• An Ever-Growing Community

    An Ever-Growing Community

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    • 14th December 2016

    Gus Robinson Developments Ltd will start work on a £4.8m scheme this month in the heart of an ever-growing community.

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  • Concerns Over Drugs and Alcohol

    Concerns Over Drugs and Alcohol

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    • 14th December 2016

    Survey reveals 59% have concerns over effects of drugs and alcohol on the industry.

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  • House Prices Out of Reach

    House Prices Out of Reach

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    • 14th December 2016

    Discounted starter homes could be out of reach for the majority of families in need of an affordable home in many parts of the country, new analysis released by the Local Government Association recently revealed. First-time buyers will be able to buy 200,000 new starter homes over the next five years at a minimum discount

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  • Interface name Eco-Park winner of ‘Reconnect Your Space’ competition

    Interface name Eco-Park winner of ‘Reconnect Your Space’ competition

    Rebolo Eco-Park’ designed by Jesús Pertuz, from Paris, has been selected as the winner of Interface, Inc.’s ‘Reconnect Your Space’ competition.  The competition invited architects, designers and students to submit their visions for how biophilia can influence the design of a new or existing space, either within interior built environments or outside in cities. Biophilic

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  • Keppie completes first purpose built sexual assault centre in UK

    Keppie completes first purpose built sexual assault centre in UK

    Leading architectural practice Keppie Design has completed and handed over sexual assault referral centre, The Rowan, at Antrim Area Hospital in Antrim, Northern Ireland on behalf of Northern Social Care Trust.  Keppie, in collaboration with Gareth Hoskins Architects, was commissioned to design the £1.15m centre, extending to 655 sq m, to provide a holistic and

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  • Scottish residential market continues to show encouraging signs

    Scottish residential market continues to show encouraging signs

    The Scottish housing market remained broadly stable last month, with both activity and house prices showing some encouraging signs, says the latest RICS housing market survey.   For the first time since time since mid-2011, the new buyer enquiries and newly agreed sales series remained positive for the third consecutive month. A net balance of

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  • Construction activity falls in weather affected Q1

    Construction activity falls in weather affected Q1

    The latest Construction Trade Survey, published today, shows that activity in the majority of the construction industry fell during the first quarter of 2013 with the impacts of falling demand exacerbated by the adverse impacts of poor weather. Looking forward, industry prospects remain downbeat with contractors, specialists and civil engineers all reporting declining orders for

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  • Fresh warnings of another housing crisis

    Fresh warnings of another housing crisis

    Statistics released today by HM Land Registry for Q1 2013 provides positive news for UK homeowners: house prices have increased on average by 5.5% over the year.   However, despite the Government’s much trumpeted stimulus package, there were just 135,367 sales in Q1 2013, meaning transaction levels are 38% below long term averages! As LCP

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  • Lack of client demand is biggest barrier to adoption of BIM

    Lack of client demand is biggest barrier to adoption of BIM

    RICS’ BIM survey reveals that limited client demand is standing in the way of industry-wide adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM). 100 per cent of survey respondents, from a broad spectrum of built environment disciplines, reported that they are now using or activity considering adopting BIM. 49 per cent of those surveyed at RICS’ National

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