The downturn hit the UK in 2008, we’ve all been affected by it but some more than others. The BCO’s Investor Committee invites you to join what promises to be a lively debate on the performance of the office sector in London and in the regions.
21 May 2013 08:00
Find out what happened when QVC moved 5 miles across London - tour of a new state-of-the-art, purpose built television studios and headquarters in Chiswick Park for the leading multi-media retailer and discussions of how the new facility was briefed, designed, and the entire business was relocated into the new facility without losing any live broadcast.
18 Jun 2013 17.00
LATEST RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
BIM is transforming how buildings are designed, constructed and operated, at present the greatest value being realised from BIM in the commercial office sector is through de-risking construction. The BIM process delivers fully coordinated design at an earlier point in the process, significantly reducing uncertainty in the construction phase and allowing faster construction with less waste of material and time.
16 May 2013
The BCO and Savills commissioned this report to look at what workers want from their office workplace. The increasing amount of consultation with staff before and after an office move highlights the growing importance of staff concerns in boardroom decisions. The purpose of this survey was to identify those staff preferences and to provide insight into what occupiers want from their office space. The findings showed that employees want a comfortable office space with adequate temperature control, lighting and space.
30 Apr 2013
This report addresses concerns expressed by real estate professionals on the capacity of London's energy infrastructure. The concerns were that there was a lack of capacity which was increasing the complexity, expense and risk to new office developments. The research found the key issues were: high connection charges, a lack of security of supply delivered risk to developments through uncertain timeframes, increased upfront costs, investment in the network was limited by Ofgem and issues around district heating networks.
31 Jan 2013
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