Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Industrial Building Construction industry is expected to grow over the next five years as firms benefit from an improved economy and the reinvestment of corporate profit into new manufacturing and distribution structures and renovations. While lending standards will loosen over the next five years, interest rates are set to rise starting in 2013, thereby increasing the cost of new industrial development. Additionally, outsourcing basic manufacturing to countries with lower wages will become an increasing threat and hinder investment in domestic manufacturing structures. As a result, industry revenue is expected to grow moderately... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Industrial Building Construction industry has a low level of concentration, with the four largest firms accounting for less than 15.0% of total industry revenue. The industry is highly fragmented because the majority of firms are small operators that specialize in specific regions or sectors. About 3.0% of establishments employ at least 100 people, while 68.6% of businesses have fewer than 10 employees. There is only one major player because few firms generate enough income from industry-related tasks to account for more than 5.0% of total revenue.
In the five years to 2013, industry concentration is expected to rise as firms increasingly offer services across several states or metropolitan areas to lower downturn risks associated with local markets... purchase to read more