Resurgence in UK construction sector during Q3 2014

Resurgence in UK construction sector during Q3 2014

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07 Jan 2015
JLL and Glenigan’s latest  UK Commercial Construction Activity Index reveals that non-residential new build activity is increasing rapidly, with the value of new starts over the year to Q3 amounting to £12.5bn - up 5.4% on the year to Q2.

Commenting on the research, Helen Gough, director of JLL’s UK Buildings & Construction team, said: “This resurgence appears to have been driven by a strong rise in office construction with a 12-month total of £5.7bn, up 55% on the equivalent figure for Q2.  These figures further demonstrate blossoming developer confidence.”

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