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Commercial Building Construction in the UK: Market Research Report

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Commercial Building Construction Market Research Report | SIC F41.201 | Apr 2014

Slowly rebuilding: Higher consumer spending and business confidence provide the foundation for growth

The Commercial Building Construction market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Balfour Beatty Group Limited Balfour Beatty Group Limited market share
Kier Construction Limited Kier Construction Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£17bn
Annual Growth 10-15
2.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
73,639
Businesses
10,756
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Commercial Building Construction industry has endured a tumultuous period over the past five years because its primary markets plummeted and took industry operators down with them. Private investment in commercial and industrial premises slumped in response to adverse trends in company profitability, employment and household spending. In the public sector, the government's fiscal austerity measures involved cuts to funding for institutional buildings like schools and hospitals. Many companies went bust as business profit plummeted, retailers were hit by online competition and consumer spending fell. Various retailers, including supermarkets and department stores, scaled back their expansion plans, and lack of demand for offices caused property developers to halt investment too... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The industry has a low concentration of ownership, since the four largest contractors are estimated to generate 21.5% of annual industry revenue. Relatively few firms are capable of constructing large-scale landmark projects such as stadiums and multistorey office complexes. Since work on these projects tends to have a disproportionate effect on the industry, a few large firms exercise some degree of influence even though market concentration is low. The bulk of industry establishments employ fewer than 10 people. Two-thirds of contracting firms generate annual revenue of less than £250,000 and just 2.5% have annual revenue of more than £5 million... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Commercial Building Construction Industry?

This industry includes firms that construct non-residential buildings to sell on their own account or on a fee or contract basis. The assembly and erection of prefabricated buildings is also covered. Sometimes, part or all of the construction process is outsourced.

Industry Products
OfficesEducational buildingsHealth-related buildingsRetail buildingsEntertainment and recreation buildingsIndustrial buildingsOther non-residential buildings
 
Industry Activities
Constructing industrial buildings Constructing institutional buildings Constructing offices, hotels, shopping malls, restaurants and other commercial buildingsConstructing recreation and entertainment facilitiesAssembling and erecting prefabricated non-residential buildings


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