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Brandon Lewis

Housing minister defends social landlord rent changes

31 Jul 15 | By Joey Gardiner

Brandon Lewis speaks exclusively to Building about the government’s pledge to build 275,000 affordable homes

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EDF's Hinkley Point C

EDF names £1.3bn Hinkley winners

31 Jul 15 | By Yoosof Farah

EDF Energy announces preferred bidders for contracts totalling £1.3bn

Mitsubishi Estates tower

Mitsubishi Estate gets green light for City tower

31 Jul 15 | By Hollie Tye

Mitsubishi Estate London has received planning permission from the City Of London Corporation

Gensler proposal for Shoreditch High Street - Fairchild Street

Gensler tower planned for City fringe

31 Jul 15 | By David Blackman

Mixed-use building lined up for Shoreditch site

David Chipperfield house for Tracey Emin on Bell Lane in Spitalfields - from Artillery Lane

David Chipperfield designs East End house for Tracey Emin

31 Jul 15 | By Elizabeth Hopkirk

Conservationists object to demolition of locally listed Spitalfields flats

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Project news

Intu's Watford shopping centre extension

Cost of Watford mall revamp jumps 48%

30 Jul 15

Client Intu says cost of mall refurbishment and extension has soared following Bam’s departure

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Galliford Try inks £48.5m Lincolnshire schools deal

28 Jul 15

Contractor to build two secondary schools and six primary schools in north of county

Future Croydon

Savills plots £40m Croydon scheme

27 Jul 15

Savills’ investment management arm has purchased an industrial site in West Croydon

Bishopsgate Goodsyard

Hammerson posts 9.2% drop in profit

24 Jul 15

Hammerson has reported a drop in its pre-tax profit for the first half of 2015.

FCBS Birmingham Conservatoire

Galliford Try lands £46m Birmingham Conservatoire

21 Jul 15

Contractor wins contract to build new Conservatoire for Birmingham City University

Chelsea FC Herzog

Engineer picked for Chelsea FC's 'gothic skin'

21 Jul 15

SME appointed as facade engineer on high profile project

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Plans in for major Mayfair hotel

17 Jul 15

Hopkins submits plans for client Grosvenor for Hyde Park Corner hotel

Shaftesbury win planning for Chinatown scheme

16 Jul 15

West End developer to reconfigure retail and refurbish block in Chinatown in advance of Crossrail opening

Shell Centre

All clear for Shell Centre as appeal deadline passes

10 Jul 15

The joint venture between Canary Wharf Group and Qatari Diar is free to begin its development plans for the Shell Centre after the passing of appeals deadline

Granada Hotel, Manchester

Sweett wins Granada Studios contract

9 Jul 15

Allied London has awarded Sweett the cost consultancy contract on the conversion of Granada’s Manchester Studios

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GPE updates on devlopment pipeline

8 Jul 15

Great Portland Estates updates on development pipeline ahead of AGM.

Buchanan Galleries

Land Secs delays Buchanan Galleries expansion

8 Jul 15

Land Securites has placed its £390m development plans for Glasgow’s Buchanan Galleries shopping centre on hold

Southampton Harbour Hotel

Bouygues bags £36m brace of Southampton contracts

7 Jul 15

Bouygues UK lands contracts worth £36m on Nicholas James Group development in Southampton

One Bedford Avenue

Mace confirmed for £33m London scheme

7 Jul 15

Contractor will build One Bedford Avenue office block close to Tottenham Court Road

Chelsea FC Herzog

Consultants revealed on Chelsea FC's 'gothic stadium'

3 Jul 15

Herzog & de Meuron have unveiled a cathedral-inspired revamp of Stamford Bridge

Intu's Watford shopping centre extension

Bam turns back on £100m mall

3 Jul 15

Exclusive: Contractor fails to agree contract value for Watford shopping centre extension with client Intu

Ruskin Square

Lendlease lands £40m Ruskin Square job in Croydon

2 Jul 15

Lendlease has been named preferred contractor for first of five office buildings at Ruskin Square in Croydon

Herzog and de Meuron - Triangle tower Paris

Green light for Herzog's Paris Triangle

2 Jul 15

Paris authorities approve first skyscraper for nearly 40 years

Design Musuem top floor

Willmott Dixon bags £20m Design Museum fit-out

29 Jun 15

The Design Museum has appointed Willmott Dixon Interiors for the £20m fit-out of its new home

Birmingham Curzon HS2

Transport officials warned HS2 was 'unaffordable' in 2012

26 Jun 15

Suppressed MPA report on HS2 quietly released amid furore over Network Rail

Insulation

Online poll: A future for retrofit?

29 Jul 15

Will a significant programme of retrofitting homes continue after the government’s cancellation of Green Deal funding? Vote here

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EDF's Hinkley Point C

EDF names £1.3bn Hinkley winners

31 Jul 15 | By Yoosof Farah

EDF Energy announces preferred bidders for contracts totalling £1.3bn

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Turner & Townsend

T&T returns to partnership as it abandons plans to float

29 Jul 15 | By Iain Withers, Louise Dransfield

Consultant says surprise move will help attract skilled staff as number with share of ownership will double

more QS news

Insulation

Government aiming for new energy deal

29 Jul 15 | By Yoosof Farah

Energy efficiency minister will submit new suite of policies to the Treasury for autumn spending review, after industry reacts furiously to axing of Green Deal

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Finance

EDF's Hinkley Point C

EDF names £1.3bn Hinkley winners

31 Jul 15 | By Yoosof Farah

EDF Energy announces preferred bidders for contracts totalling £1.3bn

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Telin 3

T&T wins mega Singapore data centre

21 Jul 15 | By Louise Dransfield

Data centre for Indonesia’s largest telecommunications company

more global news

Mitsubishi Estates tower

Mitsubishi Estate gets green light for City tower

31 Jul 15 | By Hollie Tye

Mitsubishi Estate London has received planning permission from the City Of London Corporation

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EDF's Hinkley Point C

EDF names £1.3bn Hinkley winners

31 Jul 15 | By Yoosof Farah

EDF Energy announces preferred bidders for contracts totalling £1.3bn

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Gensler proposal for Shoreditch High Street - Fairchild Street

Gensler tower planned for City fringe

31 Jul 15 | By David Blackman

Mixed-use building lined up for Shoreditch site

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Galliford Try inks £48.5m Lincolnshire schools deal

28 Jul 15 | By Tim Clark

Contractor to build two secondary schools and six primary schools in north of county

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Brandon Lewis

Housing minister defends social landlord rent changes

31 Jul 15 | By Joey Gardiner

Brandon Lewis speaks exclusively to Building about the government’s pledge to build 275,000 affordable homes

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quintain wembley

Private equity firm Lone Star to buy Quintain for £700m

29 Jul 15 | By Louise Dransfield

Wembley developer Quintain has received a cash offer of £700m from US private equity firm Lone Star

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Construction site

NG Bailey calls for significant changes to careers advice in schools

1 Jul 15 | By Yoosof Farah

Contractor recommends pilot scheme for 500 schools to help end skills crisis

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