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Ian Oram - Hotel Solutions Partnership - Consultant, UK / EMEA

Ian Oram


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Ian Oram FRICS provides Project Management, Quantity Surveying, CDM and FF&E Procurement expertise to guide Clients through the complexities of Hotel, Club and Restaurant development. He values the relationships he builds, and delivers no-nonsense advice combined with a pragmatic approach.

He has a prestigious client and project list of all sizes across the UK and overseas.

He is expert at creating Design Teams, arranging best value Fee Appointments, guiding you through Design, Administrative and Legal processes, Budgeting and Cost Control, tendering and arranging Contracts, Monitoring Construction and ensuring Completion on Time.

As one of the leading and most experienced Hotel, Restaurant and Club Consultants, Ian can be used on a multi-discipline basis for all procurement needs, or appointed for anyone discipline.
Key services
Ian offers Project Co-ordination and Management, Contract Tenders, Documentation and Contract Administration; Quantity Surveying and Financial Controls, Planning Supervision, and Procurement of Furniture, Fixtures and Operating Equipment.
Ian guides clients through the complexities of development and construction, giving “no-nonsense” advice and quality expertise at valued rates, being aware of the client’s commercial and operating needs

Key solutions and key values
Ian offers a one-stop-shop service incorporating client representation, development management, construction co-ordination, quantity surveying and financial planning, planning supervision within multi-discipline expertise in association with architects, planners, engineering disciplines and quantity surveying, together with personal attention and a hands on approach thus minimising of risk, increasing financial confidence, maximising returns and achieving value for money.

Key skills
Ian has degrees in Quantity Surveying, Project Management and Membership of the RICS, with experience in multidiscipline practices incorporating architects, quantity surveyors, structural, mechanical and electrical engineers, as well as Senior Management and Board positions in Hotel Companies.

Key project assignments
Ian’s skills in latest hotel designs and ideas is evident in the number of ground breaking Malmaison Hotels he developed around the UK, including bringing them in on time and well within budget.
These skills were not only limited to the UK, as Ian successfully completed assignments in wide-ranging fields including golf course development in Turkey, Belgium and Spain; and then resort developments in Morocco, South Africa, Kenya, Switzerland and the Caribbean.
Ian has become well respected in the development of top-level restaurants in London, offering a unique combination of project management and financial control.

Key history
Ian Oram went back into Private Practice in 2002, after 20 years in the Development and Hotel Industry as both a Consultant and Development Director of a number of hotel Groups.
Ian was instrumental in starting the Malmaison brand with Ken McCulloch, managing the Design and Construction process on Hotels in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham, London, and was also on the Development Boards of Arcadian Hotels and MyHotels

Key clients
A variety of private clients including ; Alias Hotels, Baylife Ltd, Danesfield House Hotel, Furlong Hotels, Myhotels Group, Oriel Hotels, Virgin Limited Edition, Iliad Projects, Copperfield, Morethanhotels, Banimmo Real Estate, CKL Restaurants, Yotel, Bespoke Hotels, The Real Hotel Company, Igloo Regeneration, Osborn Securities, Home House, Starwood/Turnberry, Rezidor/Misonni, Rex Restaurants, Prescott and Conran Restaurants and other hoteliers and restaurant owners