Construction Equities

1st Edition

Evaluation and Trading

Authors: Fred Wellings
Hardcover ISBN: 9781855731097
eBook ISBN: 9781845698997
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 28th February 1994
Page Count: 208
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The construction and housing markets have an importance in the economy which goes beyond the confines of the FTA Index sub-sector. After an examination of the history of the construction industry and the development of construction companies the book goes on to look at contractors and developers, the different types of contracts and their risks and the structure of the industry workload. The second half of the book concentrates on the financial side of the profession including forecasting, a look at risk profiles, accounting practices, the overseas markets and share price performance.


The construction industry

Table of Contents

The development of the modern construction industry; The present structure of the construction industry; The contractor as developer; House prices and affordability; Long term demand for housing; Contract types and contractual issues; Accounting issues; Industry forecasting considerations; Profits forecasting and cash flow.


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About the Author

Fred Wellings

Affiliations and Expertise

former partner, Credit Lyonnais Laing