This sector encompasses everything from infrastructure, public and private housing, commercial buildings and the maintenance of all these buildings. There are over 3,350 construction companies in the region, resulting in almost 24,000 jobs. Prominent businesses in the area include Deeley Group; Morgan Sindall; Keller Ltd; PMR Construction.
There is huge investment in this sector locally, with £163 million in public non-housing construction and £950 million in new infrastructure projects. Improving infrastructure and opening up employment land will also pay a crucial role in making the area more attractive and key strategic investment sites are listed on the CWLEP website.
Peter Deeley, Managing Director of Deeley Group is sector lead for 2018. Peter joined the family owned construction company (established in Coventry in 1936) from school in 1958. He initially worked on site (a good carpenter’s mate), with the Surveyors Department in the office and then in 1961 acted as Site Manager for a new housing development in Balsall Common. Peter took over Deeley Group upon the death of his father in 1986. The Deeley Group has become a highly successful construction, housing and property development company working on a wide range of projects across the region and beyond.
"Our Region shows its confidence in the Construction, Housing and Property industries by its investments in new infrastructure, new employment opportunities and to provide new quality housing. "
This sector has a three key events:
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