All Cost model articles

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    Cost model: Birmingham build to rent

    2020-01-23T06:00:00Z

    Birmingham’s build-to-rent sector is belatedly taking off

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    Cost model: Mixed-use hotel schemes

    2019-12-12T05:57:00Z

    New hotels are increasingly being built as part of larger, mixed-use projects – and 60% of hotel construction is now happening outside London

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    Cost model: Higher education refurbishment

    2019-11-08T06:00:00Z

    UK higher education attracts students from all over the world – this is good for construction, as universities and colleges renew and upgrade campuses and facilities

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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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    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 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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    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 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 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 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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    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: 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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    Cost model: Modular construction

    2017-04-11T15:20:00Z

    Debates about modular construction and off-site manufacture are nothing new. But with more suppliers, better quality and greater awareness within the industry, could it finally achieve critical mass?

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    Cost model: Car showrooms

    2017-02-22T06:00:00Z

    The motor industry is booming, with showrooms continuing to be built. And with the customer experience at the heart of the schemes, substantial add-on features may be included