Mace Plus has secured four new projects with a combined construction value of £95m in the first quarter of 2009, defying the otherwise bleak economic outlook.
Two of the four new projects are for existing client Oxford University: the Oxford Molecular Pathology Institute (OMPI), a c. £20m research laboratory, and a £18m book depository that will house eight million books including the world ...
Bahrain Bay's Arcapita headquarters development has achieved one million man-hours without a serious or reportable accident. This achievement is made all the more impressive given the difficult cultural challenges that face projects in the Middle East.
Andrew Mitchell, Mace project leader for Arcapita commented: "one million man hours without a lost time incident or reportable accident is a ...
The Mace Group are providing pre-construction planning as part of Woking Borough Council's £70m Hoe Valley Scheme. Services being provided by Mace include project management, cost consulting and CDM consultancy.
Mace Sustain were appointed as CDM consultant on the project in March 2009, taking on the approach of establishing and maintaining a project specific design risk register which has ...
Como has maintained its position as one of the top three fit-out contractors in the London fit-out market, according to a recent independent survey.
Carried out by Metropolis Property Research, the report covers fit outs comprising more than 20,000 square foot in central London over the last five years and focuses on large fit out deals (Cat B) of new and refurbished space which accounts for ...
Having won the original appointment on the Garth Hill one school pathfinder in November 2007, the Mace Plus team has now secured the second stage conversion to a fixed price contract and the project team will move to site this month.
The £30m new build secondary school / college for client Bracknell Forest Council was let through the IESE framework (formerly SECE). The existing school building ...
Mace's waste sector team has won a two-year appointment with client Hertfordshire County Council, having previously secured a place on its waste infrastructure framework. One of 30 companies that expressed interest and eight that submitted full tenders, Mace was reappointed.
Sector director Paul Higgins said: "The team's approach is to integrate with the council's delivery team and this ...
Mace and its strategic partner Hampshire County Council, who together form Improvement and Efficiency South East (IESE), are providing preconstruction planning for Woking Borough Council's £70m Hoe Valley Scheme. Sense, the cost consultancy arm of Mace Group is providing cost advice.
The scheme comprises a new residential development, two bridges and improvements to sporting and recreational ...
Croydon Council's Urban Regeneration Vehicle (CCURV) has been shortlisted for a Homes and Communities Academy Award in the “New Ventures – Delivering Growth and Renewal in Challenging Markets” category. Mace is currently working with CCURV on the implementation of a £450m mixed-use regeneration scheme for the London borough. CCURV is up against other shortlisted projects including Adelaide ...
Sense, the cost consultancy arm of Mace, has published its third construction industry inflation report. This quarterly report is a download from the Sense website and provides an overview on the current state of pricing within the construction sector and of the market itself.
"With our industry now officially in recession and with the opportunities to bid for work declining rapidly, ...
Mace has opened a new office in Paris, France as a result of growth in the region. With an increased workload and a growing team, new office space has been taken at 6, Place de la Madeleine.
Country director, Laurent Serive-Mattei said: "The opening of the French office, coupled with our ongoing projects will provide a springboard for future growth and development."
Mace's Paris office has ...
Mace Living, together with client Pocket Living has been successful in their bid for Housing Project of the Year at this year's Building Awards. The Geoff Marsh Court Scheme is amongst eight projects shortlisted, with the winner due to be announced at the forthcoming awards dinner on Thursday 2nd April.
To read more about the award shortlisters please visit Building's website using the link ...
Mace Plus has been appointed as management and principal contractor on the first phase of a five phase project to extensively refurbish and rebuild part of St. Paul's School in South West London. The scheme has been designed to create a 21st century learning environment that will set the standards for all future school developments.
The £30m management contract will see Mace Plus undertake an ...
Mace Plus underwent a second surveillance audit by an external BSi auditor and with no non-conformities, the company retains its ISO 9001:2000 accreditation.
The two-day audit visit took place on the 29th/30th of January 2009 and is part of an on-going assessment regime. The auditor assessed both the company's high level processes and site operations to ensure the systems and processes comply ...
Passionate about quality, Como's latest project suited them down to the ground. With the kind of style, clients have come to expect from Como, the team recently delivered the fit out of an executive floor for a leading American investment bank in Canary Wharf.
Como was appointed on the project in May last year on a construction management contract and achieved practical completion on 12 ...
Mace's retail team launched a unique offer to its retail clients, announcing a special 'two for the price of one' offer designed to help their clients maximise their square footage return.Based on the old adage "Two heads are better than one", the property specialist is offering hard-pressed retailers a valuable incentive to upgrade or refurbish the layout of their floorspace, so that they can ...
Mace has once again been listed in the highly regarded Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For, coming in at number 63. This is based on feedback from 1,000 employees who completed questionnaires on their experiences working for the company in November 2008.
Mace was rated particularly highly for the following:
Supporting personal growth (74%)
Providing valuable experience for the future ...
The lastest issue of Legal Week reported Mace Macro and City Law firm Norton Rose had secured a deal for Macro to take on 60 of its staff.
The article discusses the reason behind the innovative deal and how the decision to move the staff to Mace Macro would ensure the firm recieved best practice in facilities management, whilst recognising Mace Macro's greater buying power in supplies and ...
The Mace aviation sector team, assisted by MLogic, has met an important milestone for the British Airways commercially important person (CIP) lounge project at terminal 3 Heathrow. On 14th November the last of 38 pre-assembled showers and washrooms (pods) were installed on programme.
The new CIP lounge will provide BA’s first and club class passengers with facilities equal to those provided ...
Past, present and potentially future Mace projects played a big part at the London Town Planning Awards for 2008. The London Planning Awards recognise outstanding achievements in planning by individuals and organisations that have made a special contribution towards London's future.
Out of the 8 overall winners, 4 involved Mace projects including More London (Best Built Project), Paternoster ...
Construction of The Shard at London Bridge Quarter, Europe's tallest mixed-use development, is set to get underway next month following LBQ Limited's signing of the construction contract with Mace Group, giving a much needed boost to the hard pressed building and property sectors in the UK.
Mace's involvement with the Shard and London Bridge Quarter regeneration stretches back to 2004 and our ...