New analysis reveals reducing journey times to key services by one minute will generate major economic benefits to northern city regions
Reducing travel times to key services such as doctor’s surgeries, hospitals or supermarkets by just 60 seconds could give the Northern Powerhouse an annual £1.6 billion economic boost, according to new research published today by Mace.
The new report, ...
Tracey Locke, Head of HR at Mace, talks about women in construction.
Today is International Women’s Day where we are celebrating women from all walks of life and of course, careers.
Recent data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that women now make up only 11.2% of the construction workforce – the lowest level recorded in three years. This is a massive issue and disappointment ...
Mace has been appointed as main contractor to build the first element of the second phase of the residential development at East Village, the former Athletes’ Village for London 2012.
East Village is already home to more than 6,000 residents across 2,818 homes, with planning consent for further phases in-line with the 2005 Stratford City Masterplan. Located adjacent to Queen Elizabeth Olympic ...
The Big Data Institute, which is destined for big things, topped out last week with Mace at Oxford University’s City Road Campus.
Every day, more data about our lives is being generated than ever before. When it comes to saving lives, the bigger the data the better. Ninety per cent of the data in the world has been created in the past two years alone, experts estimate and the reason for that ...
We are an international consultancy and construction company providing integrated services across the full property life cycle. We are expanding in sub-Saharan Africa and are looking for people with entrepreneurial spirit to join us and help us to deliver Africa’s built environment in a better way. You will have the chance to be part of a fast-paced, dynamic company delivering some of the most ...
On Thursday 25th February, The Lexicon’s Marks & Spencer building in Bracknell held its topping out ceremony with Mace and the Bracknell Regeneration Partnership to celebrate the project’s significant progress and reaching its tallest point of construction, bringing the project one step closer to its completion in spring 2017.
Mace was appointed as principal contractor by Bracknell ...
Mace has won its fourth award for the recently completed Birmingham New Street Station at the Rail Business Awards on 26 February, held at the London Hilton, Park Lane.
Mace, in partnership with Network Rail, won an award in the ‘station excellence’ category for creating a new, innovative station where a stunning triple height atrium, the size of a football pitch, floods the new concourse with ...
International facilities management company, Macro has been appointed by U.S. I.T. provider Verint Systems, to provide Integrated Facilities Management (IFM) services for three years, managing the entire supply chain. New York-based Verint Systems is a leading global provider of software and hardware for the security, surveillance and business intelligence community.
The appointment has ...
Mace’s regional fit out team in Leeds has been appointed by John Lewis to deliver the fit out to the retailer’s new store – its first in Leeds – as the anchor tenant of the new Victoria Gate development in the city centre. With its flagship store, John Lewis will become a key part of the new 53,400m2 (575,000 sq ft) Victoria Estate, which encompasses the adjacent Victoria Quarter.
Unique to ...
Our Mace teams from London, Manchester, Dubai, Istanbul, and Serbia are ready to meet you at MIPIM, Palais des festivals Cannes, France, from the 15-18 March. Come and visit us at the Manchester stand P1.A1.
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The UK Rail Industry Awards (UKRIA) was held on the 11 February in Battersea, London and saw Mace take home the ‘Outstanding Project over £20m’ category for Birmingham New Street Station. Working in partnership with Network Rail, Mace created a stunning triple height atrium that floods the new concourse with natural light, and Grand Central – a new destination retail shopping centre.
Mace was ...
Mace’s facilities management provider, Macro, has mobilised three further offices as part of their three-year contract with global software provider, Citrix. Macro’s appointment will now include work in Chalfont St Peter, London and Cambridge in the UK.
Over the past 24 months, Macro has worked in partnership with Citrix, a leader in virtualization, mobility management, networking and SaaS ...
The Mace construction team in Bracknell welcomed 80 year 5 pupils from Sandy Lane Primary School to the construction site of The Lexicon - the new development in the centre of the town - to learn all about the regeneration of Bracknell Town Centre. Pupils received a tour of the construction site, giving them a good insight into the rapid progress of building works and the transformation ...
Transport for London (TfL) has approved the appointment of 13 major property development companies and consortiums to a development framework which will help the delivery of the thousands of homes, offices and retail spaces that are vital to help London meet the needs of its growing population.
The 13 organisations have been selected following a competitive procurement process that saw over 50 ...
Following an eight month process of engagement and consultation with residents, community stakeholders, councillors and the wider community Mace can confirm it has submitted a planning application to redevelop the West Way area of Botley.
Mace’s proposals will:
Create a new community centre that meets local aspirations
Create new and attractively landscaped public open ...
Despite the robust recovery, the latest Mace Cost Consultancy tender cost update highlights that a weakening economic outlook is starting to affect appetites for investment, easing in the longer term the inflation rises experienced over the last two years.
Against a background of economic data predicting that the recovery from the recession is coming to an end and the talk of an interest rate ...
Today we published our tender price update in which we include our forecast for tender price inflation reducing in 2018. We now expect tender price inflation in 2018, both nationally and in London to fall to 3.5%, fuelled by a weakening economic outlook which is starting to affect planned investment in the longer term.
With the strong demand for construction from the South East now apparent in ...
Mace Cost Consultancy has published its Tender Cost Update for the UK for Q1 2016, which maintains its forecast for tender cost inflation for London and the South East in 2016 and 2017 at 4.0% - but expects this to fall to 3.5% in 2018. Residential and commercial demand continue to fuel activity and major contractors are still busy.
To read the full report please click here.
Eleanor Sweeney, Assistant Project Manager at Mace, explains why she wanted to join the construction industry, what she’s done so far and what she wants to achieve.
What made you want to join the construction industry?
I have always loved everything to do with property and construction. I believe that you should be passionate about your work, as it is after all where you spend a large part of ...
The inaugural Health in Construction Leadership Group Breakfast Summit took place last week, which saw over 150 key business leaders and industry influencers come together discussing issues such as why 100 times more UK construction workers die from work-related ill health than accidents.
Mace joined other construction companies such as Land Securities, Crossrail, Balfour Beatty and ...