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 2020 - UK Housebuilding 2020 Vision

Here, we bring sharpness and clarity to the UK housebuilding industry's prospects after a tip top year in 2019 when the value acuity of the Sector rose 42% with a new record value recorded on 16 December of £47 billion. No bi-focals are needed this year either to determine the continued direction of travel.  See Papers


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January 2020 - BVL UK Construction & Building Sector Index 2006 to 2019

Our Index provides a unique analysis of the publicly-listed UK construction and building industry over the past 14 years. It shows that in 2019, the Index, which comprises 71 companies, soared in value by 39% to £103.2 billion; and into three-figure-billions for the first time. Individually, Volution (the ventilation specialist) was the runaway winner with a 79% gain whilst Interserve lost 100% (sic) with support from Kier (minus 77%). See Papers

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January 2020 - UK construction bolstered by infrastructure, housing and industrial through 2022

Experian, where Building Value is an advisor, has updated its forecasts for UK construction output by way of a winter warmer. Last year, 2019, looks like it will have been positive (+1.2% in real terms). 2020 will, however, be flat (minus 0.1%), overall, before forecast growth of 2.1% and 2.9% in 2021 and 2022 respectively. Over the forecast period, too, Infrastructure, Housebuilding and Industrial Building (largely warehouses) will lead from the front with Commerical Building being a conspicuous loser, albeit a putative recovery gestates in 2022. In sum, there is £8 billion of new work to be had over three years.

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