All Economics articles – Page 2

  • 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

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    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’

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    Features

    Infrastructure: Investment review

    2017-11-23T11:28:00Z

    Elisabeth Selk of Arcadis explores the opportunities for infrastructure delivery in the UK to dive into deeper pools of private finance

  • Graph3
    Features

    Market forecast: Holding steady?

    2017-11-16T06:00:00Z

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

  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Features

    City focus: Kuala Lumpur

    2017-10-10T13:27:00Z

    Elisabeth Selk and Girish Ramachandran of Arcadis consider the growth of Kuala Lumpur as an attractive FDI destination and its rapid transformation as Asia’s next major regional hub 

  • Project team
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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

  • Aecom indices for market forecast 28 August issue
    Features

    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

  • Commercial Office Towers
    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

  • Housebuilding
    News

    Political uncertainty dogging housing market, RICS says

    2017-07-13T07:02:00Z

    Just 7% of surveyors across the UK saw a rise rather than fall in prices during June.

  • 22 Bishopsgate
    Features

    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?

  • GATEway trial project
    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

  • Wood
    Features

    Cost model: Residential timber

    2017-06-06T15:44:00Z

    A familiar building material now has many innovative and scientifically developed forms, of which cross-laminated timber is perhaps the most compelling

  • New work output - sector changes indexed to Q2 2010
    Features

    Market forecast: Carry on regardless

    2017-05-16T06:00:00Z

    The UK construction industry maintained notable growth rates and posted high output numbers but uncertainty endures on both the domestic and international stage

  • Dubai
    Features

    City focus: Dubai

    2017-05-09T10:40:00Z

    Ciara Walker of Arcadis highlights the programme of investment in infrastructure and tourism-related construction driven by the Dubai City Plan 2021, exemplified by World Expo 2020

  • Modular housing in Ladywell
    Features

    Cost model: Modular construction

    2017-04-11T15:20:00Z

    Debates about modular construction and off-site manufacture are nothing new. But with more suppliers, better quality and greater awareness within the industry, could it finally achieve critical mass?

  • Touch pad
    Features

    Infrastructure: Digital Railway

    2017-03-21T12:15:00Z

    A look at the challenges the Digital Railway programme faces, and how they can be overcome by good management, supply chain collaboration and a strong investment case

  • Berlin
    Features

    City focus: Berlin

    2017-03-07T06:00:00Z

    Ciara Walker, Birgit Detig and Ramiro Forné of Arcadis and CallisonRTKL consider whether Berlin will still be sexy, when it is no longer so poor

  • New Jaguar Land Rover dealership at Manor Royal, Crawley
    Features

    Cost model: Car showrooms

    2017-02-22T06:00:00Z

    The motor industry is booming, with showrooms continuing to be built. And with the customer experience at the heart of the schemes, substantial add-on features may be included

  • UK construction quarterly output
    Features

    Market forecast: Still on the up

    2017-02-14T06:00:00Z

    The trend continues for rising optimism and workload, though materials costs and wage rates are also increasing, while market uncertainty may have some surprises to pull, says Michael Hubbard of Aecom

  • care-index
    Features

    Cost model: Palliative care

    2017-01-17T10:46:00Z

    The demand for high quality healthcare facilities aiming to improve the quality of life of patients with serious illnesses is increasing