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October 19, 2009 11:08 ET

New Report Examines the Global Construction Industry Thru 2010

ROCKVILLE, MD--(Marketwire - October 19, 2009) - MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Global Markets Direct's new report "Global Construction Industry Outlook to 2010: Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies and the Impact of Recession," to their collection of Construction market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/redirect.asp?progid=67618&productid=2442095

Summary

"Global Construction Industry Outlook to 2010" is a new report published by Global Markets Direct in association with ICD Research that analyzes how construction companies spend, procurement strategies & practices and business are being affected by the recession. In an uncertain economic climate this report gives you access to the category-level spending outlooks, buyer budgets, supplier selection criteria, business challenges and investment opportunities of leading purchase decision makers. The report also identifies buyers and suppliers future growth, M&A and investment expectations that will impact the construction and real estate industry. The research is based on an extensive survey of senior and C- level industry executives from our market leading panels.

Scope

--  The opinions and forward looking statements of over 300 industry
    executives have been captured in our in-depth survey, of which over 55%
    represent Directors, C-levels & Departmental Heads
--  This report covers data and analysis on buyer spend, procurement and
    industry developments by construction contractors and subcontractors,
    project sponsors, investors and developers and industry suppliers worldwide
--  The report examines current practices and provides future expectations
    over the next 12-24 months
--  The research is based on primary survey research conducted by Global
    Markets Direct in association with ICD Research accessing its B2B panels
    comprised of senior purchase decision makers and leading supplier
    organizations
--  Key topics covered include buyer spend activity, procurement behaviors
    & strategies and how these have been affected by the recession, threats &
    opportunities for the construction industry, sector and region growth
    forecasts and business confidence.
--  In the report buyers identify what suppliers need to do to maintain
    their business and the key actions being taken by industry players to
    overcome the leading business threats
--  The report provides qualitative analysis of the key industry threats
    and opportunities and contains full survey results
--  The geographical scope of the research is global - drawing on the
    activity and expectations of leading industry players across the Americas,
    Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa & Middle East
    

Highlights

--  44% of construction contractors and project sponsors expect to
    increase their procurement spend to increase over the next 12 months, a
    further 14% expect to maintain existing spend levels, and with many buyers
    re-evaluating existing supplier contracts the market open to competition is
    expected to increase
--  29% of industry buyers are seeking to engage in partnerships to
    optimize working capital and reduce costs - closer cooperation between
    suppliers and buyers is being sought during this time of market uncertainty
--  Only 17% of industry buyers do not regularly evaluate suppliers to
    ensure they meet high ethical and environmental standards
    

Reasons to buy

--  Drive revenues by understanding future product investment areas and
    growth regions by leading industry players
--  Formulate effective sales & marketing strategies by identifying how
    buyer budgets are changing and where spend will be directed to in the
    future
--  Better promote your business by aligning your capabilities and
    business practices with your customer's changing needs during these times
    of market uncertainty
--  Secure stronger customer relationships by understanding the leading
    business concerns and changing strategies of buyers in the construction
    industry
--  Effectively plan your business strategies
--  Predict how the industry will grow, consolidate and where it will
    stagnate
--  Uncover the business outlook, key challenges and opportunities
    identified by suppliers and buyers in the industry
    

Topics covered in the report include...

1 Table Of Contents
    1.1 List Of Tables
    1.2 List Of Figures
2 Introduction
    2.1 What is This Report About?
    2.2 Methodology
    2.3 Profile Of Survey Respondents
3 Executive Summary
    3.1 The Construction Industry is Optimistic About the Early Recovery
     of the Global Economy
    3.2 Uncertainty Prevails in the Construction Industry in Terms of
     Revenue Growth for the Next 12 Months
    3.3 Asia Pacific and Middle East Companies Expected to Witness
     Highest Increase in Procurement Budgets and European Companies to
     Witness the Least
    3.4 Both Short Term and Long Term Challenges Daunt Construction
     Industry Players
    3.5 Suppliers Should Increase Their Understanding and Align Their
     Capabilities Better With Buyer Needs to Gain Business Amidst Recession
4 Economic Outlook & Confidence
    4.1 Global Economy Recovery Expectations
    4.2 Global Construction Growth Forecast For 2010
    4.3 Revenue Growth Expectations
5 Construction Industry Investment Outlook
    5.1 Construction Growth Opportunities by Region
    5.2 Construction Growth Opportunities by Market Sector
    5.3 M&A Activity Predictions
    5.4 Supplier's Industry Outlook
6 Recession: Threats and Opportunities for the Construction Industry
    6.1 Leading Business Concerns Due to Recession
    6.2 Key Actions to Overcome Business Threats
    6.3 Key Actions to Maintain and Win Buyer Business
    6.4 Leading Recession-Related Business Opportunities
7 Construction Industry Buyer Spend Activity
    7.1 Annual Procurement Budgets
    7.2 Expected Change in Procurement Spend
    7.3 Expected Change in Spend by Product and Service Category
8 Procurement Behaviors & Strategies & the Impact of Recession
    8.1 Critical Success Factors for Supplier Selection
    8.2 Current Effects of Recession on Procurement Objectives
    8.3 Expected Future Effects of Recession on Procurement Objectives
    8.4 The Effects of Recession on Procurement Strategy
9 Appendix
    9.1 Full Survey Results
    9.2 Methodology
    9.3 Contact Us
    9.4 About Global Markets Direct
    9.5 Disclaimer
1.1 List Of Tables
    Table 1: Count Of Global Construction Industry Survey Respondents By
     Company Type (Number Of Respondents), 2009 Industry Survey
    Table 2: Buyer Respondents By Job Role (% Buyer Respondents), Global
     Construction Industry, 2009
    Table 3: Buyer Respondents By Organization's Global Turnover
     (% Buyer Respondents), Global Construction Industry, 2009
    Table 4: Buyer Respondents By Organization's Total Employee Size
     (% Buyer Respondents), Global Construction Industry, 2009
    Table 5: Supplier Respondents By Job Role (% Supplier Respondents),
     Global Construction Industry, 2009
    Table 6: Supplier Respondents By Organization's Global Turnover
     (% Supplier Respondents), Global Construction Industry, 2009
    Table 7: Supplier Respondents By Organization's Total Employee Size
     (% Supplier Respondents), Global Construction Industry, 2009
    Table 8: Global Construction Industry Expectations Of Global Economy
     Recovery Timings By Region: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest
     Of World (% All Respondents), 2009
    Table 9: Global Construction Industry Expectations Of Global Economy
     Recovery Timings By Company Type: Construction Contractors / Project
     Sponsors Or Developers, Construction Equipment, Materials & Products
     Suppliers / Distributors, Other Construction Industry Suppliers
     (% All Respondents), 2009
    Table 10: Global Construction Industry Forecast Of Global Construction
     Economy Growth By Company Type: Construction Contractor / Project
     Sponsor Or Developer Vs. Construction Equipment, Materials & Products
     Supplier / Distributor Vs. Other Construction Industry Supplier Vs.
     Average Expectations (% All Respondents), 2009
    Table 11: Company Revenue Growth Optimism By Global Construction
     Industry Company Type: Buyers (Construction Contractors / Project
     Sponsors Or Developers) Vs. Suppliers (Construction Equipment,
     Materials & Products Suppliers / Distributors, Other Construction
     Industry Suppliers) (% All Respondents), 2009
    Table 12: Company Revenue Growth Optimism In The Global Construction
     Industry By Region: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest Of World
     (% All Respondents), 2009
    Table 13: Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer
     Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing
     Regions For The Construction Industry (% Construction Contractor
     / Project Sponsor Or Developer Respondents), 2009
    Table 14: Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer
     Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing
     Regions For The Construction Industry (% Construction Contractor
     / Project Sponsor Or Developer Respondents), 2009
    Table 15: Other Construction Industry Supplier Industry: Market
     Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing Regions For The
     Construction Industry (% Other Construction Industry Supplier
     Respondents), 2009
    Table 16: Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer
     Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing
     Market Sectors For The Construction Industry (% Construction
     Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer Respondents), 2009
    Table 17: Construction Equipment, Materials & Products Supplier
     / Distributor Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And
     Slowest Growing Market Sectors For The Construction Industry
     (% Construction Equipment, Materials & Products Supplier /
     Distributor Respondents), 2009
    Table 18: Other Construction Industry Supplier Industry: Market
     Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing Market Sectors For
     The Construction Industry (% Other Construction Industry Supplier
     Respondents), 2009
    Table 19: Key Growth Areas In The Global Construction Industry
     (Analysis Of Supplier Respondents), 2009
    Table 20: Key Growth Areas In The Global Construction Industry
     (Analysis Of Senior Level Supplier Respondents), 2009
    Table 21: Key Declining Areas In The Global Construction Industry
     (Analysis Of Supplier Respondents), 2009
    Table 22: Key Declining Areas In The Global Construction Industry
     (Analysis Of Senior Level Respondents), 2009
    Table 23: Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer Vs.
     Construction Equipment, Materials & Products Supplier / Distributor
     Vs. Other Construction Industry Supplier: Leading Business Concerns
     For The Period 2009-2010 Among Global Construction Industry Buyers
     And Suppliers (% All Respondents), 2009
    Table 24: Leading Business Concerns For The Period 2009-2010 Among
     Global Construction Industry Buyers And Suppliers By Region: North
     America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest Of World (% All Respondents), 2009
    Table 25: Most Important Actions Being Implemented To Overcome Leading
     Business Concerns In 2009-2010 In The Global Construction Industry
     (Analysis Of All Respondents), 2009
    Table 26: Most Important Actions Being Implemented To Overcome Leading
     Business Concerns In 2009- 2010 In The Global Construction
     Industry- Senior Level Responses Only (Analysis Of Senior Level
     Respondents), 2009
    Table 27: Most Important Actions Being Implemented By Construction
     Equipment, Materials & Product Suppliers / Distributors, Other
     Construction Industry Suppliers To Overcome Leading Business Concerns
     In 2009- 2010 In The Global Construction Industry (Analysis Of
     Construction Equipment, Materials & Product Suppliers / Distributors,
     Other Construction Industry Suppliers Respondents), 2009
    Table 28: Most Important Actions Being Implemented By Construction
     Contractors / Project Sponsors Or Developers To Overcome Leading
     Business Concerns In 2009- 2010 In The Global Construction Industry
     (Analysis Of Construction Contractors / Project Sponsors Or Developers
     Respondents), 2009
    Table 29: The Most Important Actions For Suppliers To Take To Maintain
     And Secure Buyer Business During The Recession In The Global
     Construction Industry: Supplier Responses Vs. All Buyer Responses
     (% All Respondents), 2009
    Table 30: The Most Important Actions For Suppliers To Take To Maintain
     And Secure Buyer Business During The Recession In The Global
     Construction Industry: Analysis Of Buyer Respondents By Company
     Turnover (% Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Table 31: The Most Important Actions For Suppliers To Take To Maintain
     And Secure Buyer Business During The Recession In The Global
     Construction Industry: Analysis Of All Buyer Respondents By
     Procurement Budget (% Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Table 32: The Most Important Actions For Suppliers To Take To Maintain
     And Secure Buyer Business During The Recession In The Global
     Construction Industry: Analysis Of All Buyer Respondents By Region
     (% Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Table 33: The Most Important Actions For Suppliers To Take To Maintain
     And Secure Buyer Business During The Recession In The Global
     Construction Industry: Analysis Of All Buyer Respondents By
     Purchasing Decision Seniority (% Buyer Respondents With Purchasing
     Decision Influence), 2009
    Table 34: Leading Business Opportunities During The Recession In The
     Global Construction Industry (Analysis Of All Respondents), 2009
    Table 35: Leading Business Opportunities During The Recession In The
     Global Construction Industry - Senior Level Responses Only (Analysis
     Of Senior Level Respondents), 2009
    Table 36: Leading Business Opportunities For Construction Contractors
     / Project Sponsors Or Developers During The Recession In The Global
     Construction Industry (Analysis Of Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Table 37: Leading Business Opportunities For Construction Equipment,
     Materials & Product Suppliers / Distributors, Other Construction
     Industry Suppliers During The Recession In The Global Construction
     Industry (Analysis Of Supplier Respondents), 2009
    Table 38: Annual Procurement Budgets In US$ In The Global Construction
     Industry: Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer
     (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Table 39: Annual Procurement Budgets In US$ In The Global Construction
     Industry By Region (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Table 40: Expected Change In Spend On Products & Services In The Global
     Construction Industry Over The Next 12 Months: Construction Contractor
     / Project Sponsor Or Developer (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Table 41: Future Change In Spend In The Global Construction Industry
     By Product And Service Category: Construction Contractor / Project
     Sponsor Or Developer - Expected Increase Or Decrease Over The Next
     12 Months (% Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer
     Respondents), 2009
    Table 42: Critical Success Factors For Selecting A Construction
     Industry Supplier: Buyer Vs. Supplier Comparison (% All Respondents),
     Global, 2009
    Table 43: Current Effects Of Recession On Procurement Objectives &
     Priorities In The Global Construction Industry By Company Turnover
     (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Table 44: Expected Changes In Procurement Strategy In The Global
     Construction Industry To Drive Value Across The Business Due To
     Recession: All Buyers By Company Turnover (% All Buyer Respondents),
     2009
    Table 45: Expected Changes In Procurement Strategy In The Global
     Construction Industry To Drive Value Across The Business Due To
     Recession: All Buyers By Purchasing Decision Seniority (% All Buyer
     Respondents Purchasing Decision Influence), 2009
    Table 46: Expected Changes In Procurement Strategy In The Global
     Construction Industry To Drive Value Across The Business Due To
     Recession: All Buyers By Region (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Table 47: Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer
     Attitudes & Approaches To Existing Procurement Practices: Level Of
     Agreement To The Following 5 Statements (% Construction Contractor
     / Project Sponsor Or Developer Respondents), 2009
    Table 48: Full Survey Results-Closed Questions
1.2 List Of Figures
    Figure 1: Leading Business Concerns For The Period 2009-2010 Among
     Global Construction Industry Buyers And Suppliers (% All Respondents),
     2009
    Figure 2: Global Construction Industry Expectations Of Global Economy
     Recovery Timings (% All Respondents), 2009
    Figure 3: Global Construction Industry Expectations Of Global Economy
     Recovery Timings By Region: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest
     Of World (% All Respondents), 2009
    Figure 4: Global Construction Industry Expectations Of Global Economy
     Recovery Timings By Company Type: Construction Contractors / Project
     Sponsors Or Developers, Construction Equipment, Materials & Products
     Suppliers / Distributors, Other Construction Industry Suppliers
     (% All Respondents), 2009
    Figure 5: Global Construction Industry Forecast Of Global Construction
     Economy Growth By Company Type: Construction Contractor / Project
     Sponsor Or Developer Vs. Construction Equipment, Materials & Products
     Supplier / Distributor Vs. Other Construction Industry Supplier Vs.
     Average Expectations (% All Respondents), 2009
    Figure 6: Company Revenue Growth Optimism In The Global Construction
     Industry (% All Respondents), 2009
    Figure 7: Company Revenue Growth Optimism By Global Construction
     Industry Company Type: Buyers (Construction Contractors / Project
     Sponsors Or Developers) Vs. Suppliers (Construction Equipment,
     Materials & Products Suppliers / Distributors, Other Construction
     Industry Suppliers) (% All Respondents), 2009
    Figure 8: Company Revenue Growth Optimism In The Global Construction
     Industry By Region: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Rest Of
     World (% All Respondents), 2009
    Figure 9: Overall Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing
     Regions For The Construction Industry (% All Respondents), 2009
    Figure 10: Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer
     Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing
     Regions For The Construction Industry (% Construction Contractor
     / Project Sponsor Or Developer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 11: Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer
     Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing
     Regions For The Construction Industry (% Construction Contractor
     / Project Sponsor Or Developer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 12: Other Construction Industry Supplier Industry: Market
     Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing Regions For The
     Construction Industry (% Other Construction Industry Supplier
     Respondents), 2009
    Figure 13: Overall Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing
     Market Sectors For The Construction Industry (% All Respondents),
     2009
    Figure 14: Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer
     Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing
     Market Sectors For The Construction Industry (% Construction
     Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 15: Construction Equipment, Materials & Products Supplier
     / Distributor Industry: Market Predictions Of The Fastest And
     Slowest Growing Market Sectors For The Construction Industry
     (% Construction Equipment, Materials & Products Supplier /
     Distributor Respondents), 2009
    Figure 16: Other Construction Industry Supplier Industry: Market
     Predictions Of The Fastest And Slowest Growing Market Sectors For
     The Construction Industry (% Other Construction Industry Supplier
     Respondents), 2009
    Figure 17: Merger & Acquisition Activity Expectations Over The Next
     12 Months In The Global Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor
     Or Developer Industry (% Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor
     Or Developer Industry Respondents), 2009
    Figure 18: Merger & Acquisition Activity Expectations Over The Next
     12 Months In The Global Construction Equipment, Materials & Products
     Supplier / Distributor Industry (% Construction Equipment, Materials
     & Products Supplier / Distributor Industry Respondents), 2009
    Figure 19: Merger & Acquisition Activity Expectations Over The Next
     12 Months In The Global Other Construction Industry Supplier Industry
     (% Other Construction Industry Supplier Industry Respondents), 2009
    Figure 20: Leading Business Concerns For The Period 2009-2010 Among
     Global Construction Industry Buyers And Suppliers (% All Respondents),
     2009
    Figure 21: Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer
     Vs. Construction Equipment, Materials & Products Supplier /
     Distributor Vs. Other Construction Industry Supplier: Leading
     Business Concerns For The Period 2009-2010 Among Global Construction
     Industry Buyers And Suppliers (% All Respondents), 2009
    Figure 22: The Most Important Actions For Suppliers To Take To Maintain
     And Secure Buyer Business During The Recession In The Global
     Construction Industry: Supplier Responses Vs. All Buyer Responses
     (% All Respondents), 2009
    Figure 23: The Most Important Actions For Suppliers To Take To
     Maintain And Secure Buyer Business During The Recession In The
     Global Construction Industry: Analysis Of All Buyer Respondents
     By Region (% Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 24: Annual Procurement Budgets In US$ In The Global
     Construction Industry: Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor
     Or Developer (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 25: Annual Procurement Budgets In US$ In The Global
     Construction Industry By Company Turnover (% All Buyer Respondents),
     2009
    Figure 26: Annual Procurement Budgets In US$ In The Global
     Construction Industry By Region (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 27: Expected Change In Spend On Products & Services In The
     Global Construction Industry Over The Next 12 Months: Construction
     Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer (% All Buyer Respondents),
     2009
    Figure 28: Expected Change In Spend On Products & Services In The
     Global Construction Industry Over The Next 12 Months By Company
     Turnover (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 29: Expected Change In Spend On Products & Services In The
     Global Construction Industry Over The Next 12 Months By Region
     (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 30: Future Change In Spend In The Global Construction Industry
     By Product And Service Category: Construction Contractor / Project
     Sponsor Or Developer - Expected Increase Or Decrease Over The Next 12
     Months (% Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer
     Respondents), 2009
    Figure 31: Future Change In Spend In The Global Construction Industry
     By Product And Service Category: Expected Increase Over The Next 12
     Months Construction Contractor / Project Sponsor Or Developer (% All
     Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 32: Future Change In Spend In The Global Construction Industry
     By Product And Service Category: Expected Increase Over The Next 12
     Months Among All Buyers By Company Turnover (% All Buyer Respondents),
     2009
    Figure 33: Future Change In Spend In The Global Construction Industry
     By Product And Service Category: Expected Increase Over The Next 12
     Months Among All Buyers By Region (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 34: Critical Success Factors For Selecting A Construction
     Industry Supplier: Difference In Views, Buyers Vs. Suppliers
     (Net Difference In Ranking), Global, 2009
    Figure 35: Critical Success Factors For Selecting A Construction
     Industry Supplier: Buyer Vs. Supplier Comparison
     (% All Respondents), Global, 2009
    Figure 36: Current Effects Of Recession On Procurement Objectives
     & Priorities In The Global Construction Industry (% All Buyer
     Respondents), 2009
    Figure 37: Likelihood Of Future Change In Procurement Objectives
     In The Global Construction Industry (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 38: Likelihood Of Future Change On Procurement Objectives
     In The Global Construction Industry By Company Turnover
     (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 39: Expected Future Effects Of Recession On Procurement
     Objectives & Priorities In The Global Construction Industry
     (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 40: Expected Future Effects Of Recession On Procurement
     Objectives & Priorities In The Global Construction Industry By
     Company Turnover (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 41: Expected Changes In Procurement Strategy In The Global
     Construction Industry To Drive Value Across The Business Due To
     Recession (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009
    Figure 42: Expected Changes In Procurement Strategy In The Global
     Construction Industry To Drive Value Across The Business Due To
     Recession: All Buyers By Region (% All Buyer Respondents), 2009

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