Tender price indicator
Q2 2018

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.

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By Michael Urie

Co-Working Spaces: New Ways of Working

Co-working is a concept whereby those who are self-employed or working for different employers rent out space in the form of seats, desks or private offices from operators, typically on a monthly basis.

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By Michael Urie

G&T Market Research Bulletin

Welcome to the latest edition of G&T’s Market Research Bulletin. This is a fortnightly roundup of key economic and construction news and data across London and the UK.

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By Tara Lerman, BISNOW

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.

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By Michael Urie

G&T Market Research Bulletin

Welcome to the latest edition of G&T’s Market Research Bulletin. This is a fortnightly roundup of key economic and construction news and data across London and the UK.

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By Michael Urie

The Growth of Build to Rent in the UK

The move away from buying/selling homes

Topics: Build to Rent

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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.

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New Homes Ombudsman

A cross-party group of Parliamentarians and industry representatives has set out proposals for a New Homes Ombudsman to help dissatisfied home buyers seek redress.

Topics: Housing

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G&T Launches New Microsite

GT Market Intelligence is an online platform with a curated selection of G&T market research publications, opinion pieces, insights and analysis. Watch our film to find out more.

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By Richard Francis

Brexit Watch - Construction Labour

With Brexit just under a year away, we look at how it will affect the UK labour market and what impact it will have on the construction sector.

Topics: Brexit

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Jason Fowler
By Jason Fowler

Heathrow Airport Expansion Moves Forward

On 5th June 2018, the Cabinet signed off on plans for a new runway at Heathrow Airport. Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, said the decision was in the ‘national interest’.

Topics: Aviation

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By Mary Rose Griffiths

Key Issues for Lenders on Construction Projects

Our article looks at how structuring projects to make them more acceptable to lenders significantly improves the chances of getting them off of the ground.

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By Andrew Paul

Economics of Building Above Operational Railways

We look at some of the issues that design teams and contractors should take into account when contemplating an over site development.

Topics: Rail

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By Oliver Booth

Introduction to Cross Laminated Timber

We give a brief introduction to Cross Laminated Timber and look at how this new construction method is slowly changing the built environment.

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By Richard Francis

Next Generation Sustainability

In this article we look at the impact on sustainability when three worlds collide: health and wellbeing, technology and real estate.

Topics: Sustainability

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Gavin Murgatroyd
By Gavin Murgatroyd

Market Focus: Insolvency Warning Signs

Following the failure of Carillion in January 2018 and its impact on the construction sector, we look at the early warning signs that can indicate problems ahead.

Topics: Insolvency

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By Jared Carver

Tax Update - Environmental Incentives

Incorporating energy and water efficient technologies into buildings is not just good for the environment. They attract generous tax incentives too.

Topics: Tax

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Construction's Going Digital

At the RICS conference there was a focus on digitisation following the recent warning in the Farmer Review that construction must 'modernise or die'.

Topics: Technology

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Tony Burton
By Tony Burton

Parliamentarians Call On Training Overhaul to Help 'Build on Brexit'

The Commission of Inquiry of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Excellence in the Built Environment is calling for action from Government.

Topics: Brexit

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