Author: Kenneth Booth

Warehouse & Logisitcs

Steel frame milestone at G-Park Northampton

Glencar has marked the start of the construction of the steel frame on Unit 4 at G-Park Northampton – a new 132,000 sq ft speculative …

Tenders, Bidding & Awarded

Contract award values reach £57 billion for 2020 – a 5% fall on 2019

The value of all construction contract awards in 2020 was £57.0 billion.  Despite the challenges 2020 brought, this represents a slight decrease of 4.7% on …

Technology

HOW DRONES ARE CHANGING CONSTRUCTION

The PwC’s membership network report, Skies without Limits, recently revealed that drone technology is expected to uplift the UK’s construction industry by £8.6 bn by …

Facilities Management

Facilities Management Outsourcing market is estimated to have declined 6% due to Covid-19

In 2020, market value is projected to decrease by around 6%, largely due to Covid-19 and the lockdown measures introduced to attempt to halt its …

Business, Law & Money

POST-BREXIT COMPLIANCE IN PROCUREMENT: WHAT WILL CHANGE?

THE end of the Brexit transition period has passed, and with it many rules and regulations are changing across the board for many industries – …

Legal

The process of opening a construction dispute and the resolution methods that can help

The construction sector is regarded as being significantly conflict and dispute ridden and is one of the most claim orientated industries. Projects are usually long-term …

Windows & Doors

First impressions count

The impact of a front door on a home’s kerb appeal September 2020 was a month of records for the UK housing market. The stamp …

Governing Bodies

GUIDE FOR CONSTRUCTION QUALITY LAUNCHED BY CIOB

The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has launched a new Guide for Construction Quality, focusing on quality management during the site production and assembly stage …

Architecture

City gives green light to flower power tower

A new 30-storey office tower with green walls and roof nestling next to London’s walkie talkie building has been approved by the City of London …

Affordable Housing

Mayor visits affordable housing site

A leading housing providers affordable homes development on the site of a former Coventry school has been given a mayoral seal of approval. Andy Street, …