Forecasting construction markets for a telecommunications provider

Client description

  • Openreach (client permission granted for use of name in marketing material).

Project objectives

  • To understand the size and drivers of growth in eight target markets.
  • To determine how each market is performing in terms of output levels and forecast changes over the following 5 years.

How we met the objectives

  • Developed a causal model to forecast construction output in each sector, which we then qualified with extensive desk research to provide a five year trend.
  • Analysed over 5,000 project planning leads to assess the number of new units constructed and assessed the pipeline of new work.

Benefits for the client

  • Provided data to show the scale of opportunity in new build developments for each target market.
  • Provided vital insights into the key market trends, barriers to entry and attitudes towards telecommunications infrastructure providers and the services they offer.
  • Provided a list of active developers to target for new business development opportunities.