15 Feb 2019

Global clean-up and monitoring markets set for strong growth

Brownfield Briefing: A slew of new market reports have found strong prospects for growth in soil treatment, arsenic removal and water quality monitoring.

1 Feb 2019

Post-Brexit office building to fall sharply Locked

Brownfield Briefing: 'High end' apartments and factories will also be affected.

27 Jan 2019

QTS appointed to £100m geotechnical rail framework Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Network Rail announced over £400m worth of appointments as £4bn control period commences.

27 Jan 2019

Homes England invests £74m to progress Ebbsfleet Garden City development Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The framework will see the firms provide a range of environmental services and design input to help prepare land for development.

27 Jan 2019

UK experiencing build-to-rent boom, says BPF Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The number of build-to-rent homes under construction has grown by 40% in the past year, according to the British Property Federation.

21 Jan 2019

RSK acquires construction services firm Pellings

Brownfield Briefing: The acquisition will be incorporated into RSK's geosciences and engineering division and enhance its service offering to its clients.

Europe, UK
13 Jan 2019

Harworth appoints three regional directors Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The three new directors will take charge of development operations in the Midlands, North West, and Central regions.

13 Jan 2019

Housebuilders’ costs rise 3.9%, says BCIS Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Labour and material costs have risen, according to the BCIS Private Housing Construction Price Index.

6 Dec 2018

Sellafield legacy dominates NDA Locked

Brownfield Briefing: It will account for two-thirds of spending in the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s £3bn budget next year.

22 Nov 2018

Arcadis’ five Brexit tips Locked

Brownfield Briefing: With a Brexit-inspired construction slowdown imminent, the company has provided contingency planning advice.

8 Nov 2018

Mace to advise on Tewkesbury regeneration

Brownfield Briefing: The consultancy will look at the best ways to regenerate the town centre to maximise the social, economic, and sustainable growth of the area.

26 Oct 2018

BPF’s chief points to UK’s strong fundamentals Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Everything is changing but the UK has strong fundamentals was a key message from BPF’s chief executive, Melanie Leech’s in her speech at Mipim UK.

25 Oct 2018

Harworth buys 56 acre St. Helens site off Banks Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Harworth's first residential purchase in the north west has consent for 900 new homes.

25 Oct 2018

Countryside Properties to deliver Kingston regeneration

Brownfield Briefing: Kingston’s preferred development partner will help deliver the 2,000-home Cambridge Road Estate regeneration project in Southwest London.

18 Oct 2018

North West construction is 10 times national average, says ONS Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Construction output in the region has risen 15% in the last quarter, according to Office of National Statistics figures.

7 Sep 2018

House growth hits record low Locked

Brownfield Briefing: UK house prices have seen their biggest monthly fall since 2012, according to the latest Nationwide House Price Index.

9 Aug 2018

Home building generates £38bn, finds report Locked

Brownfield Briefing: About £12bn was also invested in land and buildings in England and Wales, according to a Lichfields report.

9 Aug 2018

SOCOTEC secures Tata Steel contract

Brownfield Briefing: The testing and inspection firm will provide support for ongoing remediation works at the steelmaker’s Port Talbot site in Wales.

2 Aug 2018

Harworth sells two plots for £8.4m Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The regeneration company has sold land for residential development in Pontefract, West Yorkshire, and in North Nottinghamshire.

26 Jul 2018

Homes England looks forward to bigger role

Brownfield Briefing: The 2017-18 Homes and Communities Agency Annual Report outlines healthy gains but will have an extra £15bn to get Britain Building in its new Homes England guise.

19 Jul 2018

Brownfield managers invited to apply for Future Cities China delegation

Brownfield Briefing: Opportunities to learn about smart cities the Chinese way.

13 Jul 2018

What environmental factor is most likely to derail a housing scheme?

Brownfield Briefing: In Development+Infrastructure’s recent Housing and the Environment (H&E) survey, industry representatives identified contaminated land as the chief threat. But who was the most environmentally sensitive developer?

15 Jun 2018

AECOM signs $450m US project extension Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The US Department of Energy has extended the AECOM-led remediation project at the Savannah River site in South Carolina. 

Global, North America
6 Jun 2018

UK construction shows modest improvement Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Construction activity has risen slightly but uncertainty still hinders growth, according to the IHS Markit/CIPS UK Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index.

6 Jun 2018

Causeway wins Iona ground investigation contract Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Argyll and Bute Council has awarded the contract to Causeway Geotech Ltd following a three-company tendering process.

17 May 2018

London newbuild starts fall by 25%, says LCP Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Both sales and sales growth have slowed down in the capital in the past year.

16 May 2018

Persimmon plans 830-home scheme

Brownfield Briefing: Severn Trent and Gedling Borough Council have sold the 135a site, which lies 8km east of Nottingham.

1 May 2018

Landmark appoints new sales and marketing director Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The property and environmental data specialist has made Jason Goodwin its new sales and marketing director.

26 Apr 2018

Harworth announces new moves Locked

Brownfield Briefing: The regeneration firm will deliver 485 new homes across two East Midlands sites.

26 Apr 2018

New infrastructure and land price research released Locked

Brownfield Briefing: Land and residential sale values tend to increase when new infrastructure is complete or almost completed, claims Savills.