About NBS

At NBS, we are committed to offering distinctive, innovative specification and information solutions to construction industry professionals.

Our origins lie in the National Building Specification for the UK and we have produced specification products for over 40 years.

Today our NBS specification products cover building construction, engineering services and landscape design and we are proud to be leading the construction industry in its digital evolution.

We are NBS

NBS provides essential BIM, specification, knowledge management and building product information services.
Play a key role in leading the digital revolution in construction
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Latest Press Releases

NBS and RIBA Enterprises issue press releases to keep you informed of important developments within the company and the construction industry.
01 February 2017 | by

Newcastle-based NBS welcomed Mark Bew MBE to its offices last week to deliver an industry talk on the ‘Digital Built Britain’ programme.

30 January 2017 | by

Digicon Information Inc has announced that it has been acquired by NBS, a global provider of construction information and knowledge management services, based in the UK.

25 January 2017 | by

A North East-based global provider of construction information and knowledge management services is expanding overseas into Canada and Australia.

14 November 2016

NBS is back with its seventh National BIM Survey which is now recognised as one of the industry’s most comprehensive reviews into the use of BIM.

14 November 2016

NBS is inviting construction professionals to inform the industry on changing needs in how specifications are being written and help NBS improve the tools and resources it provides.

Latest News

The latest news from NBS and across the wider construction industry.
23 February 2017 | by

A best practice toolkit to help the construction industry tackle modern slavery in its global supply chains has been launched by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and industry alliance Stronger Together.

16 February 2017 | by

The North East's tech community has come together to share ideas on how to nurture the opportunities afforded by digital construction both within and on behalf of the region.

07 February 2017 | by

The CITB's Construction Skills Network report predicts sector growth of 1.7% over the next five years but cites three major infrastructure schemes as being crucial.

07 February 2017 | by

The government's bid to fix the UK's 'broken' housing market switches focus this week as a new white paper is published including measures to deal with the high cost of renting and more relaxed planning rules.

09 January 2017 | by

The first ever garden villages, which have the potential to deliver more than 48,000 homes across England, have been given government backing.