Commercial Building Construction in the UK: Market Research Report

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Commercial Building Construction Market Research Report | SIC F41.201 | Feb 2016

Constructing growth: Higher spending on health facilities has supported industry resurgence

IBISWorld’s Commercial Building Construction market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Kier Construction Limited Kier Construction Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Commercial Building Construction industry has recovered well over the past five years. It had previously endured a period of decline when private investment in commercial and industrial premises slumped in response to adverse trends in employment, company profitability and household spending. In the public sector, government spending cuts affected demand for institutional buildings such as schools and hospitals. However, landmark office developments, rising demand for office space and increased spending on public health and educational facilities has supported resurgence in industry activity.

Increased spending on capital as a result of the stabilising of the economy has boosted revenue growth for the majority of the past five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The industry is in a mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added (IVA), which measures the amount the industry adds to the economy, is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 4% over the 10 years through 2020-21. In comparison, UK GDP is projected to rise at a compound annual rate of 2.1% over the same period. Although industry revenue is estimated to increase at a faster rate than this over the decade, pressure on profit margins is likely to limit any expansions in IVA in the next five years.

Demand continues to outweigh supply for many segments in the industry as a lack of skilled workers, available construction sites and rising material prices have restricted the output of contractors... purchase to read more


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What is the Commercial Building Construction Industry?

This industry consists of firms that construct non-residential buildings to sell on their own account or on a fee or contract basis. This includes schools, hospitals, stores and airport buildings. The assembly and erection of prefabricated buildings is also covered. Part or all of the construction process may be outsourced.

Industry Products
OfficesEducational buildingsHealth-related buildingsRetail buildingsEntertainment and recreation buildingsIndustrial buildingsOther non-residential buildings
Industry Activities
Constructing industrial buildings Constructing institutional buildings Constructing, office and other commercial buildingsConstructing recreation and entertainment facilitiesConstructing educational and health related facilitiesAssembling and erecting prefabricated non-residential buildings

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