Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
While firms face subdued conditions and divergent trends in key downstream infrastructure markets, the industry has managed to achieve overall annual growth since 2007. Public investment into water, sewer, transportation and conservation and development programs will support demand for infrastructure construction services, resulting in moderate growth as the industry moves ahead... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
This industry has considerable capital inputs compared to most construction industries, and is considered to have a medium degree of capital intensity compared with the total economy. The investment requirement includes heavy construction machinery and amenities for workers.
Industry capital expenditures on plant and machinery account for about 4.0% to 5.0% of revenue. The larger-scale players in this industry typically have branch offices located across several geographic markets and maintain workshops, equipment yards, storage facilities, warehouses and sometimes construction material quarries. Given the temporary and location-specific nature of construction projects, most of the large firms own portable offices, workshops and transport trailers... purchase to read more