Commercial Building Construction in the UK: Market Research Report

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Commercial Building Construction Market Research Report | SIC F41.201 | Oct 2015

Open for business: The office segment should be the strongest source of revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Commercial Building Construction market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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 been recovering from a tumultuous period during the economic downturn, 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, the government's spending cuts affected demand for institutional buildings such as schools and hospitals. However, the Olympic Games and some landmark office developments provided some support for those operators based in or near London.

Increased spending on capital as a result of the stabilising of the economy has helped demand to recover in recent years and the industry has experienced revenue growth for the majority of the past five years... 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 just 19.3% industry revenue in 2015-16. 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 industry revenue, a few large firms exercise some degree of influence, despite the fact that market concentration is low. The leading players are multi-establishment companies with locations across the United Kingdom and, occasionally, in foreign markets. However, over 90% of industry operators are estimated to have fewer than ten employees and only a small percentage 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 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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