Branche in Not: Was die deutsche Bauwirtschaft jetzt dringend braucht

DGood news first: There will not be a wave of insolvencies like after reunification this time. Construction companies and craft businesses have not been able to adjust their capacities to the rapidly growing demand in recent years. Skilled workers have been and continue to be lacking. However, what could not be built up in the boom does not have to be dismantled in the downturn.

However, one must search for them, the bright spots in residential construction. The bubble has burst, faster and louder than even many experienced builders thought possible. The galloping interest rates and strained value chains have made construction and construction loans so expensive that even advanced projects no longer make financial sense.