Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Because companies have faced subdued conditions and divergent trends in key downstream infrastructure markets, the industry has declined since 2009. Public investment in water, sewer, transportation and conservation and development programs will support demand for infrastructure construction services, resulting in moderate growth as the industry moves ahead... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
New competitors are confronted by medium barriers to entry into the industry. Economies of scale are limited due to the geographic dispersal of contracts. The large-scale contractors generally have representation across several regional markets but new entrants can generally compete effectively on smaller scale local contracts (particularly maintenance and repair work on municipal water storage facilities and sewerage treatment plants).
Some industry participants concentrate activities in specialized markets, such as the construction of water treatment plants or sporting arenas, and are thereby able to establish a reputation for technical capacity, timeliness and financial management... purchase to read more