Retail and Hotel news and contracts
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.
Features and analysis
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.
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
Profit margins at Midas have slumped to 0.3 per cent as clients force down prices, according to the firm’s end-of-year accounts.
Kier lands £39m B&M warehouse job in BedfordSubscription
Kier has won the contract to deliver a £39m regional distribution facility for value retailer B&M.
Lidl will help deliver schemes with the potential to create 3,000 new homes in London over the next three years, the company has announced.
Hammerson has delayed Laing O’Rourke’s start date for the £1.4bn extension and refurbishment of Brent Cross shopping centre beyond 2019.
Vinci lands £75m Trafford Centre expansionSubscription
Vinci has won the contract to deliver a £75m expansion of the Trafford Centre in Manchester.
Hammerson pulls out of £3.4bn Intu takeoverSubscription
PMI: Carillion collapse hits activity in JanuarySubscription
Travelodge to invest £340m in hotel estateSubscription
Morgan Sindall wins £50m Leicester contractsSubscription
Manchester leads offices and residential boomSubscription