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The Impact Of BIM On The Distribution Of Cost & Return On Investment In UK Construction Projects by L. Cusack

Abstract. It has been widely documented that when Building Information Modelling (BIM) is used, there is a shift in effort to the design phase. Little investigation into the impact of this shift in effort has been done and how it impacts on costs.

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CSA's - They're a waste of time!

The government, and most of the private sector too, is very committed to reducing costs in the construction process. The thing is most of the effort, quite rightly, focuses on site performance and delivery. 458 more words

The Additional Rate of Stamp Duty and it's Effect on the Housing Market

With effect from 1st April this year, the additional rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) came into force for purchases of residential property.  So the existing residential SDLT rate of 2% for the £125k – £250k band will be 5% for the purchase of an additional residential property and so on for the other existing rates. 461 more words


Survey setting out

Setting out involves working out the location and extent of the building on site. Each site is different, so start by establishing the particular conditions. Use information from territorial authorities’ records combined with an on-site inspection. 88 more words

Construction Management

#LifeInUnilag: Check out the perfect wedding song! 'OMOLADE' by 1 of 1

Otufodunrin Oluwafemi, also known as 1 OF 1 is currently an undergrate in the University of Lagos studing 40 more words


Building Information Modeling and its impact on the future role of the Quantity Surveyor.

The Fear

Throughout history there has been opposition to various forms of industrialisation, automation, computerisation and general new technology, where the people have had concerns they may ‘be replaced by robots’. 601 more words