As one year closes and another begins, it is probably an apt time for reflections, forecasts and resolutions. According to the Office for National Statistics, 2017 brought a modest uplift in growth and productivity in the construction industry before slowing in Q2 and Q3. Indeed, in January, 2017, construction output was 29% higher than the lowest point of the last five years and despite falling back again, output in Q3 was still 25.7% above January, 2013 levels.

In July, 2017, the DCLG and the HCA launched the Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) – an initiative aimed at releasing up to 100,000 new homes through £2.3 billion of government funding for new and improved infrastructure in potential growth zones.

While 2017 has been a year of subdued global growth across many sectors, tourism is still big business – if this is planned and managed correctly.

Should building on green belt be so contentious or is brownfield development the key to constructing more homes? Place-Make’s David Edwards provides insight

It has been some time since we last posted a general update of what we have been up to and as spring slowly rolls into summer it’s probably a good time to remedy this.

We recently launched an initiative to develop a parallel route for artisan and creative industries in Muswell Hill, North London.  Here is a summary of this …