The article is devoted to the immediate problem of development of small business in the construction industry. The results of the analysis reflect the identified positive and negative trends in the development of construction enterprises: reduction in the number of construction companies, increase in staff turnover, lack of Finance, shortage of skilled workers. On the basis of analysis tmeasures directed on improvement and strategic development of the construction industry are suggested. A systematic set of activities was developed that focuses on: the application of Federal, regional and departmental targeted programs, the construction of business incubators, establishing of industrial parks, development of infrastructure systems in municipalities, creation of investment projects.
maloe predprinimatel'stvo, stroitel'stvo, ekonomicheskaya situaciya, indeks predprinimatel'skoy uverennosti, small business, construction, economic situation, the index of business confidence