Tender price indicator
Our Tender Price Inflation report looks at the movement of prices in tenders for building contracts in the UK. The report examines a number of contributing factors including GDP, sterling, oil price, employment levels, input costs and construction output. This is further informed by our market survey responses and contractor consultations.
Market Research Bulletin: Mixed annual results from UK construction companies but many showing strong order books
Construction output increases but new orders fall, Philip Hammond's Spring Statement sets out a package of new policies to increase housing supply and mixed annual results from UK construction companies but many showing strong order books.
A Good Time to Invest in Build to Rent
Over the last five years, the total number of Build to Rent (BTR) units completed, under construction or in planning has increased six-fold. With steady growth every year since 2013 and more than £2bn of investment per annum since 2017, experts predict that the BTR pipeline could double to 200,000 units in the next two years.
Market Research Bulletin: NLA survey anticipates a 204% increase of tall towers being completed in the capital in 2019
UK construction activity contracts in February 2019 for the first time in eleven months. Despite this, many are still positive on London construction. The NLA’s recent London Tall Building Survey anticipates an increase in the number of completions in the capital for 2019 and Chris Hayward, chairman of the planning committee at the City of London, is optimistic that strong overseas demand will mean more towers being built in the Square Mile over the next ten years.
The Internet of Things in Construction
In simple terms, IoT is a network of embedded sensors, meters, appliances and devices capable of sending and receiving data about changes to their current physical state and surrounding environment over the internet.
Off-Site Manufacture for Construction: Barriers to Uptake
In this report we explore the potentially disruptive growth of off-site manufacturing for construction and some of the barriers currently preventing its wider adoption. Given the broadly acknowledged benefits of off-site manufacturing, the question has to be addressed why is this not the norm?
Well and Fitwel
People spend about 90% of their time indoors and businesses typically spend 90% of their budgets on people. In a well-regarded survey of global corporate executives, 90% reported that they expected to improve their approach to employee wellbeing. It is little wonder why health and wellness have become a dominant concern for the real estate and construction industry.
New stores deliver retailers an average 12% uplift in online sales
Revo launches ‘Tomorrow’s World: Retail on the line’ omnichannel research report
Budget 2018 - Construction and Property Highlights
As the 2018 growth forecast is upgraded from 1.3% to 1.6%, a number of the proposed measures in the Budget 2018 will impact the construction and property sector.
A Bright Future for Retail
The demise of traditional shopping habits, the rise and rise of online, shrinking profits for department store operators, retailers seeking to renegotiate leases and developers rethinking their plans for shopping developments whilst business rates can be crippling are just some of the challenging factors that retail world faces.
The Data Behind Design: How Companies Tailor The Office To Employee Preferences
For years, architects and developers have attempted to predict what the office of the future will look like. Read on to find out more.
Built Environment NextGen professionals tackle the housing crisis at LREF 2018
Watch the action unfold in the NextGen roundtable debate held at LREF 2018, discussing solutions to the London housing crisis.