We study a range of services and products that go into the built environment to allow our clients to prioritise and focus on the growth segments, locally and internationally.

The built environment is complex, with challenge and opportunity across both new construction and in the management and maintenance of existing building stock.

We believe that the long-term fundamentals of supply and

demand in mature economies remain positive and that there are clear opportunities to export best practice internationally.

We see mega-trends across infrastructure investment, online distribution, smart buildings and new methods of construction that

unlock global markets for players with the right strategy.

With the winners often defined by their ability to manage stretch on the supply-side, we help our clients to focus and prioritise.

CIL Built Environment
Our Expertise We advise both management teams and investors across the built environment sector.

Example areas of expertise include:

Modular construction: Modelling adoption of various new methods of construction from panelised to full volumetric systems, to identify the winners.

Increasing H&S and compliance: Tracking a range of new services, systems and platforms that are being adopted internationally.

Managing skills shortage: Identifying the features of businesses that can manage supply-side stretch and recruit, train and retain skilled labour.

Online platforms: Tracking the models that are ready for the shift to online distribution, as well as cloud-based planning and BIM systems.

Smart buildings: Considering shifts in building products and services into the built environment enabled by better monitoring and data analytics.

Upgrading infrastructure: Our modelling highlights the basis for long-term growth in investment internationally, from housing to transport to energy.

 
Our Expertise We advise both management teams and investors across the built environment sector.

Example areas of expertise include:

Modular construction: Modelling adoption of various new methods of construction from panelised to full volumetric systems, to identify the winners.

Increasing H&S and compliance: Tracking a range of new services, systems and platforms that are being adopted internationally.

Managing skills shortage: Identifying the features of businesses that can manage supply-side stretch and recruit, train and retain skilled labour.

Online platforms: Tracking the models that are ready for the shift to online distribution, as well as cloud-based planning and BIM systems.

Smart buildings: Considering shifts in building products and services into the built environment enabled by better monitoring and data analytics.

Upgrading infrastructure: Our modelling highlights the basis for long-term growth in investment internationally, from housing to transport to energy.

What We Do Our built environment practice has developed IP and proprietary tools that support the work we do:

Construction sector forecasting: We have tried and tested models to forecast construction sectors in partnership with international data sources.

Market entry: A strong track record of supporting clients with market entry into new product and service markets both domestically and internationally.

Operational guidance: We have significant in-house experience of operational change, improvement and site rationalisation across manufacturing and distribution facilities.

Site expansion strategy: Our analytics tools allow us to prove correlations between successful sites and situational factors to inform acquisition and roll-out strategies.

Sales effectiveness and improvement: We have tools to develop a pipeline of opportunities in the market for our clients and analyse conversion to identify areas for improvement.

Industry best practice and benchmarking: We have conducted surveys with hundreds of businesses to identify the features of share takers and share losers, using insights to benchmark clients against peers in key performance areas.

 
What We Do Our built environment practice has developed IP and proprietary tools that support the work we do:

Construction sector forecasting: We have tried and tested models to forecast construction sectors in partnership with international data sources.

Market entry: A strong track record of supporting clients with market entry into new product and service markets both domestically and internationally.

Operational guidance: We have significant in-house experience of operational change, improvement and site rationalisation across manufacturing and distribution facilities.

Site expansion strategy: Our analytics tools allow us to prove correlations between successful sites and situational factors to inform acquisition and roll-out strategies.

Sales effectiveness and improvement: We have tools to develop a pipeline of opportunities in the market for our clients and analyse conversion to identify areas for improvement.

Industry best practice and benchmarking: We have conducted surveys with hundreds of businesses to identify the features of share takers and share losers, using insights to benchmark clients against peers in key performance areas.

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Sector Lead For more information contact:
Sebastian Chambers
Sebastian Chambers +44 20 3829 2810
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Sebastian has over 20 years' experience as a management consultant. He leads our built environment and business services practices.
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James De la Salle
James de La Salle +44 20 3829 2755
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James joined CIL in 2012 and works alongside Sebastian Chambers in our built environment practice.
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