In bloom: Industry demand has increased in line with rising disposable income in Illinois

In Illinois, the Landscaping Services industry has experienced steady growth over the past five years. Demand for landscaping services has increased over the past five years as disposable income in Illinois has grown, giving more people the ability to pay for aesthetic work on their homes and businesses. Additionally, the value of residential construction in Illinois has also grown over the past five years. This trend supports industry demand because landscaping is often a necessary part of home construction. The significant revenue growth of the past five years has outpaced growth in other parts of the industry. For example, revenue has grown significantly faster than wages, as demand for labor has not kept up with demand for industry services...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 12-17
7.2%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
32,640
Businesses
16,624

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Increased construction in Illinois is expected to drive demand for industry services
  • There is stable seasonal demand for some industry services such as snow removal
  • Construction in Illinois will continue to support revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The barriers to entry for the Landscaping Services industry in Illinois are low. There is no formal training or licenses required for basic lawn mowing services, and comparatively, little investment is needed to start a business. The industry is not capital intensive and does not rely heavily on expensive equipment. Most tools and equipment used by industry operators have low costs and represent one-time expenditures. Moreover, new entrants, especially nonemployers and smaller operators, do not need to rent office space to operate their business because lawn maintenance and other landscaping work are done on-site. However, operators need to secure transportation vehicles, including trucks and trailers, as well as professional-grade lawn mowers...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Landscaping Services in Illinois Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Landscaping Services in Illinois Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Providing services to groups with high disposable income
  • Access to multiskilled and flexible workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of Residential Construction in Illinois and Per Capita Disposable Income in Illinois in the Landscaping Services in Illinois industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Landscaping Services in Illinois Industry?

    This industry primarily provides landscape care and maintenance services, including planting trees, shrubs, flowers, lawns or gardens. Industry companies may also design landscape plans or construct walkways, retaining walls, decks, fences, ponds and similar structures. The design of large-scale landscaped areas, such as the campuses of hospitals or schools, is included in the Landscape Design industry (IBISWorld report 54132).

    Industry Products
  • Maintenance and general services, commercial
  • Maintenance and general services, residential
  • Design-build-installation services
  • Arborist services and other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing arborist services
  • Fertilizing lawns
  • Landscape care and maintenance
  • Landscape installation
  • Lawn mowing
  • Planting trees, shrubs and other plants
  • Spraying lawns
  • Basic landscape design (excluding full landscape architecture)
  • Pruning
  • Turf installation (except artificial turf)
  • 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 in Illinois
  • Per Capita Disposable Income in Illinois
  • Value of private nonresidential construction in Illinois
  • Local and state government investment

  • Current Performance
  • Demand drivers
  • Unmatched growth
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand drivers
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Landscaping Services in Illinois Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Landscaping Services in Illinois Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Home Builders
  • Apartment Rental
  • Property Management
  • Hospitals
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Farm, Lawn & Garden Equipment Wholesaling
  • Flower & Nursery Stock Wholesaling
  • Inorganic Chemical Manufacturing
  • Organic Chemical Manufacturing
  • SUV & Light Truck Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Maintenance and general services, commercial
  • Maintenance and general services, residential
  • Design-build-installation services
  • Arborist services and other services
  • Chart: Landscaping Services in Illinois Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Commercial markets
  • Residential markets
  • Government and institutional markets
  • Nonprofit organizations and other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Landscaping Services in Illinois 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 Landscaping Services in Illinois

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Landscaping Services in Illinois Industry

  • 3 J’s Landscaping, Bellas Landscaping, Celtic Landscaping, Merrill Landscape, Patch Landscaping,
  • Table: 3 J’s Landscaping - financial performance
  • Table: Bellas Landscaping - financial performance
  • Table: Celtic Landscaping - financial performance
  • Table: Merrill Landscape - financial performance
  • Table: Patch Landscaping - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Landscaping Services in Illinois 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 Landscaping Services in Illinois Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (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
    Arborist
  • A specialist in planting, transplanting, pruning and diagnosing the ailments of trees as well as in tree surgery and tree maintenance.
  • Fertilizer
  • A substance (e.g. manure or commercial fertilizer) used to supply nutrients to soil and plants.
  • Herbicide
  • A chemical agent used to destroy or inhibit plant growth, such as that of weeds.
  • Lawn Service
  • A landscaping service that includes mowing, fertilizing and insect control.
  • Mulch
  • A protective covering (e.g. sawdust or compost) spread over the ground to reduce evaporation, maintain even soil temperature, prevent erosion, control weeds or enrich the soil.
  • Outsource
  • To procure goods or services under contract with an outside supplier.
  • Pesticide
  • A chemical agent used to destroy a pest found on plants or crops.
  • Shrub Service
  • A landscaping service that includes the trimming and shaping of plants.
  • Tree Service
  • A landscaping service that includes tree removal and surgery (cutting of limbs).
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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