Turner & Townsend uncovered between £80 and £120M of vacant space using Aconex as a CDE

Turner & Townsend chose Aconex to manage its large real estate program in the United Kingdom and uncovered between £80 and £120M of vacant space.


Through the implementation of Aconex, Turner & Townsend has been recognized as the market leader in realizing benefits of technology standardization on projects.

Zheng ChooPrincipal Consultant, Technology, Turner & Townsend

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Business challenges

  • Ability to manage huge programs consisting of many different projects and stakeholders
  • Gaining one clear picture of the entire program
  • Providing accurate up to date reporting to support decision making and keep the projects on track
  • Track due dates across thousands of deliverables


  • A configurable platform that can be set up to meet specific requirements of each project and workflow within the program
  • A common data environment across the entire program
  • Configurable reporting to provide management with up to date at a glance progress throughout the program
  • System set up using placeholders to track progress and due dates across all program deliverables
  • £200M in potential secured income was enabled by using Aconex to administer and support the client to send out 5,000 leases
  • 80,000 square meters of vacant space was discovered, valued in total at between £80 and £120M, by using Aconex as a common data environment to track all documentation
  • 75% faster CAD plan review and approval process. The complete plan process could take a few months in the past and is now no longer than 20 days
  • 95% faster to create board reports using Aconex and Tableau open systems
  • 16 hours are saved each week managing the change process for lease turnover, a 40% improvement
Published:June 26, 2018

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