Supporting Mental Health in the Construction Industry
Mental health is an important issue in the construction industry. Contractors, developers, civil engineers, architects, project managers and quantity surveyors are committing themselves to improving workers' wellbeing, but the robustness of fledgling initiatives could be greatly tested by COVID-19. The pandemic has caused widespread anxiety related to construction site shutdowns. In a recent industry coronavirus survey, […]
What’s next for the Construction industry?
In a recent article published by Glenigan it highlights the state of play for the construction industry and how it will recover. The construction industry is experiencing an unprecedented period, as the effects of COVID-19 have made a dramatic impact, however we’re starting to see signs of recovery with: An ongoing and improving trend around construction […]
Outlook for Logistics and Distribution remains positive
Logistics and Distribution sectors future set for predicted growth The current coronavirus crisis has put a strain on the country’s supply chains for keeping retailers stocked with essential goods. The serge in demand is set to boost investment in new warehousing and logistics construction as the UK turns to on-line shopping and increases supply chain […]
How COVID-19 could alter the urban landscape in the future
Shaping cities in the future Pandemics have always shaped cities – and from increased surveillance to ‘de-densification’ to new community activism, Covid-19 is impacting the UK already. Victoria Embankment, which runs for a mile and a quarter along the River Thames, is many people’s idea of quintessential London. Some of the earliest postcards sent in Britain […]
How can Project Managers measure success?
Identifying project success factors can help streamline future projects Knowing the project success factors can help with future projects and prevents failures early on saving both time and money. Being a project manager means that you need a way to assess the projects you are working on and have completed. This article helps to identify the […]
What is Blockchain and how can it help surveyors?
Every so often a revolutionary digital break-through emerges. The most recent being a technology allowing a decentralised, reliable and verifiable record of transactions, which is maintained across multiple computers using peer-to-peer networking and cryptography – blockchain. Blockchain came to public prominence as the digital architecture underpinning Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies that blossomed following the financial […]
Technology centre and shipyard plan for Albert Island industrial hub
The Albert Island scheme aims to "comprehensively redevelop" the 13.49 hectare site to create an employment hub with a range of industrial uses. Planning documents submitted to Newham Council in January state that "the four key components of London's transport infrastructure - river, road, rail and runway - will be brought together and co-located within […]
The team at Gleave get ready to sparkle!
Gleave is proud to support Strictly St Leonard's charity dance event this year St Leonard's will be holding their 3rd Strictly St Leonard's Finale on the 21st March 2020 St Leonard’s Hospice is an independent charity, providing specialist palliative care and support for patients, their families, professionals and carers in York, North Yorkshire. They have […]
A day in the life of a Quantity Surveyor
What does it involve being a Quantity Surveyor? Like making things happen? You should become a Quantity Surveyor… A Quantity Surveyor’s job is to manage all costs related to building and civil engineering projects, and making sure their clients get value for money. They also ensure that projects conform to legal regulations, and are up to […]
Promotion of Jack Cawthra to Associate Director
Well-deserved promotion of Jack Cawthra to Associate Director Company promotion news We are pleased to announce the promotion of Jack Cawthra to the position of Associate Director. Jack joined Gleave Partnership five years ago and his rapid advancement is the evidence of his extraordinary contribution during this time. Alongside consistently implementing successful project deliveries, Jack […]