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Helping Main Contractors gain competitive advantage

Barbour ABI provides Main Contractors complete visibility of the construction project landscape, enabling informed strategic bid decisions, and comprehensive competitive analysis

Market-leading construction project leads for Main Contractors

Improve sales performance and bid conversions across your target regions and sectors with the UK’s most accurate construction project intelligence and opted-in decision maker contact information. With Barbour ABI you can:

  • Understand competitor activity: see who is collaborating in your target regions and sectors
  • Make data-led decisions: see which Main Contractors typically secure work with your target clients and architects
  • Forecast pipeline: know the projects at planning application and planning approval stages using filtering and notifications

See your total market opportunity and get ahead of other Main Contractors with Barbour ABI – the exclusive provider of Construction New Orders estimates data to the Office for National Statistics.

Maximise profits with enhanced construction project visibility

Our team of over 60 UK-based researchers can become an extension of your business development function. We do the research so you don’t have to.

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Complete Visibility

Greater visibility of every project in your target regions and sectors.

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New Growth

Achieve growth beyond existing referrals and recommendations.

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Contact Information

Engage key decision makers at clients, developers, architects and consultants.

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Competitor Insight

Understand which contractors work together frequently, to inform your bid strategy.


We required a bespoke service tailored to our specific requirements from a regional level through to the executive board. We were impressed with Barbour ABI’s expert support.”

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Extremely insightful information and team members are always happy to assist with searches and the best way to use the system. Always found the content and information to be as accurate as possible, really assist our business to achieve success.”

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Barbour ABI intelligence spans across all construction sectors – from residential to infrastructure. To find out more about how we help businesses operating in each sector, visit our dedicated Sector pages.

We have a range of monthly reports that feature valuable intelligence – from forecasts and league tables, to emerging trends by sector and region. These are complementary to industry professionals. Subscribe today to receive the latest reports straight to your inbox as soon as they’re released.

Our platform provides granular search and filter functionality allowing you to target any or all projects in one, or many regions. Understanding how many projects are active in a region can help inform your strategic decision making.

Absolutely not. Our Construction Products Directory enables product manufacturers to showcase products and marketing content, to a highly engaged community of architects, specifiers, contractors and installers. Our Construction Market Intelligence consultancy practice provides current market analysis and accurate future forecasting across a vast range of products and sectors within UK construction. And our Contractor Strategy Dashboard provides bespoke insights on the major contractors’ market, helping businesses identify and maximise strategic and commercial opportunities.

Barbour ABI exists to support the growth ambitions of businesses across the construction supply chain, helping main contractors gain competitive advantage. Want to hear what our customers say about us? Watch our case study videos and hear directly from businesses where we’ve made a difference.

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