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Construction Industry - Global Outlook

  • Published: January 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 247 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

The global outlook series on the Construction Industry provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report acquaints the reader with the industry’s changing dynamics and provides brief insights into the recent developments, mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic industry activities. Markets briefly summarized to provide the reader a prelude to regional dynamics include Canada, Japan, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Russia, the UK, The Netherlands, Australia, China, India, New Zealand, and UAE among others.

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CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

A GLOBAL OUTLOOK, JANUARY 2012

CONTENTS

1. OVERVIEW 1
Construction Industry Recovers from Financial Crisis 1
Asia Pacific to Lead 1
China - A Global Behemoth 1
Eastern and Central European Countries to Lead Recovery in
Europe 1
Americas Hold Promise 1
Australasia to Register Robust Growth in Construction Spending 2
Middle East Recovers Remarkably 2
Africa - A Mixed Bag 2
Impact of Global Economic Downturn- Recent Past Review 2
Table 1: GDP Growth Trend Across Major Economies: 2009-2011 3
Current & Future Analysis 4
Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Construction Industry by Geographic Region - North
America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Construction Spending Figures in US$ Billion for Years
2010 through 2015 4

Table 3: World 5-Year Perspective for Construction by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Spending on
Construction Sector for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
for Years 2011 & 2015 5
Construction Equipment Industry to Recover Sharply 5
Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis
for Construction Industry by Geographic Region - North
America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (including Japan), Latin
America and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Construction Spending Figures in US$ Billion for Years
2010 through 2015 6

Table 5: World 5-Year Perspective for Construction by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Spending on
Construction Sector for North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(including Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets
for Years 2011 & 2015 7
Global Building Materials Market Set to Grow 7
Brief Account of Select Building Materials Markets 8
A Review of Cement Market 8
Green Building Materials Market Soars 8
Demand Rising for Roofing Materials 8
Demand for Glass to Grow in Near Future 8
Bright Future Ahead for Ceramic Tiles Market 8
Convenience and Cost Drive Plastics Market 9
Digital Printing to Resuscitate Wallpaper Market 9
Non-woven Wallpapers Expand Their Market Share 9
Faux Finishes Hold Promise 9
Positive Outlook for Global Particleboard Production in the
Near Term 10
Insight into Select Segments 10
Prefabricated Housing 10
Types of Prefabricated Housing 11
Increased Use of Prefabricated Buildings 11
Systems-Built Houses: Revolutionizing the Dynamics of the
Housing Industry in the UK and the US 11
Solar Powered Manufactured Homes: A Technological Breakthrough 11
Double Decker Factory-built Homes: Uncovering a Propitious Niche 12
Nonresidential Prefabricated Building Systems 12
Types of Nonresidential Prefabricated Building Systems 12
Metal Building Systems: Driving the Market 13
Metal Building Systems - Ruling the Agricultural Market 14
Modular Construction Soars in Popularity 14
IT Gaining Acceptance in Construction Industry 14

2. MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS 16

3. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS 28

4. PRODUCT LAUNCHES 33

A REGIONAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 38

1. UNITED STATES 38
An Overview 38
US Housing Market Continues to Struggle 38
Foreigners Eye Housing Market 39
Construction Activity At All Time Low - Recent Past Review 39
US Building Materials Market Set to Revive 39
Insight into Select Segments 40
Green Construction and Non-Building Sectors Rebound Sharply 40
Prefabricated Housing 40
Manufactured Homes Market 40
Manufactured Homes: The Future Ahead 41
Nonresidential Prefabricated Building Systems 41
Key Statistics 42
Table 6: Housing Starts in the United States (2006-2012):
Yearly Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts (In 000 Units) 42

Table 7: Housing Starts in the United States (2006-2010):
Yearly Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts (In 000s) by
Size of Housing Unit - Single, 2-4 and 5+ Units 42

Table 8: Housing Starts in the United States (2006-2010):
Yearly Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts (In 000s) by
Regions - North East, Mid-West, South, and West 43

Table 9: Housing Starts in the United States (2006-2010):
Yearly Breakdown of Number of Housing Starts (In 000s) by
Family Size - Single and Multiple Family 44

Table 10: Building Permits in the United States (2006- Mar
2011): Yearly Breakdown of Number of Permits (In 000s) 44

Table 11: Building Permits in the United States (2006- 2009):
Yearly Breakdown of Number of Permits (In 000s) by Size of
Housing Unit - Single, 2-4, and 5+ Units 45

2. CANADA 46
Overview 46
High Vacancy Rates Challenge Non-Residential Construction Segment 46
Ontario’s Construction Market to Grow Robustly 46
Key Statistics 47
Table 12: Building Permits in Canada (2006-2010): Breakdown
of Value of Building Permits (in $ Million) by Building Type 47

Table 13: Building Permits in Canada (2006-2010): Breakdown
of Value of Building Permits (in $ Million) by Province &
Territory 48

Table 14: Canadian Construction Industry (2007-2011):
Breakdown of Capital Expenditures (in $ Million) 49

3. JAPAN 50
Overview 50
Asian Investors Flock Japanese Real Estate Market 50
Building Materials Market 50
Trends in Wood Products Industry 50
Remodeling Fuels Wood Products Consumption 50
Trend Towards Western and Semi-Western Housing Construction 51

4. EUROPE 52
Overview 52
Table 15: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Construction by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, UK, Spain & Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Construction Spending
Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015 53

Table 16: European 5-Year Perspective for Construction by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Spending on
Construction Sector for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain &
Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011 & 2015 54

Table 17: European Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Construction Industry by Geographic Region -
France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain & Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures of
Construction Machinery in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through
2015 55

Table 18: European 5-Year Perspective for Construction by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales of
Construction Machinery for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain &
Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2011 & 2015 56
Construction Equipment Market to Grow Robustly 56
Table 19: European Construction Equipment Market (2010):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales for Mini Excavators,
Telescopic Handlers, Crawler Excavators, Wheeled Loaders,
Backhoe Loaders and Others 56

4a. GERMANY 57
Overview 57
Prefabricated Housing - An Insight 57

4b. ITALY 57
Industry Overview 57

4c. POLAND 58
Overview 58
Roofing Materials Market to Grow Strongly 58

4d. RUSSIA 59
Russian Construction Products Market Set to Recover from
Financial Crisis 59
Overview of Building Products Market 59
Interior Doors 59
Floor Covering 60
Stretch Ceilings 60
Windows 60
Green Technologies 60

4e. SPAIN 61
Overview 61

4f. THE UNITED KINGDOM 62
Overview 62
Construction Industry Shows Signs of Recovery 62
Table 20: Number of Professionals in the UK Construction
Market (2010) 63
UK Companies Reap Profits in Foreign Markets 63
IT Penetrates the Construction Industry 63

4g. SCOTLAND 64

4h. NORTHERN IRELAND 64
Overview 64

5. ASIA-PACIFIC 65
Table 21: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Construction Industry by Geographic Region -
China, India, Japan and Rest of Asia Pacific Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Construction Spending
Figures in US$ Billion for Years 2010 through 2015 65

Table 22: Asia-Pacific 5-Year Perspective for Construction
Industry by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Spending on Construction Sector for China, India, Japan and
Rest of Asia Pacific Markets for Years 2011 & 2015 66

5a. AUSTRALIA 67
An Overview 67
Commercial Construction Industry to Grow Strongly 67
Outlook 67

5b. NEW ZEALAND 68
Overview 68
Kitset Housing: A New Zealand Prodigy 68

5c. CHINA 69
Overview 69
Construction Equipment Market to Grow Strongly 69
Table 23: Construction Equipment Market in China (2011):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Unit Sales for Wheeled Loaders,
Crawler Excavators, Mini Excavators, Crawler Dozers, Asphalt
Finishers, Wheeled Excavators, Motor Graders and Others 69

5d. INDIA 70
Construction Sector 70
Market Snapshots 70
Building Materials Sector Overview 70
An Overview of the Cement Industry 70
Construction Equipment Sector 71
Overview 71
Table 24: Indian Construction Equipment Market (2010):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Segment 72

5e. INDONESIA 72
Market Trends 72
Construction and Mining Heavy Machinery Sales to Rise 72

5f. SINGAPORE 73
Overview 73

6. THE MIDDLE EAST 73

6a. UAE 74
Overview 74
Construction Equipment Industry 74

6b. QATAR 74
Construction Equipment Industry 74

7. LATIN AMERICA 75

7a. CHILE 75
Overview 75

GLOBAL DIRECTORY

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