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Designing a new city can be a challenge, but with a rise in new technology and software — the process is becoming easier. Together with Oasys Ltd, who provide column design software, we consider how software has been used in the planning process of city spaces.    

How software is changing the way we build

Designing a new city can be a challenge, but with a rise in new technology and software — the process is becoming easier. Together with Oasys Ltd, who provide column design software, we consider how software has been used in the planning process of city spaces. Using software to manage crowd movement It is capable of simulating thousands of people so that they can be imported into digital models of city spaces. The simulated agents can act intelligently according to…

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What can shale and biomethane offer the gas industry?

The future of energy is hard to determine, even for experts in the industry. At the 2017 Future Energy Scenarios event, the efficiency and future use of shale gas and biomethane was brought into the discussion. Here to analyse how the UK might benefit from both these forms of energy in the years to come is Flogas — a leading supplier of LPG storage tanks… The future of shale gas Shale and the fracking process are constantly in the news,…

By introducing software designed specifically for the property sector (aka PropTech), businesses can streamline their management business, allowing them to scale more easily or simply reduce the cost of their current business.

Streamlining your property portfolio, how PropTech is making management easy

Changes to stamp duty and a lettings fee ban protecting tenants means several new costs have now been placed on property managers by the government. This means that property managers are now looking for ways to reduce costs in other areas. One of the ways to do this is to reduce time (and therefore money) spent on admin. By introducing software designed specifically for the property sector (aka PropTech), businesses can streamline their management business, allowing them to scale more…

Building Work at Liverpool Waters Starts

Building Work at Liverpool Waters Starts

Peel Land and Property’s £5 million regeneration scheme at Liverpool Waters has officially begun with the ground-breaking ceremony for Plaza 1821 that marks the beginning of a construction session at Princes Dock. The £21 million sixteen-storey residential tower will house 105 one and two bedroom apartments together with amenity space on the ground floor. The real estate enterpriser acts on behalf of Regenda Group and, when finished, Plaza 1821 will be owned and managed by Redwing Living, a Regenda subsidiary.…

SGB Form Four-Year Agreement with Countryside

SGB has announced more details about a new deal that has been made between themselves and the UK property development company, Countryside. SBG is a part of Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, and was first established through the merging of Harsco Infrastructure and Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services. The company is a single-source provider of specialist industrial and construction services, working to supply the worldwide energy and infrastructure sectors. The new deal with Countryside is expected to last for four…

David Wilson Homes Donates to Kilbarchan Primary’s Arts Fund

David Wilson Homes Donates to Kilbarchan Primary’s Arts Fund

David Wilson Homes has donated a sum of £1,000 to Kilbarchan Primary School, with the aim of helping the school with arts project. The donation gives the school a major helping hand towards meeting its overall fundraising target of £6,000 by 2018. The fundraising drive is being led by the school’s new head teacher Fiona MacKenzie, with the money to be used to purchase equipment to facilitate arts projects. With these funds, concerts and exhibitions will be elevated to a…

Offsite Awards Recognise Outstanding Projects

Offsite Awards Recognise Outstanding Projects

The team at B & K Structures are celebrating award-winning success, with their projects picking up no less than two trophies and three highly commended certificates, at the Offsite Awards which were held in London this week. As one of the UK's leading offsite specialist contractors, involved in the design, manufacture and delivery of some of the UK's most renowned buildings - B & K Structures have proven experience in understanding complex engineering structures incorporating glulam, cross laminated timber, steel…

Peel Logistics Property Announced That They Acquired a Land Site In a Prime Location

Peel Logistics Property Announced That They Acquired a Land Site In a Prime Location

Peel Logistics Property announced last week that they have acquired a land site in a prime location. The new acquisition is a site that measures 48 acres and is located in Sheffield, South Yorkshire. The specialist logistics and industrial property company have acquired this site in order to transform it in to a flagship prime logistics park. The cleared and vacant site has been acquired by Peel Logistics from Outokumpu Group. It is thought that this new site will be…

Lawsons Announced That They Are Merging With National Franchise Concentric

Lawsons Announced That They Are Merging With National Franchise Concentric

The residential sales and lettings agency Lawsons has announced that it will be merging with the national franchise Concentric in order to form a super agency. It is believed that by merging the companies will be able to combine their traditional high street expertise with a modern hybrid firm that will lead to a wider range of services offered in their online and offline presence. Lawsons was first established in 1990 and has been working to deliver top-end services for…

St James has Announced Using Aconex Solutions to Manage the Construction of Three new Schemes

St James has Announced Using Aconex Solutions to Manage the Construction of Three new Schemes

St James, a leader in urban regeneration developments and member of The Berkeley Group has announced it is using Aconex solutions in order to manage the construction of three new schemes which will make up the Albert Embankment Plaza. The new plaza is located on the South Bank of the River Thames. The plaza includes The Corniche and Merano Residences. These developments are expected to be completed in the early stages of this year. There is also another section of…