On solid ground: Recovery in key building markets will boost demand for tiling services

As the residential construction sector drastically declined during the recession, the Tile Installers industry struggled to maintain demand. Homeowners with low disposable incomes opted for do-it-yourself projects, hindering demand. As disposable income increases over the next five years, consumers will be more willing to spend on tile installers and their high-quality product options...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$10bn
Annual Growth 12-17
4.5%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
92,116
Businesses
45,024
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The recovery of the commercial buildings construction market also aided revenue growth for industry contractors
  • Private nonresidential construction returned to growth alongside residential construction
  • Industry growth will mainly be attributed to increased activity in the residential market, which is slowing
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Tile Installers industry is service-oriented and relies heavily on labor to complete projects. Total wage costs, excluding payments to subcontractors, make up 32.7% of revenue. This is not significantly high, however, depreciation costs account for only 0.5% of revenue, reflecting the fewer capital investments that tile installers need to operate. As a result of depreciation's low share of industry revenue relative to wage, the level of capital intensity is low. Consequently, the average industry player spends about $0.02 in capital investment for every $1.00 spent on wages.Although purchases are relatively high, the majority of purchases are materials, such as marble slabs or ceramic tile, which are installed into the work site. Ind...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Tile Installers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Tile Installers Industry are

  • Ability to effectively manage debtors
  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Having contacts within key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of residential construction and Demand from commercial building construction in the Tile Installers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Tile Installers Industry?

    Operators in this industry set and install tile products (except for exterior stone and resilient tiles), such as ceramic, interior stone and mosaic tiles. Also, operators install marble particles mixed with cement to make terrazzo tiles. Installation includes new installations, additions, alterations, maintenance and repairs.

    Industry Products
  • Ceramic and concrete tile installations
  • Marble, granite and slate contracting
  • Terrazzo contracting
  • Other construction services
  • Nonconstruction activities (e.g. retailing)
  • Industry Activities
  • Installing ceramic tiles
  • Installing interior granite tiles (wall and floor)
  • Installing mosaic work
  • Installing mantel, marble and stone tiles
  • Setting and laying tiles (except resilient tiles)
  • Installing terrazzo
  • Refinishing set tiles
  • 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 residential construction
  • Demand from commercial building construction
  • Housing starts
  • Private spending on home improvements
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note

  • Current Performance
  • Residential market
  • Nonresidential markets
  • Improving profit margins
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Residential market
  • Nonresidential markets
  • Table: Tile Installers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Tile Installers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Home Builders
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction
  • Stone, Concrete & Clay Wholesaling
  • Apartment Rental
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Municipal Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Ceramics Manufacturing
  • Stone Mining
  • Stone, Concrete & Clay Wholesaling
  • Tool & Hardware Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Marble, granite and slate contracting
  • Ceramic and concrete tile installations
  • Other construction services
  • Terrazzo contracting
  • Nonconstruction activities (e.g. retailing)
  • Chart: Tile Installers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Single-family home construction
  • Other nonresidential building
  • Office construction
  • Education building construction
  • Multi-family home construction
  • Hotel and motel construction
  • Healthcare building construction
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Tile Installers 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 Tile Installers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal Competition
  • External Competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Tile Installers 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 Tile Installers 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 Tile Installers Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Value of residential construction (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Fixed-Income Securities
  • An investment that provides a return in the form of fixed periodic payments and the eventual return of principal at maturity. (e.g bonds)
  • Grout
  • A mortar adhesive used to fix tiles to surfaces and decoratively space tiles.
  • Mosaic
  • Tile pieces set in concrete to create a design or pattern
  • Terrazzo
  • A flooring material that is comprised of chips of marble or stone that are set in mortar and then polished after it dries.
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