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Construction demand in Singapore strong, set to hit up to S$32b this year: BCA

Industry may have turned a corner; public construction demand expected to make up 60% of projected demand

The government's move to bring forward S$1.4 billion in public projects to start between 2017 and early this year has helped construction firms ride out the downturn.An estimated S$30.5 billion in contracts was awarded last year, according to the Building and Construction Authority.


CONSTRUCTION demand is expected to remain strong this year due to sustained public sector contracts, as the industry continues to recover from a challenging three-year spell.

Total construction demand, which is the value of construction contracts to be awarded, is...

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