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  • Francis-Crick_UKCMRI---MEP_©-Daniel-Imade_Arup-CMYK
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    Cost model: Life sciences buildings

    2019-02-22T06:00:00Z

    Research methods in the life sciences are developing at an unprecedented rate, so how can our buildings keep up with these developments?

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    Market forecast Q4 2018: Losing confidence

    2019-02-14T06:00:00Z

    Tender prices in the year to Q4 kept climbing in the wake of rising building costs, as construction output rebounded in Q3 – but new orders dropped

  • Lead times July2018
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    Lead times: October - December 2018

    2019-02-05T06:00:00Z

    The past quarter has again shown little movement, however, growing uncertainty over Brexit means this steadiness could soon change

  • Tracker index
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    Tracker: December 2018

    2019-02-01T06:00:00Z

    Total activity continued to strengthen, with R M showing a big recovery after last month’s fall. Orders rose in all sectors if more slowly in civils, while housing led the rise in tender enquiries

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    Mini cost model: The evolution of retail

    2019-01-15T06:00:00Z

    Despite reports of the death of the retail centre, the truth is that owners, developers and local authorities are adapting to use their spaces and assets in new and diverse ways

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    Building intelligence: Q3 2018

    2019-01-14T12:49:00Z

    Construction output is rising, driven largely by housing, both public and private, but public work is slipping – and the offices market is likely to be hit hardest by Brexit  

  • Tracker index
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    Tracker: November 2018

    2019-01-14T12:35:00Z

    Total activity continued to rise steadily but without accelerating, while orders and tender enquiries lost some growth momentum but remained buoyant. Experian Economics reports

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    Cost update Q3 2018

    2018-12-11T12:46:00Z

    A quarterly analysis of changes to the main construction cost indices, material prices and labour costs shows continuing upward movement

  • Tracker index
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    Tracker: October 2018

    2018-12-04T06:00:00Z

    Civil engineering activity built further on its September gains after four months of decline, while non‑residental was the only sector in which activity failed to grow last month

  • Aecom-indices
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    Market forecast: Past the peak

    2018-11-15T07:00:00Z

    The initial market reaction to the Brexit vote was muted, with output soon recovering strongly, but the trend seems likely to have turned, just as our exit from the EU is imminent. Michael Hubbard of Aecom reports