Contractors up salaries as competition for staff grows


Site managers among those benefiting from tug-of-war with housebuilders eager to poach talent

london offices

Tech sector overtakes financial services to lead demand for new London office space


Deloitte’s crane survey reveals start-ups shunning secondhand office space to win and retain staff

V&A - East Bank

East Bank facades work up for grabs


The London Legacy Development Corporation has also revealed it will deliver the scheme using a contract management approach

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Council says Dragons' Den venue can be turned into office block


Over 500 staff expected to work in former warehouse near London Bridge

RHS Bridgewater

Bam blooms with RHS deal


Scheme designd by Hodder + Partners


Interserve's share price tanks on back of Derby waste woe


Share price shredded in Monday and Tuesday trading

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Projects: Building Awards 2018 Refurbishment winner - Welsh Streets


Welsh Streets is a radical build-to-rent scheme that encourages community and provides a blueprint for developers all around the country to copy.


Chloe mcculloch black

Talent on the move: there's a tug of war for skills in the contractor market


Will we have enough of the right people to build our projects to the right standards and at the right price?

Building Awards 2018 winners

  • Building Awards 2018: Housing Project of the Year

Long reads

  • Contractors' Salary Survey 2018: Ready for the off

  • Will virtual reality spark the BIM revolution we've been waiting for?

  • Why is high finance so interested in affordable housing?

  • BIM survey 2018: The rise and rise of BIM

  • Will driverless cars change our urban environment as we know it?

  • Is this the end of the road for Help to Buy?

  • Combustible materials ban: what would it mean?

  • Top 150 Consultants 2018 - league table

Heather Beach

​It’s OK not to be OK. But how do we make people OK?


With men making up the vast majority of the construction industry, a fair conclusion is that it is male behaviours around mental health that most need to be tackled: by training people in non-judgmental listening and saying it is “OK not to be OK”.

Sarah Clinch BW 2018

Is altering the green belt the key to solving the UK’s housing crisis?


News of green belt boundaries being altered can often result in an element of local opposition, but amendments to national planning policy provide opportunities for better engagement

Colm lacey bw 2017

Grenfell – a question of trust?

2018-11-09T07:00:00+00:00By Colm Lacey

If the Grenfell fire teaches us one thing, says Colm Lacey, it is that the construction and development sectors need to create a culture of trustworthiness and humanity


Thought for tomorrow: Conservation areas


Tony Barton suggests how to put nimbyism to more constructive use

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  • Image of the week: Room with a view

  • Sketch of the week: The Babylonian Tower of Modernity


Projects: Heatherwick's Coal Drops Yard


Heatherwick Studio’s Coal Drops Yard retail hub in north London revels in the idiosyncrasies of its original Victorian warehouse architecture and uses them in a brazenly theatrical way to upstage all else on Argent’s King’s Cross Central masterplan.

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