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    Cost model: Film and TV studios

    2020-06-26T05:00:00Z

    Even before the pandemic, home streaming of films and TV shows was growing rapidly, feeding demand for new facilities that can create compelling material for these platforms. Aecom’s Paul Davis, Laura Jevons, Ben Hooker and Tim Jackson examine the key cost drivers of building a new studio or sound stage ...

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    Sustainability: Net zero carbon

    2020-06-12T06:00:00Z

    Net zero carbon no longer refers only to a building’s operational use, as the construction stage can account for half or more of all carbon emissions. So, how is whole life carbon measured, and how can office developments reach the goal of net zero?

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    Payment times: How long do the top 50 contractors take to pay up?

    2020-06-01T05:00:00Z

    Keep up to date with the payment times of the leading contractors in the construction sector

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    Cost model: Primary healthcare centres

    2020-05-29T05:00:00Z

    An area of growing focus for NHS investment is the improvement of primary healthcare buildings. Aecom explores how they can provide modern, fit-for-purpose care environments, giving a cost breakdown for an example fit-out

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    Market forecast: Recovery scenarios

    2020-05-15T06:00:00Z

    Our regular market forecasts on output, activity, costs and tender prices include an analysis of three different scenarios for recovery from the pandemic’s economic impact

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    Infrastructure: The highways programme

    2020-04-30T06:00:00Z

    Highways England is about to embark on a massive road investment programme, RIS2, for 2020-25. Agnieszka Krzyzaniak and Nora Taylor of Arcadis explore how it will go about delivering the programme efficiently while aiming to minimise environmental impact and increasing its focus on road user experience

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    Cost model: London office refurb

    2020-04-14T05:00:00Z

    With a lower carbon impact than new-build and the potential for repurposing existing stock into attention‑grabbing schemes, refurbishment is more than ever a serious prospect for London developers 

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    Viability analysis: High rise in Birmingham

    2020-04-02T06:00:00Z

    Key design metrics of tall residential buildings in Birmingham and how to optimise viability

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    Cost model: Tall buildings

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    London was slow to adopt tower building but the City’s distinctive skyline shows how much attitudes have changed

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    Market forecast: Output rises

    2020-02-17T06:00:00Z

    New work output expanded in the latest quarter to a year-on-year figure of 4%

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    Lead Times: October - December 2019

    2020-02-10T06:00:00Z

    There was minimal movement in lead times despite some packages experiencing a change in enquiry levels and workloads

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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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    Building intelligence: Q3 2019

    2020-01-09T16:30:00Z

    A slowing global economy and Brexit uncertainty continue to press down on economic growth

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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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    Sustainability: The WELL Standard

    2019-11-27T06:00:00Z

    The WELL Building Standard, focusing on human wellbeing and updated last year, can transform occupier fit-outs

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    Infrastructure: Full fibre and 5G

    2019-11-21T11:58:00Z

    Here, Building examines the state of the digital communications market and the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead

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    Market forecast: New work grows – just

    2019-11-14T07:38:00Z

    New work output saw a little expansion in Q2, but, year-on-year, new orders slipped after a minor rebound in Q1 as Brexit uncertainty continues to make itself felt

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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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    Tracker: September 2019

    2019-11-04T06:00:00Z

    The residential activity index decreased while the non-residential sector index moved up. The civil engineering index saw a fall

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    Market update: Birmingham

    2019-10-28T13:48:00Z

    Investment in regeneration, a young population and fast-growing employment opportunities have boosted Birmingham’s construction market