Perspective: A global magazine by Rider Levett Bucknall
Inside this edition of Perspective you will read about current innovations shaping our industry first-hand from the people who make them happen.
Perspective presents a compilation of insights from members of the RLB team around the world, offering informed and fresh perspectives on a range of industry related topics from forecasting construction expenditure in Hong Kong to healthcare design efficiency, and achieving successful public-private partnerships.
RLB Crane Index® North America Q1 2020
The biannual Crane Index® provides a visceral view of the construction industry in key markets
RLB Myanmar Construction Market Update Dec 2019
Myanmar’s GDP growth is estimated at 6.3 per cent in the fiscal year 2018/19 which ended on 30 September 2019. Economic growth for 2019/20 is expected to remain stable at 6.4 per cent.
RLB Vietnam Construction Market Update Dec 2019
Vietnam’s economy grew by 7.02 per cent in 2019, marking the second consecutive year the country’s GDP has exceeded 7 per cent. Vietnam’s economic growth is expected to achieve a rate of 6.5 per cent in the medium term.
RLB Indonesia Construction Market Update Dec 2019
Indonesia’s economy rose 5.02 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2019. The full-year forecast was revised downwards to 5.08 per cent, reflecting the global economic slowdown.
RLB Malaysia Construction Market Update Dec 2019
Malaysia’s GDP rose 4.4 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2019 while the central bank maintained its full-year forecast of 4.3 per cent to 4.8 per cent growth for 2019.
RLB Construction Cost Update HK Q1 2020
According to RLB’s Tender Price Index, which measures tender price movements of builder’s works in the private sector in Hong Kong, there was a decrease of 0.6% in tender prices in the fourth quarter of 2019. On a year-on-year basis, the tender price decreased by 4.1%.
RLB Crane Index® New Zealand Q1 2020
The 13th edition (Q1, 2020) of the RLB Crane Index® fell 11 per cent from the record high seen twelve months ago.
RLB New Zealand Trends in Property and Construction Q1 2020
Prepared by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (Inc.) (NZIER) exclusively for RLB, Forecast 94 confirms that Wellington led the way in non-residential construction growth over the past year, reflecting stronger demand for health and social buildings, as well as accommodation.
RLB Tender Price Forecast UK - Q1 2020
The essential forecast for Tender Price Inflation, RLB UK’s quarterly Tender Price Forecast provides regional tender price breakdowns and commentary from our cost management experts.