Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
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The Land Development industry's fate is tied to those of its downstream construction markets. About two-thirds of industry revenue is generated by residential construction, which took a massive hit during the recession. Industry players that focus on industrial construction weathered the storm, though, and kept the industry as a whole on solid footing. As construction markets rebound and rising exports drive a need for more manufacturing space, the industry will perform well over the next five years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
The Land Development industry has low barriers to the entry as independent land holders can effectively enter for a limited period to speculatively develop and market small parcels of land. Competitors are continuously entering and exiting the land subdivision and development market although in order to maintain long term participation in this industry, firms must either establish a solid reputation for workmanship or purchase land for in-house development and sale.
Start-up costs, in terms of capital equipment requirements, are minimal as operators typically subcontract specialist development work or lease heavy construction equipment on a piecemeal basis... purchase to read more