Welcome to Building Value

Building Value provides advice and leadership in strategy, planning, corporate finance and communications to the key industries of construction, building materials, real estate and support services; and does so with independence, integrity and insight.

Its Chairman and founder, Tony Williams, has specialised in these industries and disciplines internationally for more than 30 years in a portfolio career as investment banker and industrialist with leading companies such as UBS, Morgan Stanley, ING Barings and ABN AMRO. He was also a Director of Tarmac plc and AMEC plc - and has wide experience as a Non Executive Director in the UK and China. 

This provides Building Value with a unique perspective and an ideal base from which to proffer help and direction; and it does so from a Head Office in west London and a Scandinavian subsidiary in Sweden.

Building Value: it does just that

What's New

January 2021 - UK Housebuilding in 2020 and 2021: "War is Over"

In our latest issue we celebrate the support of Space & Time Media for Building Value with the publication of its quarterly and weekly publications on UK housebuilding; we also believe that, here, one-and-one make three going forward (see www.spaceandtime.co.uk). In 2020, the Sector lost 6% of its value which was something of a result given its nadir in April. There are also alot of good - and plesantly surprising - things going on in the housing market, even in these dark days. Earnings in the Sector could double in fiscal 2021.

Check out our Weekly commentary on LinkedIn, too, with this address https://www.linkedin.com/in/tony-williams-297b0520/ and  See Papers


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January 2020 - BVL UK Construction & Building Sector Index 2006 to 2020

Our Index provides a unique analysis of the publicly-listed UK construction and building industry over the past 15 years. It shows that in 2020, the Index, which comprises 70 companies, inched up 2% to £105 billion; which is actually something of result in these COVID days. This is also the second time ever that that the Sector's value has been above £100 billion. Individually, Sureserve was best in class with +83% whilst worst was Costain at minus 63%. See Papers

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December 2020 - UK construction to bounce by 11.5% in 2021

Experian, where Building Value is an advisor, updated its forecasts for UK construction output in the wake of COVID-19, Brexit et al; and did so over the Xmas break. The prognosis is for a 16.6% historic drop in output for 2020. As day follows night, though, output is forecast to rise 11.5% in 2021, 7.6% in 2020 and 3.4% in 2023; and, yes, of course, palpable risks remain. That said, in 2023, the industry should, finally, be larger in scale (almost 4%) than it was in 2019.

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