Como has hosted its latest architectural tour of London, this time at Somerset House on the Strand. The tours have become somewhat of a tradition with Como and its clients, who have previously enjoyed tours around unique areas of London including Southwark and the City.
The tour of the neo-classical styled Somerset House was led by architect and lecturer Benedict O'Looney, who guided guests ...
Macro, the facilities management arm of Mace Group, together with a Mace project team in Germany has delivered a new headquarters building in Frankfurt, Germany for Invesco, the global investment management firm.
The project team were faced with many challenges including the proviso that all works must be completed by the landlord using their architects and local supply chain, whilst concept ...
The Considerate Constructors Scheme visited Mace Plus project Teddington School and resulted in an exceptional score of 37 out of 40. In his second visit to the site, the monitor scored against eight criteria (considerate, environment, cleanliness, a good neighbour, respectful, safe, responsible and accountable) and gave the site team 4.5 in six of the eight categories, reserving full marks ...
Mace has successfully completed the construction of the 2009 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in time for the key deadline of the gallery's annual summer party.
Designed by Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa of SANAA, the leading Japanese architecture practice, the new Pavilion commission forms part of an ongoing programme of temporary structures by internationally-acclaimed architects and designers. ...
The public sector offices team has compiled a case study of the work they have been doing with Hertfordshire County Council on its office transformation scheme. The case study highlights how the transformation of working environments and practices can translate into measurable benefits in the delivery of core services.
Seeking efficiencies at a local government level has been high on the ...
In the second of its series of cost updates for specialist trades, the Sense Cost Consultancy team considers refurbishment and fit-out in the office and retail market for Building magazine.
The value of the commercial refurbishment and fit-out sector rose to a record £7.8bn in 2007 after several years of buoyant growth. Together the offices and retail sectors account for about half of this ...
Mace Group has secured an extension to its existing project management appointment to provide consultancy services in advance of a single-stage design and build tender for client Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) Ltd.
EICC has submitted a detailed planning application for an £85m extension to the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, due to be issued in late 2009.. The key ...
Mace Group has been awarded a £70m construction management contract for the redevelopment of Quadrant 1, the former Café Royal block, by client Alrov.
The five star boutique hotel will comprise 160 luxury bedrooms, spa facilities, health club with pool, business centre and prime Regent Street retail space at ground level. Quadrant 1 is located at the lower end of Regent Street, adjacent to ...
The annual Mace Group Clipper Challenge took place in the Solent, off the coast of Portsmouth and marks the fourth time the event has taken place. Key colleagues and clients from the Royal Shakespeare Company, Tate, Arup, Nationwide, Fairmont Hotels, Sine QN, Keltbray, Land Securities and Gardiner entered their best sailing teams in what turned out to be a lively and competitive day out at ...
Como held its industry breakfast briefing in the City of London with leading business coach and international speaker, Darren Shirlaw facilitating the morning's events. He addressed key clients and consultants from SEGRO, Turner & Townsend, British Library, Lockton, BT and Davis Langdon.
Guests enjoyed spectacular views of the City from the venue at Coq D' Argent and took the opportunity ...
Brian Moone, director of the Mace Business School provides his quarterly spotlight update in today's issue of Building magazine. It is 10 years since Mace began to record lead times, and many have never been lower. Brian analyses the economic patterns of the decade to see what they can tell us about future trends.
"Even though we refer to the "economic cycle", and we've been ...
Director for the Mace Business School Brian Moone reports that for the second consecutive quarter there have been no increases in lead times and the number of companies reporting a reduction in their lead times has increased to six. Most contractors are reporting a reduction in their secured workload as well as their enquiries. The good news for clients is that the historical data suggests ...
Mace Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Eggers as managing director for UK-based construction management services.
His new remit will also include overseeing the development of the Mace Living brand. Mace Living managing director Rob Kremis and Ian will be working closely to develop the potential of the brand on the back of recent award-winning projects such as Clink Street ...
Mace project, St. Keyna Primary School in Bristol has been awarded the CIOB Constructing Excellence South West award for best project within its value category. Judges cited Mace's collaborative approach to the project as being an essential element in the project's success.
The St. Keyna School was formed following the merger of two existing schools from three separate sites for client Bath ...
Mace Plus, the contracting arm of Mace Group, has celebrated the topping out of Teddington School with a traditional ceremony. The event commemorated the school reaching its structural height and now marks the halfway point of the rebuild.
Amongst the 125 invited guests were staff from the school and representatives from the London Borough of Richmond including Madam Mayor and Nick Whitfield, ...
Mace has been appointed to provide health and safety advisory support to ZPMC and their client PSA Great Yarmouth during the offloading, installation and commissioning of two quay cranes as part of the container terminal development of the Great Yarmouth outer harbour project.
A team from the group's utilities sector, provided safety guidance and advice to an international team from the ...
Mace Retail project Ulster Bank O'Connell Street in Dublin was highly commended in the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI) award in the Conservation and Heritage category.
Mace Retail has been working alongside the Royal bank of Scotland and Ulster Bank on its branch improvement and maintenance improvement programme, which culminated in the major refurbishment of its flagship ...
Mace Group's ISO 14001 environmental management system was put to the test on 15th and 16th June when it was audited by our accreditation company SGS. The audit focused on Mace Technology's data centre projects at Telehouse West and Oakhill House Phase 3. The audit was very positive, thanks in large part to the professionalism of the Mace Technology team.
At Telehouse West, the auditor ...
In the June 2009 isssue of Retail Leisure International (RLI), Matt Turner Mace's Director of Retail gives his view on the main issues affecting the retail property environment in 2009 and what is being done to help retailers in the tough economic climate. In response to what retail clients are focusing on, Matt comments they want to reduce costs, maximise sales whilst still maintaining their ...
Mace has been named as the best of the best employers in the construction industry by Construction News.
The Construction News report highlights the firms that everyone wants to work for, those that construct to the highest quality, contribute the most to society and have the best health and safety records.
Mace met these standards to be awarded a gold rating and was highlighted for featuring ...