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Sunday23 November 2014

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Steve Elliott

Former Morgan Sindall fit-out heads join £80m-turnover rival

21 Nov 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Exclusive: ‘Driving force’ behind contractor’s fit-out division looks to double turnover at interiors specialist BWI

Sellar

Shard’s Sellar seeks design team for £600m job

21 Nov 14 | By Iain Withers

Developer looking for people to work on £600m Paddington site development

Olympic Stadium - Populous

Buyer sought for failed Olympics subbie

21 Nov 14 | By Iain Withers

Administrators begin search for buyer to rescue Eiffel Steelworks, which has fallen into administration

Industry is working to ensure Green Deal qualifi cations and accreditation procedures are in place to protect consumers

Refinance deal for green loans firm to be struck ‘within weeks’

21 Nov 14 | By Vern Pitt

Finance company delivers positive message after fears raised by ‘voluntary liquidation’ warning in September

BIM

Benefits of BIM are over-hyped, survey finds

21 Nov 14 | By Joey Gardiner

More than half of those in the industry believe benefits of using BIM are more hype than substance

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The Pinnacle

Lipton Rogers closes in on deal to revive stalled Pinnacle tower

7 Nov 14

Exclusive: Sir Stuart Lipton-led design team close to taking over mothballed tower, with “helter skelter” design to be scrapped

Centre Point

Brookfield Multiplex set for £350m Centre Point revamp

6 Nov 14

Exclusive: Developer Almacantar replaces incumbent pre-construction contractor Sir Robert McAlpine

Renzo Piano - Shardlette

Green light for Renzo Piano's residential tower next to Shard

5 Nov 14

26-storey residential tower by the Shard architect in London Bridge given the go ahead

The Pinnacle

Deal to revive Pinnacle tower draws near

3 Nov 14

French fund manager Axa leading a consortium that is in talks to takeover the development of the stalled City of London tower

Bishopsgate Goods Yard site, Shoreditch, London

Battle over Bishopsgate towers plan heats up

29 Oct 14

A dozen towers planned for Shoreditch site, with campaigners saying scheme is “big, ugly and not fit for purpose”

Brum retirement

Green light for 16-storey Brum retirement scheme

29 Oct 14

Developer Pegasus Life wins approval for five towers in Sutton Coldfield

Battersea Power Station

Skanska confirmed for iconic Battersea Power Station job

27 Oct 14

Contractor sees off three big name rivals to take £600m job to redevelop the Battersea Power Station

Levitt Bernstein's Granada Studios plan for the Manchester Grande

Levitt Bernstein to transform Granada Studios into hotel

23 Oct 14

TV studios where Coronation Street was filmed to become an “event hotel”

Wright + Wright Geffrye Museum

Geffrye Museum seeks fresh funding for revamp

23 Oct 14

£15m scheme by Wright & Wright sweats on decision next spring

Make scheme for Derwent in Charlotte Street

Derwent dusts off £150m Saatchi building revamp

9 Oct 14

Exclusive: Three contractors in the running for Derwent’s redevelopment of the Saatchi & Saatchi office building in central London

240 Blackfriars - incident

Pane of glass falls from London office building

7 Oct 14

Pane of glass falls several stories onto pavement from office construction site, but fortunately no one injured

Theatr Bryn Terfel

Further woe for Miller's problem theatre

7 Oct 14

Opening show at Bangor University theatre cancelled after being pushed back five months

Royal Mail's Mount Pleasant site

Boris gives go-ahead to Mount Pleasant scheme

3 Oct 14

Mayor of London approves controversial development on site currently occupied by Royal Mail sorting office in Farringdon

Ebbsfleet_Valley

Developer warns over viability of Ebbsfleet garden city

3 Oct 14

Developer of government-backed garden city says it is “struggling” to make 15,000-home scheme viable

South shields

Green light for £100m South Shields scheme

30 Sep 14

Muse Developments and South Tyneside council searching for contractor

Tottenham stadium - hew homes

Fresh plans for Tottenham stadium homes unveiled

29 Sep 14

Haringey council unveils plans for 1,200 new homes, a park and public space next to Tottenham Hotspur’s stadium development

glasgow

Bam to develop £100m Glasgow office scheme

26 Sep 14

Bam to jointly develop £100m office scheme in the centre of Glasgow designed by architect Cooper Cromar

05 FleetHouse

Pringle Brandon Perkins+Will's City office wins planning

25 Sep 14

Scheme in London’s Square Mile gets the go-ahead

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Olympic Stadium - Populous

Buyer sought for failed Olympics subbie

21 Nov 14 | By Iain Withers

Administrators begin search for buyer to rescue Eiffel Steelworks, which has fallen into administration

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Sellar

Shard’s Sellar seeks design team for £600m job

21 Nov 14 | By Iain Withers

Developer looking for people to work on £600m Paddington site development

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Industry is working to ensure Green Deal qualifi cations and accreditation procedures are in place to protect consumers

Refinance deal for green loans firm to be struck ‘within weeks’

21 Nov 14 | By Vern Pitt

Finance company delivers positive message after fears raised by ‘voluntary liquidation’ warning in September

more sustainability news

Finance

Olympic Stadium - Populous

Buyer sought for failed Olympics subbie

21 Nov 14 | By Iain Withers

Administrators begin search for buyer to rescue Eiffel Steelworks, which has fallen into administration

more finance news

Hinkley C

Saudis size up UK nuclear power station stake

20 Nov 14 | By David Blackman

EDF in talks with Saudi utility after Chinese partners up it demands on Hinkley Point project

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Sellar

Shard’s Sellar seeks design team for £600m job

21 Nov 14 | By Iain Withers

Developer looking for people to work on £600m Paddington site development

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Hinkley C

Saudis size up UK nuclear power station stake

20 Nov 14 | By David Blackman

EDF in talks with Saudi utility after Chinese partners up it demands on Hinkley Point project

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North West Cambridge deveolpment masterplanned by Aecom

Bam scoops £80m North West Cambridge job

19 Nov 14 | By Iain Withers

Contractor wins largest package of work to date on 5,000-home scheme

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Education & healthcare

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Three contractors win places on £100m Scots framework

19 Nov 14 | By Joey Gardiner

Trio of contactors land North Lanarkshire schools programme

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money cash

Retentions should be 'unnecessary', says minister

19 Nov 14 | By Iain Withers

Small business minister pledges to work with Labour to end practice of withholding final payment to subcontractors

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Money

Firms face massive holiday pay bill after legal case

4 Nov 14 | By Vern Pitt

Employment tribunal ruling means employees are entitled to overtime pay while on holiday

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Dean Webster

Sweett Group chief executive Dean Webster retires early

10 Oct 14

Dean Webster, aged 55, steps down from consultant’s board after 34 years with firm

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