Construction welcomes historic interest rate cut

Bank of England cuts interest rates to historic low of 0.25% Construction firms have welcomed the Bank of England’s decision to cut interest rates to a historic low. The Bank has cut interest rates to 0.25% from 0.5% – the

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Activity in construction sector continues to rise

Growth was led by the commercial sector, which had its strongest month since February. There was another pick-up in activity in the construction sector during July, according to the latest Purchasing Managers’ Index from Ulster Bank. The main index hit 61

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Brexit could force firms to become more European

Brexit could force firms to ‘become more European’ and expand overseas. Leading figures from the architecture and design sector said they are considering opening offices in the EU during a Brexit design summit convened by Dezeen last week Brexit design

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The largest Paternoster lift in the world

An iconic piece of engineering… The Arts Tower The Arts Tower is a building at 12 Bolsover Street in Sheffield, England belonging to the University of Sheffield and opened in 1966. English Heritage has called it “the most elegant university

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Growth in construction is hit by investment delays

Growth in the construction sector continued to slow in the second quarter of the year as uncertainty in the UK economy delayed investment, according to property professionals. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ survey for the three months to June

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Arts Tower

University of Sheffield It’s an amazing honor and responsibility to be given this fantastic new project at Sheffield University. This coming Monday Newell’s Projects start refurbishing 9 lecture theatres at the iconic Grade ll listed Arts Tower. Whilst not every venue

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World’s best office up for sale!

‘World’s best office’ with a rooftop bar, teppanyaki grill, steam rooms and a green velvet day bed up for sale for $6.5 million … but would you get any work done? Luxurious penthouse office block, dubbed swankiest offices in Australia,

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Does a well-designed office boost productivity?

The American Society of Interior Designers unveiled its new DC headquarters earlier this week, which is on its way to becoming the region’s first platinum-level WELL-certified building space. ASID’s CEO sees the sleek, thoughtful space as not only a place

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Is this the hot new office chair?

Say hello to HiLo… …a seat that keeps you on your feet. Small, simple, and something new, this playful perch will change the way you work. With its friendly design and revolutionary spirit, HiLo keeps you balanced between active and relaxed,

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Extreme transparent office design

What happens when you take transparent office design to extremes A rigid and unswerving adherence to a principle is rarely a good thing in the long run. This is perhaps doubly so when it comes to office design because the

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