The summer months in western mainland Europe brought record temperatures, wildfires and inflation rates … but the end of the third quarter sees things cooling down on all fronts.  Winter will bring new challenges to the construction sector, including fluctuating operating costs and supplies, and a possible winter energy crisis, but general optimism among local contractors remains.  Respondents of the European Union monthly construction survey (Eurostat construction survey results) say they expect improvements during the next quarter, due to shipping tensions easing, raw materials pricing returning to 2021 rates and contractors able to achieve a better risk balance by negotiating price review clauses in new contracts.

Dig into our Quarterly Digests on Spain, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France – and get a detailed examination of the market outlook, global and local market indexes, and the latest trends and forecasts around materials, contracts and investments in each country.



Edna Benavides

Edna Benavides
Associate Director, Intelligence Manager, Europe