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.
Retail Is Changing Shape, But We Can All Move With It
Online retail is growing fast and there are thousands of empty stores lying dormant in retail centres across the UK, but already certain landlords are bringing them back to life through considerate development. Read on to find out more
Market Research Bulletin: UK Construction PMI reading indicates contraction for the second month in a row
Our roundup of key economic and construction news and data across the UK and London includes UK Construction PMI reading indicates contraction for the second month in a row, three suppliers of groundwork have provisionally been found to have broken competition law and manufacturers of construction products reported continued sales growth in Q1 2019.
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: 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.
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.