CoLab Consulting Group
CoLab is an international team of experienced consultants. They develop strategy and business cases for their clients in the built environment. They operate at all scales; from the workplace, through campuses and neighbourhoods, to city-wide development. They help their clients, be they occupiers, developers or government bodies, to get the best out of their buildings, people and technology.
They work closely with their clients as their virtual strategy team. They provide them with additional skills, experience, and resources that would be hard to maintain permanently in-house. They help them to evaluate major project proposals, gather evidence to support business decisions, and help plan for change.
The CoLab team will take on projects in most countries. Their team has a huge amount of international experience and they speak a number of languages. The map below illustrates the counties where they have worked.
Project Review: They will review your project or programme at any stage from inception to completion. CoLab will give expert and impartial advice about your objectives, how well you are meeting them and how performance could be improved.
Strategy: CoLab will help you develop your strategy. They will work with you to ensure that you have clear objectives and set realistic measures of success. They don't believe that strategies need to be complex - they strongly believe that they must be clearly understood.
Business Cases: They are expert at building business cases for large projects. They will help you clearly describe the costs and the benefits. They will work with you to identify risks and work up risk management strategies. Together they will plan for project management and governance.
Plan for Change: Sound projects can be hard to deliver. CoLab will support you in developing plans for change that will enhance cooperation and minimise disruption. They believe that planning for change is includes planning communications.
Research and Analysis: They provide market and economic analysis to clients. Their understanding of economics, geography and real estate markets helps clients gain strategic insights and spot emerging trends.
Measure Results: CoLab helps clients to develop methods of performance measurement. They work together to develop scorecards and dashboards so that clients can monitor the success of projects and programmes from inception through to operation.See more