Market Features

  • Turkey
    Features

    Let's talk Turkey

    2015-11-27T11:55:00Z

    Despite acute problems on its borders and ongoing political instability, not to mention a permanently-pending EU membership application, Turkey has new build figures the UK can only dream of. But is it open to UK firms getting in on the act?

  • Landmarks
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    Where will the UK be in 2030?

    2015-11-11T12:48:00Z

    In the week of the publication of Global Construction 2030, Building was given exclusive access to the report’s findings, and the answers are not necessarily what you’d expect

  • Pinnacle
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    Commercial developments: Playing catch-up

    2015-11-04T06:00:00Z

    Office construction is at its highest point since the credit crunch. So why aren’t the main players full of confidence for the future?

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    Features

    Market forecast: A change of mood

    2015-10-29T06:00:00Z

    With demand outstripping supply, selectivity was the dominant theme for contractors this year. And a failure to attract tenderers led to more creative approaches to procurement. But will these changes be lasting or is this just the current stage of a cyclical process?

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    Housing: Home delivery

    2015-10-28T10:18:00Z

    While politicians wrangle over the number of homes they propose to build, housing stock is falling woefully behind the UK’s needs

  • Building Live
    Features

    Infrastructure: Hitting home

    2015-10-16T06:00:00Z

    In the first of a series of articles leading up to the Building Live conference, Joey Gardiner reports on the opportunities in infrastructure

  • Heathrow perimeter fence
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    Davies report: Will it fly?

    2015-07-08T10:34:00Z

    Howard Davies’ Airports Commission has come down emphatically in favour of a third runway at Heathrow, but the politics are so fraught and planning issues so labyrinthine that a final decision still looks a long way off

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    Budget preview: Ace up Osborne's sleeve?

    2015-07-01T06:01:00Z

    Freed from the shackles of coalition government, chancellor George Osborne will be outlining some quite different policies and priorities when he presents his emergency Budget next week

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    Features

    Foresight saga

    2015-06-12T09:47:00Z

    QSs are supposed to price a job accurately and de-risk procurement. But some clients are wondering what they’re paying them for

  • Devolution-index
    Features

    The centre cannot hold

    2015-06-04T06:00:00Z

    Our Inside Westminster series continues with a look at the government’s plans to devolve powers to mayor-led cities and regions