All Offices articles – Page 2

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    Cost study: 6 Brindleyplace, Birmingham

    2001-04-12T00:00:00Z

    Text At-a-glance guide 6 Brindleyplace, Birmingham Project Speculative headquarters office block with ground-floor retail space Client Argent Procurement features Partnering between developer, design-and-build contractor and consultants was refined over four successive projects to produce a cost-effective, snag-free building Design features Efficient floor plans ...

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    Cost model: Call centres

    1999-07-16T00:00:00Z

    Call centres, the new information factories, are evolving as employers recognise that the working environment can affect business efficiency and staff turnover. Cost consultants Davis Langdon Everest and Mott Green Wall examine the specification and costs of call centres

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    High-Rise Office Towers - Cost model, May 1997

    1998-12-31T00:00:00Z

    Tall buildings are back in vogue. This month sees the completion of Europe s tallest office building, the Commerzbank in Frankfurt. In Shanghai and Melbourned, towers of more than 100 storeys are planned. In this cost model, Davis Langdon Everest gives the results of an international survey of ...

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    Office fit-out - Cost model, December 1997

    1998-12-31T00:00:00Z

    High levels of activity in the office development market are generating significant opportunities in the office fit-out sector. In contrast to the office boom of the late 1980s, a high proportion of investment in office space is being secured with pre-let agreements which which is creating opportunities to integrate base-build ...

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    Office Refurbishments - Cost model, February 1996

    1998-12-31T00:00:00Z

    Upgrading 20- to 30-year-old offices to give them a new lease of life is one of the few growth areas in the commercial sector. Over the past 12 months, architectural commissions have almost doubled and now account for 28% of the office development market. QS Davis Langdon Everest ...

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    Offices of the Future - Cost model, September 1996

    1998-12-31T00:00:00Z

    Businesses in the 1990s are demanding much more from their office space. The growth of flexible working practices, a developing green agenda and the demands of information technology are creating a distinctive office architecture. In this cost model, Davis Langdon Everest examines the capital costs behind the new ...

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    City of London office blocks - Cost model, October 1994

    1998-12-31T00:00:00Z

    Believe it or not, prime office space in the City of London is in short supply. This, combined with improved business confidence, means developers are dusting off schemes they shelved at the start of the recession. Davis Langdon and Everest examines a typical city centre office block.