The Villa project team has completed the initial building works on phase two of the project, with 97 villas in the handover stages to client Dubai Properties. Formal handover will follow later this month. The remaining 122 villas in this phase are on schedule for handover by December 2010.
Phase one of the project saw Mace hand over 224 villas, of which 70 are now occupied.
The scheme is a ...
Mace celebrated the practical completion of the £32m Garth Hill College new build project alongside staff and pupils.
Mace provided both design and construction management for the new Pathfinder school for client Bracknell Forest Borough Council. Procured under the IESE framework agreement, the project comprised the delivery of four separate, three-storey buildings with a linked central ...
South Gloucestershire Yate International Academy is going ahead with its £16m rebuild after the Secretary of State granted 100% funding and announced that building works were to continue as planned.
Mace's Bristol office assisted in providing local authority South Gloucestershire County Council and the sponsor, the Ridings' Federation of Academies, with justification for the project to ...
Kettering's £2.5m marketplace project has been short listed for a Homes and Communities Award (HCA) in the quality of place category.
Mace provided client support on the regeneration scheme, which involved the transformation of the old marketplace by adding water features, public art displays and landscaping.
The marketplace is located in a conservation area within the historic part of ...
Mace will be hosting two workshops at the Smart Facilities Management (FM) Conference on 8th September 2010 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London.
The conference aims to highlight the benefits of a more strategic approach to FM within the public sector.
The need to centralise, standardise and professionalise procurement processes is increasing due to the formation of the new ...
The Mace team in China has moved into a fully branded and expanded headquarters in shanghai. The move comes on the heels of the debut of Thomas Heatherwick "Seed Cathedral" (the UK's Pavilion at the Shanghai Expo 2010), and supports the offices burgeoning order book.
Mike Horenko, Mace's Shanghai-based regional director for Asia, said: "Having established a full Mace office allows us to ...
Mace has recently been appointed by development manager Stanhope as construction manager and CDM coordinator to deliver a £28m mixed-use development at 5 Hanover Square.
A Mace team had been developing the preconstruction and detailed design coordination stages of the project for some time, but the scheme was put on hold due to the challenging economic conditions. Following a review by the ...
The UK's first 'Jump Lift' has been successfully installed in The Shard at London Bridge. Developed by KONE, the self-climbing elevator system provides an alternative to exterior hoists to improve the efficiency and safety of the building's construction.
The lift functions by using the building's permanent shaft during the construction phase and moves higher or "jumps" in the shaft as the ...
Mace and Mace Plus have won regional Constructing Excellence awards, the former in the sustainability category for Elizabeth II Court for Hampshire County Council and the latter for health and safety.
On the Elizabeth II Court win, Mace associate director Nigel Thomas said: "It is immensely rewarding to be recognised for leading an enlightened and innovative team and to be recognised for ...
Mace has completed phase 1A of firstsite, achieving practical completion of the building's shell. The work was delivered on schedule and under budget.
Now known by its official name firstsite, the crescent-shaped structure, clad entirely in a copper and aluminium alloy, will be a new cultural, commercial and social space for Colchester.
Colchester Borough Council's Cllr Paul Smith, ...
Mace Plus has achieved practical completion to shell and core and Category A fit out on 95 Gresham Street for client Standard Life Investments, providing over 93,000 square feet of Grade A office space in the City of London.
The £35m project comprised the redevelopment of Princes House and Bartlett House behind an original Portland Stone retained façade, making way for seven floors of ...
Mace CEO and Chairman Stephen Pycroft has been interviewed, and the company profiled, by The Financial Times. In a piece entitled "Mace aims to grow in all directions" by Ed Hammond, the company's continuing prosperity and growth is contrasted with the wider world of the recession.
The FT's piece takes a look at Mace's role on the Shard London Bridge (now ascending at 120mm an hour, as the ...
Mace has been appointed by Fieldgate Street Investment LLP to deliver a new student accommodation development at 14 Fieldgate Street, London.
The £19.3m development comprises 339 student rooms, nine residential apartments, a reception and ground level retail areas. Mace has been appointed on a fixed-price design and build contract, with works due to start on site this summer and completion ...
Mace delivered a robust performance in 2009 despite a challenging global economy. The company's Annual Report and Accounts 2009 show an 18% increase in turnover to £726m and 30% increase in profit to £19.3m.
The company's cash balances remain very strong at £106m, with no debt, leaving Mace strongly positioned to take advantage of opportunities as they arise. Analysis of ...
Mace hosted its second annual Celebrity cricket Challenge and raised £30,000 for WaterAid, beating 2009's total of £28,000.
The event, held at the BritOval in London on 14 July 2010, saw teams from the UK utilities and infrastructure industry battle it out for the coveted trophy with help from members of the Bunburys, the world's best celebrity cricket team. In total £30,000 was raised for ...
Como's regular breakfasts have become a popular industry event; the latest "Ask the client" format featured a panel of tenant occupiers that have worked with Como. Representatives from JP Morgan, BT and Deutsche Bank formed the panel and took questions from a number of leading consultant companies in the industry.
One attendee from a top project management firm said: "This was an excellent ...
London Bridge Quarter Ltd today announces it has awarded the second and final phase construction contract of its £2bn regeneration project adjacent to London Bridge Station to Mace.
The contract covers the construction of London Bridge Place ("LBP"), a 17-storey office building designed by Renzo Piano, a piazza that links LBP to the Shard, major improvements to London Bridge Station, including ...
Mace has once again project managed the annual Serpentine Pavilion, delivering 2010's design by Jean Nouvel, which opened to delighted visitors in London's Kensington Gardens on the 10th of July. Now in its tenth year the pavilion has become a fixture on both the London' art and architecture circuit and a highlight for visitors to the park - giving international architects their first chance ...
Mace's Celebrity Cricket Challenge, in aid of WaterAid' at the BritOval on Wednesday 14 July is approaching and teams are making final preparations, practicing in the nets and agreeing tactics in the hope of lifting the coveted winners trophy.
The event will see teams take on each other and the infamous Bunburys - the world's number one celebrity cricket team. The Bunburys, founded by David ...
Mace Business School Director Brian Moone, reports on factors affecting leadtimes across the construction industry in the second quarter of 2010 in his regular feature for Building magazine. With continued concern about the state of the economy and a search for any signs that the recession is easing, Brian takes a look at which aspects of the construction supply chain are moving again and ...