Update June 2018
To both blocks the rooms are as good as done with now just doing the final touches and some final alterations as most owners have see or sent client representatives to come and inspect and sign over the rooms there’s very little going on to the rooms the works are cleaning, commissioning and testing .There are works to the basement areas which are ongoing.
The majority of the works are concentrated on block F with each floor ongoing and completing to works floor by floor.
Ceilings, painting, tiling, installing sanitary.
Is a repeat of the 1st floor
Tiling to the bathrooms, ceilings to corridors, outside terraces.
Ceilings to the rooms but near completion, installing sanitary, ceilings and tiling to corridors.
The suites external render and paint and will Water proof the roof.
Elevation facing beach
Plumbing, electrical works ongoing.
Once the ceilings are done the tiling will begin and then the external doors and windows will be installed.
Building Club House
To the club house still just waiting to confirm final design and then works will get going this will happen shortly.
Villa 1 is almost complete and to villa 2 the walls have been rendered and skim coat plastered.
The ceiling framing and ceilings being installed.
The exterior of the building is being skim coated to give the external walls a smooth finish.
Update May 2018
The blocks are very close to completion now and with the final cleaning as well as the final finishing touch’s to the units we will start to have the bedding and soft furniture in place to complete the rooms
There is some final making good to the corridors and external areas to be done as also the terraces and the making good to the pools then that’s about it for the blocks to C and D then it’s a matter of the completion to the basement parking and fitness gym
This block is moving very well and on time for completion with all but the 4th floor yet to be done all other rooms to other floors are being tiled to walls and floors with the ceilings and walls painted the progress is good
The 4th floor is not far behind the rest of the block
Next month will see the installation of the kitchens and the built in furniture works
The corridors are in the final stages of all the piping works for Water, electricity and Ac so soon the ceiling works can begin
The final stage of the external walls are being built which will be followed by the rendering
Building Club House
Finally the designs for the Club house got agreed by all parties and works are now in full steam with the electrical, plumbing and Ac first fix.
This will be followed by the ceilings and floor tiling
The first villa is but completed just requires the final touches and good cleaning and then making good and commissioning so not much to do there
Villa A is now having the ceilings installed as the internal walls are rendered and painted and the tiling works will begin.
Building X Suites
The plumbing works and electrical works are nearly complete and now the rendering works have begun there’s a little bit of catching up to do but as the contractor has added an extra 4O people to speed up the works we will start to see the catch up process happening
We are monitoring all the works with our team of architects, engineers and site supervisors working very closely with the main contractors to keep the works at pace and ensuring quality of works
Update April 2018
The construction works for the internal rooms are complete with snagging works and the installing of the furniture and loose fittings as well as curtains are in process there are still works on going to the corridors, external areas and basements which will be completed in the near future.
Block F is still moving on very well with ceilings pipe works almost completed to each level as well as tiling walls and floors to the lower levels and after the songkhran period the contractor will add more labour to push the block on further
By the month of May we will be preparing for the start of the kitchen installations.
The villas are coming on well with one of the Villas near completion and the other with the walls built and the roof covering on
The electrical conduits are now being positioned inti place and the rendering of the walls ongoing.
The final design due to an up graded design will be completed very soon and the works will commence the works for plumbing and electrical have been finalized and first fix has been completed.
The wall panels are being installed with the Qcon panels which are far superior then standard block work with excellent sound and heat proofing qualities this work we be followed by the chasing out for the electrical plugs and switches and then the rendering.
Update March 2018
The two blocks for C and D are now in the final of the construction stages with making good and cleaning to the rooms as well as the preparation for the arrival of the furniture for the rooms.
To the corridors, the cleaning process is now underway with painting touch up and making good to ceilings, walls, floors and stairs.
The pools are being worked on and is ongoing and it will be not long before the pools can be filled and tested.
The final stages of the electrical, water testing commissioning are being processed and shortly hopefully be completed.
To block F the works are really progressing well with now all floors complete with the Q – Con panel walling and to the first 2 floors the electrical and plumbing is virtually complete and the upper floors are progressing very well so is the skim coating to the walls.
Most of the works are being concentrated to the internal areas to the rooms the works to the corridors are Mep, first fix electrical and plumbing with conduits and piping to the ceilings and shafts.
The first fix works for the air conditioning are also ongoing
To the stairwells all the concreting is complete. Overall the works are proceeding well on schedule.
The structural works to the main buildings and the swimming pools are complete and the piping for first fix for the plumbing to main house and pools are getting done.
The block works have also begun and ongoing. Over all progress is good.
The structural works to the new villa are complete and now the Q con walling is ongoing.
The steel roof structure has been placed as well as the OSB boarding and roof of Canadian timber shingles have been installed.
Other works ongoing to the new build is the electrical and plumbing being followed up with the AC piping.
To the existing villas the redesign works are ongoing and not to far from completing.
The works to the club house now have the block works complete as well as most of the internal and external rendering to the walls will be finished soon.
The electrical system is ongoing and soon the ceilings, tiling and external doors will follow. Works progressing.
Update February 2018
Weather, Good during the day rain and cooling weather in the evenings
Here is the update for the Beachfront project for February 2018.
As the owners have been informed and the response for them to come inspect Mid April onwards has been very good for the completion of all the units to be ready for handover for blocks C and D.
The on going works to C and D are now the final stages to the rooms are getting done with the furniture works nearly completed and the main contractor is now doing the making good as well as the testing of the air conditioning,
Water and electrical works and next 2 months will see the fridges and bedding installed with a final clean up and the testing of the swimming pool.
The works to block F is moving at a rapid pace due to using our fast track methods of pre-cast concreting and Q-con wall panels which have excellent sound proofing and fire protection qualities.
Now all floors are having the panels installed as well as the plumbing, AC works and electrical works ongoing and shortly the ceiling framing we begin for the fixing of the ceilings to the units.
The structural works are well under way with the footings, ground slabs, columns and beams on going.
The new villa being built is also progressing well with the structural and block works in progress as well as the plumbing works.
The block works are near completion as well as plumbing and electrical works moving on the rendering is also in progress so all areas of construction are progressing as we should wish for and looking forward to the completion of all works.
Update January 2018
The furniture works are still ongoing and gradually room by room and block D is slightly progressing more than block C
As the furniture works are being completed the painting and making good are following behind and being completed room by room
For the MEP works ( plumbing, electrical, A/c, lifts ) these are all in progress and co ordinated by the main contractors and the Mep engineers from Blue Horizon commissioning and testing are also ongoing
The external areas are receiving the final coats of paint and the pool tiling as well as the granite pool coping are ongoing
The sub structure of the block F is fully complete and only the 4th flight of stairs needs to be fixed and poured which will be completed very shortly
The first fix plumbing which includes all waste and main supply pipes are being installed
The Q con light weight wall panels are now up to the 3rd floor the works to block F are really moving using this fast track construction method
The construction to the villa the structural works are nearly completed and the plumbing piping is also in progress and the block work walls will be ongoing
The structural works are now complete with the plumbing piping , electrical first fix conduits being installed the block works are well into progress and the setting out and rendering is also under way
Update December 2017
The progress to the project is still moving on well with minor defects to blocks A and B and making good here and there .
The car parking area is as mentioned before being used for staff parking and the white dividing lines have been painted in
The majority of the making good is to the external areas Ie; painting walls and adding more landscaping
To the basement area the offices and storage areas are complete with the area being used for storage for spare furniture and items for construction such as air conditioning units so they do not get damaged
The furniture works are at 80% complete to all rooms and works ongoing to mainly the wardrobes and wall panels with the kitchens are now completed with only minor making good to be done.
To the outer areas the pool tiling and top edge of the pool being in granite are progressing .
All doors and windows have been installed including lower floor corridor.
For the MEP works plumbing, electrical, lifts, Internet system are all ongoing and under control with our engineers working closely with the main contractors we hope to have full power there shortly.
The tiling to the fire stairs are ongoing and are being worked floor by floor.
To the 1st floor the piping works for the plumbing are ongoing with the Q con wall panels near completion for the bathrooms.
To the 2nd floor piping works will be placed into position and then the wall panels will begin this will be a floor by floor process until all the works are complete
The structural works to block F have really moved with works on schedule despite some unpleasant weather with the works progressing up to the 4th floor slab and now that has been poured and now the steel fixing for the columns to connect to the roof slab then the structural works to the main frame will be complete.
To the 1st floor the piping works for the plumbing are ongoing with the Q con wall panels near completion for the bathrooms to the 2nd floor piping works will be placed into position and then the wall panels will begin this will be a floor by floor process until all the works are complete.
Building Villas and X suites
The villa works are now coming out of the ground which include the water tank and once out of the ground the works can speed up and the ground beams have also been poured the X suites are planned to begin to do the footings shortly.
The club house structural works are complete and now the infill block works and dividing walls will start.
Update November 2017
The progress of works has continued to improve and the works are on schedule to complete on time for the structural works.
The slab for the 4th floor will be poured tomorrow (Tuesday 28th November) with all the steel fixing and plumbing pipe works for waste, soil and main water locations through the slab
The 4th floor roof slab is due to have the concrete poured mid December
Other works going on are now Q-Con light weight wall panels for the dividing and bathroom walls as well the Pipe works for waste and main waters in summary the progress is on schedule and on target
The landscaping has been done along the road side and it really adds that nice finishing touch.
Other works include final tweaking and with all the outside furniture delivered its all but done
The total kitchen works are virtually complete with just going through the final adjustments and the furniture works following behind and then are the main cons doing the final coat of painting to the rooms floor by floor and that will be followed up by the snagging works
External areas include works to the swimming pools.
Electrical and plumbing to the main supplies are also in progress.
The structural post tension works are now moving onto the 3rd floor and glad to report ahead of schedule works ongoing.
Villa & Club House
Refurbish works are underway and near completion and should be completed shortly.
Now under construction with the footings and the pool slab and walls being construction with the good weather good progress is being made
Update October 2017
The final finishing touches are now being done for blocks A, B and the rooms completed with the maids now cleaning the rooms and some very minor making good being done as some minor things do get missed and our aim is to do the best we can to improve and the rooms are being aired and clean constantly with water and electrics being turned on to keep the rooms in good condition
The swimming pool is looking good and ready to go
The car parking is now totally complete and being used by suppliers and remaining sub cons
The offices and storerooms are all done and in summary to blocks A and B it’s just the final tweaking being done
For C and D the furniture and kitchens for both blocks will be totally installed with in the next couple of weeks and now we still have the continuation of the works to the corridors and general making good this will take a good few weeks then we will start the snagging which will continuing room by room not to cause a delay in time
The post tension is moving along nicely with the first slab poured and now the columns and the 2nd floor slab will be poured in around 2 weeks time as post tension is much quicker then the traditional method
Update September 2017
The works for the A,B for all the rooms are complete with some very minor corrections required.
For the external areas all making good is virtually complete with now just making sure everything is working how it should be for the water, power, fire alarms, lifts, Internet, TV systems.
The installation of the built in furniture are still on going and getting closer to completion floor by floor.
Tiling to the stair cases are progressing as well is the painting works and continuation of the pool works which also include pool pumps filter systems and for also MDB electrical works and water systems.
Block F has been demolished and cleared
The post tension works are now underway for the first floor and the first floor slab will be poured end of next week and all floors all going well will be completed before the end of November or sooner.
To the lower floor the rooms and been block built with internal walls rendered.
The lobby all but a few minor snags have been completed.
Update August 2017
Over the past few weeks we have been completing the handover process of blocks A and B which has generally worked out very well.
There is only the external defects to complete to the external areas and the final commissioning of the Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) works and blocks A and B will be almost complete.
Blocks C and D is progressing with the installation of the the kitchens and furniture works as well as working on the corridors and external works.
Block F the structural works are now complete to the 1st floor pool level and shortly the post tension structural works to the remaining floors will begin.
The lobby area is also nearly complete and we expect to finish in the next few weeks the internal works to the lobby.
Update July 2017
With the Handover inspection for the Mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) works of the air conditioning, water including hot water and all the electrics and lighting and for handover for rental program. It has been busy with many of the owners coming themselves or sending owners representatives to do the room inspections to blocks A and B.
External snagging is ongoing and the lifts are being commissioned as all systems go for blocks A and B, and not only that the car park is now operational as well as that the offices and other rooms are very close to completion for the Best Western staff.
To blocks C and D the main works ongoing are the kitchens and the built in furniture works. Yet there are continuation of tiling, plumbing, ceilings and air conditioning.
The works to the lobby area are also well underway to completion of the reception area.
Villas and Club House
The club house will also speed up and the structural works are ongoing
Update June 2017
Both blocks are very close to completion this is also includes the extra works required by Best Western. As we got the opportunity to increase the skilled labour to the built in furniture works and this also means the bed mattresses, sofas and TVs can be added to the rooms sooner than anticipated.
There are still some external works to be completed, which have been heavily hampered by the persistent rain we have been having in Phuket as the weather improves we do our best to complete what we can.
Mid to end of June will see handover of the rooms in which some owners will come to inspect there rooms and complete the handover process.
Only the terrace area to the swimming pool remains to be completed.
The car parking underground to block B is now completed as are the offices and other areas to the basements of A and B.
The progress is moving on very well with all internal tiling and painting complete to all the rooms and now the kitchens and built-in furniture are ongoing.
The corridors ceilings are being completed floor by floor as well as the floor tiling has began.
The swimming pool is also near completion.
The extra strengthening to the footings and columns are near completion the post tension slabs can start shortly.
The water retention tanks are structurally completed.
Update May 2017
The works have progressed with the morjority of the works being to blocks A and B.
As requested by Best western there will be addition works which will vastly improve the looks of the rooms as the hotel will be upgraded to a Best western prime hotel.
We have also just had Thai New Year which the festival sees many of the workers on holiday for around 7 days.
The works are an upgrade in the furniture works to each of the rooms and have already began.
To the external areas the underground car parking and office areas are near completion.
The pool area is also near completion and with the defects in progress to the rooms which will be completed very soon.
To blocks C and D the internal works which include tiling built in furniture and next week the kitchen installation.
The works for F block the issue has now been concluded and the works are now in progress.
The clubhouse structure is moving and progressing which is all good news.