The current shortage of construction materials is showing no signs of improving, and it likely to continue through the second half of 2021, warns the CCLC.
Thousands of leaseholders are to be refunded unfair ground rents and permitted to buy the freehold of their property at a discounted price after a crackdown by the CMA.
The number of construction companies reporting higher than normal cost increases has reached a new high, as of the end of May.
The government has confirmed plans for a high speed rail link connecting Leeds and Bradford with Manchester, despite rumours the scheme would be scrapped.
Construction industry experts are warning of an exodus of skilled EU workers due to Brexit will lead to critical staff shortages and massive delays on projects resulting in fewer houses being built.
According to a recent report, UK construction output has been predicted to return to pre-pandemic 2019 levels in 2022.
Over 100 new homes which place environmental sustainability at the forefront have been planned for Sheffield’s city centre.
The commercial property consultancy’s figures show that steel prices in the region have increased by an average of 20% and timber by 30%.
The HS2 rail project is one of the largest civil engineering and construction undertakings in the history of the UK, but not every firm that could benefit knows how to get a piece of the action.
Work has commenced on CEG’s Globe Point development in the Temple District of Leeds.