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UK office occupier costs on the rise

Commercial and residential real estate consultancy, Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has released its latest Total Office Cost Survey (TOCS) which reveals the prime core of London’s West End remains by far the most expensive UK office location. The survey, which provides ...

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New interim CEO at Clugston Group

Clugston Group, the privately owned company, which has interests in construction, logistics, facilities management and property development, has announced the resignation of CEO, Bob Vickers. Having achieved a restructuring of the Group, overseen changes to the senior management team and ...

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Survey reveals 4 in 5 firms in rented property struggle to switch to clean energy 

A survey of some of Britain’s biggest building occupiers has revealed that 80 per cent find it difficult to engage landlords in switching to renewable energy. The finding is part of a report released by edie and Big Clean Switch, ...

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Fortem wins repairs and maintenance contracts worth £330m

Fortem, a specialist property support service for schools, local authorities and commercial properties, has secured repairs and maintenance contracts worth up to a total of £329.9 million with five housing associations across England, all beginning in the first half of ...

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CIBSE launches Building Performance Awards 2020

Entries are now invited for the 2020 CIBSE Building Performance Awards. The Awards showcase the highest achievements in building performance across the construction and property industry, and are the only awards in the built environment sector that are judged on ...

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Wellington Place’s multi-million pound impact on Yorkshire

Transformed from a low-grade retail park to a multi-million-pound commercial property development, Wellington Place is now one of the most successful City Centre regeneration projects in the UK and has to date contributed a total economic value (GVA) of £200 ...

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Morgan Sindall wins £195m repairs and maintenance deal

Repairs and maintenance specialist, Morgan Sindall Property Services, has been awarded an eight-year contract with Waltham Forest Council to deliver its borough-wide housing repairs and maintenance programme for 14,000 homes. The contract, which commenced on 1 April, has the potential ...

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Morgan Sindall lands maintenance deal worth up to £28m

Morgan Sindall Property Services has been selected by South Essex Homes, the arm’s length management organisation of Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, to deliver property maintenance services for the council’s portfolio of more than 6,000 homes and 1,200 garages. The five-year contract ...

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Real estate needs to step up the pace on improving gender balance says report

There is a disconnect between boardrooms and those operating at the coalface of the real estate sector, according to a new report commissioned by campaign group Real Estate Balance and carried out by PwC. While the industry is making important ...

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Women in Property – Regeneration of the Ascot Estate

In a special piece to mark International Women’s Day (8th March), Jo Sutherland, Associate Director of Magenta Associates reports from a recent Women in Property event. With only a season to go until the return of Royal Ascot 2019, Women ...

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