Top Construction Companies in Europe

Top Construction Companies Europe

The Biggest Construction Companies in Europe Building Our Cities and Workforce

Saying the construction industry is large would be a gross understatement. As one of the oldest industries to date, construction has skyrocketed over the last thousands of years–and it keeps growing. Indeed, the global construction market is expected to grow to a massive $10.5 trillion by 2023. With this anticipated increase, today’s construction companies have their work cut out for them, to say the least. Beyond meeting our world’s most fundamental building needs, construction companies across Europe, large and small, are making a huge impact on our global economy. So, who are the top giants in the building industry spurring economic growth and employment across Europe? To get you familiar with the major players in the industry, we’ve compiled a SlideShare of some of the top construction companies in Europe. Primarily, our list is comprised of rankings from the release of ENR Top 250 International Contractors and we’ve also included information on their location, revenue, year founded and notable projects. Enjoy and flip through below.

10 of the Largest Construction Firms in Europe

Here are the top 10 construction companies in Europe, listed above in our SlideShare:

1: ACS Actividades de Construcción y Servicios S.A.

  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Employees: 190,500
  • Revenue: €39 billion
  • Founded: 1997
  • Notable Project: Torre Glòries

2: Hochtief Aktiengesellschaft

  • Location: Essen, Germany
  • Employees: 47,000
  • Revenue: €21.1 billion
  • Founded: 1874
  • Notable Project: Bosphorus Bridge


  • Location: Rueil Malmaison, France
  • Employees: 222,000
  • Revenue: €48.05 billion
  • Founded: 1899
  • Notable Project: Louvre Entrance

4: Bouygues

  • Location: Paris, France
  • Employees: 130,500
  • Revenue: €35.55 billion
  • Founded: 1952
  • Notable Project: Musée d’Orsay

5: Strabag

  • Location: Vienna, Austria
  • Employees: 74,000
  • Revenue: €15.7 billion
  • Founded: 1835
  • Notable Project: Alte Weser Lighthouse

6: Skanska AB

  • Location: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Employees: 31,000
  • Revenue: KR160.3 billion
  • Founded: 1887
  • Notable Project: MetLife Stadium

7: TechnipFMC

  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Employees: 37,000
  • Revenue: $13 billion
  • Founded: 2017
  • Notable Projects: FPSO Dalia

8: Ferrovial

  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Employees: 90,000
  • Revenue: €12.208 billion
  • Founded: 1952
  • Notable Projects: T2 Heathrow Airport

9: Eiffage

  • Location: Vélizy-Villacoublay, France
  • Employees: 72,500
  • Revenue: €22.1 billion
  • Founded: 1970
  • Notable Projects: Grand Hôtel-Dieu

10: Tecnicas Reunidas SA

  • Location: Madrid, Spain
  • Employees: 9,461
  • Revenue: €4.699 billion
  • Founded: 1959
  • Notable Projects: Sitra Refinery

The Next Generation of European Construction Companies

Who will be in the top European construction companies in the next 10, 20, 30 years? Only time will tell, but one thing can be predicted; the companies that will outshine the rest will be those that adapt and evolve with modern times. In other words, companies that embrace new construction markets, innovations, and a diverse and globalized workforce will emerge as the future winners of the building industry.

Alexa De La Parra Ramirez

Content & Communications Coordinator, Autodesk Construction Solutions