The Avollio Blog
Top construction management and collaboration tips for building projects.
  • Design And Architecture Films Online

    It’s almost Christmas time – one week to go – so we’re hoping you’re going to have some time to relax and catch up on a few of our favourite architecture and design films available online. We’d love to show you Jaques Tati’s ‘Playtime’ but you’re going to have to get that one offline. For […]

    Ian Thompson 1 min read December 18, 2014
  • Revival of the High Street

    UK high street retail is changing. More and more successful operators are creating strong multi channel sales funnels to bolster overall performance. A multi-channel approach is forcing a return to the high street with mostly leisure operators taking up spaces formerly occupied by fashion and media brands that have lost traffic to online sales. Retail Sector Growth The retail sector […]

    Ian Thompson 4 min read December 16, 2014
  • Innovation in the UK Construction Industry

    The UK Construction Industry is a key sector for the uk economy with approximately 280,000 companies employing almost 10% of the UK workforce. The industry contributed 7.9% to the estimated aGVA total of £1,012.6 for the UK Non-Financial Business Economy in 2013. Turnover is on the up following pre-recession 2008 figures. According to the Office of […]

    Ian Thompson 3 min read December 10, 2014
  • The Tragus Group Sign Up To Avollio

    We’re really excited to announce that the Tragus Group are now using Avollio for their core estate refurbishment and new fit outs. We caught up with Tragus Group’s Head Of Projects, David Kidd to talk about the exciting developments they have planned and what they looked for in their new construction management system. Image: Bella Italia […]

    Ian Thompson 7 min read December 9, 2014
  • New Feature: Move properties and projects on Avollio

    We’ve just added a new feature to Avollio to allow you more control over moving your properties and projects. Moving a project to an existing property You can now move projects between properties by opening up the project settings panel and choosing a new property from the dropdown. All of your connections associated with this project will stay intact. So no need to go and […]

    Ian Thompson 1 min read December 4, 2014
  • Update: Easier File Uploads

    File uploads on Avollio just got much easier with a refreshed upload dialog, better tagging and support for bigger files. Better Upload Dialog You can now simply drag and drop your files or click on the window to bring up a file browser. The new window shows much more info about the files you’re about […]

    Ian Thompson 1 min read December 3, 2014
  • Why use an architect?

    If you’re thinking about making use of an architect for your project, here are a few pointers that should help you make your decision. 1. Legally speaking When things go wrong, your architect should be the first port of call for help. He or she will help you to sort out any disputes between you and your contracting team […]

    Ian Thompson 5 min read December 3, 2014
  • Construction Management on Avollio

    Construction management is not an entirely offline task anymore. Online construction management and the software and systems now on offer, are supposed to make managing construction projects easier. But are these systems adding more complexity or are they indeed making life easier for you? No matter what size construction project you’re managing, you can guarantee […]

    Ian Thompson 4 min read November 28, 2014
  • Update: Improved Document Management Features

    We’re launching an upgrade to our document and drawing management system so that users can rely on Avollio for all of their document extranet needs. Your DMS, otherwise known as a document management system, needs to be intuitive and easy to use whilst at the same time offering very powerful storage, sharing and admin features. It’s never been more […]

    Ian Thompson 5 min read November 26, 2014
  • Wagamama chooses Avollio for their property development needs.

    We’re delighted to announce that Wagamama have chosen Avollio to manage all of their core estate property and project roll out needs. The wagamama story began in 1992 when the first restaurant opened in Bloomsbury, London. Inspired by fast paced Japanese ramen bars, Wagamama was designed to offer a new kind of eating experience – […]

    Ian Thompson 2 min read November 11, 2014