Industry Expertise

Building & Construction

Design for advantage, build for growth

The building and construction industry is changing rapidly around the world. From the onset of new construction methodologies and materials to the disruptive channel impact of e-commerce to the shrinking skilled labor force and rise of local competitors, business leaders need to monitor these dynamics and plan accordingly.

Now more than ever, it’s about designing the right business model, insulating yourself against market risk, and building your business on a strong foundation for growth.

Who We Work With

DuckerFrontier works with business leaders across the building and construction sector, from partnering with executives on their strategic priorities to supporting market managers engaged in execution and monitoring. Our clients include building product manufacturers and material suppliers, leading one-step and two-step distribution businesses, associations and industry groups representing the building and construction sector, and private equity firms and investment banks.

What We Do

From extensive product development and commercialization strategy of building solutions in Europe, to channel optimization and specification practices for emerging markets in Asia, to pursuing new business models and strategic acquisitions in North America, DuckerFrontier helps clients build concrete solutions from the foundation up.

  • Optimizing core and adjacent product market mix

    We work with you to map the growth and market share opportunity for your core offerings, and examine adjacency opportunities that are accretive to your strategic goals so that you can develop an optimal portfolio strategy that delivers profitable growth and a scalable market position.

  • Supporting the right commercialization plans for new products

    Leveraging more than 25 years in building product introduction and launch, our team uses data-driven techniques to develop plans for successful launch and sustained growth of your new products and value-added services.

  • Building a superior customer experience platform

    From rigorous programs regarding NPS, loyalty and repurchase key performance indicator dashboards, and online communities to latent needs identification and customer experience programs, we identify innovative solutions to enhance your customers’ experience and deliver increased share and margin expansion.

  • Advancing your pricing and channel performance

    We provide data-driven solutions to help you optimize your route to market and channel partners through effective partner evaluation benchmarks, integrated pricing analytics, and ultimately better solutions to get products to customers.

  • Supporting inorganic growth

    In a rapidly consolidating industry, we offer unique M&A ideas, help map investment areas, identify high-priority targets, and support the transaction process with commercial due diligence and post-close growth planning.

Our Expertise by the Numbers

More than 20

sub-sector proprietary datasets and tracking methods

More than 60

engagements annually in the industry

Existing database of thousands

of industry contacts and relationships across the customer, specifier, and contractor base

50+ years

serving the building and construction industry

We’ve worked with

200+ BNC

clients in the past three years


Chris Fisher

Managing Principal

Philippe Bourrat

Managing Principal

Audrey Courant

Managing Director

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