What is Building?


Building is the UK’s best-read, most established brand in the construction industry. It was launched in 1843 as The Builder, by Joseph Alysius Hansom architect of Birmingham Town Hall and designer of the Hansom safety cab. Building once counted Prince Albert, Charles Dickens and Florence Nightingale among its readers.

Reaching over 41,443* professionals every week, Building provides an unrivalled combination of award winning editorial, news, interviews, analysis and hard industry data and leads the way in journalism for the construction industry. And our content is accessible across magazine, website, mobile and tablet.

Building is the only brand to reach all levels of the specification chain, reaching an audience of contractors, housebuilders, architects, clients and surveyors.

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Conferences, events and award shows

Building hosts a broad range of events across the country and also online, alongside hosting the most prestigious awards in the construction industry - the Building Awards. The awards honour the contractors, housebuilders and consultants who have performed best in the previous year.

Our events include Government Construction Summit, Building Future Education, Supermarkets Conference and Ecobuild, the biggest sustainability exhibition in construction.

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Advertise with us

Building’s commercial team has unrivalled experience and expertise in helping advertisers make the most of their budgets.

Our new client solutions team can also help you tailor a multi-channel campaign to your needs.

View our media pack and find out more about marketing opportunities with Building.
For more information about advertising opportunities in Building contact Cameron Marshall, on cameron.marshall@ubm.com or call 0161 874 3809.

* PwC Weekly Audience Measure 2011