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Construction insights for product manufacturers

How is the construction industry, and architecture in particular, responding to the ever-changing impacts of Covid-19 and the upcoming Brexit deadline? Adrian Malleson, head of economic research at RIBA, provides an overview

What does the future hold for the construction industry?
What does the future hold for the construction industry? Credit: Bence Balla-Schottner on Unsplash

The economic context

Covid-19 has affected the global economy, with all countries suffering the impact at various degrees. Here in the UK there is a predicted 10 per cent drop in the economy for 2020. To find out more about how the economy and, more specifically, construction output has been affected, watch the short video below:

The architecture market

The RIBA carries out regular Business Benchmarking and Future Trends surveys. This research enables us to see how the architecture market is responding to Covid-19 and Brexit and what the current work levels are for architecture practices. See how the architecture market is faring and where there are opportunities for product manufacturers in the specification process, below:

The future of cities

A speculative look at how cities may change following the global pandemic, considering the continued growth of the global urban population,below:

Find out how the RIBAJ can support your business through these changing times, contact a member of the team.

London & South

John Ward, 07741 265696, john.ward@riba.org

Midlands & North

Sunil Shah, 07501 466640, sunil.shah@riba.org



 

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