Kamenitza Park project with two awards at the prestigious international property awards19/08/2019
An interview with the manager of PM Project Management Ltd. eng.Tsvetoslav Pavlov about the challenges of Kamenitza Park project.
Based on in-depth research, the PM Project Management LTD team developed a complete concept for managing the construction and investment project Kamenitza Park. What are the main priorities and challenges for the investor?
One of the major challenges for the investor was the choice of the most appropriate project evelopment oncept. From the very beginning, we approached with enormous responsibility the location and the spirit of this place, which has such a rich history, and where in 1881 the first Bulgarian beer has been produced.
Our analysis showed that Plovdiv needs a residential project positioned in the premium segment, using the most up-to-date materials, systems and solutions in the construction, a project with the goal to create a multifunctional urban environment with a focus on high quality of life and comfort of the inhabitants.
Kamenitza Residences is the first phase of the large multifunctional Kamenitza Park complex. What are its qualities and advantages that distinguish it from the other residential projects in Plovdiv?
Kamenitza Residences is located in the heart of Plovdiv and offers a boutique selection of 1, 2, 3 or 4 bedroom apartments. The luxurious complex offers high-end apartments which thanks to their multiple facilities provide an unsurpassed sense of luxury and style and at the same time perfectly harmonize with the rich history and culture of Plovdiv. At the disposal of the inhabitants will be a spacious indoor pool, a luxury spa center, multiple shops, restaurants, cafes, a children’s center and other shopping facilities so that everything necessary for a relaxing and healthy lifestyle is a step away from home. The intelligent design and extraordinary attention to
detail create a perfect combination of luxury and style, space and light at Kamenitza Residences. Extremely proportional and illuminated with natural light, the apartments offer an exceptional comfort and high quality of life. The spacious rooms of right proportions provide complete freedom in the apartment furnishing. The clear height of the apartments is 2.93m. The high windows provide plenty of natural light in the perfectly planned living space. Each apartment has a balcony, a terrace or a private rooftop garden.
The residents of Kamenitza Residences will benefit from professional management and maintenance of the common parts from highly qualified specialists. The monthly maintenance includes all current expenses (staff salaries, cleaning and consumables of the common zones as well as of the outside area of the building, snow cleaning of building entrances, electricity costs of the common zones, maintenance of lifts and installations, video surveillance, maintenance of the adjacent green areas, lighting of the common zones, pest control, etc.) For more comfort of the residents a variety of on-demand services such as home cleaning, babysitting, small repairs in the apartment, airport transfers, pet care, etc. will also be provided.
What new functionalities and building innovations does the project include?
Kamenitza Residences will offer a new generation of comfort. The main technological solutions in the project are:
- Ventilated facade made of natural stone
- High class elevators of Schindler, Otis, Kone
- High class aluminum joinery of Schüco, Reynaers
- Pre-wiring for a smart home
- Access control
- Ability to install fresh air systems, heat recuperation, cold and moisture (maintaining hygiene standards)
- Water softening system
- Sensors against water leaks in the apartments
- Optical internet connection
- Central heating
- Video intercom
What is the place of project management in the realization of the residential complex?
For the achievement of good results and taking the responsibility is necessary a complete process management – from investment intention to project completion. Based on the expertise of PM Project Management and the team of specialists, we provided a full package of consulting services needed for the full implementation of the project. Schemes and a general plan of the project have been developed according to the requirements of the investor. The resources that will be spent are also planned on this basis. Expert advice was given at the start of the project. Different construction methods have been researched and analyzed. In the design process, professional management is imperative in all phases. A competent opinion was given for the relevance of all design phases – concept, technical and work. Market conditions, innovations, technologies, and leading companies have been researched. During the construction process, PM Project Management engages their engineers onsite and ensures their permanent presence оn the site. Our team acts as a representative of the investor, by conducting quality control, consulting and registering the course of construction and assembly works, monitoring the implementation of the site safety measures and the environmental protection. In the final phase of the project implementation, we take care of the final touches, by paying attention to every detail, assisting the construction supervision during the preparation of the necessary documentation, informing the investor with the technological equipment and the operation instructions. The final result of the well-managed project is the successfully realized building.
What is the model to select contractors and suppliers?
The selection of construction companies requires research, time and professional experience in the construction industry. The service includes development with the investor of criteria for selection a contractor, organizing a bidding process, analyzing the bids received and submitting a report with the needed information for negotiations, consultations and contract preparation. When selecting contractors and suppliers for Kamenitza Residence, the balance between maximum technical parameters and price is of the greatest importance. Solutions are sought in the premium segment and no compromises with quality for lower price are acceptable.
When will be given the real construction start of Kamenitza Residences?
The project Kamenitza Residence actually starts in May. The residential complex will be realized in two stages with a deadline for the end of 2020.