A new leaf: Increased state and federal environmental regulation will boost demand for industry services

The Environmental Consulting industry in California has experienced growth over the past five years as downstream markets expanded during the period. The value of private nonresidential and residential construction in California grew over the past five years at tremendous rates, increasing the demand for environmental consulting in the state. Because construction activity has a substantial impact on the environment, the increased value of construction over the past five years has placed upward pressure on demand and greatly contributed to revenue growth. Overall, the California industry can expect revenue growth over the next five years as trends move towards a more environmentally friendly California...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 12-17
5.4%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
12,861
Businesses
1,579

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising construction activity and stricter environmental regulation has boosted industry demand
  • Government agencies in California have been inclined to spend more on environmental consulting
  • Projected growth in residential and private nonresidential construction will boost demand for environmental consultants
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    Environmental consultants have a low level of capital intensity due to the labor-intensive nature of the work. IBISWorld estimates the industry operators in California spend about $0.02 on purchases for every dollar spent on labor. The Environmental Consulting industry in California is intellectual work that uses past experience and expertise to give clients customized advisory services...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Environmental Consulting in California Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Environmental Consulting in California Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Effective cost controls
  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Manufacturing GDP for California and Local and State Government Expenditure in California in the Environmental Consulting in California industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Environmental Consulting in California Industry?

    This industry provides advice to businesses and federal governments on environmental issues, such as controlling environmental contamination from pollutants, toxic substances and hazardous materials. Environmental consultants identify problems, measure and evaluate risks and recommend solutions. The industry employs a multidisciplined staff of scientists, engineers and other technicians.

    Industry Products
  • Environmental assessments
  • Site remediation planning
  • Natural resources
  • Environmental licensing and permitting
  • Waste management
  • Agriculture
  • Industry Activities
  • Contamination control consulting
  • Risk evaluation
  • Air and water quality consulting
  • Site remediation consulting
  • Sustainable development consulting
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Manufacturing GDP for California
  • Local and State Government Expenditure in California
  • Corporate Profit in California
  • Value of nonresidential construction in California
  • Value of Residential Construction in California

  • Current Performance
  • Increased manufacturing
  • Construction activity booms
  • Government spending on the environment
  • Improved profit margins
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Construction activity
  • Manufacturing GDP growth
  • Government spending
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Environmental Consulting in California Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Environmental Consulting in California Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Utilities
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Portable Toilet Rental & Septic Tank Cleaning
  • Public Administration

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Recycling Facilities
  • Remediation & Environmental Cleanup Services
  • Waste Collection Services
  • Waste Treatment & Disposal Services

  • Products & Services
  • Environmental assessments
  • Site remediation planning
  • Natural resources
  • Other
  • Environmental licensing and permitting
  • Waste management
  • Agriculture
  • Chart: Environmental Consulting in California Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Private businesses
  • State and local governments
  • Federal government
  • Individuals
  • Not-for-profit organizations
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Environmental Consulting in California Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Environmental Consulting in California

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Environmental Consulting in California Industry

  • AECOM, Bechtel Corporation, Parsons Corporation, Tetra Tech Inc.,
  • Table: AECOM - financial performance
  • Table: Bechtel Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Parsons Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Tetra Tech Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Environmental Consulting in California Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Environmental Consulting in California Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Manufacturing GDP for California (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Emissions Trading Plan
  • System that places a price on carbon emissions by weight. Above a certain level, the prices turn into credits and can be traded if a company's emissions fall.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (Epa)
  • A government agency designed to protect human health and safeguard the natural environment.
  • Merger And Acquisition
  • The buying, selling and combining of companies.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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