Economics

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    News

    Output up over past three months but slips in April

    2019-06-10T12:29:00Z

    Scape boss Mark Robinson says government is heading down "path of self-destruction"

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    Features

    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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    Features

    London contractors market update

    2019-03-19T12:00:00Z

    What impact is the uncertainty around Brexit having on main contractor and MEP contractors’ London workloads? 

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    Features

    Economics: Infrastructure – railway upgrades

    2018-11-29T06:00:00Z

    Chris Pike and Simon Rawlinson of Arcadis examine the contribution that innovative engineering can make to delivering better outcomes for all users

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    Features

    The future of offices

    2018-10-23T11:15:00Z

    Values in the workplace are changing, which in turn means that what occupiers want from an office building is also evolving rapidly

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    Features

    Market forecast: Treading water

    2018-08-10T06:00:00Z

    The industry is still looking strong, with growth and confidence holding up, but some weaker areas are beginning to show even as supply constraints continue

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    Features

    Infrastructure: the road to electric

    2018-07-10T05:00:00Z

    The motor industry is gradually shifting to electric vehicles, but the rate of adoption is highly dependent on the rollout of charging infrastructure

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    Features

    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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    Features

    Offsite: quantifying the benefits

    2018-05-11T06:00:00Z

    With all the talk about offsite construction and the savings it can offer, how in practice does a project team actually realise these benefits? Gavin White and Andrew Mather of Ramboll look at the data

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    Features

    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