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In the news 2014/15

Highlights of recent EC Harris press coverage:

  • The announcement of Lloyds Banking Group appointing EC Harris to run their design and construction function was picked up in the trade press. Kevin Chrisp, Partner, was quoted in Building, Construction Enquirer and The Construction Index (January 2015)
  • Head of Education, Marcus Fagent, had comments regarding the shortage of school places picked up in the trade press, most notably by Building, Construction Enquirer, Construction News and Building 4 Education (January 2015)
  • Mark Farmer discussed the fact of fewer affordable homes with Bloomberg Businessweek and London Housing News (January 2015)
  • Simon Rawlinson, Head of Strategic Research, discussed Central London Construction with the Financial Times (January 2015)
  • Head of Infrastructure, Industry & Utilities, Mathew Riley discussed the National Infrastructure Plan with the Financial Times. His comments were also picked up by Construction News and New Civil Engineer (December 2014)
  • Both Mathew Riley and Head of Health, Conor Ellis had comments regarding the 2014 Autumn Statement picked up by Construction News and Building (December 2014)
  • The inter-urban road investment was discussed by Head of Highways, Brian Fitzpatrick in Building and Highways Magazine (December 2014)
  • Head of Residential, Mark Farmer's comments around the sale of the Gherkin building were covered by BBC News (November 2014)
  • Mark Langdale discussed how cuts to government office space could be good news for workers in The Guardian (November 2014)
  • The news that Arcadis completed the acquisition of Hyder Consulting was covered across the trade press, including a front page spread in Building, which featured an exclusive interview with UK CEO, Alan Brookes (October 2014)
  • The release of EC Harris' annual London Prime Residential Pipeline was covered across the national press including The Financial Times, The Times, Bloomberg Businessweek and The Guardian (October 2014)
  • Head of Health, Conor Ellis' thoughts on how the NHS can save £1.5 billion were reported by Construction News, Building and FM World (October 2014)
  • Head of Nuclear, Mark Stewart featured in Building, Construction Manager and New Civil Engineer; offering his opinion on the upcoming Hinkley nuclear project (October 2014)
  • Head of Regeneration Richard Jones discussed the effect niche developers are having on the UK housing industry in the Financial Times (August 2014)
  • Mark Farmer's comments in response to UK home prices rising 9% this year were covered by The Telegraph  and Reuters (August 2014)
  • Head of Local Government Peter Hogg featured in Property Week, The MJ and on, giving his opinion on the One Public Estate (August 2014)
  • In Asia, Chris Graham discussed why buildings contribute to growth with the BBC's Rico Hizon, featuring on the BBC website and BBC World News (August 2014)
  • The news of Arcadis' bid for Hyder Consulting was covered across the national press including The Daily Telegraph, The Independent and The Times (August 2014)
  • Both Head of Property, Simon Light and Head of Residential, Mark Farmer had comments picked up by Bloomberg and Bloomberg Businessweek. Simon's comments were in relation to the concerns investors have towards the Scottish Independence vote while Mark's comments related to how London lenders are rejecting homebuilders (July 2014)
  • Head of Education Marcus Fagent commented on the appointment of the new Education minister, which was picked up by Construction News as part of their 'Leaders in the Industry' message to the new minister (July 2014)
  • Matthew Kitching discussed whether the UK is ready for HS2 with Railway Strategies, while Head of Infrastructure, Industry and Utilities, Steve Bromhead spoke to Infrastructure Intelligence about local growth deals (July 2014)
  • Head of Residential Mark Farmer appeared on BBC News to discuss the opportunity developers have to build on brownfield land as part of a bid to enable planning permission for as many as 200,000 homes (June 2014)
  • The announcement of duo Mark Langdale and Mark Barrow to the Government team was covered across the trade press including: Building, Estates Gazette and Property Week (June 2014)
  • The release of Global Built Asset Performance Index report was covered by CNBC, with Simon Rawlinson appearing live on their ‘Investing Edge’ programme (May 2014)
  • Gary Kitt's comments regarding the release of the ARCADIS Construction Disputes report were picked up by the Financial Times and covered across all trade publications in the UK (May 2014)
  • Our comments regarding the domination of London’s luxury housing market by Foreign buyers, after the sale of One Hyde Park, were covered globally by the BBC, Yahoo and Reuters. This also lead to coverage in National press in the Middle East (May 2014)
  • Simon Rawlinson’s comments on last year’s ONS quarter 4 statistics were picked up in the major trade press, including; Construction News, Building and Construction Enquirer (February 2014)
  • Weibin Xu’s comments on the ease of China home prices for the first time in 14 months was covered across Asian press and online, including; South China Morning Post, Yahoo, and Reuters (February 2014)
  • Representatives from EC Harris were named in prestigious industry awards, such as Mark Farmer (Britain's best residential  agents) and George Rowberry (Buildings 50 sustainability stars) (February 2014)
  • Simon Rawlinson’s reaction and comment to construction tender prices was featured in Construction Index, Construction Manager and Construction Enquirer (January 2014)
  • Head or Regeneration Richard Jones was featured on BBC Radio 4 discussing the future of affordable housing (January 2014) 
  • Building and Construction News covered the promotion to full partner of 18 EC Harris staff. The announcement of UK leadership team changes was also covered in Building (January 2014)


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