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About Us

What We Do

Our aim is to provide key, relevant and current information across a range of market sectors to support and inform your strategic business development and marketing decisions. We do this in two ways:

Published research reports - we offer a range of over 150 off-the-shelf reports covering individual sectors within the construction/building and home improvement sectors, the majority of which are updated every 2-3 years. To view our report range, visit the reports listing page or click on the image to the right to download our catalogue.

Bespoke research and consultancy - we offer a wide range of market research and consultancy services, such as research for product launches, competition reviews, organisational due diligence and acquisition studies, assessments of buying and specification processes, product feasibility studies and attitudinal research. To view further details on commissioned research, please visit the bespoke research page.

About AMA Research

Established in 1989, AMA Research is widely recognised as the leading specialist provider of market research to the UK building and construction industries. Since 2017, AMA Research is part of Barbour ABI, a leading provider of construction intelligence services.

With over 150 market reports available, AMA's research and analysis goes beyond the more commonly available range of statistical and company information to provide expert, informed commentary and in-depth market analysis, making the reports a valuable and relevant resource for understanding the UK's construction and associated markets.

AMA Research's high quality reports are recognised by many leading UK companies as an essential tool in developing their own marketing and strategic policies. Key decision makers across the UK building and construction industries frequently use AMA Research as their primary source of market data.

To find out more about the people who work at AMA Research, please visit our Who We Are page. To download our brochure, please click on the image to the right.

About Barbour ABI

Barbour ABI is a leading provider of construction intelligence services. With a team of in-house research specialists and a dedicated economics team, it provides commercially relevant insight and unique analysis of trends and developments within the building and construction industry.

Barbour ABI is the chosen provider of Construction New Orders estimates data to the Office for National Statistics, provider of the Government's National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline and provides the planning application and development data to the Department for Communities and Local Government. Barbour ABI also provides data for independent organisations, such as the Construction Products Association.

Barbour ABI is part of global events-led marketing services and communications company, UBM, and is headquartered in Cheshire Oaks, Cheshire.

For more information, go to or follow on Twitter @BarbourABI for all the latest construction data news.

About Barbour Product Search 

Barbour Product Search provides building product manufacturers with access to key industry professionals in the construction market through a multi-channel solution incorporating a product showcase, communication, specifier engagement and insight.

Their high profile partnership with leading brands, such as Barbour ABI, means they have a unique route to this market, allowing manufacturers to use their stories to drive innovation and collaboration, and ultimately build relationships that deliver ongoing ROI.

For more information, go to or follow on Twitter @BarbourNews for all the latest product news and stories.


We have over 25 years experience of researching construction, building and home improvement markets. To find out more specific details about AMA Research's experience and resource, please visit our 'Experience and Resources' page.