The construction industry anticipates major shifts, propelled by technology, changing demographics and infrastructural demands. While the global economy becomes more reliant on the industry, various construction management issues hinder its full potential.
Amidst groundbreaking developments that are addressing the long–standing inefficiencies in construction management, some startups are redefining the industry with a complete portfolio of innovative solutions. S&techs is one such name that is spearheading the industry transformation. A full–service Construction Manager headquartered in Hong Kong, S&techs provides exceptional services to international clients for all construction needs.
Founded in 2000, S&techs was initially focused on out–of–ground construction services and specialized fit–out services which were the main areas of expertise. However, the company soon diversified its interests and expanded into different sectors of the construction industry.
The CEO Views is pleased to introduce Mike Kavanagh, COO and the man behind S&techs. With a remarkable career and an extensive repertoire of expertise in construction management, Mike Kavanagh has seamlessly navigated the complex terrains of business, ensuring success of every project throughout the region. Under his visionary leadership S&techs has emerged to be a prominent and influential contractor in the Hong Kong market.
Commitment to Excellence: S&techs’s Success Story
Mike Kavanagh attributes the company’s success to their commitment to excellence and sustained focus on prioritizing the needs of their clients. It is this dedication to excellence that has earned S&techs the trust of its clients, establishing it as a go–to construction partner in the industry, where visionary solutions come to life.
At the heart of their remarkable success, however, is the team of over 300 professionals, each driven by a passion for their craft. Their collective expertise and commitment to excellence ensure that every project undertaken is executed with meticulous attention to detail adhering to the highest standards of quality, safety and sustainability.
Adopt an attitude of ownership to develop a sense of responsibility and a deeper understanding of management.
Embracing the Challenge of Innovation
The construction Industry is constantly evolving. Technology has metamorphosised the various facets of the industry, unleashing a wave of transformative possibilities. The ground–breaking tools are streamlining project management while improving safety and efficiency. The integration of Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are further optimizing the construction process, enabling predictive maintenance and minimizing costly errors.
S&techs embraces innovation in implementing a project from initiation to completion. They constantly seek for new ways to improve, innovate and optimize the entire process of construction. They lean on the values of Client Service, Excellence, Partnering, Relationship Building, Integrity, Enthusiasm and Technology Innovation. By successfully embedding these values into their business processes, S&techs drives success to the organization.
Driven by this breakthrough in mindset and technology, S&techs has formed a sister company, REMOC Limited that focuses on Smart Technology for construction sites. This includes a focus on Technology to enhance Safety, Quality Control and Project Close–Out/ Snagging.
Setting New Benchmarks in Construction Management
In the dynamic realm of construction industry, S&techs shines as a beacon, blending holistic approach with tech innovation. With more than 23 years of experience in construction management, it has excelled in providing Value Engineering solutions to Clients & Consultants throughout the APAC Region. The company has offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Taipei and Mainland China. It’s in–house technical resources comprising of a team of highly skilled Engineers play a pivotal role in shaping the company’s growth trajectory. Needless to say, it is their compassion and Mike Kavanagh’s vision that acts as a compass for setting new standards of service in the industry.
Envisioning the Future
Today, S&techs has strengthened its operational resilience and expanded to a large number of sectors in addition to the Commercial Office sector including Hotel & Hospitality, Food & Beverage, Mission Critical (Data Centres), Luxury Residential, Retail and Industrial Manufacturing. In the coming years, Mike Kavanagh thrives to build S&techs to be truly APAC Regional, serving Clients throughout the APAC Region.
A consummate entrepreneur driving transformations in the industry, the COO of S&techs, Mike Kavanagh shares a piece of advice for the young leaders who are about to embark on their business journey.
“Adopt an attitude of ownership to develop a sense of responsibility and a deeper understanding of management. Do not hesitate to seek out senior management in the company for mentoring and guidance. Building strong relationships to expand your company’s reach and develop new business opportunities, both locally and internationally. Always go an extra mile for clients. And most importantly, continue to learn and educate yourself.”