The new energy efficiency regulations for private rented property may have major repercussions for landlords. Here we examine the key changes made since last year’s public consultation
Orders and tender enquiries are looking healthy, and reporting of constraints is down. But employment prospects are a worry for some
Experian Economics shows that 2014’s construction output increased 7% on the previous year’s total, with the housing sector performing particularly well
Construction Market Review
Construction activity increased in March against a backdrop of wider economic stability, with low inflation, low unemployment and forecasts for moderate growth. Michael Dall goes through the highlights of Barbour ABI’s monthly Economic & Construction Market Review
Oman’s strategic Vision 2020 couples social reform with economic diversification. With five years left to deliver the vision’s ambitious objectives, EC Harris explores Oman’s competitive construction market
Construction output rose 5.5% over 2014, but construction materials and consumer price inflation have both slowed.
With a rapidy ageing population demanding high standards of both housing and care, while also imposing a rising cost on public finances, could “extra care” housing be part of the solution?
Troubled giant grabs top spot with £406m contract haul, including Aberdeen road job won by joint venture
Strong output demand has stretched the industry across the supply chain, with increased tender prices triggered by capacity constraints only the most salient sign of strain. Michael Hubbard of Aecom reports
The return to growth of the UK construction market has prompted some envious glances from mainland Europe, so should UK firms steel themselves for an influx of continental rivals? Plus find out this year’s Top 150 European contractors and manufacturers