Global Fire Safety

RICS has recently combined with over 30 worldwide organisations to try to develop industry standards and global fire safety in buildings. The International Fire Safety Standards (IFSS) Coalition was launched in Geneva this week. The IFSS Coalition This new coalition...

What is the Impact of Brexit on Construction?

Is it not yet known what Brexit will mean to the UK, as the Brexit agreement could take many forms, all of which are being decided and debated at present. Leaving the European Union will surely affect different aspects of the Construction industry and tender prices,...

Is Conversion or New Build best for Residential Development?

When looking at residential development is it best for convert or build from scratch? A recent Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) study looked at the cost per square meter and found that the difference many be nominal. They showed two project examples where the...