Archive for February, 2019

Construction to create 168,500 new jobs despite Brexit

Construction to create 168,500 new jobs despite Brexit

25/02/19

CITB experts are predicting an extra 168,500 new construction jobs will be created over the next five years despite the uncertainty of Brexit. The training body’s annual Construction Skills Network (CSN) report anticipates average annual industry growth of 1.3% until 2023. That is down a third of a percent … Read More

McAleer & Rushe to start £82m Paddington hotel

McAleer & Rushe to start £82m Paddington hotel

12/02/19

Northern Ireland based developer and contractor McAleer & Rushe has got the thumbs up to start work on a hotel and hybrid aparthotel development in Paddington, London. Under the £82m contract it will build a 373-bed Premier Inn and a 247-bed Staycity aparthotel across 19 floors. Led by developer Concierge 3, a consor… Read More

Telford buys Stratford site for £160m homes plan

Telford buys Stratford site for £160m homes plan

11/02/19

Telford Homes has exchanged contracts for the conditional purchase of a site on International Way in Stratford east London. The developer has acquired the plot for £20m from London & Continental Railways, the Department for Transport and HS1 Ltd. The 1.14 site is adjacent to Stratford International station and Westfie… Read More

Manchester building boom outstrips LA and Chicago

Manchester building boom outstrips LA and Chicago

05/02/19

England’s big three regional cities are shrugging off Brexit worries and enjoyed bumper construction growth last year driven by city centre residential and office schemes. Manchester’s construction boom is not only pushing the skyline to new heights but now outstrips construction project numbers in Los Angel… Read More

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