Latest offices contracts and news
Bam wins £80m 26-storey Birmingham towerSubscription
Bam Construction has been appointed as the main contractor on the £80m 103 Colmore Row office tower in Birmingham.
Sir Robert McAlpine wins £40m Leeds office jobSubscription
Sir Robert McAlpine has been appointed to deliver a £40m office development in Leeds.
London faces three-year office space shortageSubscription
London is facing a shortage of supply of new offices over the next three years and will not suffer any Brexit-driven downturn, according to property consultancy Knight Frank.
PMI: Carillion collapse hits activity in JanuarySubscription
Activity was subdued or declining across the main construction sectors in January as new orders also dipped, according to the latest PMI figures.
Manchester leads offices and residential boomSubscription
The residential sector is fuelling strong growth in the development pipelines of major UK cities, according to Deloitte’s latest crane survey.
Features and analysis
With average commercial rent 70 per cent cheaper than in the capital, Manchester is still one of the most popular office locations for businesses outside of London.
In the boardrooms of British businesses there is growing talk of the war for talent – how to recruit the best and brightest from around the world, particularly post-Brexit.
The offices market can be viewed with a degree of cautious optimism for 2018.
Nuclear power, proton beams and even Chinese modular hotels have featured in the biggest site reports this year.
Our 10 most-read news stories of the year included contract wins, corruption scandals, administrations and one sad, untimely death.
What would you do if you could use a blank slate to develop a capital city?
An unstable gable wall and a retained façade that needed steelwork threaded into the exisiting building has forced the contractor into repeated resequencing.
Projects are the lifeblood of the construction industry and this shortlist highlights five of the best for those who delivered them.
Pension funds have historically taken a back seat in construction projects, but that could be all about to change, with the Greater Manchester Pension Fund at the forefront.
One of the first major office buildings on the Olympic Park is close to completion – and forms just one part of a huge regeneration project aiming to create a commercial legacy.
Winner: Willmott Dixon – Bolton Albert Halls
The City’s new tower may just be the tidiest site ever – crucial when cantilevering scaffolds over streets.
FK Group chief Francis Keenan talks exclusively to Construction News about ‘sexy sheds’, European competition, doubling turnover and technological trailblazing.
Contractor is carrying out an £80m overhaul of the Grade II-listed Lambeth Town Hall in the heart of Brixton, south London.
From Anfield to Waterloo and from Shakespeare’s theatre to Wimbledon’s No 1 Court, our scaffolding specialists have done some incredible work this past year.
McLaren wins £90m Kent shopping centre expansionSubscription
BFI drops £130m new HQ plans Subscription
Former Sellar development director joins U+ISubscription
Civils market improves as new orders pick upSubscription