Industry in bloom: Profit margins in Michigan are slightly higher than in the national industry

The Landscaping Services industry in Michigan has slightly expanded over the five years to 2018, as the state’s economy has grown. Industry operators primarily supply residential and commercial markets with landscape care and maintenance services to enhance their properties. As the unemployment rate in the state decreased and, consequently, per capita disposable income grew, demand for industry services has increased, particularly from residential markets. In fact, the unemployment rate in Michigan is expected to decrease an annualized 12.4% over the five years to 2018. As a result, consumers were increasingly time-strapped during the period and more willing to outsource lawn care to professionals...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 13-18
0.4%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
26,266
Businesses
15,964

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry growth is expected to slow as the number of housing starts in the state is expected to decline
  • Additional Insights for the Landscaping Services in Michigan Industry

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

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    What is the Landscaping Services in Michigan Industry?

    The Landscaping Services industry in Michigan 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, residential
  • Maintenance and general services, commercial
  • Design-build installation services
  • Arborist 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 Michigan
  • Value of residential construction in Michigan
  • Housing starts in Michigan
  • Unemployment rate in Michigan
  • Median household income in Michigan

  • Current Performance
    Industry Outlook
    Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Landscaping Services in Michigan 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 and other services
  • Chart: Landscaping Services in Michigan Industry Products and Services Segmentation

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

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
    BrightView Landscapes LLC, Naturescape, TruGreen LP, US Lawns,
  • Table: BrightView Landscapes LLC - financial performance
  • Table: Naturescape - financial performance
  • Table: TruGreen LP - financial performance
  • Table: US Lawns - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Landscaping Services in Michigan 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 Michigan Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Gross Domestic Product for Michigan (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.
  • 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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