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The Pegasus Report - Issue #118

Quite a packed issue this week! Enjoy!
June 29 · Issue #118 · View online
The Pegasus Report
Quite a packed issue this week! Enjoy!

Some sad new for the industry; Tony Pidgley; founder and chairman of Berkeley Group his died suddenly.
BoKlock; a JV between Ikea and Skanska have had planning permission granted on their first development in Bristol.
In London, plans to build a new home for the Museum of London (valued at £337m) , has been given the thumbs up from the planners. Developer U+I has submitted plans for a cluster of towers on Greenwich Peninsula valued at £770m.
In the South East, bids are in for the renewal of a £250m social housing build framework.
Showing that the BTR market is going from strength to strength, planning has gone in for a 350 unit BTR scheme in Leeds. Staying in Yorkshire, Muse are to submit plans for a new office development on the site of the old Police HQ in Bradford adding much needed grade A office space to the city.
In Chester, after a 20 year delay, construction of a new retail and leisure complex is to begin.
Six contractors have won places on the North East University framework.
In Infrastructure news, the shortlist of contractors to build the new £570m HS2 Curzon Street station is now down to three. HS2 has also begun the search for search for a specialist contractor to deliver 230km of telecommunications systems for phase one and 2a of the project from London to Crewe. Surrey County Council is to begin tendering for an £800m highway maintenance framework.
This is the first of Paul’s (under) 3 minutes briefings! In it you will learn five key questions/points you need to ask/use when considering a new employer if you are pre-APC
This first article (though maybe slightly bias, given the publisher), gives a balanced and realistic view of office demand going forward.
The future of global office demand | JLL Research
The Office of Tomorrow Won’t Look Like The Office Of Today – CoreNet Global
London’s size helping it cope with covid crisis, latest RLB survey into pandemic’s impact says
Call to build 100,000 homes a year for Covid-19 heroes | Construction Enquirer News
Pagabo plan for £47bn developer-led public land framework | Construction Enquirer News
Liverpool unveils £1.4bn Covid recovery building plan
Prime Minister urged to build 30,000 retirement homes
Arup works on pilot scheme to help restaurants reimagine outdoor eating
100,000 social homes a year needed as part of COVID-19 recovery - councils warn
Top 50 women in engineering sustainability revealed
We must challenge preconceived ideas and set a compelling vision for the future - - GCR
Plans to get Britain building in coronavirus recovery set to begin | Infrastructure Intelligence
American Institute of Architects designs Covid strategies for schools, offices and shops - News - GCR : Road to recovery: Fight for property survival
A big tech section this week!
Workers get wearable mood monitors as they return to site
Amey trials graphene asphalt on Kent roads
Covid-19 speeds-up construction’s digital revolution
Google to invest up to $2 billion in Polish data centre, paper says
East Coast Main Line set for £350m digital signalling boost
Atkins launches new digital twin survey platform | Infrastructure Intelligence
Australian block-laying robot heads north
Galliford Try mandates smart ear defenders
Innovation centre seeks to boost use of exoskeletons
Here is your green stories.
Little progress made on UK's net zero pledge | Infrastructure Intelligence
Hill Group to deliver affordable zero carbon homes | Construction Enquirer News
Atlassian to build world's tallest 'hybrid timber' tower in Sydney
RLB’s third global Covid 19 survey is worth a read. Here are other articles.
Study sets out pandemic’s dire effect on US infrastructure
DHL plans €70m build at Munich Airport
Norway power cable passes halfway
Heidelberg to turn former US barracks into 100ha eco-village - News - GCR
Thailand reveals plans for 5,000km motorway network - News - GCR
A quick apology; I completely missed the career section last week! It won’t happen again! Plus I’ve made up for it this week!
How We’ll Think About Productivity Differently in Our Next Normal
This Time-Management Trick Changed My Whole Relationship With Time
How to Help a Colleague Who’s Been Laid Off
Are You Checking in With Your Employees About Their Mental Health?
Arianna Huffington: Real Change Will Come From the Belief That People Can Be Better
How to leverage your company’s competitive edge
Lessons from a Working Mom on “Doing It All”
Inspiring Role Models Who Motivate Us to Fight for Lasting Change
Will the Pandemic Reshape Notions of Female Leadership?
The Coronavirus Pandemic: All of a Sudden I Miss Everyone and Everything
How Different Personality Types Cope with an Always-On Culture
How to Design a Better Hiring Process
How to mentor and support other women — and help them succeed –
How Movement and Exercise Can Help Ignite Your Creativity
Flexible site working hours come into force next week
Until next week...
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