In: Construction Reviews & Forecasts

Latest residential figures show that output increased by 5% in 2018 to £74.2bn

Preliminary data indicates that total residential output increased by 5% in 2018 to £74.2bn underpinned by 8% increase in new work but with residential RMI remaining static at £30bn.

Regional Construction Hotspots in Great Britain 2018

Our sister company Barbour ABI has teamed up with the Construction Products Association to produce a new report entitled 'Regional Construction Hotspots in Great Britain 2018' covering 3 key sectors - residential, commercial and infrastructure.

Construction in the Higher Education and Student Accommodation Sector – 5 Key Facts

5 Key Facts relating to the UK's Construction in the Higher Education and Student Accommodation Sector 2018-22, taken from AMA Research's in depth and detailed market report.

Availability and price of land remains key factor to the future growth of the self-build market

The latest Self Build market report from AMA Research, highlights the strong disconnect between the number of available sites and where people want to build.

Transport Infrastructure Construction and RMI Market – 5 Key Facts

5 Key Facts relating to the UK's Transport Infrastructure Construction and RMI market 2017-21, taken from AMA Research's in depth and detailed market report.

Build to Rent forecast to become a key growth area in the UK housebuilding market

Including residential conversions, there were around 258,000 new dwellings delivered across the UK in 2016/17, up by 13% on the previous year.

Hotel, leisure and entertainment construction output grew by 33% in 2017 to reach £9.4bn

Dominated by the private sector, the entertainment and leisure sector has experienced more positive construction output conditions than many other sectors over the past 5 years.

Social Housing Construction & Maintenance Market – 5 Key Facts

5 Key Facts relating to the UK's Social Housing Construction & Maintenance Market, taken from AMA Research's in depth and detailed market report.

The Rise of the UK Build-To-Rent Market

The UK’s Private Rented Sector (PRS) is going through a period of rapid change. A recovering UK economy and increasing interest by both UK and overseas large institutional investors are key elements in the recent expansion of the PRS.

Modest forecasts for construction output amid Brexit uncertainty

Recently revised data indicates that total construction output increased by 8% in 2017 compared with 2016, to reach a total value of £163.5bn.

Construction in the Sports Sector – 5 Key Facts

5 Key Facts relating to the UK's Sports Sector Construction 2017-21, taken from AMA Research's in depth and detailed market report.

UK market for volumetric modular buildings increased by 6% in 2017

The UK market for prefabricated volumetric modular buildings and portable accommodation is estimated to have increased by 6% in 2017 - a significant improvement on 2016

Lack of major projects slows construction in January

After a volatile 2017 for construction, the year hasn’t begun much better for the industry in January, with the value of new contracts awarded at £5.4 billion, 10.6 per cent lower than the same time last year.

Strong pipeline in the UK higher education and student accommodation construction markets

Total construction output in the higher education (HE) sector was estimated to be worth around £3.9bn in 2017, and this is forecast to rise as the market for university construction work steadily increases.

Consolidation to continue in the UK construction contracting industry

The construction contracting industry has experienced good growth since 2013 as a result of relatively buoyant construction activity across end-use sectors.

Sports construction forecast to increase by almost 10% in 2018

The sports facilities construction market in the UK was worth an estimated £1.5 billion in 2017 having grown substantially in the past year.

Output expected to decline in the UK Education Construction sector

Construction output in the education sector has seen 4 years of consistent growth, and reached a peak in 2016 at around £11.2bn.

Transport set to dominate output within the UK infrastructure sub-sector into the next decade

In 2017, contractors’ output in the transport sector was valued at around £8.6bn.

Construction Contractors Market – 5 Key Facts

5 Key Facts relating to the UK's Construction Contractors market 2017-21, taken from AMA Research's in depth and detailed market report.

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