Glasgow, 30 March 2016 - In the largest Grade A Office transaction in the City since 2010 it has been announced that the global accountancy body The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is to lease new offices at BAM Properties CONNECT110NS development, 110 Queen Street, Glasgow.
Bunnik, the Netherlands, 30 March 2016 - A Skanska BAM Nuttall joint venture has been appointed as an alliance partner and awarded a contract to deliver the Ordsall Chord project, part of Network Rail’s £1 billion+ rail upgrade plan for the north. This will help to increase connectivity across towns and cities and promote the UK Government’s Northern Powerhouse initiative to boost economic growth in the north of the country.
Hemel Hempstead, 15 March 2016 - The BAM Connislow JV, a developer set up to specialise in student accommodation, has started work on its second project at Stoddart Street in Newcastle. The North East division of BAM Construction started work on site in January on the £18.4 million development that will offer accommodation to 409 students.
Bunnik, the Netherlands, 15 March 2016 – BAM has won the contract for the reconstruction of intersection Dudelange-Burange on the A13 highway in Luxembourg. The client is the governmental agency Administration Ponts & Chaussées. The contract value is nearly €20 million. The project will take four years to complete. The construction activities will be carried out by BAM Lux in joint venture with Galère, the Walloon civil engineering company of BAM.
Manchester, 11 March 2016 - BAM Construction – the firm behind the Co-Operative Group’s HQ, Manchester City’s Football Academy and the current £75 million One Spinningfields development – is moving into some of the best offices in the City – its own.
Glasgow, 9 March 2016 - Glasgow office development, CONNECT110NS located at 110 Queen Street, spearheaded by BAM Properties, has won the Architectural Excellence Award (Commercial Buildings) at this year’s Scottish Property Awards.
Bunnik, the Netherlands, 4 March 2016 - Femern A/S has announced today that the Danish political parties behind the Fehmarnbelt link mandated Femern A/S to appoint the preferred bidders for the main tunnel contracts with the aim of entering conditional contracts no later than mid-May 2016.
Wrexham, 4 March 2016 - Construction of Wrexham’s brand new Ambulance and Fire Services Resource Centre (AFSRC) has been completed. The Welsh Ambulance Service and North Wales Fire and Rescue Service have jointly invested more than £15 million in the purpose-built facility, which includes an eight-bay fire station, a six-bay ambulance station and top-of-the-range training facilities.
Hemel Hempstead, 4 March 2016 - New project takes BAM past £200 million of construction works in Oxfordshire over 12 years. One of the largest of Oxford University’s Colleges, Keble College, has appointed BAM Construction – the firm behind the new wing for the Ashmolean Museum – to commence a significant new build programme. The programme is valued at around £50 million and among the largest BAM has ever secured in the county.
Hemel Hempstead, 2 March 2016 - BAM Construct UK has appointed Louise Williamson as Managing Director of its facilities management business BAM FM. Louise joins BAM from Cofely where she was Key Accounts and Operations Director responsible for £350 million worth of contracts. Her previous experience includes being a Sector Director of Balfour Beatty Workplace, and roles in Birse Group: as MD of New Start Ventures and as Group Director Risk Management.
Hemel Hempstead, 1 March 2016 - BAM Properties has sold its office investment St Peter’s Square, Wellington Road, Stockport to a South African investor for £12.39 million. The sale reflects a net initial yield of 7%.
Hemel Hempstead, 29 February 2016 - BAM is commencing a £28 million restoration of the Hayward Gallery, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Purcell Room at London’s prestigious Southbank Centre. The suite of improvements forms part of the Southbank Centre’s ongoing programme of improving its public areas. More than six million people visit every year. Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios is the architect. Southbank Centre describes the works as ‘long overdue’, and the update will provide ‘world class facilities’.