All Market forecast articles – Page 2

  • New work output - sector changes indexed to Q2 2010
    Features

    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

  • UK construction quarterly output
    Features

    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

  • Aecom Indices
    Features

    Market forecast: Medium term limbo

    2016-11-17T06:00:00Z

    Brexit continues to cause uncertainty, with increasingly mixed views about the medium-to-long-term emerging across the market. But as Michael Hubbard of Aecom reports, for now, business is looking good

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    Features

    Market forecast: Not the whole story

    2016-08-08T12:47:00Z

    As we look at the Q2 figures, people are ready to blame Brexit for plunging the UK construction economy into a darker period. But the reality is more complex. Michael Hubbard of Aecom reports

  • GCF
    News

    Construction growth prospects downgraded again by Experian

    2016-07-11T07:40:00Z

    Experian publishes chastening set of forecasts - before it’s even estimated likely impact of Brexit

  • Economics
    Features

    Infrastructure update: Land regeneration for housing

    2016-07-07T06:00:00Z

    We consider the complex, multidisciplinary nature of land regeneration and how housing need and government policy are driving increased demand

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    Features

    Market forecast: Certain uncertainty

    2016-05-17T10:29:00Z

    Q1 sees the UK construction industry with a more uncertain outlook but it’s not all down to the EU referendum – there are a number of complex factors at play

  • Europe
    News

    Brexit fears prompt further Experian downgrades

    2016-04-22T11:56:00Z

    Construction ouput forecasts for next two years

  • METALS
    Features

    Market forecast: Pressure drop

    2016-02-16T15:42:00Z

    Market conditions remain positive across the country, but boosts to regional activity put the squeeze on local supply chains and tender prices

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    Features

    Market forecast: A change of mood

    2015-10-29T06:00:00Z

    With demand outstripping supply, selectivity was the dominant theme for contractors this year. And a failure to attract tenderers led to more creative approaches to procurement. But will these changes be lasting or is this just the current stage of a cyclical process?

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    News

    Construction output to grow by 3.6% in 2016

    2015-10-15T14:27:00Z

    Latest forecast from Experian show output for all construction work to hit £142bn in 2017

  • B / quarterly construction output (all work) and annual rate of change (new work)
    Features

    Economics: Market forecast

    2015-07-15T07:01:00Z

    Revised figures for Q1 2015 saw market pricing volatility increase, with a project’s attractiveness playing a crucial role in this current trend. Michael Hubbard of Aecom reports

  • MF index
    Features

    Market forecast: Growing pains

    2015-04-15T06:00:00Z

    Strong output demand has stretched the industry across the supply chain, with increased tender prices triggered by capacity constraints only the most salient sign of strain. Michael Hubbard of Aecom reports

  • Aecom index series (previously Davis Langdon)
    Features

    Market forecast: Speed shift

    2015-01-29T06:00:00Z

    The recovery rolls on with expectations of tender price increases still firm. But a change of pace in activity is expected to emerge this year. Michael Hubbard and John O’Neill of Aecom report

  • Aecom index series (Previously Davis Langdon)
    Features

    Market forecast: Rolling on

    2014-10-30T06:00:00Z

    Rising price levels still reflect an industry in relatively rude health, despite ongoing capacity issues and question marks over the global economy

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    Features

    Market forecast: Overall improvement

    2014-07-15T10:24:00Z

    Q2 2014 saw tender prices and overall activity pick up the pace, largely due to the housing sector. While the demand for skilled trades has led to increases in day rates and wages

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    Features

    Market forecast: Rebound on track

    2014-04-23T08:42:00Z

    Although Q1 2014 saw output and price levels taper off, the overall direction of the industry remains encouraging, especially considering its supply and skills constraints

  • UK Construction Output - All work - November 2013
    Features

    Market forecast: Back in demand

    2014-01-22T09:12:00Z

    The upturn in industry fortunes - which some predict will continue until 2017 - is being reflected in notable rises in tender prices, building costs, and pressure on resources

  • AECOM Index Series (formerly Davis Langdon)
    Features

    Market forecast: A confidence shift

    2013-10-30T06:00:00Z

    Leading indicators highlight renewed optimism. But don’t break open the champagne just yet …

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    Features

    Market forecast: Turning a corner?

    2013-07-18T06:00:00Z

    Although last month’s Spending Round left a lot to be desired, there are plausible signs of a tentative recovery in construction