Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas is a leading Spain|Spanish construction company based in Barcelona. It is publicly traded and is part of the IBEX 35.
Over 50% of the shares are owned by a company controlled by Esther Koplowitz and others.
The business was founded in Barcelona in 1900 as Fomento de Obras y Construcciones S.A. and became known as FOCSA. In 1992 FOCSA merged with Construcciones y Contratas, a company founded in Madrid in 1944 to form Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas, S.A.
The business has the following divisions:
Urban related services (Versia)
Real estate (Realia)
Major projects involving the company include the Torre Picasso completed in 1988,- Puerta de Europa completed in 1996- and El Museu de les Ciències Príncipe Felipe completed in 2000.- The company is also involved in the construction of Torre Caja Madrid due to complete in 2008.