EC Harris LLP

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Name: EC Harris LLP
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

EC Harris appointed on new £60million Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre

Friday September 19th, 2014TweetEC Harris has been appointed as project and cost managers on the University of Manchester’s new £60million Graphene Innovation Centre (GEIC). Construction work is due to be complete in 2017 and it is envisaged that the ... [Published Government Opportunities - 19 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Reaction: Scotland votes ‘No’

Industry experts have voiced their “relief” after Scotland rejected independence in yesterday’s referendum but some have warned uncertainty still remains.In what was a clear win for the Better Together campaign, the final results were 2,001,926 ‘No’ votes ... [Published Construction News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Design for Demountability

Building designers have now embraced the concept of a 'design life' for their creations, are we any closer to planning at the design stage. What to do when the end is reached?As energy and material resources become more scarce, we must look into the future ... [Published The Building Centre - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Downside of boom in luxury flats

LONDON — A surge in luxurious home-building in London is eroding the premium that developers can charge buyers to acquire a new property.Average sales prices of new apartments in London’s most expensive districts exceeded those of older flats by 43.1% ... [Published BDlive - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

How to build an office block

By In This Article CBRE Related Waterfront splendour Education - A matter of priority Back to school Facades smarten up In a cross-industry collaboration, a group of architects, engineers, developers, consultants and property experts have pooled their ... [Published Zawya.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Nippon Koei withdraws from takeover battle for Hyder Consulting

Nippon Koei Co has withdrawn its 680p per share offer for Hyder Consulting, saying that anacquisition at the "current valuation level would present challenges to value enhancement for us".The withdrawal of Nippon's offer follows a further increased bid ... [Published WWT - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

London Luxury-Home Building Boom Erodes Pricing Premium

A surge in luxury homebuilding inLondon is eroding the premium that developers can charge buyersto acquire a new property.Average sales prices of new apartments in London’s mostexpensive districts exceeded those of older flats by 43.1percent at the end ... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Cambridge Busway, millions over budget, but procurement was “appropriate for the time”

The Cambridge guided busway is another in a long line of inglorious public sector procurement cock-ups. The innovative plan, to convert old railway lines into a “guided road” purely for buses was started in 2006. Construction was supposed to finish in ... [Published Spend Matters - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

DCLG consults on new, simpler housing standards

To implement the findings of the 2012 Housing Standards Review, the government has issued draft technical standards on five areas of residential design that it intends to incorporate into Building Regulations – security, water efficiency, access, energy ... [Published Construction Manager - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Bigger fish, smaller pond

This week’s issue is dominated by coverage of our annual Leaders in Construction UAE Summit, which took place on 3 September in Dubai.As a result, the Construction Week team have spent much of their working days since the event reliving it, transcribing ... [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Construction growth slows in July

Year-on-year growth at its lowest rate since November 2013, while output remained flat month-on-monthThe growth in construction output slowed in July to its slowest rate since November last year, official figures published today reveal.Figures from the ... [Published Building.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 2 reports

EC Harris Adds Christal Management To Its UK Business

EC Harris has added Christal Management, a specialist construction project management consultancy based in Manchester and Paisley, to its UK business.The addition will expand EC Harris' capacity to meet increasing client demand in the North West of England ... [Published Construction.co.uk - Sep 08 2014]

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...By the time London employees achieve the salaries needed to afford them, "they are well into their careers and are looking for family accommodation, not a two-bedroom, 700 square-foot (65m²) flat in a high-density development with no outside space" the analysts said
A floor plate depth of 6m to 12m from the windows to a core is recommended. "Anything over 12m and you start to get diminishing daylight. Anything less than 6m and it becomes challenging to give flexibility" Fenne continued

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EC Harris appointed on new £60million Graphene ... [Published Government Opportunities - 19 hours ago]
Reaction: Scotland votes ‘No’ [Published Construction News - 21 hours ago]
Design for Demountability [Published The Building Centre - Sep 18 2014]
Downside of boom in luxury flats [Published BDlive - Sep 17 2014]
How to build an office block [Published Zawya.com - Sep 16 2014]
Nippon Koei withdraws from takeover battle for ... [Published WWT - Sep 16 2014]
London Luxury-Home Building Boom Erodes Pricing... [Published Bloomberg - Sep 16 2014]
Cambridge Busway, millions over budget, but pro... [Published Spend Matters - Sep 16 2014]
South Bank Tower: Coming out on top [Published Building.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
Country focus: Hungary [Published Building.co.uk - Sep 16 2014]
DCLG consults on new, simpler housing standards [Published Construction Manager - Sep 15 2014]
ARCADIS appoints Asia CEO [Published Stock Market Wire - Sep 15 2014]
ARCADIS announces Asia leadership appointment [Published EuroInvestor - Sep 15 2014]
Bigger fish, smaller pond [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - Sep 13 2014]
Weekly merger, acquisition, deal update: Septem... [Published Consulting Specifying Engineer - Sep 12 2014]
Alternative for NAICM [Published World Architecture News - Sep 12 2014]
Impact assessment: Housing standards review tec... [Published Cabinet Office - Sep 12 2014]
Construction growth slows in July [Published Building.co.uk - Sep 12 2014]
July output up 2.6% on the year [Published Construction Index - Sep 12 2014]
Plans unveiled for second phase of Chelmsford m... [Published Insider Media Limited - Sep 12 2014]
Construction Youth Trust Duke of Gloucester’s Y... [Published Construction Industry Council - Sep 12 2014]
Project management: Goal getter [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - Sep 11 2014]
Architecture: A home for winners [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - Sep 11 2014]
Taking control of project commercial management [Published ConstructionWeekOnline.com - Sep 11 2014]
International Costs 2014 [Published Building.co.uk - Sep 11 2014]
From design to operation, getting it right from... [Published The Built Asset Blog - Sep 10 2014]
Safeguarding delivery for the residential secto... [Published The Built Asset Blog - Sep 10 2014]
ARCADIS : The EC Way [Published 4 Traders - Sep 10 2014]
The Pilsdon Community: Second time lucky [Published Building.co.uk - Sep 09 2014]
Saudi Arabia's long-term projects market robust... [Published Business Intelligence Middle East - Sep 09 2014]
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From design to operation, getting it right from... [Published The Built Asset Blog - Sep 10 2014]
There is often a misconception in health circles that projects either don’t deliver on time, to cost, or that the perceived benefits went wrong at the construction and commissioning stages. Most projects where we have been asked to get involved to achieve ...
Safeguarding delivery for the residential secto... [Published The Built Asset Blog - Sep 10 2014]
As we continue to move into uncharted waters regarding the ability of the construction supply chain to deliver the new development volumes increasingly being released into the market, the concerns of developer clients are growing regarding how many of ...
Early contracts for renewables generators: the ... [Published The Built Asset Blog - Aug 08 2014]
Was the Department of Energy & Climate Change right to award early contracts, without competition, to eight renewable generation projects in May 2014? Or did it unnecessarily commit a large portion of the Government’s budget for renewable generation in ...
A UAE Market Update [Published The Built Asset Blog - Jul 23 2014]
The UAE has experienced a shifting momentum of activity over the past decade with 2009 onwards being difficult years for the market. After a timid 2013, the market is finally showing real signs of recovery and prospective growth suggesting that the construction ...
China Real Estate People in the News 2014-07-14 [Published Mingtiandi - Jul 14 2014]
This week China’s real estate community sees another tranche of promotions at JLL, someone receiving an upgrade at Colliers in Singapore, and a new face at EC Harris in Hong Kong. Read on for more details. Brian Fu has joined...  Read More>> ...
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