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Australia: Dwelling permits Up 7,9%

In February 2018 the dwelling permits were 17.408 units in Australia, which is 11,6% over the annual average and the highest since November 2017. When compared to the last 10 years the highest value was 22.969 units in October 2015 and the lowest value was 7.431 units in January 2009. In comparison to the year before the value decreased by -2,2% and compared to the last period the value increased by 7,9%. Based on this data the B+L forecast for the current year leads to a yearly growth rate of 0,9%.

Germany: Non residential building permits down -24,1%

As of January 2018 the non residential building permits were 2.667.000 m² in Germany. In comparison to the last 10 years the highest value was 4.002.000 m² in July 2008 and the lowest value was 1.734.000 m² in January 2010.  When compared to the year before the value increased by 25,7% and compared to the last period the value decreased by -24,1%. Based on this data the B+L forecast for the current year leads to a yearly growth rate of 5%.

 

Norway: RB completions total monthly dwellings rose by 13,5%

In January 2018 the residential building completions the total monthly dwellings were 2.713 units in Norway. This is 24,9% over the annual average and the lowest since July 2017. When compared to the last 10 years the highest value was 4.156 units in June 2017 and the lowest value was 919 units in April 2011. In comparison to the year before the value increased by 35,2% and compared to the last period the value increased by 13,5%. Based on this data the B+L forecast for the current year leads to a yearly growth rate of 3%.

Czech Republic: Dwelling permits Down -0,2%

In January 2018 the dwelling permits were 2.237 units in the Czech Republic, which is 23,5% under the annual average and the lowest since February 2017. In comparison to the last 10 years the highest value was 4.686 units in May 2008 and the lowest value was 1.661 units in January 2015, when compared to the year before the value increased by 7,5% and in comparison to the last period the value decreased by -0,2%. Based on this data the B+L forecast for the current year leads to a yearly growth rate of 5,9%.

USA: Dwelling permits up by 6,7%

In February 2018 the dwelling permits were 90.500 units in the USA. This is 17,4% over the annual average. In comparison to the last 10 years the highest value was 134.800 units in June 2015 and the lowest value was 36.280 units in January 2011. In comparison to the year before the value increased by 6,7%. Based on this data the B+L forecast for the current year leads to a yearly growth rate of 1,1%.

Germany: Non residential building permits rose by 32,5%

As of December 2017, the German non residential building permits were at 3.514.000 qm, which is 26,2% over the annual average and the highest value since July 2013. In comparison to the last 10 years, the value peaked at 4.002.000 qm in July 2008 and the lowest value was 1.734.000 qm in January 2010. When compared to the year before the value increased by 14,8% and in comparison to the last period the value increased by 32,5%.

Australia: Slight increase in dwelling permits after December low

During January 2018 the dwelling permits rose to 16.138 units in Australia. When compared to the last 10 years the value peaked at 22.969 units in October 2015 and the lowest value was 7.431 units in January 2009. In comparison to the year before the value increased by 14,5% and in comparison to the last period the value increased by 2,5%. Based on this data the B+L forecast for the current year leads to a yearly growth rate of 1,1%

Chile: Drop in dwelling permits

As of January 2018, the Chilean dwelling permits have dropped to 9.239 units, which is -26,7% below the annual average of the previous year and the lowest value since October 2017. When compared to the last decade, the value peaked at 27.069 units in March 2009 and the lowest value was at 5.111 units in July 2016. In comparison to the year before the value decreased by -16,5% and in comparison to the last period the value decreased by -17,9%. Based on this data the B+L forecast for the current year leads to a yearly growth rate of 1,9%

Poland: Dwelling permits Up 8,2%

In December 2017 the dwelling permits were 19.225 units in Poland. In comparison to the year before the value decreased by -10,7%. Despite this dip the B+L forecast for the current year leads to a yearly growth rate of 18,3%.

France: Dwelling permits Up 27,9%

As of December 2017,  the dwelling permits were at 42.200 units in France, which is 21,3% over the annual average and the highest since September 2017. In comparison to the previous year, the value decreased by -1,4% and when compared to the last period the value increased by 27,9%. Based on this data the B+L forecast for the current year leads to a yearly growth rate of 11,2%

2017 Update der B+L Digitalisierungsstudie

Im letztjährigeren Zukunftsforum in München hat B+L seine umfassende Digitalisierungsstudie der Bauzulieferindustrie vorgestellt. Was ist im letzten Jahr geschehen? Um diese Frage zu beantworten, haben wir ein Update erstellt und im Juli auf dem Bonner Zukunftsforum der B+L erneut diskutiert. Ergebnisse sind, dass sowohl die Akzeptanz digitaler Kanäle beim Materialeinkauf gestiegen ist, als auch Projekte, diese Kanäle auszubauen, fortschreiten. Ebenso lassen sich die Szenarien von Veränderungen der Marktstrukturen weiter belegen: sei es durch Verkürzungen der Wertschöpfungskette, das Überspringen von Mittlerfunktionen in Handel und Logistik, den Einstieg neuer Marktteilnehmer, als auch zu fundamentalen Neustrukturierungen durch Internetplattformen. Ein wesentlicher Diskussionspunkt ist die Rolle und das Potential von BIM, nicht nur den Planungsprozess, sondern auch Beschaffungsstrukturen zu verändern.

Bauwirtschaft in Brasilien – Ein Silberstreif am Zuckerhut?!

Nach vielen Jahren positiven Wirtschaftswachstums erlebt Brasilien im Nachgang der olympischen Spiele die tiefste Rezession seit über 10 Jahren mit einem Rückgang des Bruttoinlandsprodukts um -3,3 % im Jahr 2016. Die Folgen für die Bauwirtschaft im Land waren trotz einiger Investitionen im Vorfeld der olympischen Spiele desaströs: 2016 gingen die Investitionen in der Bauwirtschaft um -5,6 % zurück.

Amazon als Großhändler

Seit Anfang 2016 spricht Amazon gezielt Hersteller aus dem Bereich der Bauzulieferindustrie an. Nun scheint der Start einer Großhandelsplattform von Amazon bevorzustehen. Dieses Szenario wurde auch von Dr. Schütz in der B+L Studie über die Digitalisierung der Bauzulieferindustrie genauer dargestellt.

Bauentwicklung Schweiz

Im August 2016 veröffentlichte die Schweizer Regierung eine Prognose zur Entwicklung des Personen- und Güterverkehrs. Kern dieser Prognose ist nicht nur ein deutlicher Anstieg des Verkehrsaufkommens, der in den kommenden Jahren erwartet wird, sondern auch der politische Wille in den nächsten 14 Jahren insgesamt knapp 16 Milliarden Euro in die Straßen- und Schieneninfrastruktur zu investieren.

Indiens Bauwachstumskurve

B+L erwartet ein starkes Wachstum der indischen Wirtschaft, insbesondere für die Bauindustrie. Dies ist vor allem auf das beeindruckende Bevölkerungswachstum zurück zu führen.

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