All Data articles – Page 3

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    Research: Cladding costs

    2019-06-12T05:00:00Z

    Massimo Chies of Aecom looks at how building regulation alterations are affecting commercial models by looking at different facade scenarios

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    Tracker: April 2019

    2019-06-10T05:00:00Z

    Overall activity kept falling but more slowly this month, with residential the only sector to see an actual rise

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    Smart buildings – the case for smart enablement

    2019-05-31T18:45:00Z

    Smart, intelligent, or integrated buildings have been a topic of conversation in the construction industry for at least the last 30 years. They have often been considered prohibitively expensive, with questionable return on investment due to perceived complexities, brittleness and high ongoing maintenance costs. This article aims to show ...

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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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    Market forecast Q1 2019: Slowing down

    2019-05-20T05:00:00Z

    Tender prices are likely to rise at a slower rate over the next couple of years, as output wavers and business confidence stays low

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    Lead times: January - March 2019

    2019-05-13T08:17:00Z

    Lead times have remained static, but widespread reports of labour shortages mean firms are starting to predict increases soon

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    Tracker: March 2019

    2019-05-07T05:00:00Z

    Overall activity slipped to its lowest point in almost three years, with contraction in every sector, while tenders continued to fall

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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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    Building intelligence: Q4 2018

    2019-04-09T05:00:00Z

    Output is slowing as the uncertainty around Brexit continues, especially in the commercial sector, but private and public housing are holding up well

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    Tracker: February 2019

    2019-04-08T05:00:00Z

    Tenders and employment prospects both fell for the first time in almost two years, but activity is still rising, if more slowly

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    Development update: residential

    2019-03-25T10:13:00Z

    Changes to the planning system are designed to accelerate housebuilding by bringing new entrants into the market

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    Tracker: January 2019

    2019-02-26T06:00:00Z

    Activity and new orders are losing momentum overall although the non-residential sector is holding up well

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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

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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

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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  

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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