Advised the owners on the master-plan and funding options of a new 30,000 sq.m ‘on airport’ cargo centre and office complex adjacent to the new passenger terminal. The facility is now completed and regarded as the best of its kind in the region.
Audited the European real estate facilities for this State owned airline, then managed their relocation to a new regional head office, resulting in reduced annual property costs of €1.8 Million. Value of properties released and acquired totaled some €19 Million.
Service Charge and Rent Audit
Audited and forensically checked the Airport’s real estate and service charges on behalf of all the ground handlers at an airport in the UK. Secured £490,000 reduction in charges in the first year and £1.1million in the second year. Established a new charging culture, which will ensure ongoing savings for all parties in future years.
Following entry into the European Union, joined the due diligence team of a global ground handler, advising on the acquisition of passenger handling, cargo, ramp services and facilities at the Country’s two main airports
Undertook audits of the facilities and properties used by a major ground handler at 3 No. US Airports and 4 No. European Airports. Once the recommendations were implemented, the net annual savings approached $500,000
Acquired 200,000 sq.ft. of Transit Shed accommodation in 3 phases to fulfill the cargo handling requirements of clutch of American carriers at a major European Hub.
Middle East Airport
Advised on the quantum and configuration of ground service accommodation and facilities at the design stage of a new Terminal in the Middle East. Almost all recommendations were implemented into the final design.
At a regional Head Office in the UK, the considered introduction of movement sensors generated a 78% reduction in lighting energy consumption, saving 7,500kg of CO2 per annum. The capital cost of the works were recovered in less than 3 months.
A simple review of the desk layout of an airside operations centre at a UK airport resulted in a 48% reduction in the space requirement, resulting in a material cost saving.