Real Estate companies engage in renting, leasing or otherwise allowing the use of tangible or intangible assets. They primarily engage in managing real estate for others; selling, renting and/or buying of real estate for others; and appraising real estate
81% of establishments are non-employers and 19% have one or more employees. They operate in a highly competitive market that depends on interest rates and tax rules. Many struggle with management of expenses, commissions, invoices, and are faced by tax changes and government regulations.
Construction companies engage in repairing and renovating buildings and engineering works, and in subdividing and developing land. They may operate on their own account or under contract. They often subcontract some or all of the work involved in a project, or work together in joint ventures. They may produce new construction, or undertake repairs and renovations to existing structures. They operate in a competitive environment that usually depends on seasonal changes and entail the risks of injury and the high cost of materials and staff.