Data Center General Construction Market by Type and Geography - Global Forecast and Analysis 2019-2023

Global Data Center General Construction Market: About this market

Data center general construction involves the construction of an entire data center facility. Technavio’s data center construction market analysis considers the types of data center construction, such as base building shell construction and architecture planning and designing. Our analysis also considers the construction of data centers in APAC, Europe, MEA, North America, and South America. In 2018, the base building shell construction segment had a significant market share, and this trend is expected to continue over the forecast period. Factors such as collaboration with general construction service providers will play a significant role in the base building construction segment to maintain its market position. Also, our data center construction market looks at factors such as an increase in investments in data centers, growth in adoption of colocation services, and high demand for cloud-based services. However, containerized and micro mobile data center, time to market, and regulatory challenges may hamper the growth of the data center construction industry.

Global Data Center General Construction Market: Overview

Growth in adoption of colocation services

Constructing a data center requires high capital investments. The budget constraints faced by several SMEs have increased the need for colocation facilities. CSPs in the market are offering colocation services for SMEs to store their servers, storage devices, and other network equipment securely in a cool and monitored environment. The growing adoption of colocation services has increased the demand for design and architecture services from CSPs to build data centers. With an increase in the number of colocation services, the global data center construction market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 8% during the forecast period. However, the market’s momentum will decelerate in the coming years because of the decrease in year-over-year growth.

Containerized and micro mobile data center

Containerized data centers are portable and can be placed in any location based on the capacity requirement. The construction of these portable data centers requires very less time compared to the construction of conventional data centers. The growing popularity of these data centers among organizations is expected to hinder the market’s growth over the forecast period.

For the detailed list of factors that will drive the global data center construction market size during the forecast period 2019-2023, click here.

Competitive Landscape

With the presence of a few players, the global data center construction market is fairly concentrated. Technavio’s robust vendor analysis is designed to help clients improve their market position, and in line with this, this report provides a detailed analysis of several data center construction companies, that include AECOM, Arup Group Ltd., DPR Construction, Holder Construction, and Turner Construction Co.

Also, the data center construction market analysis report includes information on upcoming trends and challenges that will influence market growth. This is to help companies strategize and leverage on all forthcoming growth opportunities.


  • Executive summary
  • Scope of the report
    • Preface
    • Currency conversion rates for US$
  • Market landscape
    • Market ecosystem
      • Table Global data center investments market
      • Table Segments of global data center investments market
    • Market characteristics
      • Table Market characteristics
    • Market segmentation analysis
      • Table Market segments
  • Market sizing
    • Market definition
      • Table Market definition - Inclusions and exclusions checklist
    • Market sizing 2018
      • Table Market size 2018
    • Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Global market: Size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Global market: Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
  • Five forces analysis
    • Table Five forces analysis 2018
    • Table Five forces analysis 2023
    • Bargaining power of buyers
      • Table Bargaining power of buyers
    • Bargaining power of suppliers
      • Table Bargaining power of suppliers
    • Threat of new entrants
      • Table Threat of new entrants
    • Threat of substitutes
      • Table Threat of substitutes
    • Threat of rivalry
      • Table Threat of rivalry
    • Market condition
      • Table Market condition - Five forces 2018
  • Market segmentation by type
    • Table Type - Market share 2018-2023 (%)
    • Comparison by type
      • Table Comparison by type
    • Base building shell construction - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Base building shell construction - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Base building shell construction - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Architecture planning and designing - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Architecture planning and designing - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Architecture planning and designing - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Market opportunity by type
      • Table Market opportunity by type
  • Customer landscape
    • Table Customer landscape
  • Geographic landscape
    • Geographic segmentation
      • Table Market share by geography 2018-2023 (%)
    • Geographic comparison
      • Table Geographic comparison
    • North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table North America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table North America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table Europe - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table Europe - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table APAC - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table APAC - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table South America - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table South America - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023
      • Table MEA - Market size and forecast 2018-2023 ($ millions)
      • Table MEA - Year-over-year growth 2019-2023 (%)
    • Key leading countries
      • Table Key leading countries
    • Market opportunity
      • Table Market opportunity
  • Decision framework
  • Drivers and challenges
    • Market drivers
    • Market challenges
      • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Focus on construction of green data centers
    • Growth in investments in hyperscale data center
    • Rise in M&A activities
  • Vendor landscape
    • Overview
      • Table Vendor landscape
    • Landscape disruption
      • Table Landscape disruption
  • Vendor analysis
    • Vendors covered
      • Table Vendors covered
    • Vendor classification
      • Table Vendor classification
    • Market positioning of vendors
      • Table Market positioning of vendors
    • AECOM
      • Table AECOM - Vendor overview
      • Table AECOM - Business segments
      • Table AECOM - Organizational developments
      • Table AECOM - Geographic focus
      • Table AECOM - Segment focus
      • Table AECOM - Key offerings
    • Arup Group Ltd.
      • Table Arup Group Ltd. - Vendor overview
      • Table Arup Group Ltd. - Organizational developments
      • Table Arup Group Ltd. - Key offerings
    • DPR Construction
      • Table DPR Construction - Vendor overview
      • Table DPR Construction - Key offerings
    • Holder Construction
      • Table Holder Construction - Vendor overview
      • Table Holder Construction - Key offerings
    • Turner Construction Co.
      • Table Turner Construction Co. - Vendor overview
      • Table Turner Construction Co. - Organizational developments
      • Table Turner Construction Co. - Key offerings
  • Appendix
    • Research methodology
      • Table Validation techniques employed for market sizing
    • List of abbreviations
    • Definition of market positioning of vendors
      • Table Definition of market positioning of vendors
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