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Staying Ahead – Core Five - 2017 Conference

The Core Five 2017 team conference took place at the Celtic Manor Resort on 19-20 May. The morning of the conference was an opportunity for the whole Core Five team… July 12, 2017

Dragon Boat Racing

Yesterday Team Oar Five enjoyed an exciting afternoon of Dragon Boat racing at the West Reservoir in North London where 40 teams participated to be crowned Construction… June 23, 2017

Project Start

We are pleased to announce that the main contract has just been awarded on North Wharf Gardens, a 908,000sq ft, 335 unit residential development in Paddington. We… June 16, 2017

Core Five turns five

Last night we proudly celebrated our birthday at The Gherkin with our clients and colleagues who have supported us over the last 5 years.  A great turn out giving… June 15, 2017

Central London Update – A Strong and Stable Outlook….?

Economic forecasters have steadily upgraded projections for economic activity this year and the consensus now points to GDP growth of around 1.7% in 2017. With the… May 30, 2017

55 Victoria Street wins RIBA London Regional Award 2017

Alchemi Group and Stiff + Trevillion have won a RIBA London Regional Award 2017 for 55 Victoria Street.  Core Five were the cost consultants on this prime residential… May 30, 2017

What drives London residential development value? Together with Knight Frank and MSMR, we sharpen the focus.

Residential developers in London currently face significant challenges from rising construction costs and a softening of purchaser demand. With this in mind, Core… May 22, 2017

Project Completion - Devonshire Square

We are pleased to confirm that the Devonshire Square, Building 11 scheme achieved practical completion on 13th March 2017. At 29,749 sq ft, Building 11 forms part… May 8, 2017

Planning Granted - 36-46 Albert Embankment

We are delighted to confirm that the 36-46 Albert Embankment scheme has been approved by the London Borough of Lambeth. We have been providing Cost Consultancy services… March 13, 2017

Core Five's views on the March Budget 2017

Our verdict? Hammond’s first Budget proved to be a bit of a damp squib for construction. Additional investment in education, while welcome and very necessary,… March 10, 2017

Central London Update - A Two Speed Market

As 2017 progresses, contractors’ pricing decisions will become increasingly challenging. The desire to maintain pipeline stability will battle head-to-head with… February 10, 2017

We will be heading to MIPIM, Cannes

We will be attending MIPIM from 14 – 17 March, so please get in touch if you would like to meet up. Core Five’s James Bradley is taking part in the… February 7, 2017

We will be attending the IHIF in Berlin

Please get in touch if you would like to learn more about our hotel focused, cost consultancy offering. February 3, 2017

David Adjaye receives knighthood

Core Five would like to congratulate David Adjaye on receiving his Knighthood in the New Year’s Honours 2017, as he was described as “one of the leading architects… January 11, 2017