Commercial

Growth in Britain's construction industry unexpectedly touched an eight-month high in November, but its costs rocketed at the fastest pace since 2011, fuelled by sterling's slump after the June vote to quit the European Union, a survey showed on...
Logistics automation specialist Swisslog has signed a contract with UAE water-bottling company Mai Dubai for the automation of storage and distribution logistics for a $21m expansion project set for completion in 2020.With the completion of the expansion project, Mai...
The 59,000 m2 structure will provide space for 2,764 staff and production vehicles, replacing an existing surface car park.The car park will be handed over in phases matching car production requirements in the adjacent Jaguar plant.The structure will sit...
System to transport radioactive components for maintenance and inspection around fusion research site will be largest of its type ever constructed.The largest contract for a nuclear fusion-related robotic system has been awarded to a consortium comprising Airbus Safran Launchers,...
Damac Properties has awarded $1.77bn (AED6.51bn) worth of contracts in Dubai and the UK during 2016.The UAE-based developer awarded 15 major construction and consultancy contracts, valued at $343m (AED1.26bn), from August to November 2016.The contracts awarded during this period were...
Residential and commercial construction in the Republic of Ireland continues to see sharp increases in activity, according to the latest purchasing managers’ index (PMI) by Ulster Bank.Although the growth rate in the bank’s PMI moderated to 58.9, it is...
The construction of a $1.5 billion mixed-use building has already gotten underway on Bulfinch Crossing in Boston, Massachusetts. This project, which occupies 2.9 million square feet of land, was brought to a start by the HYM Investment Group LLC...
According to the latest outlook by the industry association Master Builders, the commercial construction sector in the Far North in Australia will experience a boom this 2017, with projects worth billions of dollars being underway.The association stated that the...
While making buildings more sustainable is nothing new, another trend in the construction industry is making waves especially among millennials — wellness buildings.Conforming to energy-efficient measures, wellness-minded design is quickly becoming popular as millennials are looking for healthier environments...
According to the property firm HWBC, Dublin, Ireland saw a huge surge in office construction in 2016. The company reported that the numbers increased tenfold from the completion levels in 2015.Last year, rents for prime offices have increased by...