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Latest science and technology news
Land Securities’ 62 Buckingham Gate office has become the first building in London’s West End to achieve the Wired Certified platinum rating for digital connectivity.
BlackRock Real Assets has completed the acquisition of a 100% interest in two operational solar projects in the UK from German solar developer ib vogt.
Turner & Townsend has been appointed to programme manage the relocation of 1,750 staff to the European Patent Office’s new main building in one of the largest sustainable construction projects in the Netherlands.
Sadiq Khan has unveiled his plans to transform the Thames Estuary into a hub for the creative and cultural industries.
Final design plans have been submitted to Manchester City Council for two major new science buildings, Citylabs 2.0 and Citylabs 3.0.
Proptech giant Zoopla has bought property data provider Hometrack for £120m.
Aberystwyth University and the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus (AIEC), have submitted a full planning application to the Ceredigion county council for the development of their Gogerddan campus in Wales.
Proptech accelerator Pi Labs has announced its fourth intake of start-ups, which will be funded and mentored through its investment programme.
Science and technology features
How the workplace can raise productivity and help attract and retain the best talent.
The latest stage of Derby’s manufacturing renaissance was revealed earlier this month with the opening of the £12m iHub science and innovation centre.
Science and technology opinion
The mass of data created and relied upon by businesses of all sizes is growing every day. As such, data centres, huge repositories of digital information and truly vast pieces of real estate, are on an upwards curve.