BIM and existing buildings: time to rethink?

The tendency to believe that BIM is the sole preserve of new-build construction overlooks the advantages it can have for the management and refurbishment of existing buildings. Partner at Baily Garner – Rob Ireland, wrote the following article for the RICS Built Environment Journal to discuss. Perceptions about building information modelling (BIM) are changing, and surveyors are seeking […]

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Helmsley Group demonstrates commitment to ‘building back better’ with high street investment

Helmsley Group believes the future of the high street is bright after making a key acquisition in the heart of York’s retail area. The York-based property specialist has purchased numbers three to seven on the city’s historic Coney Street. The units, whose current occupiers include JD Sports, Lush, Mango, and the vacant unit previously occupied […]

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Major city firms pledge to bankroll £2.6bn UK theme park

Major City firms have pledged to bankroll a £2.6billion theme park in Kent which is being dubbed ‘the UK’s answer to Disneyland’.  Funding documents for the London Resort near Dartford show it has lined up investors to finance the construction of the giant attraction in two phases through a mix of investment and debt. 

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Fusion21 appoints suppliers to its National Building Safety & Compliance Framework

Procurement organisation and social enterprise Fusion21 has announced the suppliers successfully appointed to its national Building Safety & Compliance Framework – worth up to £880m over a four-year period. 175 prequalified, accredited suppliers, both SMEs and multinational organisations, have been assessed for their skills, knowledge, experience and behaviours (SKEB) and have secured a place on […]

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Timeline for second National Infrastructure Assessment announced

The UK’s second National Infrastructure Assessment will be published in the second half of 2023 and consultation and analysis to inform its recommendations will commence this autumn, the National Infrastructure Commission has confirmed.  The Commission’s Corporate Plan for the next three years, published today, sets out the process it will follow to develop a comprehensive set of recommendations to help the […]

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Public Sector Plc: strategically adding value to land and property assets for the public sector

Public Sector Plc partner with the public sector to strategically add value to land and property assets providing expertise, resource and innovative funding to get things done quickly. Following their involvement in our Greater Manchester Development Conference we’ve been speaking to the firms Chief Financial Officer Matt Ewing… Public Sector Plc works with local authorities […]

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£1bn town centre masterplan approved

An ambitious masterplan to transform a 1.4m sq ft of land in Birkenhead town centre has been approved by Wirral Council’s planning team. The development aims to deliver a highly accessible central business district with new energy-efficient Grade A office space within an extensive public realm and green space. The council will occupy part of […]

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IPUT Real Estate to invest €500m in sustainable development projects

Investment of over €500 million in sustainable development over five years Commitment to developing and operating net zero carbon buildings by 2030 Delivered resilient performance in 2020 paying cash dividend of €102.5m IPUT Real Estate, Ireland’s leading property company and the largest owner of offices and logistics assets in Dublin, today issues its 2020 Responsibility […]

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