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  • The IMF uses the Spanish credit bubble as an example to forecast economic crises

    The report "Discerning good from bad credit booms: the role of construction" published by the IMF, analyzes the indicators of the credit bubble that burst in Spain in 2008. It could be concluded from this analysis that characteristics of the construction sector make an important reference to anticipate possible economic crises

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  • Delays in getting licenses affect employment and the economy

    Real estate agents and architects warn that the delays in the acquisition of building permits and licenses of first occupation are negatively affecting the economic development of the country and job creation

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  • Technological trends in construction for 2020

    The construction sector has been preparing itself for a long time for real digital transformation. After a period in which it had difficulty adopting the new technologies, these will quickly transform the sector in 2020

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  • The number of construction workers reaches the high point of 2011

    A study on the evolution of the construction sector carried out by the human resources firm, Randstad, shows how the creation of employment in this sector continues to grow, surpassing 1.3 million employees in 2019. This figures means a 5% growth in regards to 2018 and is the highest since 2011

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  • The construction sector is worried about lack of bricklayers

    After living through a very acute crisis with the burst of the real estate bubble in 2008, the construction sector has recovered and is enjoying great momentum. However, in this new stage there is a problem that threatens progress: the lack of qualified professionals like bricklayers, concrete setters, electricians or plumbers.

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