CASE STUDY | Vision, Manchester
Manchester has proven itself to be among the UK’s strongest residential property markets for many years, and the past 12 months have solidified its status with record-breaking growth, writes Ronald Garrett of Alliance Investments.
New carbon regulations start today: what this means for housebuilders
Those in the construction industry have been working behind the scenes to prepare for changes to the Building Regulations Approved Document Part L, which take effect from today in England and from November in Wales, writes Stuart Andrew of Castle Green Homes.
The office sector needs to come together
The pandemic has turbo-charged changes that were already occurring in the office sector, meaning it is more important than ever that the industry gathers together to exchange ideas, writes Thomas Bone, British Council for Offices Northern Committee member.
COMMENT | Rope’s unique role in property
Properties that require maintenance or repair come in all shapes and sizes, writes Matthew Lavery of Orb Rope Access. Hard-to-reach places can present a major headache to property owners who need work to be completed quickly and cost-effectively.
COMMENT | Place leadership in GM: continuity or change
We are all busy “levelling up”. But what values should be guiding this next round of transformations of Greater Manchester’s towns and cities, asks Lucy Wallwork of environmental consultancy LUC. Do we need more of the same or something new?
COMMENT | How clients can drive construction’s tech revolution
The potential is there for clients to take an active leadership role and propel the adoption of technology within the construction industry through how they procure and manage projects, writes James Chambers of Bluebeam.