CMI assists companies in the building and construction sector

Construction and public works companies have to face specific strategic issues: business sales and marketing, market cyclicity, high impact of legislation, local and national competition, diversity of demands and key success factors depending on market segments, evolution of value chains, quality of execution (and control and management tools) for profitability control, digitalisation with BIM (Building Information Modelling) tools…

For more than 30 years, CMI’s teams have been helping major players in the construction industry to adapt their development strategies: building contractors, manufacturers and distributors of equipment, design firms and technical centres…

More especially, we offer a good knowledge of the following segments:

  • Construction (new buildings and renovations)
  • Electrical and HVAC engineering
  • Glass and plastic markets
  • Building diagnosis and compliance
  • Waste management from construction sites
  • Real estate development


  • Portfolio analysis
  • Support for strategic thinking on the impact of the covid-19 crisis: market trends, KSF evolution, identification of new opportunities,…
  • Development of growth, diversification and optimisation strategies
  • Commercial strategies (regional approaches, key account approaches etc.)
  • Internationalisation strategies (country screening and prioritisation, development plans)
  • Build-up strategies (screening, strategic audits)
  • Programming of research
  • Optimisation of the innovation process (ideation, prioritisation, animation)
  • Support during the preparation of applications in response to calls for projects
  • Innovation marketing
  • Organisational design and governance definition
  • Optimisation of structures and operating procedures
  • Structuring and support of the evolution of existing jobs or the creation of new ones
  • Conducting buy-side and sell-side due diligence for private equity funds regarding investments in the construction sector
  • Assistance to companies owned by investment funds on strategic and operational issues such as defining the strategic plan, analysing growth drivers, 2020 crisis, developing the acquisition strategy, reviewing the commercial strategy, optimising profitability, etc.

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