The global construction industry plays a key role in both developed and developing economies. The construction sector creates new jobs, drives economic growth, and provides solutions to address social, climate and energy challenges. It has important linkages with other sectors, so that its impact on GDP and economic growth goes far beyond the direct contribution of construction activities. Having endured a prolonged period of fatigue in the wake of the global financial crisis, the global construction sector is gradually regaining strength and is expected to reach a value of US$ 10 trillion by 2020.

The global infrastructure investment needs will reach US$ 94 trillion by 2040 in order to keep pace with profound economic and demographic changes across the globe. These needs...more
17 November 2017
The US journal “Engineering News Record” (ENR) annually ranks global contractors based on the construction revenues generated outside of each company's home country. According to...more
30 August 2017
Deloitte's annual European Powers of Construction study (EPoC) is concerned with the performance of construction companies and examines the strategies and performance of the most...more
30 June 2017
Infrastructure-related spending, in the broadest definition including oil and gas as well as real estate, totalled US$ 9.5 trillion in 2015. Some 2.5 US$ trillion are presently...more
30 June 2016