Covers: Housing, planning, regeneration and public policy. Also leads Building's news analysis section and undertakes special investigations
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Ten years after the Battersea crane tragedy, Joey Gardiner talks to the mother of one of the two men killed in the accident and asks if tower cranes are any safer now than they were a decade ago
The UK’s biggest construction site in west London looks on paper like a dream development in a market desperate for new housing. But amid scare stories of fleeing investors and slashed prices
Rob Tincknell tells Building £8bn development has not had to cut sales prices
- Balfour Beatty: ‘Not short of stellar’
- Quinn confident despite senior staff exodus
- Have you seen the BIM deadline?
- Andy Steele: ‘Was that me?’
- Construction materials: Past our peak?
- A constrained Budget
- Property feels the squeeze as Osborne goes after institutions
Encouraging noises from government means urban extensions, new settlements and, yes, even eco-towns are back on the agenda. But don’t expect them to arrive any time soon
This week’s publication of the National Planning Policy Framework puts the ball back in the developers’ court
The Climate Change Committee says nuclear is most cost-effective way of delivering low-carbon power and could force ruling Lib Dems to abandon large-scale renewables
- Spotlight now on OFT to defend five-year investigation
- Cabe - why it must keep the name
- Why the Cala Homes' legal defeat shows it's time for housebuilders to wake up to localism
- How do you solve a problem like the Olympic Stadium?
- Halving housing spend? We'll be lucky
- Has CITB been saved from privatisation?
- Is Shapps going to be good news for housebuilders?