Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Having made it through the recession and its aftermath, glass and glazing contractors now have a recovery to look forward to. Both the residential and nonresidential building markets are forecast to grow over the coming years, and demand for glass and glazing services will consequently follow. Demand from institutional buildings like hospitals and educational facilities will continue to be solid, while renewed demand from the residential sector will significantly benefit the industry's many small contractors, which were hard-hit by the housing slump... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Glass and glazing contractors install glass curtain walls, glass windows, glass doors, glass room dividers and other glass products in a variety of buildings. Operators mainly service nonresidential buildings including offices as well as healthcare, education and government facilities. A smaller portion of industry revenue is derived from servicing residential markets and includes the repair and installation of glass mirrors, windows and skylights, among other work, in new homes.
Commercial work performed by the majority of smaller contractors involves installing heavy decorative room dividers in office interiors, glass walls as office partitions or secure window glass at banks and other facilities... purchase to read more