All Economics articles – Page 3

  • Manchester Victoria station was upgraded between 2013-2015
    Features

    City focus: Manchester

    2017-01-05T06:00:00Z

    Ciara Walker and Jonathan Moore of Arcadis consider how the city that has ‘everything except a beach’ is leading by example in the northern powerhouse

  • Aecom Indices
    Features

    Market forecast: Medium term limbo

    2016-11-17T06:00:00Z

    Brexit continues to cause uncertainty, with increasingly mixed views about the medium-to-long-term emerging across the market. But as Michael Hubbard of Aecom reports, for now, business is looking good

  • The IMAX on London’s South Bank has an award-winning design
    Features

    Cost model: Cinemas

    2016-11-11T11:05:00Z

    Cinemas can brighten urban areas and masterplans, and need good design and facilities to attract increasingly discerning audiences

  • Los Angeles
    Features

    Global city focus: Los Angeles

    2016-10-13T06:00:00Z

    The ‘city where no-one walks’ is revolutionising transportation and land use to maximise health, income and opportunities

  • Railway stations
    Features

    Infrastructure: Railway stations

    2016-09-20T13:50:00Z

    Ciara Walker and David Rowlinson of Arcadis consider the challenges involved in designing and building railway stations in complex operational environments, and balancing stakeholders’ competing objectives

  • London’s Shard tower is an example of a mixed use scheme
    Features

    Cost model: Mixed use

    2016-09-06T12:30:00Z

    Shifting economic and social conditions mean developers are increasingly pursuing mixed use schemes but different use classes on a project can cause complications

  • Cranes
    Features

    Procurement update: Uncertain markets

    2016-08-22T06:00:00Z

    With the emergent challenges of Brexit, how can the industry drive improved innovation, productivity and value for money through commercially responsible procurement?

  • Market Forecast August 2016 A
    Features

    Market forecast: Not the whole story

    2016-08-08T12:47:00Z

    As we look at the Q2 figures, people are ready to blame Brexit for plunging the UK construction economy into a darker period. But the reality is more complex. Michael Hubbard of Aecom reports

  • Commercial Office Towers
    Features

    Cost model: Commercial office towers

    2016-07-27T06:00:00Z

    The number of towers being proposed and developed in London and the UK continues to grow, as does their height

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    Features

    Cost model: Affordable housing

    2016-06-07T06:00:00Z

    As the UK housing crisis continues to escalate, those at the bottom of the market increasingly find themselves priced out

  • bim1
    Features

    BIM: Cost vs benefits

    2016-05-24T12:14:00Z

    The industry is frequently told it must engage with building information modelling, but there is little information available on the cost versus benefit balance of integrating BIM into a construction project

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    Features

    Market forecast: Certain uncertainty

    2016-05-17T10:29:00Z

    Q1 sees the UK construction industry with a more uncertain outlook but it’s not all down to the EU referendum – there are a number of complex factors at play

  • Sydney
    Features

    Global city focus: Sydney

    2016-05-12T06:00:00Z

    Sydney has a strong government with clear plans and the financing to achieve growth. Ciara Walker and Stephen Taylor from Arcadis explore Sydney’s massive investment in infrastructure to reconnect and regenerate the city

  • Delivery van
    Features

    Cost model: Retail distribution centres

    2016-04-12T11:36:00Z

    A growing urban population with complex buying behaviours will require a dynamic and agile logistics network from UK retailers keen to make the most of this fast-moving market

  • Motorway
    Features

    Infrastructure: Smart motorways

    2016-03-23T06:00:00Z

    Smart motorways could solve rising traffic volumes and congestion in the UK, and have led to Highways England finding an extra third of capacity in our existing motorway network

  • Guangzhou
    Features

    Global city focus: China's Pearl River Delta

    2016-03-11T07:00:00Z

    Connectivity between the cities of China’s Pearl River Delta is key to economic development. Investment in advanced infrastructure is creating the world’s first ‘megalopolis’

  • sustainable-housing-stratford
    Features

    Cost model: Private rented sector

    2016-02-24T06:00:00Z

    The PRS market has found its stride. New occupiers are demanding fresh ideas and high quality. Making the most of this niche asset class requires a careful balance between capital investment and annual yield

  • METALS
    Features

    Market forecast: Pressure drop

    2016-02-16T15:42:00Z

    Market conditions remain positive across the country, but boosts to regional activity put the squeeze on local supply chains and tender prices

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    Features

    Market review: Fiscal incentives

    2016-01-29T06:00:00Z

    The UK tax system provides a number of statutory reliefs and payable credits which, while valuable, are often overlooked by property owners and occupiers. An awareness and consideration of these can improve post-tax returns and free up valuable working capital, reports Paul Farey, director and fiscal incentives lead at Aecom ...

  • Chris Goldthorpe
    News

    Mace warns global uncertainty is putting future pipelines at risk

    2016-01-28T17:08:00Z

    Mace Cost Consultancy predicts weaker inflation growth and economy for next three years