Lend Lease and London & Continental Railways have been granted planning permission for the first 330 private homes on the Olympic Park.
Lend Lease has had a managerial shake-up with chief operating officer Dan Labbad resuming control of the company’s Europe, Middle East and Africa region after only a year out the role.
Lend Lease has been awarded a deal worth around £100m to redevelop the Ministry of Defence’s Beacon Barracks in Stafford.
A fire on a £125m arena site in Glasgow was likely to have been caused by welding or cutting equipment, according to a fire service report.
Lend Lease has submitted detailed plans for 360 new homes as part of its £1.5bn regeneration of Elephant & Castle in central London.
Lend Lease has won a £13m deal at the British headquarters for BMW in Farnborough.
More than 30 contractors and clients have signed up to a new pledge to tackle the problem of poor health among construction workers.
Lend Lease project manager Ric Burgess says the Citylabs development is the most challenging project he has ever faced in terms of scheduling.
A Lend Lease joint venture has applied for planning permission for the second phase of a £150m development in York.
Lend Lease has appointed Neil Martin as its head of construction in Europe.
Lend Lease’s European arm made an £8.7m operating loss after tax on construction work in the year to 30 June 2013.
Land Securities has been recommended to deliver Guildford’s North Street project, despite Lend Lease having previously been put forward for the job.
Lend Lease is to build the only monument that will be constructed in the UK to mark next year’s centenary of the outbreak of World War1.
Contracts have been exchanged to build a 500-bed hotel in the first commercial deal on the 2012 Olympic site.
Bovis Homes is creating a new office in Birmingham to facilitate expansion, its chief executive told Construction News after the housebuilder saw a 40 per cent rise in reservations in the first half of 2013.
Five firms will battle it out for a deal worth up to £65m to build up to 359 new homes for service families at a Staffordshire barracks.
An investigation is underway into the causes of a fire that broke out on Saturday within the roof space of the ‘Hydro’ project in Glasgow.
Lend Lease has been appointed main contractor to refurbish Stage 6 of the BBC Television Centre in White City, west London.
Lend Lease has announced that Pascal Mittermaier will become project director of the £1.5 billion regeneration of Elephant & Castle.
The chief executive of the developer behind the Battersea Power Station redevelopment has told Construction News plans for off-site preconstruction and tight handover schedules were key to Carillion’s selection for the £400m deal.
Carillion has been confirmed as winner of the first phase £400 million deal for the Battersea Power Station redevelopment.
Lend Lease UK construction chief Michael Dyke is leaving the firm, while 90 jobs are also at risk across the UK and European business.
The Highways Agency has appointed former Lend Lease project director David Brewer as its asset delivery director, while David Poole has been promoted to the role of commercial and procurement director.
Renewal of a major government consultancy framework, whose predecessor delivered around £280m in work, has been delayed by an expected six months.
Lend Lease has announced that operations director Roy Allport has been promoted to run the company’s Scottish business from October 2013.
Willmott Dixon has beaten five contractors to be reappointed to the Scape major works framework worth up to £1.25 billion, Construction News understands.
Focus on Lend Lease
Developers are facing a fight to secure their preferred contractors for new London commercial projects as work booked by firms has almost doubled in two years.
Ambitious plans to regenerate a Elephant & Castle estate include 3,000 highly sustainable homes, an onsite energy centre and the largest new park in the city for 70 years.
London refurbishment contractor ME Construction was founded in 2007 by two ex-employees of Bovis Lend Lease. The firm has grown rapidly since then by being strict on the kinds of projects it works on and the quality of staff it employs.
The new year saw an encouraging start, with contract awards returning to more acceptable levels after a grim December.