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Landscape Design in the US: Market Research Report

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Landscape Design Market Research Report | NAICS 54132 | Nov 2014

Solid ground: The construction market will recover, renewing demand for landscape services

IBISWorld’s Landscape Design market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-0.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
60,764
Businesses
42,010
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Landscape Design industry is poised to make a comeback after a series of declines hit businesses hard. The residential housing market continues to be a key factor in growth and its steady recovery will help boost industry profit and revenue. Increased demand and renewed downstream markets will pave the way for recovery by giving operators more leverage to raise prices and expand profit margins... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Landscape Design industry has a low level of capital intensity. Although landscape design firms use computer-aided design (CAD) and advanced computer programs as part of most operations, labor remains the primary input to production. Landscape designers use specialist skills, knowledge and creativity to provide clients with satisfactory design and planning solutions. The knowledge-based aspect of this industry is what contributes to the 47.6% of revenue that accounts for wages. Because depreciation on equipment used in the design process accounts for about 2.9% of revenue, firms spend $0.06 on equipment repairs and replacements for every $1.00 spent on wages. Therefore, the industry has an extremely labor-intensive cost structure... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Landscape Design Industry?

Operators in this industry plan and design the development of land areas for projects by applying their knowledge of land characteristics, locations of buildings and structures and use of terrain. Firms work on recreational areas, airports, highways, schools and land subdivisions in commercial, industrial and residential areas. This industry does not include landscape care and maintenance services, such as installing and caring for trees, lawns or gardens.

Industry Products
Landscape designOther servicesPark and recreation planningUrban planningSite planning
 
Industry Activities
Land and urban planningSite design (hardscape and softscape)Natural resource managementPark and recreation planningEnvironmental conservationHistorical preservationProviding technical advice on landscape issues (storm water management and native plants)


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