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Halo, one of the only office buildings under construction in Bristol city centre, starts to take shape

The steel frame, which will form the main superstructure of Halo, the landmark sustainable office being constructed at Finzels Reach, is beginning to appear out of the ground as works steam ahead on site. The latest images and film show this exciting transformation in action. Over the coming weeks and months, passers-by will begin to… View Article

For Build to Rent is the age of the big city coming to an end?

Elgan Jones, Cubex May 2021 – From political leaders to CEO’s to mates in a beer garden, everyone is trying to understand the impact that the pandemic has had on their lives and society generally. Where are we going to work? How are we going to meet people? Will we grow to be a more… View Article

Cubex renews its commitment to the Bristol Property Inclusion Charter

Cubex is proud to confirm that it has renewed its commitment to the Bristol Property Inclusion Charter. The Charter was launched in 2020 by law firm Clarke Willmott and is intended to be a vehicle to promote and drive diversity and inclusion in the Bristol property industry/sector and each signatory will strive to achieve seven… View Article

Creating placemaking which complements – not competes with – your surroundings

2020 was a year like no other, ‘unprecedented’ and ‘next slide please’ became catchphrases we all probably wish we didn’t have to hear. Among the tough news stories, we did have some cheer, but the contrast of highlighting the divide in society between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have nots’ really did come to the fore… View Article

Elgan Jones takes part in the Festival of Surveying

Elgan Jones, Associate Director at Cubex, is taking part in the International Festival of Surveying, which was set up through a partnership between UWE Bristol and CASLE. The Festival brings together experts in the surveying sector to discuss the future of the built environment and celebrate international communities. Elgan will be speaking on the Sustainability in… View Article

Cubex Land appoints Peter Walford to the position of Managing Director

Cubex Land are pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Walford to the position of Managing Director.  Peter, who steps up from his current role as Executive Director, co-founded Cubex 16 years ago. Peter has been instrumental in Cubex’s success to date and will continue to lead the company with his wealth of experience and… View Article

A busy start to 2021 for Cubex

It’s been a very busy start to the year so far; we’ve expanded the team, sold the next phase of BTR at Finzels Reach, construction is steaming ahead at our newest office development, Halo, and we have plenty of other exciting things in the pipleline. Following the welcoming of Joe Downey to the team, we… View Article

How build-to-rent can help create healthy communities

By Elgan Jones, executive director at Cubex, the developer of Finzels Reach  If you’ve been following the news of our plans to expand Finzels Reach, you may have seen that we now have planning consent and we’re about to start on site. It’s been quite a journey to reach this point, but we are excited… View Article

Are smart buildings all talk and no substance? Or can they change our working lives for the better?

By Elgan Jones, development manager at Cubex, the developer behind Finzels Reach There’s a lot of talk of smart buildings at the moment; how the Internet of Things is going to revolutionise the way we work; how technology is shaking up the property world. But what does this really mean? What difference will this make… View Article

Can housing models like build-to-rent help to tackle the loneliness epidemic?

By Elgan Jones, development manager at Cubex, the developer behind Finzels Reach  In an age where people often ‘swipe’ rather than speak and a world where loneliness is described as an epidemic, everyone is looking for answers to the questions: how can we create communities? How can we tackle isolation? A recent survey by The… View Article