Tag: Commercial Construction

Strong Economy will drive Regional Construction until 2018

Posted on 7 October, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments, Economy

For the first time in almost five years the West Midlands construction industry is experiencing a “bounce back” on the scale of that previously only concentrated in the South West. According to a new construction activity index, jointly compiled by... Read More

Commercial Construction activity rises at fastest pace since March

Posted on 4 August, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

UK construction growth dipped in July due to a slight fall in the number of residential and civil engineering projects underway.  However, the slowdown in these areas was countered by a boom in commercial activity, which enjoyed its fastest rate of growth... Read More

Buoyant Construction Sector prompts clutch of appointments at Helm

Posted on 22 May, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

With building activity in both the residential and commercial sectors rising, Bristol based Helm Construction has announced five new appointments to its growing team. The appointments span a wide spectrum of the firm’s departments and will prove... Read More

Commercial Development continues 31 Month Rise

Posted on 16 April, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

After rising continuously for 31 months the rate at which commercial schemes are being built in the UK has reached a 2015 high, claims a new survey. Almost 15 per cent of developers reported an increase in commercial activity during March, a half-point... Read More

Is 3D Printing the way forward for Commercial Development?

Posted on 7 March, 2015 by Chris Grigorovsky under Commercial Developments

It has become one of the most revolutionary advances in technology in decades. Last year we saw people printing cups, bike helmets and even food. The possibilities to indulge your imagination are endless, and, with that freedom, 3D printing seems to be here... Read More

Sheffield Hub is Britcon’s Second High-Tech Contract

Posted on 15 February, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Work will get underway next month on a new £4m high-tech incubator hub for Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP). The design and build contract is the second science-based scheme builder Britcon will start in as many months. Last month the... Read More

Opus North set for Record Year with £80m Development Pipeline

Posted on 27 January, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

One of Yorkshire's most active property companies has revealed that it has more than £80m worth of office, retail and industrial projects across the north of England and Wales in its development pipeline. After an "excellent" 2014, Ilkley-based Opus... Read More

Road to Wigan Pier regeneration cleared as Developer is confirmed

Posted on 7 January, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

Its name is known to many thanks to George Orwell’s 1937 book about working class life in the north of England, The Road to Wigan Pier. But today the area is a step closer to a major regeneration scheme after a developer was chosen to transform the canal... Read More

New Year start for £52m Warrington Retail Revival

Posted on 19 December, 2014 by Cliff Goodwin under Commercial Developments

Planners have given the go-ahead for the revamp of a Cheshire town centre. Work on the £52m scheme to regenerate the retail heart of Warrington will start early next year. To be completed in two construction stages, the Bridge Street Quarter... Read More

Starting Date announced for Paradise Circus Redevelopment

Posted on 16 December, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

Birmingham has become something of a hub of developmental activity in the past year, with large scale works taking place at Birmingham New Street station, the adjoining Grand Central retail scheme and also at the Mailbox. However, while these are all due to... Read More