Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Glass and Glazing Contractors industry has barely recovered from the recession, which brought both residential and commercial construction to a halt and constrained demand for industry services. Nevertheless, growth is expected to accelerate in 2015 and in the next five years as construction activity improves, particularly in the nonresidential market. Future challenges include high compeititon and growing environmental concerns about the use of glass in buildings, though these are unlikely to offset the overall growth anticipated through 2020... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The Glass and Glazing Contractors industry is small-scale and localized by nature, with low market concentration and geographically dispersed operations. As a result, establishment presence generally corresponds to two interrelated factors across regions: population distribution and economic, especially construction, activity. Areas with highly developed commercial hubs and healthcare facilities are prime locations for industry operators, since these structures often make use of internal glass walls and exterior curtain walls.
The Southeast region, home to about a quarter of the US population, houses the most industry establishments of any region at 24.6% of the total... purchase to read more