What is Evolution?

The Barbour ABI Evolution project database gives you the tools to search for sales opportunities quickly and easily.

The Evolution database is simple and easy to use - search for construction projects or companies and narrow your findings to perfectly suit your target market.

Barbour ABI Evolution construction project database

Key features of Evolution

Evolution gives you the tools and intelligence to generate leads and spot new opportunities, all in one simple format.

Just some of the features are listed below:

Barbour ABI Evolution construction project database


Use our data to mail merge in to your own marketing materials including emails and direct mail. Export contacts and project information to manipulate, analyse and create your own reports.

Diary Reminders and CRM

Create opportunities against projects of interest and adding notes and details against the company. Set reminders or events and receive notifications of upcoming and overdue actions against a project.

Market Reports

Receive full access to our monthly construction market intelligence report, Economic & Construction Market Review, as well as access to our special reports, Government Construction & Infrastructure Pipelines and Office for National Statistics data.

Knowledge and Relationships

Analyse company project history looking at the split of their work according to location and sector. See which companies are working together on projects and past projects which they have collaborated on.

Personalise your data

Select and refine the project data so you see the most relevant opportunities to you. Refine data by location, sector, project stage, value, materials used amongst others to show targeted project opportunities.

Barbour ABI Evolution construction project database

Evolution App

View your favourite projects and companies and share projects with other users within the smartphone app.

Download the Evolution app today

  • Download on the Apple App Store

  • Download on the Google Play Store

  • Download on the Windows Phone Store

Already a Barbour ABI customer? Switch to the new style Evolution today in 4 easy steps

If you are a current Evolution customer and would like to move over to the new style Evolution simply follow the steps below:


Login to Evolution and access the homepage


Click the 'Take me to New Evolution' red button which appears in the top right hand corner of the page


Enter your login details as normal


Go to 'Settings' which appears in the top right hand corner and select 'Yes' on the option to 'Set 'New Evolution' as my preferred application' and then 'Save & Close'.

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