Analyses of the construction market

  • PKP PLK to install 700 new railroad switches by September 2015

    A successful implementation of the railroad switches scheme will be instrumental in the elimination of speed limits on 302 sections of 19,585 km rail tracks and a shortening of train travel time by a total of 260 minutes. The outcome of the scheme is all the more noteworthy… »

  • WEBCAST: Construction sector in Ukraine 2015

    Watch this video! The webcast covers the construction sector in Ukraine - current status, key trends and development prospects. PMR expert presents construction output in Ukraine - value and real change for each of construction segments: residential, non-residential and civil… »

  • Cement production in Belarus to drop over 5% in 2015

    Government-targeted programmes aimed at expanding the country’s per capita housing and at modernising the country’s transport, energy, and social infrastructure have been the key drivers of the construction industry's evolution in recent years in Belarus. In addition, large… »

  • Double-digit growth of investments in new power generation units in Poland

    Following a period of slow growth in 2013, last year the activity of investors operating in the industrial construction market surged, mostly on the back of fast-paced implementation of several major power projects, according to PMR’s latest report entitled “Power sector… »

  • Construction activity in Romania will accelerate in the coming years

    As indicated by the results of PMR’s latest report, entitled “Construction sector in Romania 2015. Development forecasts for 2015-2020”, in 2014 the construction industry in Romania continued to struggle, and was estimated to have contracted by 6.6% year on year, after a… »

  • Civil engineering to remain a driving force of the Bulgarian construction industry

    According to a new report entitled “Construction sector in Bulgaria 2015 – Development forecasts for 2015-2020” published by the analytical and research company PMR, after what now seems to be a period of post-crisis stabilisation, the second half of 2014 and early 2015… »

  • Construction activity in Romania will resume positive dynamics in 2015

    In 2013 and 2014, the construction industry in Romania continued to suffer, mostly because of the substantial reduction in support from the public sector, which has been the main driver for civil engineering activity in the country. Last year, the civil engineering subgroup fell… »

  • Czech construction sector to grow 6% in 2015

    According to a new report entitled “Construction sector in the Czech Republic 2015 - Development forecasts for 2015-2020” published by the analytical and research company PMR, the Czech construction output went back to growth in 2014 following five years of consecutive… »

  • Office construction to see double-digit growth in Poland in 2015

    The office construction market in Poland has grown significantly only in the past 10 years, that is in the years following Poland’s accession to the EU, on the back of the rapid growth of the outsourcing industry in the country. There are more than 600 outsourcing centres in… »

  • Construction industry in Russia to resume growth in 2016

    In 2014 the industry’s growth performance deteriorated significantly. According to PMR, the key factors contributing to the decline in construction activity in the last few years are: - Weak economic growth, with the GDP growth rate falling to 0.6% in 2014 from 1.3% a year… »