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6 Considerations When Creating a Lighting Plan for Your Project

How do you balance functionality and aesthetics when creating a lighting plan? Lighting sometimes falls by the wayside during the ...

bungalow

How Much Does It Cost To Build A Bungalow In The UK?

With an aging population in the UK, Bungalows are in high demand. The average price of a bungalow rose by ...

Front porch

How Much Does It Cost To Build A Porch In 2024? A UK Guide

Estimating the cost of building a porch is challenging when the economy is wrestling with inflation. Material costs and labour ...

Garage extension

How Much Does It Cost To Build A Garage In 2024? A UK Guide

The cost of building a new garage has risen in the last few years. Naturally, building costs vary by size, ...

How Much Does It Cost To Build An Extension In 2024? A UK Guide

In the ever-evolving landscape of construction and home improvement, the question of building costs is perennially at the forefront of ...

Building regulation

UK Building Regulations Cost Guide 2024

The fees and costs when making an application for Building Regulations differ by local council, of which there are 317 ...

Average Building Costs Per Sq M For 2024 – A UK Guide

Building costs per square metre have reached historic highs over the last couple of years, driven by several factors which ...

Will UK Construction Costs Fall In 2024?

The big question on many minds is “Will UK construction costs fall in 2024?” The construction sector faces several challenges, ...

Hard Costs vs Soft Costs: The Differences You Need To Know

Construction costs have soared in the last few years as demand has outstripped supply, but costs are gradually stagnating and ...

7 Tips For Winning More Construction Bids In 2024

It’s frustrating when you invest a bucket-load of time into bidding for a construction contract, only to never hear from ...

BIM software

What Is Building Information Modelling? The Benefits Of BIM

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is more than just an advanced technological tool in the construction sector; it’s a revolution in ...

UK House Price Predictions For 2024 & The Impact On The Construction Industry

As house prices have fallen for six consecutive months and prices have dropped 13.4% from their peak, it’s crucial to ...

12 Sustainable & Eco-Friendly Building Materials Used In Construction

Some of the most sustainable and eco-friendly building materials in use today will surprise you. They’re not always the most ...

10 Best Sustainable Architecture Strategies For Public Building Design

Sustainability is no longer an afterthought when designing public buildings. The cost of implementation used to inhibit architects and prevent ...

Do I Need Planning Permission To Build An Extension?

If you’re running out of space, building an extension is much less disruptive than moving house. One stumbling block for ...

How To Plan A Construction Project: Your Step-By-Step Project Plan

The principles of planning any construction project are the same, regardless of whether it’s a large or small project. If ...

How To Calculate Building Costs Per Square Metre In Minutes Using BuildPartner

If you’re building a house, or undertaking any construction project, you need to calculate accurate costs per square metre accurately ...

How Innovation And Technology Are Shaping The Construction Industry.

How Innovation And Technology Are Shaping The Construction Industry.   Innovation in the construction industry is moving at an unprecedented ...

Latest UK Material Costs – July 2023

Hello! We are back again with the latest update on material construction prices in the UK. In our last report ...

Guide to Creating Accurate Construction Cost Plans

A detailed and accurate cost plan is a crucial element of effective construction management, facilitating budget control and project efficiency ...

What is a Cost Plan in Construction? And Why Are They Needed?

A cost plan is an essential tool for any construction project, providing a detailed outline of the estimated costs associated ...

Latest UK Construction Material Costs – March 2023

Our last report, published in January 2023, covered the overall rising costs of construction and material prices across 2022. In ...

How to Create a Realistic Construction Budget and Stick to It

Creating a realistic construction budget is essential for the success of your project. A well-planned budget helps you manage costs, ...

How to Choose the Right Construction Partner for Your Project

Choosing the right construction partner is crucial for the success of your project. With so many builders available, it can ...

Latest UK Construction Material Costs – January 2023

BuildPartner is aimed at making building prices throughout the UK and beyond as transparent as possible. With this aim we ...

Average Building Costs Per Sq M for 2023: A Comprehensive Guide

Are you planning a new home construction or considering a renovation project in 2023? Understanding the average building costs per ...

Latest UK material construction cost trends- November 2022

BuildPartner is aimed at making building prices throughout the UK and beyond as transparent as possible. With this aim we ...

What to do to reduce price variability

In our previous post we discussed how Natural variability in price causes price discrepancies between each project. In this article ...

Why construction costs vary – Part 3 (Natural variability in price)

In our final post of our three part series of why construction costs vary per project, we will be discussing ...

Why construction costs vary – Part 2 (Different building companies and cost bases)

In our previous post we discussed the first reason why construction costs vary between projects, being different scopes and assumptions ...

Why construction costs vary – Part 1 (Different Scopes and Assumptions)

BuildPartner is an estimation software that helps homeowners and professionals manage pricing for construction work. Specifically by enabling users to ...

Case Study, Zebra Property Group – “BuildPartner saved us about two days of work on this project”

Location: London, England Project: Cipher House Industry: Construction Zebra Property Group is a construction team that provides high-end, bespoke residential ...

The Partnership Overview

We based BuildPartner on the simple principle that we could use recent technological advances to increase information exchange in the ...

Case Study, Collective Works – “We became better architects” and “increased revenue 5%” by using BuildPartner

Location: London, England Project: Commercial Architecture and Design Collective Works is an architectural firm based in London. They received a ...

How to manage residential construction costs during volatile times

COVID and Brexit have sent residential construction costs on a roller-coaster ride. We break down what is causing the pricing ...