Just keep swimming: The increase in new homes will pave the way for industry expansion

Demand for the services of the Swimming Pool Construction industry has been steady but unremarkable over the five years to 2017. After a painfully slow start early in the period, revenue began trending upward in line with the booming residential construction market. For instance, the number of housing starts nearly doubled between 2011 and 2015. Unfortunately for the industry, however, many of these new homes were built without a pool, limiting revenue growth. Over the five years to 2022, the industry is expected to struggle to make a splash despite the residential market's continued expansion. One reason for this mismatch is the industry's prerecessionary success...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Increased investment from the residential building market has expanded industry demand
  • New companies have been hesitant to join the industry due to tepid demand
  • Higher raw-material costs and increased wages will offset some profit growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Swimming Pool Construction industry, like other specialty contractor industries, has a very low level of concentration. The top three companies account for less than 5.0% of total revenue. Industry operators include small businesses and sole proprietorships that specialize in specific regions or industry product segments. Roughly 65.0% of operators with payroll employ fewer than four people and more than 80.0% of businesses employ fewer than 10 workers. Nonemployers generate about one-fifth of industry revenue. Conversely, less than 1.0% of industry establishments employ more than 100 workers.At the start of this period, many small industry operators that geared all their energies to the residential sector, struggled due to heightened price competition. Con...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Swimming Pool Construction Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Swimming Pool Construction Industry are

  • Having links with suppliers
  • Ability to franchise operations
  • Ability to expand and curtail operations rapidly in line with market demand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and Housing starts in the Swimming Pool Construction industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Swimming Pool Construction Industry?

    This industry comprises establishments that construct a wide range of swimming pools, including in-ground pools, swimming ponds and indoor pools. Participants may also offer repair and maintenance services for swimming pools.

    Industry Products
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • In-ground Concrete Swimming Pool
  • Swimming Pond
  • In-ground Fiberglass Swimming Pool
  • In-ground Vinyl Swimming Pools
  • Industry Activities
  • Constructing and installing indoor swimming pools
  • Constructing and installing in-ground swimming pools
  • Constructing and installing swimming ponds
  • Providing repair and maintenance services for constructed swimming pools
  • Table of Contents

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

  • Current Performance
  • Housing’s reemergence
  • Commercial support
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • New homes, same demand
  • Cautious operators expand slowly
  • Table: Swimming Pool Construction Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Swimming Pool Construction Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Land Development
  • Home Builders
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction
  • Educational Services
  • Arts, Entertainment and Recreation
  • Commercial Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Cement Manufacturing
  • Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Pump & Compressor Manufacturing
  • Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing
  • Stone, Concrete & Clay Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • In-ground Concrete Swimming Pool
  • Swimming Pond
  • In-ground Vinyl Swimming Pools
  • In-ground Fiberglass Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Chart: Swimming Pool Construction Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Single-unit (New Home) residential construction
  • Single-unit (Home Improvement) residential construction
  • Commercial construction
  • Multiunit residential construction
  • Institutional market
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Swimming Pool Construction 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 Swimming Pool Construction

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Swimming Pool Construction 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 Swimming Pool Construction 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 Swimming Pool Construction Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Per capita disposable income (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • A process of clarifying water and capturing suspended particles.
  • Gunite
  • A dry mixture of cement, aggregate and/or sand that is applied during the construction of a swimming pool.
  • Shotcrete
  • A mixture consisting of cement and sand that is used in the building of a swimming pool.
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