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  • 26.03.2009
    Como has maintained its position as one of the top three fit-out contractors in the London fit-out market, according to a recent independent survey. Carried out by Metropolis Property Research, the report covers fit outs comprising more than 20,000 square foot in central London over the last five years and focuses on large fit out deals (Cat B) of new and refurbished space which accounts for ...
  • 09.03.2009
    Passionate about quality, Como's latest project suited them down to the ground. With the kind of style, clients have come to expect from Como, the team recently delivered the fit out of an executive floor for a leading American investment bank in Canary Wharf. Como was appointed on the project in May last year on a construction management contract and achieved practical completion on 12 ...
  • 18.02.2009
    Leading specialist fit out contractor Como gathered an audience of 80 property ‘baby boomers' including representatives from the BBC, British Library, SEGRO and JP Morgan for an insightful look into the new world of work and what can be done to embrace ‘Generation Y' (those born between 1978 and 1998). Led by generational experts Emma Reynolds and Bruce Morton of e3 Unlimited, the session ...
  • 17.12.2008
    Como has just completed extensive refurbishment and fit out to Cat A of Rreef's 41 Moorgate building achieving practical completion on 14 October 08. Rreef is the global investment management business of Deutsche Bank's asset management division. The former tenant in this building was German bank Unicredit (formerly HypoVereinsbank) and Como was also involved in the fit out at Moor House when ...
  • 05.11.2008
    Como project manager John Darling won a gold award at last night's CIOB Construction Manager of the Year awards at the Grosvenor Hotel. Now in its 30th year, these awards aim to recognize outstanding individual performances and are highly sought after in the industry. John, entered for his work on the 20 Victoria Street project for The Attorney General's Office, had some stiff competition in ...
  • 04.11.2008
    Little Britain Challenge Cup 08 turned out to be the most successful yet for the Como team who have competed in the event for the last four years. The event, now in its 21st year is the largest corporate regatta in Europe with over 250 boats and over 3000 construction professionals competing in the Isle of Wight over four days. The weather conditions ranged from brilliant sunshine to ...
  • 14.09.2008
    Due to popular demand, Como hosted their third architectural walking tour in London. An eager group gathered at Southwark tube station in the early evening of 17 September to meet guide, architect and lecturer Benedict O'Looney. Benedict, who does a great deal of work around the Borough of Southwark, pointed out both old and modern architecturally significant buildings in the area. With his ...
  • 18.08.2008
    Como achieved practical completion on 18 August 2008 for the 1 Old Jewry project for first time client Fidessa who specialise in multi asset trading systems, market data and global connectivity. The project, managed by Steve Jackson and Dave Duffy, comprised of a high specification fit out of open plan office space as well as client dining and demonstration areas. Some of the main challenges ...
  • 06.05.2008
    Como has once again delivered a high quality fit out; this time adding to their work in the health care industry by delivering a project for client Johnson & Johnson in High Wycombe. The concept behind the project was to change the working environment for Johnson & Johnson staff by creating more break out areas and new cellular office space while keeping the environmental impact in ...
  • 26.04.2008
    Como's work on the European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI) extension project for Wellcome Trust has been awarded an excellent BREEAM rating which is the highest environmental recognition possible. BREEAM is the UK’s most widely used environmental assessment method for buidings and sets the standard for best practice in sustainable development. Buildings are assessed against a set of criteria ...
  • 24.04.2008
    Como was recently awarded a RoSPA (The Royal Society for the prevention of accidents) Gold achievement award for Occupational Health and Safety for their performance on site in 2007. The Society's main goal is to save lives and reduce accidents in all areas of life and celebrates its Golden Jubilee this year. The award scheme was set up in 1965 to recognize excellence in work-related health ...
  • 23.04.2008
    Como has secured its first project for Fidessa. The fit out comprises 70,000 square foot of prime office space spanning over eight floors in the city of London. Specialising in multi asset trading systems, market data and global connectivity, Fidessa will use the space for training and demonstration sessions for the city's top financial institutions, many of which Como has also delivered ...
  • 13.04.2008
    The Como project team celebrated a milestone at its 22 Chancery Lane site with the hosting of a topping out ceremony on 27th February. Attended by Colin Hall of client Standard Life together with members of the design team, the event marked the completion of the frame of the development which will include 60,000 square foot of office space when it is completed in August 2008. The ceremony ...
  • 19.03.2008
    On the 12th March 2008, Como's Bourbon Lane project (for client Octavia Housing and Care) picked up a prestigious Civic Trust Award. These are awarded to buildings exhibiting good design which also provides an excellent built environment for their occupants. Como managing director, Damien Kenny and Como Homes commercial executive, Colin Hardy attended the dinner which took place at a special ...
  • 11.02.2008
    Como has been shortlisted for the Contractor of the Year in the Building Awards 2008. The finalists for the majority of the categories was announced on Friday 8th February. Como is shortlisted alongside: Caledonian Como Durkan Group Lakehouse Contracts Shaylor Group Verry Construction Mace, Como's parent company, has been announced as a finalist in the Construction Consultant/Surveyor ...
  • 04.01.2008
    After an extensive audit process Como Group has been recommended for an ISO 9001:2000 accreditation by the British Standards Institute (BSi). BSi undertook a pre-audit in September during which the contents of the management system were verified. This was followed in early December by an accreditation visit to ensure the company's compliance with the systems. With no formal non-conformities ...
  • 19.12.2007
    Mace sister company Como has once again been ranked third in an independent survey of the London fit out market. Compiled by Metropolis Property Research, the report focused on the fit out of new and refurbished Grade A space between 2004 and 2007 during which period, Como was responsible for delivering 9% of the market share. ISG Interior Exterior and Overbury maintained their positions at ...
  • 23.11.2007
    At the 'greening the bottom line' Corenet global summit held in September, Como made use of the opportunity to show its ongoing commitment to sustainability by sponsoring a Brompton foldaway bike. A raffle was organised for a chance to win the bike, with the draw taking place on the last day of the event. The lucky winner was Jamie Rogers of Rider Levett Bucknall. Robin Harris, Como's ...
  • 07.11.2007
    Como hosted its second annual 'state of the market' breakfast briefing and invited Kevin McCauley, head of central London research for CBRE, as the guest speaker. The event was attended by leading clients and consultants from companies including Land Securities, UBS, Davis Langdon, GTMS, Swanke Hayden Connell, BID, Turner & Townsend and Chapman Bathurst. In his overview of the London ...

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