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Posted: 26th May
By: rlf

Make the most of every property development

RLF are construction consultants who know how to effectively project manage any property development task. With a land shortage in the UK, the best property developments always maximise space. There are few better examples than two properties that recently went on the market.

Two ‘his and her’ homes built in the exclusive Sandbanks area have gone on sale. The price is a whopping £13milion for the pair, but th...

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Posted: 18th May
By: rlf

Short-term rental law changes affect property market

In recent years, a number of developers and private landlords have become unstuck by a little known legal provision set out in section 25 of the Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1973, which applies to residential dwellings in London.

The effect of this provision is that where a property is used as temporary sleeping accommodation (i.e. by the same person for less than 90 consecutive nights) it is regard...

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Posted: 11th May
By: rlf

Construction project management – planning for bad weather

Good construction project management is essential for any development. In the wake of the UK's wettest winter on record, and with experts predicting a rise in the number of extreme weather events as a result of global climate change, construction firms need to take a close look at how they manage the risks associated with bad weather.

As people start booking in their loft extensions and renovation projects for the...

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Posted: 5th May
By: rlf

Do construction companies now have an eye in the sky?

The construction industry is usually an industry that moves with the times. Whilst the word ‘drone’ may conjure up images of inter-galactic wars and iRobot, the technology is very much a reality and being used today. And while there are some safety, technological, and legislative hurdles to overcome before the technology goes mainstream, it's a near certainty that drones will soon begin taking on a much larger r...

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