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SW construction market bucks national slowdown trend

Authored by Mary

The latest survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has revealed that growth in the construction market has remained positive in the South West over the last three months.

Private housing workloads showed the greatest increase with 48% more of those working in the sector reporting a rise in activity rather than a fall over the first quarter of 2016. During the last...

Building projects delayed by skills shortage

Authored by Mike Page

Development projects in Exeter and across Devon and Cornwall are being delayed by up to three months as a result of a struggle to source skilled labour, according to leading property consultancy JLL.

As the economy has started to improve, construction work has picked up, with new building projects taking place in and around the region.

But David Slee, building consultancy...

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