As the Scottish independence debate continues, we look at the opening of the Scottish parliament in 1999
This week’s #buildingdoodle sketch is by Warren Williams at Julian Cowie architects
What effects would a ‘Yes’ vote in the Scottish referendum have on the industry?
Plans to redevelop 77 acres of prime real estate in Earls Court - entailing the demolition of London’s landmark exhibition centre - have become mired in political wrangling. But is there really any doubt as to how it will end?
As the market comes out of recession building services teams need to be vigilant
Infrastructure development in the recent World Cup’s host country offers opportunities for UK firms
While the Monetary Policy Committee ponders a rise in interest rates, they’d be wise to take a closer look at what’s happening in construction - where lessons can be learned that have a bearing on the wider economy
The recent splurge of M&A leaves gaps in the market for SMEs to exploit
Is there still hope for the Green Deal?
With demand for construction services now outstripping supply, firms are becoming more choosey when picking partners
Defying five years of recession, cladding company Lakesmere has experienced rapid growth. MD Mark Davey reveals how the firm beat the downturn
Gary Sullivan, co-founder and chairman of Wilson James, explains what the army can teach construction
As the man in charge of overseeing Chinese developer Dalian Wanda’s £3bn UK development plans, Peter Amato is already becoming the man contractors and consultants most want to know. But you’ll have to learn to keep up …
FROM THE EDITOR
A vote for Scotland’s independence could mean big changes for the sector