalation, contingency, cash-flow and life-cycle costs to minimize risk and maximize project value.
Our comprehensive database of materials and labour costs enables our accredited professionals to benchmark and market-test cost information informed by geography, asset class, project type, cost premiums, trades availability and market conditions.
BTY’s cost professionals are accredited members of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Canadian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, United States Green Building Council and Canada Green Building Council.
We advise clients on the technical and financial viability of asset investments and transactions, providing construction and operational context for Refinancing and Secondary Market Transactions.
We advise investors on project costs for new-use conversions, long-term operation and depreciation that may affect investment outcomes.
We provide developers and authorities with expert valuation considering availability, deficiencies, facilities management and life-cycle costs and revenues, payment deductions and more.
BTY has provided Refinancing and Transaction Advisory services for hospitals, roads, bridges, power generation and distribution infrastructure, natural gas and nuclear plants, and assets involving distributed service providers.
BTY provides Expert Opinion as part of our formal and informal Disputes Resolution, Project Adjudication and Mediation services related to construction projects.
We offer objective and experienced analysis on projects relating to delay events, payment and claims disputes and default notices. Our approach is focused on providing mitigation recommendations to prevent disputes from escalating into costly litigation.
For funders whose projects are not meeting the intended terms established at the outset of a loan agreement, we review the letter of engagement, inspect the project with the parties to the agreement and provide a definitive report to substantiate dispute claims.
Our Property Condition Assessment (PCA) Service includes documentation preparation and review, condition survey/building review, assessment of operator repair and maintenance compliance, identification of remedial measures and a remedial cost estimate.
We prepare Reserve Fund Studies (RFS), also known as Depreciation Reports, enabling owners to optimize the service life of their real estate assets. Our experts work with strata representatives and property managers to develop financial plans to decrease or eliminate deferred maintenance.
In addition to covering all components of a PCA, our studies also provide a financial analysis and a range of funding scenarios. A review of the current Contingency Reserve Fund (CRF) account balance, CRF contributions and operating costs assess whether current funding levels are adequate to meet anticipated expenditures.
BTY provides risk and impact assessments and audits on social and labour related matters associated with major infrastructure and land development projects.
We design, implement and monitor plans to mitigate and manage social and labour requirements for both traditional and alternative delivery models across market sectors.
We also develop resettlement action plans, community development plans, and livelihood restoration strategies, as well as conduct comprehensive labour audits, institutional analysis, assessments of labour and working conditions, and human rights impact assessments to SA8000 standards and in compliance with legislative requirements.
We provide a multidisciplinary approach to our health and safety advisory services in compliance with local legislative requirements and international best practices.
Our professionals are knowledgeable in health and safety management systems development, implementation and monitoring, including ILO-OSH or OHSAS requirements.
We review health and safety documentation, training and monitoring tools, and provide effective solutions to site practices for compliance with management system checks and services. We can provide ad hoc support to achieve compliance with national and international laws.
BTY’s experts bring knowledge in assessing environmental risk, developing environmental impact assessments and action plans associated with major infrastructure and land development projects.
We design, implement and monitor plans to mitigate and manage environmental impact requirements for traditional and alternative delivery models such as P3s in all market sectors.
Our solutions are geared to ensure compliance with various policies of International Financial Institutions (IFI). These can include policies on environmental and social sustainability, Equator Principles, World Bank Safeguard Policies, Requirements of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Asian Development Bank Environmental Policy and legislative obligations.
We provide traffic and revenue forecasting and due diligence services based on technical program, regional demographics and market data.
Developers, equity investors and lenders rely upon our analysis and reviews to identify and mitigate commercial risk when preparing a business case and investment outlook.
Drawing on our expertise in conducting technical due diligence in the transportation sector, we can forecast traffic and revenue for railways, highways, airports, and other logistics related sectors, such as marine ports.