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  • 07.11.2011
    Como hosted their biggest breakfast event to date on 3 November at The Drift in Heron Tower. Over 100 guests attended to hear guest speakers, Digby Flower of CBRE and Richard Baldwin of Derwent London, discuss the topic for the day - ‘Out with the new, in with the old’. Giving an overview of the market, the speakers focused on the refurbishment of existing spaces rather than fitting out new ...
  • 24.10.2011
    Como, Mace’s specialist fit-out company has been appointed on an £18 million project by shopping channel QVC UK. Work is underway at Chiswick Park on the recently completed shell and core building, ready to be transformed into a full Cat B fit-out with completion programmed for December. Other broadcasters already based at Chiswick Park are, Discovery, Paramount and CBS. QVC UK is the leading ...
  • 01.06.2011
    Mace’s specialist fit-out company, Como, has won the 'Fit-out of Workplace' category at the regional 2011 BCO London & South East Awards, for its Nomura fit-out project “One Angel Lane”, worth in excess of £100m. The project was one of the largest fit-outs in Europe during construction, completed in an exceptional eight months, while incorporating one of the largest installations of ...
  • 31.05.2011
    Mace has accepted five British Safety Council International Safety Awards at an awards night at the Grosvenor House in London. The awards, all accredited with merits, were acknowledged by the British Safety Council for Mace’s “commitment to the health, safety and wellbeing of your workforce during 2010”. Olivia Lynch, Mace’s health and safety manager on the winning Fieldgate Street student ...
  • 30.04.2011
    More than 80 industry leaders recently attended the fourth state-of-the-market breakfast briefing held by Mace’s specialist fit-out company, Como, to hear a discussion on the topic: “should I stay or should I go?”. Hosted at The Folly, in central London, the event presented an honest view of the current challenges facing the commercial office sector and the opportunistic outlook for the ...
  • 18.04.2011
    It’s not every day a well-known figure opens a Como project, but on 4 April, the Chancellor Rt Hon George Osborne officially opened the EMEA headquarters of global investment bank, Nomura, at One Angel Lane. One of the largest fit-outs in Europe, and quite possibly one of the fastest, the 546,000 square foot Watermark Place was fitted out in just eight months. After acquiring Lehman ...
  • 14.07.2010
    Como's regular breakfasts have become a popular industry event; the latest "Ask the client" format featured a panel of tenant occupiers that have worked with Como. Representatives from JP Morgan, BT and Deutsche Bank formed the panel and took questions from a number of leading consultant companies in the industry. One attendee from a top project management firm said: "This was an excellent ...
  • 07.06.2010
    A group of energetic Como employees put their bikes and legs to good use to raise just under £12k for different charities by cycling from London to Paris at the end of May. The team joined 78 other cyclists to take part in the annual London to Paris Cycle Challenge from 26th - 29th May, covering more than 300 miles. Having trained in rain, wind, snow and sun since January this year, the team ...
  • 01.06.2010
    Como picked up its third BCO award at the regional BCO south west awards dinner in Bristol on 13th May. The fit out for Johnson & Johnson's new head office situated in the middle of 26 acres of woodland area in Wokingham won the Best Fit out of Workplace award and was hailed by the judges as "visually stunning and a truly enlightening place to be". Designed by TP Bennett, the 120,000 ...
  • 22.03.2010
    In a recent independent survey unveiled at the property conference MIPIM last week, Como was once again ranked as one of the top three fit out contractors in the London fit out market. The report, compiled by Metropolis Property Research focused on the fit out of new and refurbished Grade A space between 2005 and 2010. According to the report, Como's share of the market increased by a ...
  • 08.03.2010
    Following an initial visit in September 2009, Como has achieved accreditation to the British Standards Institute (BSI) ISO 14001:2004. The audit comprised visits to three projects, including Sutton and Merton Primary Care Trust, Linklaters Architectural Works and Project Shinkyo. The projects were a demonstration of Como's committment to following best practice, with waste management, site ...
  • 26.02.2010
    Como construction manager, Vince Simpson has recently received the CIOB Kent Centre Achievement Award at the annual Mid Kent College awards ceremony. The award recognises his first class honours in construction management and was presented to him by Kent Centre's finance manager Peter Smith. Having completed the degree part-time over a four-year period, Vince has been asked to be a part-time ...
  • 30.11.2009
    Como has held its third annual ‘State of the market' breakfast briefing with guest speaker Digby Flower of CB Richard Ellis, who shared his thoughts on the future of the fit out market with over 80 industry leaders. Key points from Digby's presentation included the prediction that there will be a shortage of large scale buildings between 2010 and 2014 as the development pipeline ‘dries up' as ...
  • 13.11.2009
    Como has installied a giant information screen on top of London's BT Tower, all within a challenging 11 week timescale. Concieved by Imagination Europe Limited, the 360 degree LED screen - believed to be the highest of its kind in Europe and the Americas - will be used as an information band. Messages shown will be visible from various locations across the city. The screen is over 280 square ...
  • 27.08.2009
    August saw the launch of Action Month at Como. The initiative was introduced to encourage staff to get involved and make the most of their Mace volunteer day and is part of Como's commitment to corporate social responsibility. City Action, a volunteer brokerage which concentrates on linking city organisations with appropriate charities in the surrounding boroughs was consulted to find ...
  • 26.07.2009
    Como has won two safety awards, the first from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSpa) and the second from the British Safety Council, to add to its growing number of safety accreditations. RoSpa awarded Como the gold achievement award for its occupational health and safety performance. The main objective behind these awards is to help motivate health and safety performance ...
  • 16.07.2009
    Como has hosted its latest architectural tour of London, this time at Somerset House on the Strand. The tours have become somewhat of a tradition with Como and its clients, who have previously enjoyed tours around unique areas of London including Southwark and the City. The tour of the neo-classical styled Somerset House was led by architect and lecturer Benedict O'Looney, who guided guests ...
  • 06.07.2009
    Como held its industry breakfast briefing in the City of London with leading business coach and international speaker, Darren Shirlaw facilitating the morning's events. He addressed key clients and consultants from SEGRO, Turner & Townsend, British Library, Lockton, BT and Davis Langdon. Guests enjoyed spectacular views of the City from the venue at Coq D' Argent and took the opportunity ...
  • 10.06.2009
    Como, the fit-out contracting arm of Mace, has secured its first commission in Birmingham for new client KPMG. Located in the heart of the Jewellery Quarter at One Snowhill, the project is currently the biggest fit out job in Birmingham, covering 120,000 sq ft of space. Works comprise the fit out of levels seven to 11 and the ground floor reception from shell and core to Cat B. This fast track ...
  • 28.05.2009
    Como is celebrating more awards success for the mixed use design and build development it delivered for clothing retailer Reiss. The scheme designed by Squire & Partners and completed in July 2008, won an award at the prestigious 2009 Annual RIBA Awards on 21 May. Running since 1966, RIBA Awards are awarded for buildings that have high architectural standards and make a substantial ...

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