The construction sector must continually innovate to meet the changing needs and priorities of consumers. This is essential, especially against an economic backdrop of supply chain issues, difficulties in attracting and retaining labour, and skill shortages.
However, the sector is resilient and uniquely placed to shape the world of the future, particularly through the creation and development of smart infrastructure and smart cities.
As we emerge from the pandemic, the sector can turn its focus to the challenge of the climate crisis. Through the use of new technology and data-driven solutions, it will future-proof itself and our built environment.
Are you ready to do things differently?
How did the country's first national lockdown, caused by the pandemic, effect the construction sector?
In an uncertain world, vigilance is key. To remain fit for the future, businesses need to innovate, streamline processes, harness technology and attract skilled workers. Strategies must adapt.
Read more insights from our 2021 iteration of Building the Future.