Tag: construction

WestQuay Watermark Reaches Another Construction Milestone

West Quay Watermark reaches another construction milestone
Posted on 15 April, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments, Industry News

Hammerson has announced the £85 million Southampton based leisure development, WestQuay Watermark, has reached a construction milestone by achieving full height of 30 metres, which was celebrated with a Topping-Out ceremony led by the scheme’s building... Read More

Bristol Firm Ahead of the Game for Construction Sector Revive

Bristol Firm Ahead of the Game for Construction Sector Revive
Posted on 11 February, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Economy, Industry News

The construction industry is set to see a surge over the next five years, with more than 26,000 jobs being created and Bristol builders are preparing themselves and stepping up on finding the right recruits. Helm Construction doubled its workforce all... Read More

Construction Sector Growth Targeted by Furniture Manufacturer

Construction Sector Growth Targeted by Furniture Manufacturer
Posted on 4 January, 2016 by Chris Grigorovsky under Business News, Commercial Developments, Economy, Industry News

With the recent resurgence of optimism in the construction sector, Godfrey Syrett, North East furniture manufacturer, has responded by launching a new division dedicated to serving the construction industry. A new Fitted Furniture Division is set to... Read More

Central London construction costs most expensive in the World says Report

Posted on 16 January, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments

According to the 2014 International Construction Costs Report, the cost of construction within Central London is the highest in the world. Construction consultant Arcadis has compared building costs in a total of 43 countries and discovered that the... Read More

The Jockey Club names Cheltenham Racecourse Developer

Posted on 9 March, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

Last year, The Jockey Club made history by launching the first retail bond in British sport and raised almost £25 million to financially aid Cheltenham Racecourse’s grandstand development. Along with £20 million secured through a combination of... Read More

Bombardier Crossrail Project to Create 1000 Jobs

Posted on 9 February, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

This week it was announced that Bombardier had been awarded a contract to supply trains for London Crossrail. The £1 billion contract, awarded by the Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London, will see the manufacturing firm supply and... Read More

Canadian Commercial Real Estate Appeals to Small Investors

Posted on 22 October, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

According to a new report issued by ReMax, the Canadian commercial real estate sector is booming. Major construction projects are under way and American retailers are moving into the country and vying for a piece of the consumer market. Pension plans and real... Read More

US Builders Cut Commercial Real Estate Projects to Focus on New Homes

Posted on 10 October, 2012 by Jodee Redmond under Worldwide Property News

US builders spent more on new home construction in August, which was good news for those hoping for a rebound in the housing market. The increase did not offset the cuts in commercial real estate and public projects, however. Construction spending was down by... Read More

UK Construction Down Again

Posted on 5 October, 2012 by Neil Bird under Economy

The number of orders for new construction projects fell for the fourth consecutive month in September, despite a rise in civil engineering activity. The construction sector accounts for just 7 per cent of the UK economy, but its poor performance over the... Read More

South West Expansion for Premier Inn

Posted on 26 September, 2012 by MOVEHUT under Business News, Commercial Developments

Premier Inn, one of the UK’s largest hotel chains is adding a number of new commercial properties in the South West region. 15 sites have been secured by the hotel chain and already nine hotels have begun construction.... Read More