Description

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.

Readership

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.

Details

No. of pages:
208
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1994
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Print ISBN:
9781855731097
Electronic ISBN:
9781845698997