Research and Markets: Global Construction Industry Outlook to 2010: Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies

DUBLIN — (BUSINESS WIRE) — January 5, 2010Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the " Global Construction Industry Outlook to 2010: Buyer Spend and Procurement Strategies" report to their offering.

World Market Intelligence's Global Construction Materials Industry Outlook to 2010 analyzes how the purchasing, procurement strategies and practices of companies in the Construction Materials industry are being affected by the current business environment and by expectations of how that environment will evolve during 2010. The report provides category-level spending outlooks, procurement budgets, supplier selection criteria, business challenges and investment opportunities of leading purchase decision makers. The report also examines buyers and suppliers' growth, mergers and acquisition and investment expectations.

This global report is the result of an extensive survey drawn from our exclusive panel of leading Construction Materials companies and suppliers. It provides you with access to the opinions and strategies of leading purchase decision makers and competitors.

Scope of the report:

  • 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 companies across the value chain of the global Construction Materials industry
  • The report examines current practices and provides future expectations over the next 12-24 months
  • The research is based on primary survey research of a B2B panel 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 current operating environment
  • Threats & opportunities for the industry
  • Sector and region growth forecasts
  • 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

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

Key Topics Covered:


  • What is This Report About?
  • Methodology
  • Profile of Survey Respondents

Executive Summary

Economic Outlook and Confidence

  • Global Economic Recovery Expectations
  • Global Architecture Growth Forecast for 2010
  • Revenue Growth Expectations

Architecture Industry Investment Outlook

  • Construction Growth Opportunities by Region
  • Construction Growth Opportunities by Market Sector
  • Architectural Services Growth Opportunities by Region
  • Architectural Services Growth Opportunities by Market Sector
  • M&A Activity Predictions
  • Suppliers' Industry Outlook

Recession: Threats and Opportunities for the Architecture Industry

  • Leading Business Concerns Due to Recession
  • Key Actions to Overcome Business Threats
  • Key Actions to Maintain and Win Buyer Business
  • Leading Recession-Related Business Opportunities

Architecture and Client Buyer Spend Activity

  • Expected Change in Procurement Spend: Architects' Clients
  • Expected Change in Spend by Product and Service Category: Architects' Clients
  • Annual Procurement Budgets: Architect / Planner
  • Expected Change in Spend by Product and Service Category: Architect / Planner

Procurement Behaviors and Strategies and the Impact of Recession

  • Critical Success Factors for Supplier Selection
  • Current Effects of Recession on Procurement Objectives
  • Expected Future Effects of Recession on Procurement Objectives
  • The Effects of Recession on Procurement Strategy


  • Full Survey Results-Closed Questions
  • Methodology
  • Contact Us
  • About World Market Intelligence
  • Disclaimer

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