The following opinion piece by Brian Moone first appeared in Building magazine.
The London residential market has been central to the recovery of the UK property market and is absorbing a high percentage of the construction output. While a recent EC Harris report identified that the rate of growth in the number of residential units in the pipeline had reduced from 70% in 2012 to 25% in ...
WWF-UK’s Timber Scorecard has awarded Mace the highest rating for sustainable forest management in a review of 128 UK companies. WWF’s first ever timber rating scored Mace ‘three trees’ out of three in recognition of responsible timber procurement practices.
WWF-UK’s Forest Campaign aims to raise awareness of responsible timber sourcing and promote positive action. The review looked at the ...
Mace’s spirit of adventure has been broadcast around the world with the Wacky Maces taking part in this year’s infamous Red Bull Soapbox Race.
After months of preparation, the Wacky Maces soapbox faced the ultimate test as it took on the challenging Alexandra Palace hill in front of thousands of cheering fans.
Inspired by the industrial revolution theme, the front of the Wacky Maces ...
25 Mace employees have taken part in a record breaking skydive to raise funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust and honour the inspirational legacy of Stephen Sutton.
The Mace employees took to the skies of Lincolnshire on Friday 10th July and joined 387 others in setting a new Guinness World Records title for the most people tandem jumping from 10,000 feet in one day.
A major milestone in the regeneration of Greenwich Square has been reached with the successful first stage completion of the landmark development.
To mark the milestone, London’s Deputy Mayor for Housing and Land, Richard Blakeway, attended a celebration with Hadley Mace (the joint venture between Mace and Hadley Property Group), at which he praised the excellent public ...
Mace has been appointed by Exemplar, who are working in partnership with AshbyCapital, to deliver the £33m scheme at One Bedford Avenue in London’s West End.
One Bedford Avenue is scheduled for completion in early 2017 and has been designed by Stirling-nominated architects Bennetts Associates, with the project replacing two outdated office blocks with 115,000 sq ft of high-end retail and ...
Two Mace projects, Merchant Square Footbridge and Island Pavillion, have been recognised for their high standard of design at the esteemed Structural Steel Design Awards.
Mace collected two of the five awards, which were presented to Mace’s Chief Engineer, Gordon Deuce at a ceremony at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London.
The awards celebrate excellence in the field of steel ...
The Mace Foundation has donated £5,000 to Outward Bound to help 60 disadvantaged young people in Birmingham and Manchester unlock their potential.
The Mace Foundation is committed to supporting and creating opportunities for disadvantaged young people, and the local communities in which Mace operates. Supporting Outward Bound was a perfect way to demonstrate this commitment and the ...
The “Mace Spirit of Adventure” global aerial performance team has made history by breaking the Guinness World Records title for the ‘Most people performing aerial silks’ with over 25 dancers performing a synchronised routine in the air.
With the average number of simultaneous aerial performers usually between 2 and 5, last night’s performance of 25 dancers performing over five minutes of ...
Over 60 Teenage Cancer Trust patients made the most of an opportunity to try their hand at a range of Olympic sports during a family day out organised in partnership with the Mace Foundation and Mace, who helped deliver the London 2012 and Paralympic Games.
Two iconic Olympic venues, the Copper Box Arena and the London Aquatics Centre were opened up on Sunday 7th June as part of ‘Move, Play, ...
Mace has today published its 2014 Annual Report and Accounts, which highlight a strong and successful year with more than 500 new jobs created, a record turnover of £1.49bn – up 26% on last year – and pre-tax profit up 8% to £35m.
2014 saw the company continue to implement its 2020 business plan, growing in turnover, profit and employee numbers while maintaining a strong focus on delivery for ...
Mace’s commitment to occupational health and safety has been recognised at the prestigious Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) awards ceremony, picking up a record 15 awards. These included a Workforce Involvement in Safety and Health Trophy and a commendation in the Construction Commercial Industry Sector for Occupational Health and Safety.
The 15 awards, which ...
The Mace Group Board today announced the appointment of Ross Abbate as Managing Director of Macro UK, Europe and North America with immediate effect.
The appointment follows the departure of former MD Debra Ward, who is leaving the company to take up an opportunity with a company she has known and worked with for many years.
Previously Deputy Managing Director of Macro, Ross joined the company ...
We are proud to announce the launch of Mace World; a living, breathing online world that showcases 60 of Mace’s most memorable achievements in a purpose-built city.
Developed as part of Mace's 25th anniversary activity, Mace World has been created to help people experience the spirit of adventure that drives the business, explore some of the company’s proudest achievements, soar through cities ...
Mace will be exhibiting at the 2015 Safety and Health Expo (SHE 2015), which is to be held at London’s ExCel arena from 16-18 June.
SHE 2015 is the world's leading event in the UK for health and safety industry professionals offering a platform for discussion on the latest innovations and trends affecting the industry.
At this year’s event, Mace will be celebrating its 25th anniversary. For ...
The inspiring work of ‘Time to Shine’, a sporting programme for disabled young people aged 11-18, proudly supported by the Mace Foundation and Mace employees, has been showcased in a new video entitled ‘Reece’s story’.
The ‘Time to Shine’ programme was established during construction of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and is now an important aspect of the Games legacy. It provides ...
Mace has climbed to 31 in the Sunday Times Top Track 100, up 10 places on its position in 2014, following another strong year of growth and expansion.
The Sunday Times Top Track 100, compiled by Fast Track and published in The Sunday Times each year, ranks Britain's top 100 private companies with the biggest sales. A typical Top Track 100 company has sales ranging between £700 million ...
Mace has formed a training partnership with the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Africa.
The partnership effectively extends the institute’s leading training platform to Mace employees based on the African continent allowing access to internationally recognised practices and certification in construction excellence. Any individual who undertakes the training will become a ...
Mace has completed the sale of Assam Place, home of the Hult International Business School, to Greystar Real Estate Partners for £110m.
Located in Aldgate in the heart of the City of London, Assam Place is a self-contained campus of three buildings, comprising of 346 high quality student residential rooms and 3,513 sq m (37,816 sq ft) of university teaching accommodation in a mixture of ...
Mace has recently signed up to The 5% Club, an initiative focused on addressing the skills shortage and high levels of youth unemployment in the UK. Membership commits Mace to ensuring that by 2020 5% of our workforce is made up of either apprentices, graduate trainees or sponsored students.
Associated with the Department for Business Innovation & Skills and the Confederation of British ...