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    Cost model: London fringe offices

    2019-09-10T05:00:00Z

    Developing office schemes here requires a careful balancing of the need to maximise tenant appeal against the constraints of lower rental income

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    International cost comparison 2019

    2019-08-30T05:00:00Z

    A slowdown in the growth of the global economy brings both challenges and opportunities for the construction sector around the world, alongside some cause for cautious optimism, says Agnieszka Krzyzaniak of Arcadis

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    Cost model: Reinventing retail assets

    2019-08-02T05:00:00Z

    In the face of tough market conditions, landlords, developers and owner/occupier retailers are looking at new business models

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    Cost model: Manchester residential

    2019-05-28T05:00:00Z

    The city is proving resilient to the UK’s political uncertainty, with a development scene that continues to expand in response to growing demand for housing

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    Cost model: Mental health facilities

    2019-04-10T05:00:00Z

    With mental ill health rising and models of care evolving, we need new facilities that fulfil modern mental healthcare requirements

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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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    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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    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

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    Cost model: Airport facilities

    2018-11-05T09:10:00Z

    Airports are facing unprecedented demand and growth, coupled with increased passenger expectations – meaning terminal buildings need to catch up

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    International cost comparison 2018

    2018-09-19T10:53:00Z

    Arcadis’ Will Waller analyses the 2018 Arcadis annual survey of global construction costs

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    Cost update Q2 2018

    2018-09-12T06:00:00Z

    Material and labour prices are continuing to rise, but global economic uncertainty may affect the numbers in future

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    Cost model: Logistics

    2018-08-31T06:00:00Z

    A growing online population with evolving buying behaviours will require a dynamic and agile logistics network from UK retailers keen to maximise opportunities in this fast-moving market. Ian Brebner of Aecom looks at the key issues affecting the sector and assesses the costs for an air cargo hub ...

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    Cost update Q1 2018

    2018-06-15T06:00:00Z

    Costs continue to rise steadily, as a result of ongoing domestic demand for materials and labour

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    Cost model: Transport-led development

    2018-06-12T06:00:00Z

    Building on top of and around transport hubs such as rail and bus stations can create much needed new homes in ideally connected locations, but the viability of such transport-oriented developments depends on complex factors

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    Cost model: Primary care

    2018-04-13T06:00:00Z

    Mark Robinson of Aecom and Marc Levinson of Murphy Philipps Architects report on how primary care is at the forefront of this challenge and how construction can respond

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    Cost update Q4 2017

    2018-03-19T06:30:00Z

    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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    Whole-life carbon: RIBA and RICS guidance

    2018-03-12T06:30:00Z

    Guidance from both RICS and the RIBA on carbon reduction from a whole-life perspective can be used together to plan for resource efficiency and minimal emissions. Simon Sturgis of Sturgis Carbon Profiling reports

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    Cost model: Services for tall buildings

    2018-02-26T06:30:00Z

    Mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems are a particular challenge for tall buildings, with their own considerations and commercial drivers. Alinea Consulting details the factors and costs for office towers

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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.