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    International cost comparison 2019

    2019-08-30T05:00:00Z

    A slowdown in the growth of the global economy brings both challenges and opportunities for the construction sector around the world, alongside some cause for cautious optimism, says Agnieszka Krzyzaniak of Arcadis

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    International cost comparison 2018

    2018-09-19T10:53:00Z

    Arcadis’ Will Waller analyses the 2018 Arcadis annual survey of global construction costs

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    International cost comparison 2017

    2017-09-20T07:44:00Z

    Construction markets around the world are experiencing relatively subdued but steady growth. As construction cost continues to escalate in most places, the relationship between productivity and cost continues to draw scrutiny. William Waller analyses the results of the 2017 Arcadis annual survey of global construction costs

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    International costs 2016

    2016-10-27T06:00:00Z

    Global economic volatility, the UK vote for Brexit and currency fluctuations have triggered big movements in the relative construction costs of world cities

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    International costs 2015

    2015-09-10T11:00:00Z

    Economic recovery in the UK and currency fluctuations have triggered big movements in the relative construction cost rankings of cities around the world

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    Report spotlights soaring London construction costs

    2015-01-15T08:00:00Z

    Global survey says prime sites beat ‘most expensive’ Switzerland

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    International costs 2014

    2014-09-11T06:00:00Z

    Economic recovery and a strong pound seem to have seen a big move for the UK in EC Harris’ annual rankings

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    International costs 2013

    2013-08-22T06:00:00Z

    China, Japan and Australia are the big movers in EC Harris’ annual survey of global construction costs produced with Langdon and Seah. Simon Rawlinson and Magda Skalska-Burgess analyse the trends

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    International costs 2012

    2012-08-03T00:00:00Z

    Construction prices are rising in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Qatar, slowing in China and India, and grinding to a standstill across Europe. Paul Moore of EC Harris reports

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    International costs 2011

    2011-08-05T00:00:00Z

    Things may be tough in the UK economy and construction industry, but how do we compare to other countries? Paul Moore of EC Harris looks at when recovery can be expected, and where

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    International costs 2010

    2010-08-06T00:00:00Z

    Now that the great global roller-coaster seems to be slowing down, where has it left tender prices? Paul Moore of EC Harris looks at how economies around the world have fared …

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    International costs 2009

    2009-09-18T00:00:00Z

    No country has been safe from the effects of the global recession and even China’s legendary growth is at its slowest rate for a decade

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    International costs: 2008

    2008-02-29T00:00:00Z

    As inflation cools in western Europe and the US, it’s roaring away in eastern Europe. Gardiner Theobald surveys the world and tells us what it sees

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    International costs: 2007

    2007-02-23T00:00:00Z

    It’s a suppliers’ market as delivery delays complicate schedules and demand pushes inflation up. Gardiner Theobald examines global costs and forecasts in this yearly update

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    International costs: 2006

    2006-03-03T00:00:00Z

    The 14th annual survey by Gardiner Theobald examines what it’ll cost to build offices, homes, warehouses and shops around the world - and takes a look at this year’s global price forecasts

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    International costs: 2005

    2005-03-04T00:00:00Z

    Gardiner Theobald’s 13th annual survey looks at how much it’ll cost you to build various buildings around the world, along with labour and inflation rates – plus why China is still the main cost driver

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    International costs: 2004

    2004-03-12T00:00:00Z

    Gardiner Theobald’s 12th annual survey of global construction costs takes a round-the-world trip to compare labour rates, building costs, material prices and inflation forecasts

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    International costs: 2003

    2003-02-28T00:00:00Z

    Gardiner Theobald’s 11th annual survey of global construction costs takes a look at labour rates, building costs, material prices and inflation from Norway to New Zealand

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    International costs: 2002

    2002-03-22T00:00:00Z

    Gardiner Theobald’s 10th annual survey of global construction costs takes a look at building costs, labour rates, material prices and inflation rates and forecasts

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    International costs

    2001-03-23T00:00:00Z

    Building's annual global costs round-up tackles inflation rates and forecasts, building costs, labour rates and material prices around the world by Gardiner & Theobald