Five things to consider when starting a construction company
Starting a construction company can be fun and exciting. The appeal of working for yourself and having control over the direction of your business is an enticing and worthwhile endeavour. However, running a business can be hard work and failure
Is modular construction the way forward for the construction sector?
Modular construction is a method of construction where major components of the building or structure are manufactured off-site. Buildings are then effectively assembled in “modules”. As governments look for ways to boost construction output and optimise cost efficiency, modular construction
Sneak preview: new estimate builder in ManagePlaces
Managing your budget in ManagePlaces is about to get even easier as we are boosting the Business Plan / Estimate builder to simplify input tracking.
Managing projects efficiently: Site Surveys, Sales Trackers, Reporting
We have been helping property development and real estate investment management companies scale up and efficiently manage their projects through our easy-to-use, connected tool. A growing business needs to actively manage more and more projects, and speed up the admin
What is PropTech and how is it revolutionising real estate?
PropTech is the collective term used to describe the wave of tech innovations set to disrupt real estate markets. The future is both exciting and hard to predict for the real estate industry at the moment as PropTech is already
UK invests £420 million in construction technology
The UK Government has announced that it will inject a decade-high investment of £420m into construction technology to help meet its plans of building 1.5 million new homes by 2022. Whilst the construction of new homes in the UK has become a
Seven best apps for real estate investors in 2018
Whether you’re taking your first steps in the world of real estate or have an active portfolio, technology is becoming more and more essential to ensure you keep up with and exceed the competition. From speeding up decision making to
Could this self-healing concrete revolutionise construction?
According to a recent report by The World Business Council for Sustainable Development, concrete is the 2nd most commonly used material in the world and, by 2030, global cement output will hit 5bn metric tons per year. Given its environmental impacts and
Five ways to ensure effective team communication on construction projects
A team that communicates effectively on a construction project is like a well oiled machine. Schedules are stuck to, errors and delays are minimised and mishaps avoided. Furthermore, the knock-on effect of team morale and boosted productivity should not be