The construction and real estate sector are the largest sectors of the Italian economy. The capital stock per worker methodology indicates that the construction and real estate sector have the greatest potential for the further investment. Italy could spur such investment if the government persued regulatory reform.
For instance, a state owned enterprises largly dominate transport and other network industries.
Below given the sectorial contribution to change in the fixed investment share of GDP (% of 2007 GDP):
Construction and real estate: -0.6 %
Manufacturing : -0.5%
Local services : -0.5%
Utilities : -0.3%
Health, education, public administration: -0.2%
Primary resources: -0.2%
From this data it is clearly visible that even if during the subprime crisis the Real Estate and Construction sector of Italy was least affected which shows a huge potential in this sector. www.fdmre.com