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Hollow Concrete Blocks Market - By Type (Split faced, Smooth Faced), By End-use (Construction, Real Estate, Infrastructure, Manufacturing) & Forecast, 2024 – 2032

  • Report ID: GMI6548
  • Published Date: Aug 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Hollow Concrete Blocks Market Size

Hollow Concrete Blocks Market size was valued at around USD 260.8 billion in 2023 and is anticipated to grow at a CAGR of 5.3% between 2024 and 2032. The overall expansion of the construction industry, including residential, commercial, and infrastructure projects, drives the demand for building materials like hollow concrete blocks.
 

Hollow Concrete Blocks Market

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Hollow concrete blocks are commonly used in affordable housing projects due to their cost-effectiveness and ease of construction. Rapid urbanization and the need for new infrastructure led to higher demand for hollow concrete blocks in construction of buildings, roads, bridges, and more.

Fluctuations in the availability and cost of raw materials such as cement, aggregates, and additives can impact production costs and profitability. Concrete production has a significant carbon footprint due to cement production's energy-intensive nature. Adherence to environmental regulations, emissions standards, and waste disposal requirements adds complexity to manufacturing operations and can increase costs. Thus, the risks associated with Hollow concrete blocks may drive down the acceptance rate, further hampering the business growth.
 

COVID-19 Impact

Lockdowns, labor shortages, and disruptions in supply chains led to construction site closures and project delays, affecting the demand for construction materials like hollow concrete blocks. Thus, the reduced number of COVID-19 cases and implementation of subsequent strategies by government and non-government organizations is anticipated to drive the hollow concrete blocks industry expansion in the upcoming years.
 

Hollow Concrete Blocks Market Trends

Increasing emphasis on sustainability and environmental concerns led to a growing demand for hollow concrete blocks made from recycled materials, incorporating additives to reduce carbon emissions, and improving energy efficiency. The focus on energy-efficient buildings led to the demand for hollow concrete blocks with improved insulation properties, contributing to reduced heating and cooling costs. Manufacturers were exploring innovative shapes and designs for hollow concrete blocks, allowing for creative architectural expressions and enhanced aesthetic appeal.
 

Hollow Concrete Blocks Market Analysis

Hollow Concrete Blocks Market Size, By Type, 2021 - 2032 (USD Billion)

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Based on type, the hollow concrete blocks market is segmented as split faced, smooth faced. Fresh sources held a majority market value of USD 148.8 billion in 2022. Split faced concrete blocks are used in various construction applications, including walls, partitions, and load-bearing structures in residential and commercial buildings. The lightweight nature of these blocks simplifies handling, transportation, and installation.
 

Hollow Concrete Blocks Market Revenue Share, By End-use, (2023)

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Based on end-use, the hollow concrete blocks market is segmented as construction, real estate, infrastructure, manufacturing, others. Construction held a dominant market share of around 32% in 2022 and is expected to grow at a lucrative pace through 2032. Hollow concrete blocks are popular in affordable housing projects due to their cost-effectiveness and ease of construction. Hollow concrete blocks are used in the construction of commercial office buildings for walls, partitions, and exterior facades.
 

U.S. Hollow Concrete Blocks Market Size, 2021- 2032 (USD Billion)

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U.S. dominated the North American region with majority market share and a revenue of USD 51.3 billion in 2022 and is anticipated to expand at a significant pace from 2023-2032. The expansion of commercial spaces, office buildings, retail centers, and industrial facilities requires hollow concrete blocks for both structural and non-structural applications.
 

Hollow concrete blocks Market Share

Some of the major key players operating in the hollow concrete blocks industry are

  • CRH Plc
  • CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V.
  • Boral Limited
  • Wienerberger AG
  • UltraTech Cement Ltd.
  • HeidelbergCement AG
  • LafargeHolcim Ltd.
  • Anhui Conch Cement Company Limited
  • Boral Limited
  • ACICO Industries Company
  • Xella Group
  • CSR Limited
  • H+H International A/S
  • EASTERN PRECAST
  • MaCon LLC 

These players focus on strategic partnerships, new product launch & commercialization for market expansion. Furthermore, these players are heavily investing in research that allows them to introduce innovative products and garner maximum revenue in the market.
 

Hollow Concrete Blocks Industry News:

  • In October 2022, Bharathi Cement Corporation Pvt. Ltd., a group company of VICAT France, inaugurated its 0.75 MTPA bulk cement terminal in Coimbatore. The company also launched ‘QUICKCEM’, a green cement to cater to Precast and Hollow Block Segments in Tamilnadu and Kerala.
     

Hollow concrete blocks market research report includes an in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD Million & Units from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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By Type

  • Split faced
  • Smooth faced

By End-use

  • Construction
  • Real Estate
  • Infrastructure
  • Manufacturing
  • Others

The above information is provided for the following regions and countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Spain
    • Italy
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • India
    • Australia
    • South Korea
    • Indonesia
    • Malaysia 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • Egypt

 

Authors: Kiran Pulidindi, Kunal Ahuja

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Market size for hollow concrete blocks recorded USD 260.8 billion in 2023 and will reach USD 414.8 billion by 2032 due to the rapid expansion of the construction industry worldwide.
Hollow concrete blocks market size from the fresh sources type segment recorded USD 148.8 billion in 2022 and will witness substantial growth by 2032 on account of benefits, such as lightweight nature.
U.S. hollow concrete blocks reached USD 51.3 billion in 2022 and is expected to garner significant CAGR from 2023-2032 owing to the rapid growth of commercial spaces, office buildings, retail centers, and industrial facilities in the region.
CRH Plc, CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V., Boral Limited, Wienerberger AG, UltraTech Cement Ltd., HeidelbergCement AG, LafargeHolcim Ltd., Anhui Conch Cement Company Limited, and Boral Limited, are some of the major hollow concrete blocks companies worldwide.

Hollow Concrete Blocks Market Scope

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Premium Report Details

  • Base Year: 2023
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 136
  • Countries covered: 21
  • Pages: 120
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