Latest News - May 2014

BWBLOG: GARETH SHEPHERD: Is the only way up for Leeds?

30 May 2014

With strong signs the recession is - whisper it- behind us, and growing sector activity in education, industrial and traditional house-building, focus is beginning to shift back to another sector which featured strongly in last the property boom; City Centre Residential Development, and particularly in Leeds and other Northern cities.

 

BWBLOG: STEFAN ZALEGA: Delivering Best Value in the Property Industry by Thinking Beyond Planning, Design and Construction

30 May 2014

The traditional composition and structure of professional consultants in the property industry may be at odds with how Best Value for the project is actually created and provided. Short term drivers demand project deliverables generally focused are around either planning, design, construction and maintenance stages at any given moment in time. Rarely is ‘the whole’ considered.  The consultancy profession inadvertently reinforces this short term horizon, as they have traditionally developed and structured services that specialise in providing solutions tailored to each of the above stages, in a singular fashion. Acute focus drives specialism doesn’t it? Surely Best Value is created and delivered by such singular specialism, isn’t it?

 

Actually, it probably isn’t!

BWBLOG: IQBAL RASSOOL: RESTORATION OF SKETCHLEY BROOK

28 May 2014

A real enhancement of the Water Environment and great to be associated with.

SUDS ADOPTION FACES ANOTHER SET BACK

27 May 2014

There is more uncertainty in the air as Defra announce there will be no implementation of Schedule 3 in October 2014 as previously promised.

LINCOLNSHIRE PRE-PLANNING DROP-IN SURGERY, 25th JUNE 2014

14 May 2014

BWB and Lincoln based planning specialists Globe Consultants, are joining forces to offer a free drop-in surgery.