Construction project starts forecast to steady in 2018

Glenigan expects the value of construction starts to stabilise in 2018, after the declines seen over the last two years, as construction clients adapt their investment plans to the changing political and economic environment. Commenting on the prospects for the industry, Glenigan’s Economics Director, Allan Wilén said, “The value of underlying More...

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By Editor On Monday, November 20th, 2017
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Modest growth forecast in the UK building insulation market

The market for building insulation products in the UK has been fairly flat over the last couple of years following substantial volatility in the preceding years. The fall in government subsidised retrofitted More...

By Editor On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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UK Construction Equipment Rental market set to exceed pre- recession value by 2019

The UK’s construction equipment rental market is forecast to be worth over £4.7bn in 2019, exceeding its peak value reached in 2007. Growth in this market has been continuous since 2011, at a level of 3-4% More...

By Editor On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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Construction workloads continue to grow slowly says latest RICS UK Construction market survey

• Workload growth moderates in Q2 across all sectors as EU uncertainty delays investment • Private commercial and industrial sectors see most significant slowdown • Workloads and employment projected to More...

By Editor On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
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Market outlook for awnings is again promising

After years of stagnation at the European awning market an upswing is recognisable. In the last year the industry recorded finally a growth in sales, namely 1,8%. In particular the development of the Spanish market More...

By Editor On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
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Despite growing economic scepticism residential construction remains strong

The construction industry remained in a strong position during April with £6.1 billion worth of contracts awarded, led by a 26 per cent monthly spike in contract value from the residential sector, despite growing More...

By Editor On Thursday, March 24th, 2016
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Growth in the UK garden buildings market

The market for ‘domestic garden buildings and structures’ is estimated to have grown by around 3.5% in 2015. Following a relatively flat period in 2010 to 2013, growth accelerated in 2014 and continued to More...

By Editor On Wednesday, February 24th, 2016
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Student housing construction climbed to a five year high in 2015

Investment in student housing continued to grow in 2015, with contracts awarded to build more than 4,500 new student bedrooms, the highest annual amount in over five years. The total value of construction projects More...

By Editor On Monday, February 1st, 2016
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Construction industry floundering, says latest Glenigan report

The construction sector is suffering from its worst winter since 2013, according to the latest figures released from construction experts Glenigan. The value of new work starting on site* fell by a marked 20% in More...

By Editor On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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Fall in workloads for small builders in the UK

Workloads for small builders across the country took a downward turn towards the end of last year, the Federation of Master Builders’ (FMB) latest State of Trade Survey has revealed, amid worries over wider More...