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Building Project Development in the UK: Market Research Report

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Building Project Development Market Research Report | SIC F41.100 | Oct 2016

Shaky foundations: Revenue to decline slightly in the current year due to the EU referendum

IBISWorld’s Building Project Development 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • The EU referendum result has reduced foreign investment into the UK property market
  • Many projects were delayed or halted due to the lingering effect of the economic downturn
  • The shortage of UK homes should help to sustain demand for industry operators
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Building Project Development industry bring together the financial, technical and physical resources required to construct a building that can later be sold. Development projects can last for long periods of time, so operators have to gauge mid- to long-term demand levels before investing if they are to generate sufficient returns. The industry has performed well over the past five years, following difficult conditions in the aftermath of the economic crisis when many development projects were halted or scaled back and developers struggled to sell on completed buildings.

With demand for housing increasing over the past five years, property values climbed, helping industry operators to boost their returns... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Industry firms develop residential and non-residential building projects by bringing together financial, technical and material resources. On completion, the building or buildings may be delivered to a client, or the developer may retain an equity interest.

Self-owned developments

Building project development for properties partly or wholly owned by the developer is estimated to account for over half of industry revenue and includes in-house developments by REITs, homebuilders and property developers. These companies either purchase land they can build on or acquire existing buildings that they can refurbish. The.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Building Project Development Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Building Project Development Industry are

  • Access to the necessary amount of land/ type of property
  • Ability to effectively communicate and negotiate
  • Having a high prior success rate (including completed prior contracts)
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Capital expenditure on dwellings and Business confidence index in the Building Project Development industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Building Project Development Industry?

    Firms in this industry bring together the financial, technical and material resources to complete residential and non-residential building projects. The industry does not cover the construction of buildings or project management services related to building projects.

    Industry Products
    Self-owned developmentsThird-party developments
    Industry Activities
    Developing residential building projectsDeveloping non-residential building projects

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Capital expenditure on dwellings
  • Business confidence index
  • Official bank rate
  • House price index
  • Retail sales index
  • Current Performance
  • The industry backdrop
  • Changing rates
  • Help to buy
  • Delayed development
  • Post referendum
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Residential demand
  • A different direction
  • Sinking investment
  • Table: Building Project Development Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Building Project Development Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Supermarkets
  • Department Stores
  • Airports
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Residential Building Construction
  • Site Preparation
  • Products & Services
  • Self-owned developments
  • Third-party developments
  • Chart: Building Project Development Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Office market
  • Residential market
  • Retail market
  • Other commercial markets
  • Industrial market
  • Institutional market
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Building Project Development Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Subcontractors
  • Professional and technical services
  • Before construction can begin, a variety of specialist professionals are employed to survey land, draw up architectural plans, negotiate contracts and planning applications and prepare documents for the conveyance of property. Depending on the scale and complexity of a project, the amount spent on these services can vary widely. These costs are also included under 'other' in the table and are estimated to account for 14.1% of industry revenue.
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Building Project Development
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Building Project Development Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Building Project Development Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Building Project Development Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
  • Describes a site that has already been built on and is being considered for redevelopment.
  • Real Estate Investment Trust (Reit)
  • An organisation that owns and manages investment properties. REITs have been able to operate in the United Kingdom since 2007.
  • Vacancy Rate
  • The amount of real estate space unoccupied as a percentage of the total available space.

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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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