Assessing and conducting real estate transactions for operators
« HORUS assists the customer in defining his real estate needs and guides him until premises are operational. »

Context:

Market developments in emerging countries sometimes caught the operators unprepared. Operators’ development needs require the implementation of a long-term real estate policy allowing the centralization of the operator’s management and/or the optimization of rental management costs.

 

HORUS provides assistance in the 3 major phases of a real estate development project:

 

1 – Study and Strategy

Asset strategy and lease negotiations; Needs and site potential; Re-using existing resources; Macro scale site development scenarios

2 – Design of the works

Drafting the requirements and specifications; Calling for tenders; Negotiating with providers; Internal and external communication plan

3 – Monitoring the works and delivery

Monitoring the works with the prime contractors; budget monitoring; Setting up material resources; Organization and logistics; Relocating; Turn-key delivery

Example of service provided:

Negotiating the purchase of a major technical site and assisting the operator in defining the strategy of his future head office, from site searching to the operational start of the new head office.
  • Auditing the operator’s real estate situation and defining the real estate strategy in the short, medium and long term
  • Assisting the operator during the whole process, in the technical, managerial and financial aspects of the projects in order to deliver turn-key buildings
  • Supporting the company’s real estate strategy for tertiary, technical (GSM/3G/Satellite) and commercial (shops) buildings
  • Negotiating property leases
  • Assisting in the definition of internal operating procedures
  • Assisting in the design of spaces and appropriate resources
  • Preparing and monitoring head office fit-up and relocation
  • Real estate strategy report and real estate/works specifications and requirements
  • Delivery of tertiary, technical or commercial site

Some significant references:

Country Customer Service provided
France Telecom operator Support to project owner for the management of a real estate project in line with the company’s strategy during the designing phase of a technology center and the works monitoring phase
Botswana Telecom operator Support to project owner for the management of a real estate project in the designing phase of a franchise and the works monitoring phase for a turn-key delivery of operational outlets
Madagascar Telecom operator Support to project owner for the management of a real estate project in line with the company’s strategy during the designing phase of a head office and works monitoring phase. Assistance in the negotiations for the purchase of technical sites and negotiations of property leases
France Telecom operator Support to project owner for the management of a real estate project in the works monitoring phase for the installation of earth satellite stations (Reunion island and New Caledonia)