All Data articles – Page 8

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    International cost comparison 2017

    2017-09-20T07:44:00Z

    Construction markets around the world are experiencing relatively subdued but steady growth. As construction cost continues to escalate in most places, the relationship between productivity and cost continues to draw scrutiny. William Waller analyses the results of the 2017 Arcadis annual survey of global construction costs

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    Cost update Q2 2017

    2017-09-12T11:32:00Z

    Materials cost inflation continues to rise, although the effects of sterling’s weakness are filtering out slightly and the increase in input costs has slowed.

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    Features

    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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    News

    Commercial work continues to fall, say construction buyers

    2017-09-04T10:37:00Z

    Residential growth bucks overall slowdown trend, according to latest Markit/CIPS index 

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    Features

    Tracker: July 2017

    2017-09-01T05:00:00Z

    The total activity index remained stable in July. The R M index grew and returned to positive territory and the orders index was one point up from June’s figure. Experian Economics reports

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    News

    Barbour ABI's August market review is out now

    2017-08-29T09:31:00Z

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

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    Procurement update: Uncertain markets

    2017-08-25T06:00:00Z

    Clients are returning to package-based procurement to get better value from their supply chain, even though this involves taking on much more risk

  • Michael Dall
    Comment

    Alarm bells ringing

    2017-08-25T06:00:00Z

    Construction activity has shrunk in the second quarter as the uncertain environment has taken hold

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    Market forecast: Consistently uncertain

    2017-08-08T07:00:00Z

    Construction data – both hard and soft – remains consistently inconsistent. Overall construction activity is slowing, but this doesn’t tell the full story

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    News

    Commercial sector contracts as overall growth slows for construction industry

    2017-08-02T11:11:00Z

    Latest Markit/CIPS survey sees firm’s cite political uncertainty and delays in decision-making by clients as causes

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    Tracker: June 2017

    2017-08-01T13:50:00Z

    The total activity index was unchanged in June, signifying continued expansion, although both the R M index and civil engineering sector contracted. Experian Economics reports

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    News

    Soaring material prices hit SME margins

    2017-07-31T12:41:00Z

    One in 10 small builders report losses on contracts due to rising material costs

  • Michael Dall
    Comment

    Levelling off

    2017-07-27T11:05:00Z

    It is safe to say that activity is levelling off, although the value of residential contract activity is encouraging

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    News

    Barbour ABI's July market review is out now

    2017-07-21T06:00:00Z

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

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    Features

    Lead times: April-June 2017

    2017-07-18T10:52:00Z

    Lead times have stayed level, with most packages at the highest level since records began, and little further change is expected over the next six months

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    News

    Resi stats: July 2017

    2017-07-14T07:00:00Z

    The latest figures for registrations, completions and approvals in the residential sector

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    Facades: Do all-glass buildings make financial sense?

    2017-07-12T06:00:00Z

    All-glass commercial buildings are a common sight in large cities in particular and make a dramatic architectural statement. But do the numbers add up?

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    Features

    Infrastructure: Smart vehicles

    2017-07-05T06:00:00Z

    Connected and autonomous vehicles are expected to lead the next urban transport revolution - transforming urban mobility and the way roads are managed

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    Features

    Tracker: May 2017

    2017-06-30T06:00:00Z

    Total activity growth remains steady but R M continues to slide, while materials costs have risen notably and there has been a positive level of activity in nearly all regions. Experian Economics reports

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    Building intelligence: Q1 2017

    2017-06-30T06:00:00Z

    As uncertainty continues to stalk the economy, modest private housing sector growth is expected, with public housing having grown strongly