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Claudia Conway, 30 May 2017
“The way we interact with the built environment is changing”, claims Phillip Ross, CEO UnGroup.
15 Jun 2017
Over the last three years, BCIS has received a number of office block to residential conversion projects. In 2013 the subdued office market, combined with the political desire to promote the delivery of new homes throughout the UK, led to the Government introducing new rules, which allowed for the change of use of offices to residential without the need to obtain planning permission.
22 Aug 2017
The updated 2018 resource datasets are now available, including all recent changes to wage rates, plant and materials prices, the revision of adjustment factors and a range of new items. Pricing information is based on second quarter 2017.
20 Jul 2017
A recent BCIS news feature, 'Converting offices into homes', identified that on a £/m2 basis, the difference between the cost of conversion and new build can be nominal.
08 May 2017
The amount spent on refurbishing non-domestic buildings tends to represent between half and two thirds of that spent on new buildings of the same type.
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