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Zero carbon increasingly influencing contractual agreements

25 November 2021

With the UK continuing to increase its efforts to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, these efforts can be seen to be increasing their influence on the construction of new facilities.

One of the most recent examples of this is the contract signed by Swansea Council with Bouygues UK for the building of a zero carbon office within the city centre.

Designed as a five storey, 114,000 sq ft facility providing commercial office space, it will provide a clearly visible example of a sustainable building.

Constructed on the site of the former Oceana nightclub in The Kingsway area of the city, it is due for completion in summer 2023.

Funded by Swansea Council and the Swansea Bay City Deal, it is also supported by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh government.

Bouygues UK regional managing director John Boughton said it will be “really rewarding” to work on the “innovative and environmentally-friendly building”, which is expected to generate more than £32m of revenue per annum for the council.

With landlords and real estate companies continuing to appreciate the benefits of aligning their facilities with sustainable initiatives, the commercial property market is set to see more growth in zero carbon developments in the next few years.


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