Still lots of opportunity in commercial construction

Still lots of opportunity in commercial construction Demand for commercial real estate in the UK is fluctuating. Think retail, industrial, office space. According to a report by RICS, 43% of respondents to its quarterly commercial property survey think the sector is entering a downturn, and a further 10% think it was in the middle of one. ... Read more

Balfour Beatty Living Places secures £176 million Contract

Balfour Beatty Living Places secures £176 million Contract Join Industry Decision Makers In Our Weekly Newsletter. PRESS RELEASE Balfour Beatty Living Places secures £176 million highways maintenance contract for Buckinghamshire Council Earlier today, Balfour Beatty Living Places announced that it has been awarded an eight-year, £176 million contract by Buckinghamshire Council for the maintenance of ... Read more

Top 10 Construction Projects By Value

Top 10 Construction Projects By Value The outlook of the construction industry is hard to define at the moment. Labour shortages, the rising cost of materials, and higher interest rates – it’s difficult to pinpoint where exactly we are at. One thing is for sure, at the moment. Everyone is busy. There is a large ... Read more

“We still don’t have the building of the future yet”

“We still don’t have the building of the future yet” Join Industry Decision Makers In Our Weekly Newsletter. Sleepless nights. Difficult working conditions. Lots of dehumidifiers. It’s fair to say that global warming is well and truly here. Urban construction is going to change as a result. Design, form, and all supply chain mechanisms will ... Read more

Top 5 UK Construction YouTube Channels

Nine further abandoned rail schemes have been granted cash for restoration says the New Civil Engineer. Wendy Morton – Rail Minister announced a further £15 million in funding to reopen nine railway schemes across England. The scheme is designed to reopen disused services, railway lines, and stations.

Construction companies are competing with Gymshark

  Many executives look at me funny when I say this to them.🤔 “Andrew, how could a sports clothing company possibly compete with us?” The truth is Ben Francis and his team at Gymshark have the next generation at the tip of their fingers. Whenever Ben needs more graduates, one click and he lets an audience of … Read more

Construction is Not All About Price Anymore

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Social Value. A subject often spoken about, sometimes understood, rarely actioned. There are many great companies that want to drive this forward. But, for many execs that don’t work with tier one firms, the term is just a fleeting thought. Another headache to worry about!