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  • 28.01.2015
    This year Como’s parent company, Mace, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The company was founded in 1990 by five enterprising construction professionals who believed that there was a better way to deliver for clients and the communities in which we work. We believe that for Mace, Como and Macro every day is an adventure. Every challenge is an opportunity to think and do ...
  • 23.10.2014
    Como made headlines at this year’s Construction Rocks event which took place at the Vaults in Waterloo on 9 October. The annual event, started in 2007, was created to discover the hidden musical talent in the construction industry and to raise money for property charity, LandAid. Competing against the industry’s best, Como performed last and the band - Comotosed - was a huge hit with the ...
  • 24.07.2014
    Sixteen of Como’s more energetic staff members swapped their work shoes for trainers to show their support for the annual J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge on the 9th July.  The JP Morgan Corporate Challenge started in 1977 and was created solely for corporate runners. A distance of 3.5 miles was chosen specifically as organisers believed even the busiest executives would have time to train ...
  • 10.06.2014
    Como’s parent company, Mace, has published its 2013 annual report and accounts, with the company recording an 8% increase in turnover to £1.18bn, as well as a 14% increase in pre-tax profit.   Despite the fit out market remaining very challenging, Como has continued to secure quality work from repeat and new customers. Turnover increased by 2.2% to £112.2m as the company maintained a ...
  • 27.05.2014
    Como has successfully delivered the fit out of 25,000 square foot of space for investment management firm, Invesco at its new 125 London Wall office in the City of London, UK. Over the past 18 months, the Como project team has been working hard to deliver the refurbishment of this building for landlord JP Morgan. Como’s sister company and international facilities management provider, Macro, ...
  • 16.05.2014
    Como has recently received a gold award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) which is in recognition for exceptional performance towards occupational health and safety. The awards recognise the efforts made throughout 2013 to continually improve our health and safety message across every project. This has been achieved through various initiatives including the ...
  • 12.05.2014
    Como will be attending the BCO annual conference in Birmingham from 14 to 16 May 2014. The conference will focus on discovering new ways to create modern and innovative environments for people to work and will provide an extensive technical programme of plenary sessions, workshops and office tours. Under the theme Shaping cities. Building stories, parent company Mace continues to ...
  • 06.01.2014
    Mace has announced that Como’s Managing Director, Steve Root has stepped down and been succeeded by Trevor Bacon, formerly Property Services Director at Tesco. Steve Root will continue in a part-time capacity, focussing on developing key strategic relationships. Steve Root joined Mace in 2005 and was appointed as MD of Como in 2008, taking on some of the largest, fastest and most complex ...
  • 05.01.2014
    Como attended this year’s British Council for Offices (BCO) annual dinner, which took place at the Grosvenor House, London on 21 January 2014. The event provided a unique opportunity to look to the year ahead and network with the property sector’s most influential organisations.  Representatives from Como hosted tables at the dinner with high profile clients. The BCO's membership is ...
  • 27.07.2013
    The British Council for Offices (BCO) annual conference took place this year in Madrid. Themed ‘A Brave New World’, the conference was attended by many leading figures from across the property industry.  Como’s managing director, Steve Root joined Jack Pringle of Pringle Brandon Perkins + Will, Helen Hare of Great Portland Estates and Nick Searl of Argent on a panel on the last day which ...
  • 24.07.2013
    Safety is the number one priority at Como. Our main focus is ensuring our staff and our supply chain go home safe at the end of the day and procedures are always being reviewed to ensure that our sites are as safe as possible. The industry has recognised Como’s commitment to safety as Como celebrates a recent string of safety accolades. Como’s work at 160 Great Portland Street received a ...
  • 18.07.2013
    Concern has mounted in recent years at the increasing number of fatal accidents involving cyclists, caused by construction site vehicles. As a construction business Como has implemented a number of measures on all its sites to reduce the risk to cyclists and improve safety across its projects. The Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) investigated the reasons for so many accidents involving ...
  • 30.04.2013
    Como has added to its collection of BCO (British Council of Offices) awards by winning no less than three awards at 2013's regional ceremonies. One of the BCO’s primary objectives is to define excellence in office space. Their annual awards programme provides public recognition for top quality design and functionality and have become a benchmark for excellence in workplaces.  The ...
  • 29.04.2013
    A recently completed Como project made headlines last month when it played host to British designer, Antonio Beradi's catwalk show during 2013 London Fashion Week. Guests were treated to fashion and fantastic views when the designer chose British Land's 199 Bishopsgate building to show off his AW13 collection. The show took place on level 11 which has high ceilings, natural light and ...
  • 11.03.2013
    Working on some of the most complex programmes and projects across the world, Mace's property and infrastructure expertise is helping to realise and shape sustainable cities of the future. Please come and visit us on our stand in the London Pavilion to share our experiences, learn more about our current work and meet the team. Stephen Pycroft Executive Chairman Mark Reynolds Chief Executive ...
  • 20.02.2013
    International consultancy and construction company Mace has officially launched the Mace Foundation a charitable trust focused on increasing the support the company offers to disadvantaged people and communities. The Foundation will build on a number of years of charitable giving by Mace and continue the work already undertaken in a number of different ways through four specific campaigns ...
  • 26.07.2012
    The project team working on the 199 Bishopsgate project for British Land took a day out to help the local community on the 20th June. Led by Como project manager, Richard Wash, members of subcontractors working on the 199 Bishopsgate project – H&S Decorating, Taylor Made Joinery and Sky Gardens (on behalf of LTC Southern) - arrived at William Davis Primary School in Tower Hamlets to ...
  • 23.07.2012
    Como is currently delivering the extensive refurbishment of 123 Victoria Street for Land Securities which recently played host to an important event for the developer. With only two months till completion and with only 1 weeks’ notice to the Como construction team, Land Securities hosted a breakfast briefing for over 200 of the top commercial and residential agents on the 27th June.  Head ...
  • 24.06.2012
    This month Como and the British Council for Offices (BCO)  invited the cream of the property industry to visit leading global law firm, Linklaters', newly refurbished offices at One Silk Street. The refurbishment project was successfully delivered by Como in December 2010 and was shortlisted in the 2011 refurbished / recycled category at the BCO Awards. The event took place on the 13 June ...
  • 10.02.2012
    Mace and its specialist fit out firm, Como, have been named as finalists in this year's Building Awards. Mace has been shortlisted for a third consecutive year in the Project/Construction Management Firm of the Year category and Como has been named a finalist in the Contractor (up to £300m) of the Year category. The prestigious Building Awards recognise, reward and celebrate the ...

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