Cost Data

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    Cost model: Garden towns and villages

    2018-01-22T12:35:00Z

    The government is calling for a new generation of garden towns and villages to ease the housing crisis. More sophisticated masterplanning approaches are needed to deliver these complicated projects

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    Cost update Q3 2017

    2017-12-07T07:00:00Z

    Price pressures continue to be caused by weak productivity aggravated by Brexit negotiations, while exchange rates improved as the Bank of England prepared to raise interest rates.

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    Cost model: Office fit-out

    2017-11-08T11:49:00Z

    Office occupiers and their employees are demanding space that supports new, more efficient ways of working, with a range of environments within a building tailored to different activities. What are the implications for workplace design and fit-out? Martin Kellett and Nicola Gillen of Aecom explain

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    International cost comparison 2017

    2017-09-20T07:44:00Z

    Construction markets around the world are experiencing relatively subdued but steady growth. As construction cost continues to escalate in most places, the relationship between productivity and cost continues to draw scrutiny. William Waller analyses the results of the 2017 Arcadis annual survey of

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    Cost update Q2 2017

    2017-09-12T11:32:00Z

    Materials cost inflation continues to rise, although the effects of sterling’s weakness are filtering out slightly and the increase in input costs has slowed.

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    Cost model: Operating theatres

    2017-09-05T15:59:00Z

    It is critical to ensure that surgical theatres are fit for purpose and appropriate for rapidly advancing medical practices

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    Cost model: New-build concert halls

    2017-07-28T06:00:00Z

    As cultural icons they can make a huge contribution to any city, but concert halls can have costs and a complexity of scale to match

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    Cost update Q1 2017

    2017-06-13T13:02:00Z

    Building, electrical and mechanical costs are rising at varying rates along with materials costs as sterling continues to fluctuate but wages have fallen slightly year-on-year

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    Cost model: Residential timber

    2017-06-06T15:44:00Z

    A familiar building material now has many innovative and scientifically developed forms, of which cross-laminated timber is perhaps the most compelling

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    Whole-life carbon: Fabric retention

    2017-04-18T15:43:00Z

    In redevelopment or refurbishment, retaining elements of existing buildings offers significant environmental and financial benefits