UK construction and property news
- Inflation | RIBA’s latest Future Trends survey showed that architects in all regions are expecting workloads to grow, but are increasingly concerned about the rising cost of materials and labour.
- Headquarters | Shell is to relocate its headquarters from the Netherlands to the UK as it moves to simplify its structure.
- Office starts | Deloitte’s latest Crane Survey shows that the volume of new starts has increased 10% since May, to 3.4m sqft, which is above the long-run average of 2.4m sqft. The survey found that many developers were expecting occupancy and demand to rebound, even if the future of office work changes.