Market Features

  • Schools
    Features

    Schools: Where are they all going to sit?

    2015-05-28T06:00:00Z

    25% more new school places will be needed in the next five years than the previous five, yet the government is cutting overall capital funding by 16%

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    It’s time to fix the housing crisis

    2015-05-22T00:00:00Z

    With a dire shortage of homes in the country, what has the government got to do to get housing working again?

  • Inside Westminster
    Features

    Inside Westminster: Bringing the house down

    2015-05-14T06:00:00Z

    Costs are being estimated for the critical repair job needed to the Houses of Parliament - with some suggesting the Palace of Westminster has just 20 years before it’s unusable

  • New UK Housing
    Features

    Inside Westminster: Housing by numbers

    2015-04-30T06:00:00Z

    In this election’s battle of the building stats, a major focus has been that worryingly few houses have been built in the last five years. But is this the coalition’s fault? Could other parties do better?

  • The Farrell Review
    Features

    The Farrell Review: Into the long grass?

    2015-04-02T06:00:00Z

    One year on from the publication of Terry Farrell’s review of architecture and the built environment, it’s time to see whether the government is prepared to support good design - or whether it will favour continued procrastination

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    Features

    Inside Westminster: One for the road

    2015-03-20T06:00:00Z

    Continuing our series looking at construction from inside the corridors of power in the run-up to the election, Mark Leftly asks if the coalition’s track record on infrastructure is anything to celebrate

  • Birmingham’s new John Lewis store
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    Birmingham’s buzz

    2015-03-06T06:00:00Z

    Not so long ago, the greatest thing about Birmingham was finding a road out of it. But in little more than a decade it has transformed itself into a thriving urban centre that businesses and people are flocking to be part of

  • Inside Westminster
    Features

    Inside Westminster: The Inner Circle

    2015-02-20T06:00:00Z

    We consider the role of the chief construction adviser, and identify the key Whitehall construction power brokers

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    Features

    The Russian dilemma

    2014-09-26T06:29:00Z

    The Ukraine crisis has brought uncertainty to what should be a flourishing Russian market, but there are still good reasons for doing business there

  • Argent
    Features

    A client's view: Argent

    2014-06-12T06:52:00Z

    Argent’s Tony Giddings on the developer’s near £1bn pipeline of work and its belief in partnering