All Data articles – Page 5

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    Market forecast: On the slide?

    2018-05-18T11:37:00Z

    Brexit looms ever larger, with no answers as yet, while output continues a gradual decline and firms struggle to turn rising input cost pressures into higher market selling prices

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    Tracker: March 2018

    2018-05-01T06:00:00Z

    Activity is still rising, although more slowly in some sectors, while orders and enquiries are also on the up – although repair and maintenance is losing momentum

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    Lead times: January-March 2018

    2018-04-24T06:00:00Z

    In this quarter, three packages report a shortening of lead times – reflecting the beginning of a decline in enquiries

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    Procurement update: revolution

    2018-04-20T15:31:00Z

    Two decades on from the Egan report and with a construction sector deal on the way, will 2018 be the year for construction’s procurement revolution? 

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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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    Building intelligence: Q4 2017

    2018-04-06T16:28:00Z

    Construction output in Q4 of 2017 was 1% above that of a year ago, with growth driven by new housing – and private housing proving particularly strong

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    Tracker: February 2018

    2018-04-06T16:14:00Z

    Overall construction indicators mostly showed small if steady improvement in February, though civils went the opposite way

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    Sustainability: The London Plan

    2018-04-05T10:04:00Z

    Clara Bagenal George of Elementa Consulting and Adam Mactavish of Currie Brown review the energy policies in the draft new London Plan and assess their implications for new development

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    Infrastructure: Water's smart future

    2018-03-20T10:58:00Z

    Elisabeth Selk of Arcadis looks at how water companies can improve performance during Ofwat’s next price review period, PR19

  • Aecom indices
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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

  • Tracker index
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    Tracker: January 2018

    2018-03-05T06:30:00Z

    The total activity index shows growth but gradual decline is in progress – while the UK regional index is slowly losing momentum

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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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    Market forecast: Maintaining margins

    2018-02-14T06:30:00Z

    Technically the construction industry is in a recession, but many firms continue to report stable activity levels for now

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    Lead times: October-December 2017

    2018-02-09T06:30:00Z

    Our previous look at lead times back in September forecast little alteration, but as it turned out there were no changes at all over the subsequent three months

  • Tracker index
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    Tracker: December 2017

    2018-02-02T06:30:00Z

    Little growth was in evidence as most indices stayed steady or contracted, while all sectors experienced less work in hand

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    Barbour ABI's January market review is out now

    2018-01-31T06:30:00Z

    Barbour ABI’s Economic Construction Market Review for January is now available to download

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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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    Building intelligence: Q3 2017

    2018-01-11T07:45:00Z

    Construction output rose by 3% in Q3 2017 with a particularly strong performance from public sector housing

  • Tracker index
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    Tracker: November 2017

    2018-01-09T07:00:00Z

    The total activity index indicated growth, while R M index rose for the fifth consecutive month