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  • INSIGHT

    Environment Act 2021: and how it will affect the Built Environment

    The Environmental Act, which came into law at the end of last year, is one of the forthcoming pieces of legislation alongside the recently read Carbon Emissions (Buildings) Bill, that will protect and enhance our environment for future generations to...

  • INSIGHT

    Adopting agile working - the key to unlocking an estate strategy

    The move to agile/ hybrid working has shifted fundamentally in the last two years. There is no doubting the positive impact on employee wellbeing and productivity of moving to new flexible ways of working which has been accelerated by the pandemic. ...

  • INSIGHT

    Digital and sustainable construction go hand-in-hand

    The adoption of digital construction is critical to decarbonising the built environment, says Ann Bentley, talking to BIM+. If there are two things that will be industry game-changers over the next few years, if not the next 12 months, it’s the ...

  • INSIGHT

    The power of data in your digital estate

    We all live and work in a data driven world with big data being part of our everyday lives. However, with the recent Government investment, healthcare estates are becoming more reliant than ever on data to support their business cases for ...

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  • Market Research

    RLB Tender Price Forecast UK H1 2022

    As the invasion of Ukraine by Russia developed through Q1 2022, it became clear that the already ...

  • Perspective

    Perspective 2022 vol 1

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

  • Future Thinking

    From Green (plan) shoots to sustainable outcomes within healthcare estates

    At the start of the 2022 came the deadline for NHS Trusts across England to publish Green Plans, ...

  • International Women’s Day 2022

    The theme of this year’s International Women’s Day is Break the Bias. We took the opportunity to...

  • Market Research

    Procurement Trends Report 2022

    RLB procurement report finds collaborative practices thriving and few contractors widening their ...

  • Market Research

    EMEA Hotels Monitor – Issue 29

    The EMEA Hotels Monitor, produced by Whitebridge Hospitality, RLB and HOTSTATS, looks at trend ...

  • Future Thinking

    Environment Act 2021: and how it will affect the Built Environment

    The Environmental Act, which came into law at the end of last year, is one of the forthcoming pieces...

  • Future Thinking

    Adopting agile working – the key to unlocking an estate strategy

    The move to agile/ hybrid working has shifted fundamentally in the last two years. There is no ...

  • Future Thinking

    One thing is certain: uncertainty lies ahead

    We have dealt with huge challenges over the past two years, but they have only created more hurdles ...

  • Future Thinking

    The power of data in your digital estate

    We all live and work in a data driven world with big data being part of our everyday ...

  • Future Thinking

    Residential: a look back on 2021 and a forward looking view to 2022

    National Head of Residential, Paul Sambrook, looks back on 2021 and anticipates whats to come over ...

  • Future Thinking

    Digital and sustainable construction go hand-in-hand

    The adoption of digital construction is critical to decarbonising the built environment, says Ann ...

  • Future Thinking

    Infrastructure: looking to the future

    During the pandemic, the UK infrastructure pipeline has shown both resilience and ...

  • Future Thinking, Market Research

    Global Construction Market Activity Positive according to Q4 International Report

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

  • Future Thinking

    We have heard the proposals and read the words. Action is imperative now

    Raising the conversation around a greener world is key to us raising awareness of what we need to ...

  • Future Thinking

    The rise and rise of Purpose Built Student Accommodation

    The ‘Purpose Built Student Accommodation’ (PBSA) market is often referred to by industry ...

  • Market Research

    RLB Tender Price Forecast UK – Q4 2021

    The end-of-year 2021 edition of the Tender Price Forecast summarises the dramatic experience of the ...

  • Digital Transformation, Market Research

    Costs of MMC set to drop by a third, finds new Constructing Excellence report supported by RLB

    Costs associated with modern methods of construction (MMC) could fall by a third as demand in the ...

  • 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 ...

  • Future Thinking

    Reflections from COP26

    The Green industrial revolution – the time is now Ten days on from the end of the COP26 summit and...

  • Future Thinking

    Hospitality: change for good – but at what cost?

    With the Annual Hotel Conference upon us – with a its theme of “Change for Good” – and ...

  • Future Thinking

    Watch: Making Sustainability an integral part of the conversation

    Watch our Building a Greener Britain programme: At RLB UK we believe that sustainability can no ...

  • Future Thinking, Market Research

    What’s at the heart of reducing Retailers’ carbon footprint?

    At RLB UK, we believe that building for the future means just this – a moral obligation to have a ...

  • Future Thinking, Market Research

    State of the market – data centres in Spain

    The time is now With the cloud computing market in Spain expected to grow at around 13% CAGR1 ...

  • Future Thinking

    RLB Future Professionals Programme 2022

    RLB Future Professionals are chosen for their potential, ambition, energy and interest in exploring ...

  • Future Thinking, Market Research

    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 ...

  • Market Research

    RLB Tender Price Forecast UK – Q3 2021

    The third quarter of 2021 is showing that the easing of Covid restrictions in the UK has happened ...

  • 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 ...

  • Market Research

    Global border closures continue to impact construction markets

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

  • Future Thinking

    Designing the office space, for everyone

    We recently had the pleasure to host the BCO NextGen’s Designing for Diversity webinar with key ...

  • Capability

    Conditions Improvement Fund (CIF)

    The Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) can make a massive difference to schools and academies as they ...

  • Future Thinking

    Market conditions: The challenges, solutions and future outlook on logistics & manufacturing

    We all know the fundamental principle of supply and demand and how it affects price determination ...

  • Digital Transformation, Future Thinking

    Why we should use BIM at tender stage

    Although the industry has come some way in using geometrical modelling, it could make a significant ...

  • Future Thinking

    Driving the Healthcare Estates Net Zero Agenda

    In January 2020 just before the health emergency hit, the NHS launched its Greener NHS campaign ...

  • Future Thinking

    How the domestic construction market can weather the storm

    Who would have predicted this time two years ago the shape of not only the domestic, but also the ...

  • Future Thinking

    State of the Market: African investment and growth opportunities in data centres

    Is Africa the new frontier for data centres? Africa has been a region under discussion for quite a ...