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Tuesday07 July 2015

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George Osborne

Budget to exempt thousands from inheritance tax

6 Jul 15 | By Louise Dransfield

Cameron and Osborne also use letter to the Times to signal housing benefit will be cut

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SME builders to get £100m boost

6 Jul 15 | By Louise Dransfield

The government is matching a £50m investment by Lloyds bank to benefit small builders via the Housing Growth Partnership

Newcastle Uni urban science centre

Green light for two major university lab buildings

6 Jul 15 | By Yoosof Farah

Newcastle University’s £58m urban sciences building and biomedical engineering research hub at Imperial College London get green light

Mark Smith

Billington on track to beat profit expectations

6 Jul 15 | By Colin Marrs

Specialist posts positive trading statement

Solar panels

Industry leaders urge Osborne to fight EU ruling on green goods VAT

6 Jul 15 | By Yoosof Farah

Green firms call on Chancellor to fight recent EU ruling and make statement in Wednesday’s budget

more news

Project news

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

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

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

Trinity Islands

Allied London reveals 'vertical village' for Manchester

26 Jun 15

Details of vertical village in Manchester revealed by Allied London.

Old Admiralty

BAM wins Old Admiralty refurb

16 Jun 15

The Department of Education has said that BAM is its preferred contractor for the fit out of its new headquarters.

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Kier bags huge health contract haul

16 Jun 15

Kier has been awarded contracts valued at £247m under the ProCure21+ framework.

22 Bishopsgate thumb

Lipton Rogers and PLP unveil 22 Bishopsgate tower

15 Jun 15

New designs for 22 Bishopsgate have been put on display at the site for public view

WTC 2

'Stacked boxes' re-design for 2 World Trade Center

11 Jun 15

Bjarke Ingels Group reveal new design for fourth and final tower at the World Trade Center site

Borish Johnson

Plan for new 2,000-home east London neighbourhood

10 Jun 15

Boris Johnson confirms Beam Park development in east London

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Mace sells Square Mile building for £110m

9 Jun 15

Mace has sold Assam Place in Aldgate for £110m to Greystar Real Estate Partners.

Media Village

Lendlease lined up for major White City media campus

5 Jun 15

Lendlease is being lined up as the contractor for Stanhope and Mitsui Fudosan UK’s project next to Television Centre

Berkeley Group

Berkeley in talks over second Docklands tower

4 Jun 15

Berkeley is in talks with Tower Hamlets to develop another building next to its South Quay Plaza tower.

London City Island

Ballymore launches 400-home London City Island scheme

2 Jun 15

Ballymore to kick off work after English National Ballet agreed to move to “mini-Manhattan” development

University of Mancester campus aerial view

Manchester University picks contractors for £1bn revamp

2 Jun 15

Balfour Beatty, Laing O’Rourke and Sir Robert McAlpine named for huge campus masterplan

Gascoine Estate, Barking

Bouygues set to bag £85m London housing job

29 May 15

Contractor tipped for first phase of Barking redevelopment after £250m Stratford contract win this week

Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover plans major factory development

26 May 15

Jaguar Land Rover to submit planning application for large extension of facilities in West Midlands.

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Crown Estate launches £145m joint venture

26 May 15

The Crown Estate and Oxford Properties agree second joint venture worth £145m

Insulation

Online poll: Government retrofit policy

1 Jul 15

Is the current government’s target to retrofit 1 million homes in the next five years ambitious enough? Vote here

By Sector

Mark Smith

Billington on track to beat profit expectations

6 Jul 15 | By Colin Marrs

Specialist posts positive trading statement

more contractor news

Capita's Goodwood sculpture

Speed freaks: Capita unveils Goodwood sculpture

3 Jul 15 | By Iain Withers

Capita’s property and infrastructure business has unveiled this year’s sculpture for the Goodwood Festival of Speed

more QS news

Newcastle Uni urban science centre

Green light for two major university lab buildings

6 Jul 15 | By Yoosof Farah

Newcastle University’s £58m urban sciences building and biomedical engineering research hub at Imperial College London get green light

more sustainability news

Finance

George Osborne

Budget to exempt thousands from inheritance tax

6 Jul 15 | By Louise Dransfield

Cameron and Osborne also use letter to the Times to signal housing benefit will be cut

Comments (1)

more finance news

Herzog and de Meuron - Triangle tower Paris

Green light for Herzog's Paris Triangle

2 Jul 15 | By Elizabeth Hopkirk

Paris authorities approve first skyscraper for nearly 40 years

more global news

Chelsea FC Herzog

Consultants revealed on Chelsea FC's 'gothic stadium'

3 Jul 15 | By Elizabeth Hopkirk

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

more architecture news

Gatwick Farrells

Farrell insists Gatwick is 'only deliverable' option

2 Jul 15 | By Tim Clark

Foster and Farrell go head to head on Davies Commission

more infrastructure news

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MJ Gleeson signals strong growth for year

3 Jul 15 | By Louise Dransfield

MJ Gleeson ups homes sales by a third in year to 30 June

more housing news

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Education & healthcare

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

more education news

Solar panels

Industry leaders urge Osborne to fight EU ruling on green goods VAT

6 Jul 15 | By Yoosof Farah

Green firms call on Chancellor to fight recent EU ruling and make statement in Wednesday’s budget

more policy news

George Osborne

Budget to exempt thousands from inheritance tax

6 Jul 15 | By Louise Dransfield

Cameron and Osborne also use letter to the Times to signal housing benefit will be cut

Comments (1)

more legal news

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

more career news

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