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Call for interest – BBP launches owner-occupier forum to tackle sustainability issues

The Better Buildings Partnership (BBP), a collaboration of the UK’s leading property owners who work together to improve the sustainability of the UK’s existing commercial buildings, is inviting major corporate occupiers to collaborate in a new owner-occupier forum on sustainability ...

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RICS report encourages companies to develop and implement responsible business practices

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has launched a new ‘Responsible Business Report’ with recommendations for real estate firms to develop and implement responsible business practices, to improve their business culture, reduce their environmental impact and attract and retain ...

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Next generation talent recognised at BCO Awards

The UK’s rising stars in the commercial property sector have been named at the British Council for Offices’ (BCO) fourth annual NextGen Awards ceremony. The Awards are part of the BCO’s NextGen programme, which sets out to mentor and encourage ...

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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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