About us

We specialize in the analysis, forecasting, and provision of market intelligence and customer insights for the construction industry within the Nordic region.

Prognosesenteret has since its establishment evolved into the leading provider of high-quality market analyses for the Nordic construction and property market, and building materials market. Our expertise and network ensure market players optimal decision support at both operational and strategic levels.


Prognosesenteret was established in Norway in 1978. In 1991, Prognoscentret was established in Sweden, and in 2023, Prognosecenteret was established in Denmark as part of Byggefakta. Additionally, the Finnish company Forecon was incorporated in 2023 as a subsidiary of Prognosesenteret’s owner, 4CastGroup. 4CastGroup became part of Byggfakta Group in February 2023.


Our dedicated and engaged staff in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland cover a broad range of expertise, from analysts and economists to engineers and IT specialists. This diverse range allows us to offer both specific niche services and comprehensive analyses with a focus on the big picture.


We have offices in Oslo, Stockholm, Glostrup, and Tampere.


Prognosesenteret AS, Prognoscentret AB and Forecon are longtime members of Europe’s leading construction market forecasting network EUROCONSTRUCT which provides bi-annual construction market forecasts for 19 European countries.

Our vision

Prognosesenteret has three core values which form the basis of the company – quality, expertise and cooperation. Our values are reflected in everything we do; in our with customers, employees and our surrounding environment.


Our vision is to based on our expertise, quality and teamwork skills, offer the market’s best services for knowledge-driven performance management in the construction and real estate sectors in the Nordic countries.

Methodology and quality

Prognosesenteret has extensive practical experience working with various types of scientific techniques and methods. This is especially true in regards to quantitative analyses.


We use established research methodologies, customised to fit the specific customer or research question. In close consultation with our customers, we let the specific issue and the unique conditions of each situation determine the methodology for data collection and analysis.



ESOMAR (European Association of Opinion and Marketing Research Professionals) is an international organisation for market research companies. The organisation aims to develop public and government confidence in the industry and to develop expertise within the research industry. In order to participate in the development and to support this important work, our methodology and quality control managers are members of ESOMAR.


The Swedish branch, Prognoscentret AB, is a member of SÖK (Sweden’s Market Researchers). This membership obliges Prognosesenteret to comply with the industry’s ethical and qualitative guidelines.

Privacy and terms

Participants in our market research can be confident that information is handled confidentially. We store data in a safe way that prevents information from being altered, lost, or misused.

We comply with all relevant national and international laws, and act ethically not to harm our customers, survey participants or industry reputation. We emphasise that participation in our surveys is voluntary, and inform participants about the survey’s nature, purpose and how the results will be reported.




Prognosesenteret actively strives to reduce our impact on the environment, and we are certified by the Norwegian Miljøfyrtårn system. Our environmental policy is to pursue sound business practices, characterised by responsibility towards our employees, society and the environment and we expect our suppliers to work with us to reach our environmental goals.

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Media contact in Norway: Ingrid Mjøs, phone +47 99 60 77 86

Media contact in Sweden:  Ellinor Lindström, phone +46 8 440 93 65

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