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Government Soft Landings: Bigger than BIM?

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A new eco-town built by A2 Dominion and Willmott Dixon contains so many sustainable elements that it will be a net energy provider to the grid. But this had cost implications for a scheme that had to be commercially viable.

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An array of Balfour companies has been delivering luxury student digs at a culturally significant Edinburgh site.