Monthly Archives: November 2008

Dubai and Middle East construction: latest news

Latest construction and building news from Dubai, the Persian Gulf, and the Middle East.

MJ Gleeson takes £11m hit and makes 65 redundant

MJ Gleeson has unveiled yet another string of “staying alive” measures, including £1m in redundancies costs.

Lack of investment puts £300m Gehry plan on the scrapheap

A landmark Brighton site could lay abandoned for years after Frank Gehry’s £300m King Alfred development was scrapped.

BAM Construction tops bid list for West Midlands deal

As tipped in CJ last month, BAM Construction is now confirmed as the preferred bidder for the £44m redevelopment of Sutton Coldfield College in the West Midlands.

Manchester council agrees £1.7m B of the Bang settlement

Manchester City Council has been paid £1.7m in an out of court settlement over the troubled B of the Bang sculpture.

Duncarse Developments in administration, £40m Riverside project delayed

Construction of a £40m luxury apartment block in Dundee has been delayed after its developer went into administration.