January 18th 2019
Build-to-rent home construction jumps 40%
Research published by the British Property Federation shows that build-to-rent homes are now providing significant work streams for contractors.
There are now 139,508 build-to-rent homes complete, under construction and in planning across the UK – an increase of 22% on last year with the number of homes completed and in planning up by 29 and 10% respectively.
Read the full story on Construction Enquirer.
Construction industry gossip: Any progress?
A fun and unusual tribute is set to take place for architect Will Alsop, while Alinea celebrates good news but the Midland Met hospital saga continues to depress – and things aren’t much better for Crossrail or Spurs.
To find out more about this tribute, head over to Building.co.uk.
Scottish Parliament opens construction sector inquiry
The Scottish Parliament is holding an inquiry to better understand the construction sector and how it can reach its full potential in Scotland.
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Construction output surges in November
Construction output defied mounting economic uncertainty in the three months to November with new work surging to its highest level for almost two years.
Read the full story over at Construction News.