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BREEAM, IKEA, sustainability rating

IKEA achieve a BREEAM sustainability rating

IKEA Greenwich has achieved an ‘Outstanding’ BREEAM UK New Construction certification, a sustainability rating and accolade held by just 320 buildings around the world.
SES Engineering Services

SES awarded £9m Westfield regeneration contract

SES Engineering Services has been appointed by Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield to deliver a £9m mechanical services scheme at its M7 commercial development in Stratford, London.
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UCL appoints ISG as main contractor for neurology centre

ISG will focus on design and procurement for a research facility that will serve as a hub for the UK Dementia Research Institute and a new home for the UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology.

McLaren Construction appointed as main contractor for £26.7m HQ

Stoford Developments has appointed McLaren Construction as the main contractor for the £26.7m headquarters for Metaswitch in London.

BREEAM introduces new pre-approval process

BREEAM has introduced a new pre-approval process for its schemes, this new process enables a general sustainability specification that is applicable to multiple projects to be evaluated by BRE Global.
66 Queen Square

Heritage and innovation combines to deliver unique new build

BIM played a key role in blending a Grade II listed Georgian townhouse with state-of-the-art office space at the award-winning 66 Queen Square.
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BRE reveals winners of the BREEAM Awards 2019

BRE has announced the winners of its BREEAM Awards 2019 at a gala event held last night (4 March) at the London Hilton Bankside Hotel.
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BREEAM 2018: 10 tips for maximising Land Use and Ecology

Rachel Crookes, ecologist at Eight Associates, examines the overhauled Land Use & Ecology credits in the BREEAM 2018 New Construction scheme – and how to maximise them for your project.
Senator's refurbishment

Graham completes £21.8m refurbishment in St Paul’s

Graham has completed work on the Senator's refurbishment in St Paul’s, creating a new seventh-floor pavilion and rooftop gardens.
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Graham awarded £25m Gramophone Works contract

Graham has been awarded a £25m design and build contract for phase 2 works on the Gramophone Works, a new commercial campus in Kensal Rise, London.
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BAM wins new Facebook HQ at King’s Cross

BAM Construction has been selected as the main contractor for the construction of Facebook’s new headquarters building at the King’s Cross development in London.
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VolkerFitzpatrick wins £20m National Maritime Systems Centre contract

VolkerFitzpatrick has been awarded a £20m contract to construct a new National Maritime Systems Centre in Portsdown Technology Park.
Cavendish III

Bouygues confirmed for Cavendish III physics laboratory contract

Bouygues UK and the University of Cambridge have signed a construction contract for the university’s Cavendish III physics laboratory
Open Innovation Hub

BRE seeks contractor for £10m Open Innovation Hub

The Building Research Establishment (BRE) is seeking a contractor to build a new advanced research centre at its campus in Garston, Watford
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Largest construction recycling plant in the UK opens

Family business Brewster Bros has invested £3.8m in a new recycling centre in Livingston, which has the capacity to recycle 400,000 tonnes of construction, demolition and excavation waste per year

BRE and Measurabl announce integration of BREEAM

BRE have today (20 April) announced the launch of its integration of BREEAM, the world’s leading sustainability assessment method for master planning projects, infrastructure and buildings, with Measurabl, the most widely adopted sustainability software for real estate

GRESB and BRE collaborate to integrate BREEAM API with the GRESB...

The collaboration unlocks the capability to locate, select and match valid BREEAM certificate entries to specific assets within a GRESB portfolio and help to improve the speed and accuracy of reporting for clients

Winners announced for the BREEAM Awards 2018

The winners of the BREEAM Awards 2018, for building projects and professionals with astonishing achievements in sustainability, were revealed at London’s ExCel on 6 March
UK New Construction

BREEAM’s UK new construction 2018 scheme to go live

The updated BREEAM UK New Construction scheme prepares to go live this week, following BREEAM’s most comprehensive industry consultation to date
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Is the sustainability assessment method BREEAM still relevant?

Becky Armstrong, Associate at Eight Associates, examines the evolution of the BREEAM sustainability assessment methodology and rating system – and asks if it is still relevant to the built environment
BREEAM Infrastructure

HS2 awarded first BREEAM Infrastructure certificate

HS2 has become the UK’s first infrastructure project to be awarded a BREEAM Infrastructure (pilot) Scheme Certificate for its ambitious sustainability strategy on Phase 1 of the project

UK-China relations strengthened by BREEAM agreement

One of the largest developers and owners of commercial real estate in China, the Jinmao Holdings Group, has committed to applying international sustainability standard BREEAM on a minimum of 100 building projects over the next two years
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Bristol office development deal finalised through Lime Property Fund

Aviva Investors has obtained the initial phase of Abstract Securities’ redevelopment of Bristol Business Park for £30m
Construction 2025

BRE unites sector to deliver the Construction 2025 strategy

BRE unites with public and private industry partners to meet the Construction 2025 targets through its leadership role and via the solutions and services its develops for the industry
BIM and a sustainability strategy: better value and places

BIM and a sustainability strategy: better value and places

Implementing BIM and a sustainability strategy has wider benefits resulting in an opportunity to connect buildings, spaces, places, people and communities argues Dr Susie Tomson, Sustainability Director at PCSG
Retail building sector benefits from BREEAM certification

Retail building sector benefits from BREEAM certification

In a climate of reducing carbon emissions and cutting operating expenditure, BREEAM certification is proving its worth for the retail building sector