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Pre-engineered Buildings Market Size - By Material Type (Steel, Aluminum), By Structure (Single-story, Multi-story), By Application (Commercial, Industrial, Residential), Forecast 2023 - 2032

  • Report ID: GMI7547
  • Published Date: Nov 2023
  • Report Format: PDF

Pre-engineered Buildings Market Size

Pre-Engineered Buildings Market was valued at USD 19.2 billion in 2022 and is projected to exhibit a 10.5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032. Surging investments in sustainable building practices are propelling the market growth. As industries and individuals prioritize eco-friendly construction, these buildings, known for their efficiency and environmental benefits, are gaining traction. These structures enable faster & more resource-efficient construction, aligning with the global push for sustainability in the building sector and contributing to the increasing demand for pre-engineered building solutions.

Pre-Engineered Buildings Market

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The pre-engineered buildings industry is witnessing growth due to the increasing demand from the industrial sector. Industries prefer PEBs for their cost-effectiveness, rapid construction, and flexibility to accommodate diverse operational needs.

The pre-engineered buildings market is impeded by a lack of skilled labor. The specialized nature of their construction requires trained professionals for design, fabrication, and assembly. A shortage of skilled workers can result in delays, increased costs, and potential quality issues. Addressing this challenge involves investments in training programs and promoting educational initiatives to build an expert workforce capable of efficiently delivering high-quality PEB projects.

COVID-19 Impact

The pre-engineered buildings market faced negative impacts due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Pandemic-related disruptions led to supply chain challenges, project delays, and reduced construction activities. Economic uncertainties and lockdown measures affected the demand for new construction projects, impacting the PEBs market. The industry also experienced fluctuations in raw material costs and labor shortages. These hurdles, stemming from the pandemic's broader economic implications, contributed to a slowdown in the pre-engineered buildings business during the COVID-19 period.

Pre-engineered Buildings Market Trends

The pre-engineered buildings industry is witnessing a transformative trend with the integration of advanced technologies such as Building Information Modeling (BIM), automation, and digitalization. BIM facilitates detailed and collaborative 3D modeling, optimizing design accuracy. Automation streamlines manufacturing processes, improving efficiency, and reducing manual labor. Digitalization enhances project management, allowing real-time monitoring and communication. This convergence of technologies not only elevates precision in design but also revolutionizes the entire PEB construction lifecycle, ensuring streamlined operations and improved project outcomes.

The market is witnessing a surge in the integration of the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart building technologies. This entails deploying sensors, monitoring systems, and data analytics to enable real-time performance tracking. By leveraging predictive maintenance and data-driven insights, these structures become more efficient and responsive. This trend ensures proactive maintenance measures, contributing to the longevity and optimal performance of PEBs, thereby aligning with the broader trajectory of smart and connected infrastructure.

Pre-engineered Buildings Market Analysis

Pre-engineered Buildings Market Size, By Structure, 2021 – 2032, (USD Billion)

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Based on structure, the single-story segment captured around 60% share of the engineered buildings market in 2022 and is anticipated to experience substantial growth. This expansion is driven by the versatility and cost-effectiveness of single-story PEBs, making them increasingly preferred for various applications. Industries, commercial establishments, and warehouses find these structures efficient for their spatial needs. The simplified construction process, coupled with the flexibility in design, contributes to the significant growth.

Global Pre-engineered Buildings Market Share (%), By Application, 2022

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The industrial segment dominated around 45% of the market share in 2022 and is poised for significant growth. Industries recognize the advantages of PEBs including rapid construction, cost-effectiveness, and design flexibility, aligning with the dynamic needs of industrial operations. These structures efficiently cater to diverse industrial requirements, from manufacturing facilities to warehouses. The sector's increasing emphasis on quick and economical construction solutions, coupled with pre-engineered buildings' suitability for industrial applications, positions the industrial segment for substantial growth.

U.S. Pre-engineered Buildings Market Size, 2021 -2032, (USD Billion)

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North America pre-engineered buildings market is accounted for a market share of over 25% in 2022 and is slated to register significant growth. This growth is attributed to the region's expanding industrial and commercial sectors, where PEBs offer efficient and cost-effective construction solutions. The demand for quick & versatile building structures aligns with North America's dynamic construction landscape. Additionally, increased awareness of their benefits including sustainability and energy efficiency is likely to propel the adoption of pre-engineered buildings, contributing to significant market growth in North America.

Pre-engineered Buildings Market Share

Major players operating in the pre-engineered buildings industry are:

  • Astron
  • ATCO Ltd.
  • BlueScope Steel Ltd
  • Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc.
  • Everest Industries
  • Interarch Building Products Pvt. Ltd
  • Nucor Corporation
  • PEBS Pennar
  • Zamil Steel Building
  • PEBS Pennar

BlueScope Steel Ltd and Nucor Corporation dominate the pre-engineered buildings industry due to their industry expertise, high-quality steel products, and global presence. BlueScope's innovative solutions and commitment to sustainability contribute to its leadership. Nucor, a leading steel producer, ensures a robust supply chain for PEB construction. Both companies leverage their technological advancements, diverse product offerings, and strong market positions, establishing themselves as key players in the competitive PEBs market.

Pre-engineered Buildings Industry News

  • In November 2023, the Indian Green Building Council launched the 'Nest' initiative, aimed at fostering sustainable and environmentally friendly construction practices in the domestic housing sector. This initiative reflects a commitment to promoting green and energy-efficient building solutions, emphasizing the importance of sustainable practices for a more eco-friendly and resilient housing environment in India.

This market research report on pre-engineered buildings includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue (USD Billion) from 2018 to 2032, for the following segments:

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Market, By Material Type

  • Steel
  • Aluminum
  • Others

Market, By Structure

  • Single-story
  • Multi-story

Market, By Application

  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Residential

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

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • UK
    • Germany
    • France
    • Italy
    • Spain
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Southeast Asia
    • ANZ 
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico
    • Argentina
  • MEA
    • UAE
    • Saudi Arabia
    • South Africa


Authors: Preeti Wadhwani

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of pre-engineered buildings was worth USD 19.2 billion in 2022 and is expected to register over 10.5% CAGR from 2023 to 2032, due to the surging investments in sustainable building practices worldwide.
The single-story structure segment held 60% share of the pre-engineered buildings industry in 2022 and is expected to register appreciable CAGR from 2023 to 2032, due to benefits, such as versatility and cost-effectiveness.
North America held over 25% share of the pre-engineered buildings industry in 2022 and is expected to register commendable CAGR up to 2032, due to the expanding industrial and commercial sectors in the region.
Astron, ATCO Ltd., BlueScope Steel Ltd, Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc., Everest Industries, Interarch Building Products Pvt. Ltd, Nucor Corporation, PEBS Pennar, Zamil Steel Building, and PEBS Pennar are some of the major pre-engineered buildings companies worldwide.

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Premium Report Details

  • Base Year: 2022
  • Companies covered: 15
  • Tables & Figures: 269
  • Countries covered: 21
  • Pages: 200
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