Latest offices contracts and news
Grosvenor Group reveals 8,000-home UK pipelineSubscription
Grosvenor Group now has a UK pipeline of 8,000 homes, the firm’s 2017 review has revealed.
Mace gets go-ahead for GPE Hanover Square schemeSubscription
Mace has been given the green light to start work on Great Portaland Estates’ multi-million-pound Hanover Square scheme, after the developer secured a substantial pre-let.
Leeds £350m city centre scheme gets green lightSubscription
Leeds City Council has given the green light to a £350m city centre redevelopment.
Glasgow £100m office scheme unveiledSubscription
Plans for a new £100m office development in Glasgow’s city centre have been unveiled by property investor M&G Real Estate.
More than 500 tall buildings planned for LondonSubscription
The number of tall buildings planned for London has swelled to more than 500, with the potential to deliver more than 100,000 homes.
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.
Mace appointed on £500m One Crown Place schemeSubscription
Travelodge to invest £340m in hotel estateSubscription
Growth struggles to recover in February PMISubscription
Battersea CEO Rob Tincknell resignsSubscription
Partners wanted for £400m Southend regenerationSubscription
Two left in race for £350m The Broadway jobSubscription