Latest offices contracts and news
Construction of new offices will plunge by 10 per cent this year and 20 per cent in 2019, according to the latest forecasts from the Construction Products Association.
Balfour bags £85m Urbanest student halls dealSubscription
Balfour Beatty has won an £85m contract to build a mixed-use student accommodation development for Urbanest.
Real estate developer Osborne and Co has submitted plans for a £95m office scheme in Glasgow city centre.
Argent has revealed that influential managing partner David Partridge will step back from the day-to-day running of the business once its King’s Cross development is completed.
Building envelope specialist Yuanda UK is depending on its parent company to meet its liabilities, according to recently filed accounts.
Features and analysis
Manchester is providing a wealth of work for contractors to target – but who is already working on the city’s biggest schemes and which jobs should companies keep an eye on?
The contractor has navigated Roman ruins and shifted its approach to cope with soaring temperatures as it overhauls a long-neglected part of the city.
There are more than 500 tall buildings currently in London’s construction pipeline. But against the backdrop of widespread skills shortages and the complications of Brexit, building them is presenting fresh challenges for the industry.
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.
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An unstable gable wall and a retained façade that needed steelwork threaded into the exisiting building has forced the contractor into repeated resequencing.
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Leeds approves X1's £210m South Bank schemeSubscription
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Mace lined up for Finsbury Tower redevelopmentSubscription
Race for £300m Mitsubishi tower down to threeSubscription