BBC: Glasgow 2014: Analyst says £769m invested in construction deals

More than £769m has been invested in Scottish construction contracts linked to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, according to a business analyst.

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The Telegraph: Small builders need help to solve the housing crisis

Too much of the house-building trade is in the hands of a few big firms. The Government must help smaller builders.

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The Observer: The 10 best windows

From medieval stained glass to the sliding sash, Rowan Moore selects his favourite windows

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Construction Enquirer: Gatwick unveils £241m plan to boost second runway

Gatwick Airport has unveiled an extra £241m in investment plans to spread the benefit of a second runway to local communities.

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The Guardian: Home buyers put off by high prices and rising rates

Halifax identifies a sharp drop in the number of people who feel that it would be a good time to buy a house over the next 12 months.

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The Telegraph: Pop up retailers will deliver £2.1bn to the UK economy this year

Pop up shops are the fastest growing business sector in the UK, study finds.

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The Independent: Balfour and Carillion in talks to create £3bn construction giant

The companies behind the London Olympics Aquatics Centre and the St Pancras Channel Tunnel rail link confirm they have been in talks for the last few weeks on a possible deal.

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