Retail and Hotel news and contracts
ISG scoops £50m Hanover Square jobSubscription
ISG has bagged a £50m contract to deliver a hotel and residential scheme in London’s West End.
McLaughlin & Harvey wins £175m Edinburgh MarinaSubscription
McLaughlin & Harvey has been appointed as main contractor for a £175m Edinburgh waterfront scheme.
Shopping centre developer and owner Hammerson has put all major new developments on hold due to “heightened uncertainty” in retail markets.
McAleer & Rushe to deliver £85m hotelsSubscription
McAleer & Rushe has announced it has secured planning permission to develop a multi-million-pound hotel in Birmingham (pictured) and in Glasgow – representing an investment of around £85m.
Galliford Try wins £50m Bristol office schemeSubscription
Galliford Try has been awarded the £50m contract for the first stage of a major mixed-use development in Bristol.
Features and analysis
High streets have had a tough time of late. But beyond the doom and gloom headlines lie opportunities for contractors with the right mindset.
The retail sector is undergoing a seismic change.
The contractor is dodging Crossrail tunnels and preserving remarkable history on a major redevelopment described as a 21st century Piccadilly Circus.
In the prestigious west London neighbourhood Cadogan Estates is turning a 1930s icon of the famous King’s Road into a cutting-edge development.
Sir Robert McAlpine has signed the deal to deliver an £86m redevelopment of intu Broadmarsh shopping centre in Nottingham, it has been announced.
The forecast for Britain’s GDP growth in 2019 averages around 1.5 per cent according to the Treasury’s survey.
Bam lined up for Manchester office jobSubscription
Bam Construct is understood to have been chosen to deliver a new office and hotel development in Manchester.
Mace has appointed a new director to lead its rebranded fit-out business.
Vinci Construction UK has been named preferred bidder for the £60m first phase of plans to transform Chester city centre.
ISG wins Waterloo Eurostar redevelopmentSubscription
ISG has won a £40m contract to carry out the redevelopment of the old Eurostar terminal at Waterloo station.
Leading figures and organisations across the industry have been responding to Philip Hammond’s 2018 Budget. CN rounds up the sector’s reaction.
Wates Construction has been chosen to build a 200-bed hotel in Liverpool as part of the city’s new cruise terminal.
Midas sees margin fall to 0.3% as turnover risesSubscription
Vinci lands £75m Trafford Centre expansionSubscription