Market forecast

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    Market forecast Q1 2019: Slowing down

    2019-05-20T05:00:00Z

    Tender prices are likely to rise at a slower rate over the next couple of years, as output wavers and business confidence stays low

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    Market forecast Q4 2018: Losing confidence

    2019-02-14T06:00:00Z

    Tender prices in the year to Q4 kept climbing in the wake of rising building costs, as construction output rebounded in Q3 – but new orders dropped

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    Market forecast: Past the peak

    2018-11-15T07:00:00Z

    The initial market reaction to the Brexit vote was muted, with output soon recovering strongly, but the trend seems likely to have turned, just as our exit from the EU is imminent. Michael Hubbard of Aecom reports

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    Market forecast: Treading water

    2018-08-10T06:00:00Z

    The industry is still looking strong, with growth and confidence holding up, but some weaker areas are beginning to show even as supply constraints continue

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    Market forecast: On the slide?

    2018-05-18T11:37:00Z

    Brexit looms ever larger, with no answers as yet, while output continues a gradual decline and firms struggle to turn rising input cost pressures into higher market selling prices

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    Market forecast: Maintaining margins

    2018-02-14T06:30:00Z

    Technically the construction industry is in a recession, but many firms continue to report stable activity levels for now

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    Market forecast: Holding steady?

    2017-11-16T06:00:00Z

    Technically the construction industry is in a recession, but many firms continue to report stable activity levels for now

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    Market forecast: Consistently uncertain

    2017-08-08T07:00:00Z

    Construction data – both hard and soft – remains consistently inconsistent. Overall construction activity is slowing, but this doesn’t tell the full story

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    Market forecast: Carry on regardless

    2017-05-16T06:00:00Z

    The UK construction industry maintained notable growth rates and posted high output numbers but uncertainty endures on both the domestic and international stage

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    Market forecast: Still on the up

    2017-02-14T06:00:00Z

    The trend continues for rising optimism and workload, though materials costs and wage rates are also increasing, while market uncertainty may have some surprises to pull, says Michael Hubbard of Aecom