Crystal clear: As the value of construction increases, industry demand will rise

Over the five years to 2018, the Glass and Glazing Contractors industry has performed well, as a result of extensive economic improvements. Economic growth in the US has stimulated increased demand from key markets for the industry, specifically residential and nonresidential construction. Construction activity increased demand for glass and glazing contractor services from key markets, as glass windows and structures are used as a key component in construction projects. Roughly two-thirds of industry revenue is derived from work on office space and commercial and institutional buildings, whether new or under renovation, with the remainder derived from work in the housing market. Over the five years to 2023, the industry is projected to continue expanding, albeit at a slower pace...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$15bn
Annual Growth 13-18
7.5%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
72,034
Businesses
17,602
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The rapid growth industry operators experienced during the prior period will be harder to maintain
  • Slowly rising home prices bode well for industry operators
  • The nonresidential construction market will continue expanding
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    As with other contracting industries, product offerings for glass and glazing contractors are relatively similar regardless of the size or location of an industry operator. Typical product offerings include installing glass curtain walls, glass windows, glass doors, glass room dividers and other glass products in a variety of buildings. IBISWorld estimates that the Glass and Glazing Contractors industry can be broken down into three general service categories: new construction work, additions and alterations to existing structures and repair and maintenance. The following is a detailed description of products offered by the industry that are relevant to all segments discussed above...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Glass & Glazing Contractors Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Glass & Glazing Contractors Industry are

  • Having contacts within key markets
  • Having a high profile in the market
  • Ability to compete on price
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of private nonresidential construction and Housing starts in the Glass & Glazing Contractors industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Glass & Glazing Contractors Industry?

    Companies in this industry select, cut and install glass panels for large windows, glass doors, skylights, curtain walls and sunroom additions in all types of buildings; they also install window panes. The glasswork performed includes new work, additions, alterations, maintenance and repairs. This industry does not install, tint or repair automotive glass and it does not install prefabricated window units.

    Industry Products
  • New construction
  • Additions and alterations
  • Maintenance and repair services
  • Industry Activities
  • Glass curtain wall installation
  • Decorative glass and mirror installation
  • Glass coating and tinting services (except automotive)
  • Stained glass installation
  • Glass partitions installation
  • Window pane installation
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Housing starts
  • Demand from municipal building construction
  • Per capita disposable income
  • year conventional mortgage rate

  • Current Performance
  • Major markets
  • Repair services
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Key markets
  • Expanding operations, modest margins
  • Environmental concerns
  • Table: Glass & Glazing Contractors Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Glass & Glazing Contractors Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Home Builders
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction
  • Apartment Rental
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Municipal Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Construction Machinery Manufacturing
  • Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Payroll & Bookkeeping Services

  • Products & Services
  • New construction
  • Additions and alterations
  • Maintenance and repair services
  • Chart: Glass & Glazing Contractors Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Office building and commercial construction
  • Residential construction
  • Institutional building construction
  • Manufacturing and industrial building construction
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Glass & Glazing Contractors Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Glass & Glazing Contractors

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Glass & Glazing Contractors Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Glass & Glazing Contractors 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 Glass & Glazing Contractors Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Value of Private Non-residential Construction (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Curtain Wall
  • A non-load-bearing wall of glass panes and supporting framework, usually made of steel or aluminum, intended to enclose the building and resist weather.
  • Fenestration
  • Any opening in a building's envelope including windows, doors and skylights
  • Nonresidential Building
  • A building that is intended primarily for uses other than long-term dwelling.
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