Landscape Design in the US: Market Research Report

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Landscape Design Market Research Report | NAICS 54132 | Sep 2015

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

IBISWorld’s Landscape Design market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

After facing significant losses during the recession, the Landscape Design industry is finally growing again. As the economy has improved and construction activity has rebounded, demand for industry services has increased, fueling revenue growth since 2012. Because landscape services are discretionary, industry revenue will continue to grow over the next five years alongside improvements in consumer disposable income. Additionally, the industry will benefit from renewed government investment, as infrastructure projects often involve landscape development... purchase to read more

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The Landscape Design industry has a low level of capital intensity. Although landscape designers 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 40.9% of revenue that accounts for wages. Because depreciation on equipment used in the design process accounts for about 2.9% of revenue, operators spend $0.07 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. Operators 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 design for residential buildingOther servicesLandscape design for recreational projectsUrban planning servicesLandscape design for nonresidential building
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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