Posts tagged with ‘Barbour ABI’

  • Construction sector growth shows signs of cooling

    By Debbie Eales on January 27, 2015
    Growth in the construction sector is showing signs of a slowdown according to a report released on January 22nd. While 2014 saw an increase, with the sector expanding by 2.8 per cent on the previous year, when compared to the 25.2 per cent rise in 2013, it is clear that the pace of growth has slowed. The report from Barbour […]
  • London dominates UK construction for seventh consecutive month

    By Debbie Eales on December 11, 2014
    Figures released today (December 11th) reveal that London accounted for a quarter of the total value of construction contracts awarded in November – the same as the North West, North East and Yorkshire combined. Barbour ABI, which is a chosen provider of construction data to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Government, has published its latest Economic & […]
  • Commercial/retail construction contracts at highest level since 2012

    By Debbie Eales on December 8, 2014
    Figures recently released reveal that the value of commercial and retail construction contracts awarded in October reached its highest level in two years. Barbour ABI – which provides construction data to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the Government – has published its latest Economic & Construction Market Review revealing that the value of construction contracts in the sector […]
  • WSP increases its global and UK presence with the acquisition of Parsons Brinckerhoff

    By Debbie Eales on September 5, 2014
    On Wednesday (September 3) Balfour Beatty agreed to sell their professional services division Parsons Brinckerhoff to WSP Global for £820 million. The deal now makes WSP one of the world’s largest professional services firms, substantially increasing their presence across global emerging markets in Asia and Australasia alongside opportunities in the UK market, where Parsons Brinckerhoff is well-established. With WSP already […]