Latest offices contracts and news
McLaren has won the deal to build a major mixed-use development in central London for international consultancy the Dar Group.
Wates wins £150m Birmingham office jobSubscription
Wates has won a £150m contract to design and build a new office in Birmingham city centre.
Malaysia 'to investigate' £1.6bn Battersea dealSubscription
A deal to transfer the ownership of Battersea Power Station between Malaysian investors is to be investigated by the country’s government, according to a report by the Guardian.
Interserve agrees £50m Edinburgh Haymarket saleSubscription
M&G Real Estate has announced it has acquired Interserve’s Edinburgh Haymarket development site for £49.1m.
U+I names first contractor on £200m Brighton scheme Subscription
Exclusive: U+I has appointed Graham Construction as the first contractor on its £200m Preston Barracks development in Brighton.
Features and analysis
U+I is overseeing £300m of development in Brighton – yet the big tier ones are not its main targets. Delivery director Mark Richardson reveals why the client is trying a different model.
Curves, uninterrupted floorplans and a Thunderbirds-style roof are helping TH Real Estate’s 70 St Mary Axe stand out in the battle of the skyscrapers.
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
Balfour JV wins £370m Hong Kong resi schemeSubscription
Grosvenor Group reveals 8,000-home UK pipelineSubscription
Director jailed in London developer bribery caseSubscription
Leeds £350m city centre scheme gets green lightSubscription
Mace gets go-ahead for GPE Hanover Square schemeSubscription
Stanhope hires new managing directorSubscription
Glasgow £100m office scheme unveiledSubscription