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£200m Business Park Revealed at Teeside Airport

Plans for an impressive new £200m business park at Teeside International Airport have been announced – which could create almost 4,500 new jobs. The Airport, now under the ownership of the Tees Valley Combined Authority (75%) and Stobart Group (25%), is set to be transformed after previous plans to expand and grow the airport under […]

Posted by: Nathan Spencer

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Thirteen Housing Begin Search For Construction Partners

Thirteen Housing Group – a prolific developer in the North East of England – are currently looking to engage with those in the construction industry to develop new homes, and maintain, upgrade and improve their current estate. Firstly they’re searching for two construction partners to help deliver an ambitious 5-year £100m programme of improvements, upgrades […]

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Irish Housing Developer Announces Plans to Build 1,400+ Homes

Circle – a voluntary housing association – is set to build more than 1,400 new homes over the next two years having secured a €51m AIB loan. The house builder, who’ll be speaking at our Ireland Development Conference, are expected to build the homes across the Republic of Ireland in locations such as Greater Dublin, […]

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£2bn Social Value Milestone Achieved By PAGABO

Frameworks organisation Pagabo has surpassed £2bn in social value enabled by works procured through its suite of frameworks over the last three years. The landmark comes as the company has furthered its ongoing commitment to enabling social value by announcing a partnership with Social Profit Calculator (SPC), the market leading online tool helping organisations account […]

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Successful Regeneration; Reviving Calderdale’s Industrial Legacy Through Development

Mills drove forward the industrial revolution within the UK – but now thousands lay derelict and underutilised across the UK. Ahead of our Mills Development Conference we caught up with Richard Seaman, Corporate Lead for Planning at Calderdale Council, who spoke about their involvement in bringing life back to these historic buildings… Mills drove forward […]

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Untapped Potential for the UK in Alternative Energy Sources

Julia Safiullina, Investment Manager for Iona Capital, has revealed the massive potential for biomass energy in the UK: “There were around 25 anaerobic digestion plants in the UK when we started in 2011, whereas Germany had around 8000. There now around 500 in the UK, 17 of those are ours, and this level of development […]

Posted by: John Clark

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Developing Solutions in the UK’s “Highest Emitting Sector”

Liana Cipcigan, Co-Director of the Electrical Vehicle Centre of Excellence at Cardiff University, has stated the need to make rapid changes in the transport industry to help tackle climate change. Speaking at the recent Building Zero Carbon Britain event he said, “transport is the highest emitter of greenhouse gases out of all sectors” and she […]

Posted by: John Clark

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Building the Sustainable Communities of Tomorrow

Juliette Morgan, Head of Campus at British Land has highlighted the huge potential carbon savings within the construction industry. She said, speaking at the recent Building Zero Carbon Britain conference: “There are 30 gigatons of potential C02 reduction in our sector until 2030.” British Land are behind plans to create a new £4bn town in […]

Posted by: John Clark

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