Top 10 areas where you spend the most in the construction

Every year, a study of the Mutual French Architects insurance (MAF) reveals the evolution of the activity of the architects and details the amount of work, region by region. Check out the 10 regions that have the most spent on construction work in 2015.
The Mutual French Architects insurance (MAF) has recently published the figures of the activity of French architects reported in 2016. For Jean-Claude Martinez, president of the FAM, these findings from the annual statements of professional activities, give a “precise vision of the evolution of the business”. According to the statements of architects members, their activity represents 51.6 billion in 2015, a decrease of 3.4% compared to 2014. The FAM specifies that this amount takes into account the share of the work in co-contracting with non-architects. Thus, in 2015, the rate of penetration of the architects in the whole of the activity of the building is 41.6%. A result close to that of the years 2013 and 2014 (41.7 percent).


The Île-de-France in the lead, despite a decrease of the work


The study also details the amounts of construction work and renovation in the region-by-region. L’Île-de-France dethroned the regions as a whole, focusing on it alone 26% of the total work for an amount of more than € 13 billion (13.432.237.000 €). However, the FAM notes that the work is decrease of 7.6% compared to 2014, compared to -3,4% at the national level.


On the podium, is located in the region Rhone-Alpes with a little more than 6 billion euros ( €) and Provence-Alpes-Côte d’azur (4.339.830.000 €). L’Aquitaine (3.114.958.000 €) and the Country-de-Loire (2.606.592.000 €) are also in the top 5. Note, however, that the FAM reveals a decline of 11.2% of the work reported in this region. With 2.358.279.000 €, Midi-Pyrenees up to the sixth spot, followed by the Nord-Pas-de-Calais (2.300.233.000€) and Brittany (2.225.410.000 €). The end of the top 10 is occupied by the Languedoc-Roussillon (1.942.236.000 €) and the region Centre (1.391.894.000 €), which saw a decrease of 18.8% compared to 2014.


The regions of Haute-Normandie ( €) and the Poitou-Charentes region ( €) will follow. Jobs are on the rise by 9.5% in the latter region.

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