Future of Construction

Emerging Construction Trends that Accelerate Digital Transition

Emerging Construction Trends that Accelerate Digital Transition

After decades of under-digitisation, the engineering and construction sector is making bold moves in a new era. A new McKinsey analysis of the construction technology ecosystem finds emerging trends, solutions, and increasing technology use cases that are disrupting the way we plan, design, and execute projects. »

Africa’s Cities are Crowded and Disconnected

Africa’s Cities are Crowded and Disconnected

Most Sub-Saharan African cities are crowded with people and dwellings and disconnected by a lack of transport and other infrastructure, which constrains economic development and growth, and renders cities costly for business and households. Although African cities are densely populated, they are not economically dense or efficient enough to promote scale economies and attract capital investment. H... »

6 Noteworthy Construction Technology Investments Insights

6 Noteworthy Construction Technology Investments Insights

The following insights into the latest investments in the construction technologies paint a promising picture of the construction and built environment industry worldwide. »

The Evolution of the Construction Technology Market

The Evolution of the Construction Technology Market

A new McKinsey study about new companies activating in the construction industry over the past five years reveals a detailed picture of the future of construction technologies. The research identified four possible archetypes. »

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of BIM

3 Ways to Get the Most Out of BIM

To realise the full benefits of Building Information Modelling (BIM), major project owners, contractors, and other industry players need to prepare their organisations for both cultural and operational shifts that put data in the centre of all they do. Such shifts will likely require hiring new talent at the highest levels of the organisation as well as on the front lines. While there are many oth... »