Building Equality: Trans Rights Are Human Rights

Building Equality is an alliance of construction consultants, engineers, developers, contractors, and institutions who are passionate about working together and harnessing our collective power to drive LGBT+ inclusion in the construction industry – and today they’re calling for the industry to come out in support of trans rights. Open Letter from Building Equality: We are […]

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5 Best Practice Examples of Digital Community Engagement

The below is a guest article written by Commonplace – a sponsor of the upcoming West of England Development Conference. Since the coronavirus pandemic struck, many companies have been utilising digital engagement methods to ensure their planning proposals are still able to go ahead. In testing times and through this period of uncertainty, we have […]

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Be Prepared For The (Not So) Unexpected In Student Communities

Social distancing, hygiene, deep cleaning, contact tracing, contactless / touchless, quarantine, isolation, self-isolation, de-densification, resident engagement and virtual programming. Does this sound familiar? It’s all possible in your purpose-build student accommodation buildings, and StarRez share some insights on how. Firstly, let me clarify.

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Leading Property Consultancy Launches New Project Identification App “DCW Insights”

On Tuesday 15th September, Dean Ward, Managing Director of the DCW Group, will launch DCW Insights, an innovative and automated project identification app. With a built-in due diligence checker and a comprehensive suite of wider management and information services, this platform promises to transform project timescales and productivity. Investment viability checks can typically take up […]

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Woods Hardwick Announces Birmingham Move

The Woods Hardwick Birmingham team has moved! Still located in the iconic Fort Dunlop building, the team has taken high profile office space on the ground floor of the former tyre factory. After celebrating four years in Birmingham, the new office at 3,536sq ft is almost three times the size of the former space and […]

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Built Environment Recruitment Fair Launches To Tackle Unemployment

A new virtual event has been launched that will look to tackle unemployment – as the number of people becoming redundant and seeking new opportunities begins the spike. The Built Environment Recruitment Fair will be taking place on the 6th of November- and it’s free to attend for anyone seeking or providing employment, education or […]

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Meet Dean Ward – Managing Director of the DCW Group

Dean Ward is the founder and Managing Director of the DCW Group, a professional residential and commercial development consultancy which assists, guides and supports its clients through every stage of a development project. Taking care of the myriad of technicalities that they are likely to encounter, the DCW Group, with Dean at the helm, brings […]

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Logika Consultants Make New Senior Appointment

Sophie McCabe, a Senior Flood Risk and Drainage Engineer, has joined Logika Consultants to lead its Water Management team which specialises in providing sustainable flood and drainage solutions, as part of a wider green infrastructure design offer.  Sophie has 14 years’ experience managing and leading flood risk and drainage solutions.  She has worked on many […]

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Construction Leaders Need to be Active Allies to Improve Diversity

Willmott Dixon’s Anna Koukoullis shares her thoughts on how construction leaders can become better allies to improve diversity & inclusion. Whilst Pride celebrations outside has been cancelled this year, the decision to move celebrations inside with a call for 30,000 acts of allyship is an empowering rally call to people and businesses around the world […]

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