Greener pastures: As per capita disposable income rises, industry demand will grow

As a state with high income levels and homes with landscaping needs, Massachusetts has a strong Landscaping Services industry. Over the past five years to 2018, demand for landscaping has been increasing in Massachusetts. The value of construction has been a strong driver for the industry, because landscaping services are often included in construction projects. Over the past five years, the value of residential construction in Massachusetts has increased an annualized 0.9%, while the value of private nonresidential construction in Massachusetts has increased an annualized 8.8%. However, while nonresidential construction is a significant market for the industry, a greater portion of industry revenue is accounted for by residential landscaping services. A...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 13-18
3.6%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
19,067
Businesses
10,393

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand is expected to continue rising in Massachusetts as many of the trends that supported growth continue
  • Additional Insights for the Landscaping Services in Massachusetts Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Landscaping Services in Massachusetts 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 private nonresidential construction in Massachusetts and Value of residential construction in Massachusetts in the Landscaping Services in Massachusetts industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Landscaping Services in Massachusetts 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 private nonresidential construction in Massachusetts
  • Value of residential construction in Massachusetts
  • Households earning more than $100,000
  • Per capita disposable income in Massachusetts
  • Government consumption and investment

  • Current Performance
    Industry Outlook
    Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Landscaping Services in Massachusetts 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, residential
  • Maintenance and general services, commercial
  • Design-build-installation services
  • Arborist services and other services
  • Chart: Landscaping Services in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Landscaping Services in Massachusetts

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
    Ideal Landscape Maintenance and Construction, Landscape America Inc., RJM Landscaping Inc., Rutland Nurseries Inc., Sunshine Landscaping Company Inc.,
  • Table: Ideal Landscape Maintenance and Construction - financial performance
  • Table: Landscape America Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: RJM Landscaping Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Rutland Nurseries Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Sunshine Landscaping Company Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Landscaping Services in Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Per capita disposable income in Massachusetts (2009-2023)

  • 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.
  • 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.
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