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 - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The industry has a low concentration of ownership, with the four largest firms accounting for less than 20.0% of annual revenue and the 10 largest enterprises accounting for about 25.0% of revenue. The industry has an extremely fragmented structure and most firms operate within a narrow geographic or product and service market.
The fragmented structure of this industry is evident from the US Census Bureau's annual survey, County Business Patterns. The survey indicates that more than two-thirds of establishments employ fewer than 10 people, with 51.5% employing fewer than five people. By contrast, only about 3.0% to 3.5% of industry establishments employ more than 100 people, with just 1.0% employing more than 250 people... purchase to read more