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Landscaping Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Landscaping Services Market Research Report | NAICS 56173 | Sep 2014

Greener grass: Renewed construction activity will encourage demand for industry services

IBISWorld’s Landscaping Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$73bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.7%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
878,969
Businesses
398,383
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Landscaping Services industry has had to cope with slumping demand from each of its major markets over the past five years. However, the five years to 2019 are forecast to experience a rapid construction sector recovery. Steady per capita disposable income growth is projected to encourage households to return to outsourcing yard care. General economic recovery will likely boost commercial expansion, driving the need for industry operators that can maintain large corporate and resort campuses... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The barriers to entry for the Landscaping Services industry are extremely low. There is no formal training or licenses required for basic lawn mowing services, and comparatively little investment is needed to start a business. The industry is not capital intensive and does not rely heavily on expensive equipment. Most tools and equipment used by industry operators have low costs and represent one-time expenditures. Moreover, new entrants, especially nonemployers and smaller operators, do not need to rent office space to operate their business because lawn maintenance and other landscaping work is done onsite. Operators do, however, need to secure transportation vehicles, including trucks and trailers, as well as professional-grade lawn mowers... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Landscaping Services Industry?

This industry primarily provides landscape care and maintenance services, including planting trees, shrubs, flowers, lawns or gardens. Industry companies may also design landscape plans or construct walkways, retaining walls, decks, fences, ponds and similar structures. The design of large-scale landscaped areas, such as the campuses of hospitals or schools, is included in the Landscape Design industry (IBISWorld report 54132).

Industry Products
Maintenance and general services-commercialMaintenance and general services-residentialDesign-build-installation servicesArborist servicesSnow and ice managementIrrigation and water management
 
Industry Activities
Providing arborist servicesFertilizing lawnsLandscape care and maintenanceLandscape installationLawn mowingPlanting trees, shrubs and other plantsSpraying lawnsBasic landscape design (excluding full landscape architecture)PruningTurf installation (except artificial turf)


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