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[22 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Leading economists predict that the construction industry is set to experience a period of growth over the next four years. According to constructionenquirer.com, the forecast from the Construction Products Association (CPA) predicts the industry will see growth of 19 per cent by 2017. Previous forecasts weren’t so positive, but the boom in the housing market […]

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[6 Sep 2013 | No Comment | ]

Property experts say the increasing demand for real estate in London is spreading across the rest of the UK, leading to renewed confidence over the sustainability of the British economy. Speaking at the European Public Real Estate Association (EPRA), Exane BNP Paribas property analyst Nick Webb said the strong performance of the London property market […]

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[27 Sep 2012 | No Comment | ]

A small jump in construction activity has indicated that the UK is closer to growth in the industry. The construction of buildings saw a 2.2 per cent increase in July, according to reuters.com. Building levels also fell less sharply than previously thought in the second quarter – only dropping 3 per cent, rather than the […]

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[7 May 2012 | No Comment | ]

Green growth is the key to unlock prosperity in the UK economy. That’s according to former energy secretary Chris Huhne, cited by greenwisebusiness.co.uk, who suggests that the UK has little option but to go green due to commodity price rises having the potential to stall ‘resource-hungry’ growth. We must go green? Whereas some critics imply […]