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Building Inspectors in the US: Market Research Report

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Building Inspectors Market Research Report | NAICS 54135 | Sep 2013

Closer inspection: The housing market recovery will lift the industry out of its slump

IBISWorld’s Building Inspectors market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 08-13
-0.9%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
33,464
Businesses
21,338
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Keeping in check

Demand for building inspection services will get a boost from the economic recovery over the next five years. While the weak housing market has hit industry businesses hard, the revival of housing starts and rising number of existing home sales will contribute to growth. Mortgage lending rates will continue to remain tight and hamper revenue; however, the industry is poised for a recovery... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Building inspectors evaluate all aspects of a building's structure. Inspectors ensure that a building is compliant with municipal codes by looking at installations within the building. In addition to general workmanship, component systems are also inspected; these components include electrical, plumbing, elevators, compounds and roofing. When an inspector is finished, the client is provided with a report detailing the physical condition of the property.

Home inspection services

House inspections are estimated to account for about 46.1% of the industry revenue. The segment caters to potential homebuyers and sellers of new and existing houses. Potential homebuyers use home inspection services to ensure there are no hidden issues underneath a building's facade... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Building Inspectors Industry?

This industry includes companies that primarily perform inspections on buildings. When inspecting a building, all aspects of the structure and component systems are evaluated, and a report is prepared on the physical condition of the property. These reports are written for buyers and/or others involved in real estate transactions. Building inspection bureaus and companies that carry out home inspection services are also included in this industry.

Industry Products
Home inspection servicesCommercial building inspection servicesSpecific element inspection servicesNew home construction inspection services
 
Industry Activities
Inspecting and reporting on the structural attributes of a buildingReporting on and evaluating the component systems of a building (electrical, fire, roofing and plumbing)Assessing compliance with building, electrical, plumbing and fire codesEvaluating building plans and permitsStudying and assessing the soil composition and attributes of where the building is locatedReviewing and approving plans that meet building codes, local ordinances, and zoning regulationsIssuing violation notices and stop-work orders until building in violation is compliantKeeping daily logs, including photographs taken during inspection


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