Economics

  • london skyline shutterstock_1324957655 lo-res
    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? 

  • OrdsallChord-–-SwooshInstallation-2-–-14082017-–85-–-©MatthewNicholPhotography
    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

  • WeWork-upper-ground
    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

  • New-Work-Output-by-Sector
    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

  • F0JP8T-Alamy-Motoring-Picture-Library-CYMK-web
    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

  • AECOM indices
    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

  • VQ - scheme comparison 3 CMYK
    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

  • Alamy m5 pe1 tweb
    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

  • Aecom indices
    Features

    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

  • Shutterstock 416358853
    Features

    City focus: Chicago

    2018-01-04T07:00:00Z

    Chicago is aiming to use its technical and communications nous to attract people and investment back to the ‘windy city’