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 ...
On the back of a very well received presentation at last year's 'Which Way Now?' careers conference for year nine pupils at Rickmansworth School, Terry Spraggett was invited to attend this year's event which took place on Wednesday 14th January.
The event has been developed to give students that are about to choose their GCSE subjects an idea of what's involved in various possible careers and ...
Sense will be presenting at the Centre for Construction Innovation's ‘Construction Question Time' event, held at Manchester Town Hall this Thursday from 6.00pm.
The topic is ‘Crunch Time: Challenges for the construction industry during the recession' and will discuss the suggestion that during the current recession there will be a return to lowest bid, single-stage tendering and if the ...
The Mace aviation team on the Heathrow Terminal 1 arrivals and departures project has achieved 500,000 working hours without a reported incident. Mace continues to provide the highest quality service on a complicated project for client BAA, now Heathrow Airport Limited, whilst also maintaining a safety record to be proud of.
The achievement of this milestone is even more remarkable considering ...
Mace Sustain's Jonathan Scopes, seconded to CLM Delivery Partner explains how the duties outlined in the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations are met by the various and numerous parties involved in the building work for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, in an article published by SHPonline.
"The Olympic Park is the long term urban regeneration of 2.5sq km, which will ...
Leading specialist fit out contractor Como gathered an audience of 80 property ‘baby boomers' including representatives from the BBC, British Library, SEGRO and JP Morgan for an insightful look into the new world of work and what can be done to embrace ‘Generation Y' (those born between 1978 and 1998). Led by generational experts Emma Reynolds and Bruce Morton of e3 Unlimited, the session ...
fm24, Mace Macro's twenty-four hour property helpdesk business, has appointed Julie Shaw as operations manager.
Julie has over 20 years experience in the FM industry and has gained wide experience of facilities management and operational leadership across front of house, soft services and moves management.
Julie transferred into Macro in 2005 from a leading professional services organisation ...
An advanced building technique is being used to shape one of the world's most iconic buildings, ADNEC phase 3 - Capital Gate in Abu Dhabi. The diagrid technology has been used on only a few high-profile international buildings including the Hearst Tower in New York City, London's Swiss Re building (the gherkin) and the CCTV headquarters tower in Beijing. The system requires less structural ...