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40 per cent of ‘Airbnb-style’ landlords reinvest earnings in refurb work

Published date: 03 December 2018

40 per cent of those who rent out their homes on ‘Airbnb-style’ websites reinvest their earnings in home improvement projects...

FMB wins marketing award

Published date: 14 November 2018

The FMB has won the “Best Marketing Campaign in the Construction, Engineering and Manufacturing Sector” award at the CIM Ireland Awards...

Skip and diesel price hikes are bad news for builders and home owners

Published date: 12 November 2018

Nearly two-thirds of builders have had to pass skip price increases on to clients and a fifth have had to pass on diesel price rises...

Builders back the high street

Published date: 29 October 2018

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has today taken positive steps to address the housing crisis and breathe new life back into our high streets...

South’s builders remain resilient

Published date: 24 October 2018

Growth among the South’s builders remained in positive territory in the third quarter of this year...

Growth slows as political uncertainty bites

Published date: 24 October 2018

Growth among Northern Ireland’s smaller construction firms dipped in the third quarter of this year...

London’s construction sector holds its breath

Published date: 24 October 2018

London’s building industry has collectively held its breath with growth remaining static in the third quarter of 2018...

Welsh construction industry is soaring

Published date: 24 October 2018

The pace of growth among Welsh construction SMEs quickened in Q3 2018 compared with the previous quarter...

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