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    Digitalisation in Hong Kong’s healthcare developments

    The prevailing pandemic is a wake-up call for governments around the world. The healthcare infrastructure in most if not all countries or regions is grossly inadequate or outdated to cope with the impact of any major healthcare crisis. Even before ...

  • INSIGHT

    State of the market – data centres in Asia

    Data centre demand is expected to have a 12.2% compound annual growth between 2018 and 2024 in the APAC region.1 Big data is now central to the way we live our lives, the way our governments work, to the way we communicate, purchase and carry out ...

  • INSIGHT

    The Past, Present and Future of Technological Adoption on Labour Reliance

    The Beginning The construction sector has traditionally been a labour-intensive industry and has in the past exhibited an entrenched resistance to technological adoption. Across industries, we have witnessed a paradigm shift in the last decade in ...

  • INSIGHT

    A Greener, Smarter and Safer Development Goal in China’s Construction Industry

    In China, the Five-Year Plan is a series of social and economic development issued by the government to govern the national major construction projects, productivity distribution, and main proportion of the national economy. By the end of 2020, China...

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  • Singapore and Regional Report

    RLB Singapore and Regional Construction Market Update Dec 2022

    The second half of 2022 was characterised by high inflation, interest rates, oil and gas prices and ...

  • Hong Kong Report

    RLB Construction Cost Update HK Q4 2022

    According to Rider Levett Bucknall’s Tender Price Index, which measures tender price movements of ...

  • International Report

    Challenges and opportunities in the post Covid-19 world

    Although the global construction industry was impacted by government-imposed lockdowns during the ...

  • China Report

    RLB Construction Procurement and Cost Intelligence Report China Q4 2022

    The report provides a snapshot of construction market conditions and price movements in China....

  • Future Thinking

    Planning a positive legacy from mega-event projects

    Mega events can continue to deliver for a city long after the turnstiles have shut, and the last ...

  • Perspective

    Perspective 2022 vol 2

    Since stepping into the role of RLB Global Chairman in June, I have reflected on how RLB operates ...

  • Hong Kong Report

    RLB Construction Cost Update HK Q3 2022

    According to RLB’s Tender Price Index, which measures tender price movements of builder’s works ...

  • Perspective 2022 vol 2

    Digitalisation in Hong Kong’s healthcare developments

    The prevailing pandemic is a wake-up call for governments around the world. The healthcare ...

  • Market Research

    Global State of the Market Report

    RLB recently carried-out a global survey in which our Directors and Partners provided their views of...

  • Digital Transformation

    That 5D Feeling: An insight into the recent Middle East BIM uptrend

    The recent uptrend in the Middle East in BIM usage is a step in the right direction for 5D ...

  • Singapore and Regional Report

    RLB Singapore and Regional Construction Market Update Jun 2022 

    Global production and supply chain issues continue to hamper post pandemic recovery in the first ...

  • International Report

    Strong post Covid-19 demand tempered by short term disruption

    Rider Levett Bucknall’s 2nd Quarter 2022 International Report shows pressures in regional ...

  • Hong Kong Report

    RLB Construction Cost Update HK Q2 2022

    According to RLB’s Tender Price Index, which measures tender price movements of builder’s works ...

  • Riders Digest

    Singapore Rider’s Digest 2022

    Celebrating 50 years of industry leadership and service excellence In our 15th edition of the ...

  • Perspective

    Perspective 2022 vol 1

    The year is 1783. The treaty between the United States and Great Britain is signed in Paris, ...

  • Perspective 2022 vol 1

    The Past, Present and Future of Technological Adoption on Labour Reliance

    The Beginning The construction sector has traditionally been a labour-intensive industry and has in ...

  • Perspective 2022 vol 1

    A Greener, Smarter and Safer Development Goal in China’s Construction Industry

    In China, the Five-Year Plan is a series of social and economic development issued by the government...

  • Perspective 2022 vol 1

    The Power Of Data In And The Digital Healthcare Estate

    Data is critical in informing the rationalisation of healthcare estates and enabling more ...

  • Perspective 2022 vol 1

    Trends in residential developments in Hong Kong – Size, price, standards and cost

    For the past decades, the Hong Kong private residential sector has focused on offering small flats ...

  • Crane Index

    RLB Crane Index® Hong Kong Q4 2021

    In the fourth quarter of 2021, RLB surveyed around 251 construction sites where private building ...

  • Hong Kong Report

    RLB Construction Cost Update HK Q1 2022

    According to RLB’s Tender Price Index, which measures tender price movements of builder’s works ...

  • Riders Digest

    Riders Digest 2022 Philippines

    Rider Levett Bucknall Philippines, Inc. proudly presents to you the eleventh Philippine Edition of ...

  • Singapore and Regional Report

    RLB Singapore and Regional Construction Market Update Dec 2021

    The region rebounded in 2021 from the low bases of 2020 even as we continue to live with COVID-19 ...

  • Hong Kong Report

    RLB Construction Cost Update HK Q4 2021

    According to RLB’s Tender Price Index, which measures tender price movements of builder’s works ...

  • International Report

    Global Construction Market Activity Positive according to Q4 International Report

    According to Rider Levett Bucknall’s (RLB) 4th Quarter 2021 International Report, global ...

  • China Report

    RLB Construction Procurement and Cost Intelligence Report China Q4 2021

    The report provides a snapshot of construction market conditions and price movements in China....

  • Market Research

    COVID-19: Global Survey Report, Issue 11

    The 11th edition of the RLB COVID-19 Survey continues the focus change made in the 10th edition, to ...

  • International Report

    Global border closures continue to impact construction markets

    According to the Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) 2nd Quarter 2021 International Report, global border ...

  • Future Thinking

    State of the market – data centres in Asia

    Data centre demand is expected to have a 12.2% compound annual growth between 2018 and 2024 in the ...

  • Hong Kong Report

    RLB Construction Cost Update HK Q3 2021

    According to RLB’s Tender Price Index, which measures tender price movements of builder’s works ...

  • Singapore and Regional Report

    RLB Singapore and Regional Construction Market Update Jun 2021

    Capturing a more holistic picture of the region, the latest update includes updates from the Phnom ...

  • Riders Digest

    Riders Digest 2021 Philippines

    In 1972, RLB first issued the Riders Digest, an annual compilation of regional and international ...

  • Market Research

    COVID-19: Global Survey Report, Issue 10

    This 10th edition of the RLB COVID-19 Survey changes focus slightly, to include reference to not ...

  • Riders Digest

    Singapore Rider’s Digest 2021

    RLB Singapore issued the first Rider’s Digest in 2008, providing a compendium of cost information ...

  • China Report

    RLB Construction Procurement and Cost Intelligence Report China Q2 2021

    The report provides a snapshot of construction market conditions and price movements in China....

  • Hong Kong Report

    RLB Construction Cost Update HK Q2 2021

    According to RLB’s Tender Price Index, which measures tender price movements of builder’s works ...