Overview

Building Up: Industry growth has been driven by an increase in private nonresidential construction

IBISWorld’s industry research report on Engineering Services in Illinois provides up-to-date sales and market data, allowing you to identify the product and customer segments driving revenue growth. The report identifies the leading companies in the industry, and offers strategic analysis of the key factors influencing the market. Our data forecasts are accompanied by full analysis to illustrate how the market is responding to dominant and emerging trends.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The value of residential construction in Illinois has grown, significantly benefiting industry
  • An increase in local and state government spending has provided a small boost to industry operators
  • The industry’s downstream markets are expected to expand

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Over the five years to 2017, growth in the Engineering Services industry in Illinois has been primarily driven by private nonresidential construction projects in the commercial building, office space and lodging segments, which have all exhibited double-digit growth. Within the public sector, industry growth has been boosted by moderate growth in the healthcare, amusement and recreation and transportation segments. Operations in the Engineering Services industry in Illinois are expanding, contrasting the national industry's trend toward consolidation. This is most prominently displayed by stable growth in establishments and enterprises...

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    Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The Engineering Services industry in Illinois’s geographic spread generally corresponds with the distribution of economic activity and overall population. There is a disproportionately high representation of engineering consulting activity in major metropolitan areas, transport hubs and areas with a high concentration of heavy industry and natural resources.

    Chicagoland

    Chicagoland, which incorporates Cook County, Illinois, is the region with the highest concentration of industry establishments, accounting for an estimated 66.0%. This share of industry activity also outweighs the region’s share of the state’s population, at 58.8%. Additionally, Chicagoland is estimated to account for 78.7% of the state’s total employment. Mor..

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    Additional Insights for the Engineering Services in Illinois Industry

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

  • Having contacts within key markets
  • Fast adjustments made to changing regulations
  • Ability to compete on tender
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of private nonresidential construction in Illinois and Local and State Government Expenditure in Illinois in the Engineering Services in Illinois industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Engineering Services in Illinois Industry?

    Industry establishments apply the physical laws and principles of engineering in designing, developing and using machines, materials, instruments, structures, processes and systems. These services may involve providing advice, preparing feasibility studies, preparing plans and designs, providing technical services during construction or development, inspecting and evaluating engineering projects and providing other related services.

    Industry Products
    Commercial, public and institutional projects
    Transportation projects
    Industrial and manufacturing projects
    Residential projects
    Municipal utility projects
    Energy projects
    Industry Activities
    Providing design and management services for construction and engineering infrastructure projects
    Providing design and management services for environmental projects
    Providing design and management services for industrial processes and equipment
    Providing construction management services
    Process management (e.g. assessing engineering and product problems)
    Project planning and economic assessments
    Asset management, including life cycle asset management and management systems
    Feasibility studies, including environmental impact assessment and community consultation
    Quality management assessment and accreditation

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Value of private nonresidential construction in Illinois
  • Local and State Government Expenditure in Illinois
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note
  • Value of Residential Construction in Illinois

  • Current Performance
  • Commercial construction
  • Slight uptick in local spending
  • Profit and expansion
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Private investment spurs growth
  • Green building emphasis grows
  • Profit margins and employment
  • Table: Engineering Services in Illinois Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • Utilities
  • Construction
  • Rail Transportation
  • Public Administration

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Accounting Services
  • Construction
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Law Firms
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Tax Preparation Services

  • Products & Services
  • Other
  • Transportation projects
  • Energy projects
  • Industrial and manufacturing projects
  • Commercial, public and institutional projects
  • Municipal utility projects
  • Residential projects
  • Chart: Engineering Services in Illinois Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • Private businesses
  • Government bodies
  • Engineering, construction and architectural firms
  • Individuals and nonprofit organizations
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Engineering Services in Illinois Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesPurchasesDepreciation and other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Engineering Services in Illinois

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

  • Major Companies
    Pepper Construction Group LLCPower Construction Company LLCWalsh ConstructionClaycorp Inc.
  • Table: Pepper Construction Group LLC - financial performance
  • Table: Power Construction Company LLC - financial performance
  • Table: Walsh Construction - financial performance
  • Table: Claycorp Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Engineering 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
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Engineering Services in Illinois Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • World Price of Steel (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Chemical Engineering
  • Engineering that is focused on the design, construction and operation of plants and processes for producing acids, dyes, drugs, plastics and synthetic materials.
  • Civil Engineering
  • Engineering that is focused on the planning, designing, construction and maintenance of infrastructure, including highways and bridges, dams and irrigation and mass-transit facilities.
  • Computer-Aided Design (Cad)
  • The use of computer technology to aid the design and drafting of a part or product using software tools that can create two-dimensional drawings or three-dimensional models.
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Engineering that is focused on managing efficient production, involving the design of production methods, plant analysis, the application of labor and materials and the control of inventory.
  • Nonemployer Establishment
  • A sole proprietor or partnership with no payroll employees.
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