I will often get asked, “What is Constructonomics?”. Actually, that’s a lie. I very rarely, if ever, get asked that question. I’m not sure why I lied about that, but most likely because that’s how a post like this would typically start. Nevertheless, I do think about the question a lot – and t...

The UK construction industry employs over 2 billion people in roles as varied as contracting and building to the manufacturer ofproducts and components. It’s no secret that the UK construction industry has suffered throughout the recession, in 2012 output from the industry was around 15% lower than ...

Middle East’s construction industry didn’t experience any notable disruptions despite the global economic slump that occurred in 2008/2009. It may have experienced some jabs when the real estate sector in Dubai was affected but the overall demand for construction in the region remained very much act...