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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.
Market Research Bulletin: Deloitte’s regional crane surveys show building booms in Manchester and Leeds
Welcome to our latest edition of G&T’s Market Research Bulletin. Deloitte’s regional crane surveys shows building booms in Manchester and Leeds. Citigroup turns bullish on copper, expecting the metal to rally by 10% on expectations of a US trade deal with China and The Construction Leadership Council discusses the potential impacts of a no-deal Brexit.
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: Regional build-to-rent catches up with London
Welcome to our latest edition of G&T’s Market Research Bulletin. Regional build-to-rent catches up with London and the CPA revises down its construction output forecasts. Construction professionals express their thoughts on Brexit uncertainty before the upcoming Brexit-focused Construction Leadership Council.
Market Research Bulletin: Fire and building regulations in the wake of Hackitt, ‘project bank accounts’ and new social housing
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.
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.