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The Project Support Centre is located in the School of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster.

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Construction prospects for 2015

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Glenigan’s Economics Team have produced a detailed report analysing construction planned for the next 12 months and identifying the factors that will influence activity in each sector of the industry.

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Air connectivity and its impact on tourism in Asia and the Pacific

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This publication includes a series of case studies from cities in Asia and the Pacific that illustrate the crucial role of air transport as an engine of economic growth and job creation. It shows how well-designed and well-coordinated tourism and air transport policies can underspin the growth of tourism while emphasizing the role of low-cost carriers in the transformation of air transport in the region.

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Crossrail 2 funding and finance study

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An independent report produced by PricewaterhouseCooper sets out options into how Crossrail 2 could be funded. It shows that over half of the costs of the scheme could be met by London using existing funding mechanisms. Using the example of Crossrail 1, the report suggests paying back investment through existing methods: a combination of fares revenue, the Business Rate Supplement and Mayoral Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL). The report also looks at options that could see funding raised through retaining the Council Tax contribution for the 2012 Olympic Games as well as potentially increasing the Mayoral CIL. Funding from developments and land owners adjacent to the line could also help contribute.

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Tourism statistics

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This article provides information on recent statistics in relation to tourism in the European Union.

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Industry and construction statistics: short-term indicators

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This article examines recent statistics in relation to developments for both industry and construction in the European Union.

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Smart city concept model: Guide to establishing a model for data interoperability

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To help local governments, policy makers and decision takers addressing the creation of Smart Cities, the British Standards Institution (BSI) has published this guide. The publication defines a concept model, and gives guidance on how to apply it, to promote interoperability for data created, used, and maintained by a city across all sectors, on behalf of, and in collaboration with, its citizens. The guide is intended to make it easier for the public and private sector to share information to promote economic growth.

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Clean Sky

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Clean Sky is the most ambitious aeronautical research programme ever launched in Europe. Its mission is to develop breakthrough technologies to significantly increase the environmental performances of airplanes and air transport, resulting in less noisy and more fuel efficient aircraft, hence bringing a key contribution in achieving the Single European Sky environmental objectives.

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Making the case for international meetings

Posted on: 27 November 2014
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Tasked with cutting costs and proving the value of every event, the author of this blog argues that planners more than ever must outline the unique advantages of overseas meetings.

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Decentralising power to the regions What next for Europe?

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The November/December 2014 issue of the journal, Regions & Cities of Europe, published by the Committee of the Regions, examines the decentralization of power to the regions.

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The new climate economy http://newclimateeconomy.report/misc/working-papers/ How cities develop will be critical to achieve economic growth and tackle climate change, according to a series of studies just released by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. These five studies provide real-world examples of how to achieve better patterns of urbanisation and highlight how cities can grow their economies while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The recent titles include: Accessibility in cities: Transport and urban form; Cities and the new climate economy: The transformative role of global urban growth; Steering urban growth: governance, policy and finance; The economic case for low carbon cities; What impact can local economic development in cities have on global GHG emissions? Assessing the evidence; Path dependence, innovation and the economics of climate change.

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How cities develop will be critical to achieve economic growth and tackle climate change, according to a series of studies just released by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. These five studies  provide real-world examples of how to achieve better patterns of urbanisation and highlight how cities can grow their economies while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The recent titles include: Accessibility in cities: Transport and urban form; Cities and the new climate economy: The transformative role of global urban growth; Steering urban growth: governance, policy and finance; The economic case for low carbon cities; What impact can local economic development in cities have on global GHG emissions? Assessing the evidence; Path dependence, innovation and the economics of climate change.

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