Mace has released its UK tender cost update for Q4, revising our 2014 tender price inflation upwards from 4.5% to 5% by the end of 2014 as pressure on the supply chain continues to affect tender levels. Read the full report here.
Each quarter, we survey our supply chain for market feedback in order to provide better advice to clients based on strategic insights. The findings ...
This last week has seen Mace take top places in two major surveys from Building magazine.
Earlier in the week, Building published its Top 150 Consultants tables for the 2013/2014 financial year. Mace has moved up five places in the list of Top 150 Consultants, now ranked 7th across the UK consultancy sector, as well as achieving the following results:
Ranked 2nd in Top 50 Project ...
Around seven young people a day in the UK are diagnosed with cancer. Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT) has done a huge amount to improve the specialist care and support for young people with cancer but there is still more they want to do for this age group of 13-24 year olds. Teenage Cancer Trust is the only UK charity dedicated to supporting this specfic age group.
In October 2013 Mace Foundation ...
Mace is attending the CoreNet Global North American Summit from 26-29 October 2014 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington D.C.
With operations across 35 cities in North America, Mace supports local, national and international clients. Working with pharmaceutical clients such as GlaxoSmithKline and Novartis, creative agencies JWT and Havas, retailers H&M and ...
On Thursday, 9 October, two Mace bands took part in the Construction Rocks ‘battle of the construction industry bands’ event. Aptly named The Macenaries and Comotosed, both took to the stage alongside nine other bands from across the construction industry to try and rock their way to stardom, while raising money for Mace Foundation’s strategic partner and property industry charity, LandAid. ...
On Wednesday, 15 October, Mace held its inaugural ‘Safety first. Second nature.’ Awards at 30 Euston Square, London. This year saw 13 winners from across a range of sectors and regions, with guests treated to a champagne reception, a ‘best of British’ menu, and iPad caricaturists - all surrounding the centrepiece ice sculpture of the ‘Safety first. Second nature.’ Awards trophy.
The ‘Safety ...
Mace in North America has been appointed by HighBrook Investment Management LP to plan and manage the renovation and repositioning of two of its properties in Atlanta, Georgia.
The first property, Live Oak Square, is a prominent, ten storey, 200,000 square foot office building in the heart of the Buckhead Community, which houses the local state university’s prestigious business college as an ...
Chris Goldthorpe, Managing Director of Mace Cost Consultancy, reflects on the achievements over the last 10 years and gives an overview of the future.
Mace Cost Consultancy is celebrating its 10 year anniversary. The business has grown year on year and is set to achieve a £25m target at the end of 2014 having employed over 200 people.
The success over the last decade is down to ...
Mace has recently been awarded an expanded role with Walgreens across North America. Based in suburban Chicago, Illinois, Walgreens is America’s largest pharmacy-anchored retail chain with a portfolio in excess of 10,000 domestic locations. It also owns a majority stake in the UK’s Boots retail chain.
Under the guidance and leadership of Mace Account Manager Ericka Irby, the team has grown ...
Mace has been named by Deloitte Real Estate as the leading contractor in the commercial office sector, topping the leaderboard for the third consecutive year.
Reported in the London Office Crane Survey, the study reveals that the majority of market share is filled by five companies which account for 74% of the current office space under construction by volume.
To read Deloitte's full ...
Mace has successfully provided cost management services on the world’s largest H&M retail store, which has now opened its doors on the prestigious Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, US. In collaboration with American artist Jeff Koons, whose golden balloon dog artwork currently overlooks the six storey, 57,000 square foot store, H&M tasked the project team with demonstrating how ‘fashion loves ...
Mace's Group Board are pleased to announce that Barbara Welch is to take over responsibility for Mace’s operations across Western Europe, in addition to her continued responsibility for the UK-based international businesses.
Western Europe covers all countries within the European Economic Area (EEA), excluding the UK, with a primary focus on our existing countries of operation and maintaining ...
Centre for Cities, a leading independent think tank, has released its final report as part of a year-long study into improving how UK cities deliver urban transport. The research, supported by Mace, outlines seven key priorities to help cities provide transport more effectively.
The new publication is the culmination of the original research report ‘Delivering Change: Making Transport Work for ...
This week, Mace hosted the Chartered Institute Of Building’s (CIOB) annual Sustainability Scholarships presentation at its 155 Moorgate offices in London, attended by over 80 leaders from the UK’s sustainable construction industry.
The event marks the completion of the organisation’s year-long scholarship programme, for which participants research a theme they are passionate about, and that ...
Yesterday, the Mayor’s Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor, Sir Edward Lister, personally oversaw the topping out of South Bank Tower, the latest addition to the Central London skyline. Developed by CIT, the independent private equity real estate business, the iconic tower is on London’s South Bank and at 41 storeys; offers panoramic views of London’s famous landmarks.
Now at its full structural ...
Wycombe District Council is working with Mace to deliver the £150m Handy Cross Hub. This 17-acre development will include a state of the art sports and leisure centre, a Waitrose, a coachway park and ride, a hotel and offices. Mace Real Estate is acting as development manager, as well as providing a wide range of services including project management, cost management, design services and ...
On Thursday 04 September, the Mace Foundation teamed up with its strategic partner, the children’s charity, Coram, for a fundraising dinner at The Foundling Museum in London.
The aim of the evening was to recognise the work the Foundation is delivering in support of vulnerable young people in the UK. In total £26,597 was raised and guests included Mace’s corporate services supply chain ...
Mace has been appointed to deliver the £400m redevelopment of the BBC Television Centre in west London for developer, Stanhope.
The iconic building will be transformed into a major mixed-use development, including a business hub for the creative industries, a hotel, cinema, gym, restaurants and cafes, as well as 950-homes.
Construction is scheduled to start in 2015 and enabling works will ...
The final piece of Birmingham New Street station’s new atrium roof covering was put into place this Tuesday 16 September 2014, marking another important milestone in the station’s redevelopment.
The station is being delivered by Network Rail with Mace as its delivery partner. Its signature atrium roof will be a key part of the project, creating a light and open space for passengers and ...
The team in Azerbaijan has embraced the UK’s initiative of working with local universities to provide students with a valuable insight into Mace and the construction industry.
To achieve this goal the Country Manager for Azerbaijan Tom French, Nigar Brown, HR Manager and Rena Mikayilova, HR Coordinator liaised with the Ministry of Education of the Azerbaijan Republic to seek their ...