Market Features

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    Housebuilders' salary survey 2013

    2013-12-12T06:00:00Z

    Over a few short months, the housebuilding industry has moved from stagnation to skills crisis, with firms paying staggering bonuses to hang on to staff. Here are the findings of the Building/PSD Group 2013 housebuilders’ salary survey

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    Contractors investing in their own schemes

    2013-11-15T06:00:00Z

    During the recession, many contractors put their own money into schemes to keep themselves in work. But why, with new orders finally coming through, is this business model still proving so attractive?

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    The commercial sector: Ready, steady …

    2013-10-18T06:00:00Z

    Optimism that the private commercial sector is bouncing back is growing - all we need now are some projects

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    School buildings: Do the math

    2013-09-06T00:00:00Z

    The DfE has so far failed to hit its construction cost cutting targets, why?

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    Losing faith in Brazil

    2013-08-30T00:00:00Z

    After the success of the Olympics, UK construction looked to reap the rewards in Brazil. So what happened?

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    Global Construction 2025

    2013-07-03T11:32:00Z

    Twelve years from now, there will be 70% more construction work going on around the world. Building reports on the findings of Global Construction 2025

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    Enter the dragon

    2013-06-28T00:00:00Z

    Two big development deals are bringing Chinese money into London. But does this signal the start of a flood of investment by China in UK construction?

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    The other Europe

    2013-06-27T06:01:00Z

    The Eastern European construction market is threatened by EU funding doubts

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    Once upon a time in the North-west …

    2013-06-21T06:00:00Z

    The story behind the region’s 50% rise in orders in Q1 2013

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    What London's new office clients want

    2013-05-31T06:00:00Z

    Future tenants of the City’s major office buildings are increasingly likely to hail from the Far East - and their requirements may come as a bit of a surprise