The Real Estate & Construction sector is one of the pillars of the global economy, responsible for meeting the increasing needs of the population for affordable housing and for efficient social, transportation and utility infrastructure. As a labour-intensive industry, it is a major contributor to employment, income generation and social progress. Real Estate & Construction is also an essential element for economic value creation and sustainable growth, as it lays the foundations for the development of virtually all other industries.
Activities associated with Real Estate & Construction are the construction of residential and non-residential buildings, heavy and civil engineering construction, and the related speciality trade contracting activities. It also includes management and leasing of land and properties, real estate brokerage, architectural and engineering services, warehousing and storage activities, and operation of car parks and garages.
Joko Widodo won the hotly contested presidential elections of 2014 based, in part, on a platform of infrastructure investment to accelerate economic growth. This was successful as for decades the Indonesian economy had been plagued with ...View more details
As China focuses on advancing its domestic economy, the development of the infrastructure market faces great opportunities but also major challenges. In terms of market competition, the number of infrastructure enterprises is increasing, ...View more details
In the Latin American context, Colombia lags in developing its road and railway infrastructure due to a prolonged period of underinvestment and relatively low participation of the private sector. But the country’s port and ...View more details
Brazil’s transport infrastructure sector contains a diverse landscape. While some sub-sectors, namely road infrastructure, are still dominated by the federal and state governments, others such as the railways have been marked by a ...View more details
Thanks to a stable regulatory framework and supportive business environment, Chile possesses one of the most developed transport and energy infrastructure networks in Latin America. The country has a well-developed road and port infrastructure in ...View more details
The Philippines has under-invested in its infrastructure for decades, which has resulted in outdated and inadequate infrastructure to meet the country’s economic growth ambitions. For instance, the Philippines’ primary ...View more details
Thailand’s government has identified infrastructure building as a crucial activity to drive economic development. Thailand is building considerable public transport infrastructure within the Bangkok Metropolitan Region* to relieve the ...View more details