China State Construction: The Globe’s Largest Contractor

In China, China State Construction Has Built over 90% of Skyscrapers above 300m, Three-Quarters of Key Airports & Three-Quarters of Satellite Launch Bases

Global investment and construction group China State Construction Engineering Corporation, also known as China State Construction or CSCEC is the largest engineering contractor in the world.

Operating in more than 100 regions around the world, the company covers investment and development (real estate, construction financing and operation), construction engineering (housing and infrastructure), survey and design, and new business (green construction, energy conservation and e-commerce). 

As part of the company mission to expand a happy living environment, China State Construction adheres to core values of quality assurance and value creation, and corporate spirits of honesty, innovation, transcendence and win-win to build a world-class enterprise with global competitiveness. 

Founded in 1957, the company now comprises of eight listed companies and more than 100 subsidiaries.

As one of the most powerful investors in China, China State Construction makes investment in real estate development, financing, investment and construction projects, and urban comprehensive construction projects.

In China, China State Construction has built:

  • more than 90% of skyscrapers above 300 metres
  • three-quarters of key airports
  • three-quarters of satellite launch bases
  • one-third of urban utility tunnels
  • half of nuclear power plants

One out of every 25 Chinese people lives in a house built by China State Construction.

Award winning international construction

The Luban prize, founded in 1987, is among the highest honours in construction and engineering in China. Four of China State Construction’s projects have recently been awarded in the overseas projects category.

  • The Morodok Techo National Stadium, in Cambodia has a total area of approximately 82,400 square metres, and is capable of accommodating 60,000 spectators. In May 2023, the venue was host to the 32nd Southeast Asian Games.
  • Covering a total area of six million square metres, the Sabah AlSalem University City of Kuwait University is a landmark of the country. 
  • Providing direct access across central Africa, the Algeria North-South Highway has contributed to the development of the area, in particular Algeria. 
  • The seven storey Hong Kong Palace Museum has a floor area of about 17,000 square metres and a total construction area of about 43,000 square metres.


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