Free parking: Rising demand for air travel will boost demand and modestly increase revenue

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry will become saturated, as more operators compete for slow-growing revenue
  • Small private nonemployers have been drawn to the industry over the period
  • The restrained pace of industry growth over the period reflects the market's saturation

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Parking Lots and Garages industry has followed a similar narrative to that of the US economy. Following historical lows for employment, demand for air travel, shopping outings, sporting events and concerts, recovery began in 2011. Aside from a small blip in 2012, overall increases in parking rates over the five years to 2016 and improvements in employment figures contributed to the industry's turnaround. In the coming years, employment, domestic trips and vehicle registrations will rise, increasing the need for parking services at airports, entertainment venues and central business districts. However, the industry faces saturation, as more operators compete for slower-growing revenue...

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    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Parking Lots and Garages industry exhibits low barriers to entry. At the minimum, an operator running a parking facility through a management contract must secure the contract and train and pay workers. Operating in this way requires no capital to buy or rent a facility and the number of employee need not be significantly higher. Parking lot and garage operators and valets are usually employed in this way. Operators that lease or own their facilities face higher barriers to entry. They must have access to the capital to rent or buy a facility that is in a desirable location. Access to productive locations can be difficult to acquire if an area is highly developed. One..

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    Additional Insights for the Parking Lots & Garages Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Parking Lots & Garages Industry are

  • Proximity to key locations
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Stable client relationships
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    Industry Products

    What is the Parking Lots & Garages Industry?

    This industry comprises operators that provide parking and valet service on an hourly, daily or monthly basis. The industry primarily operates via management contracts, lease agreements or property ownership. This industry excludes the storage of vehicles for an extended period of time.

    Industry Products
    Off-street parking - hourly or daily
    Off-street parking in buildings - weekly or monthly
    Off-street parking on lots - weekly or monthly
    Management fees for the operation of parking facilities
    Valet parking
    Industry Activities
    Providing off-street parking services
    Providing on-street parking services
    Providing valet parking services

    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
  • Number of motor vehicle registrations
  • Total vehicle miles
  • Domestic trips by US residents
  • National unemployment rate
  • World price of crude oil

  • Current Performance
  • Contracts helping revenue grow
  • Expanded services, lower profit margins
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Moving toward saturation
  • Future obstacles
  • Table: Parking Lots & Garages Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Parking Lots & Garages Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Retail Trade
  • International Airlines
  • Domestic Airlines
  • Sports Franchises
  • Racing & Individual Sports
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Apartment Rental
  • Commercial Leasing

  • Products & Services
  • Off-street parking - hourly or daily
  • Off-street parking in buildings - weekly or monthly
  • Valet parking
  • Off-street parking on lots - weekly or monthly
  • Management fees for the operation of parking facilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Parking Lots & Garages Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Vehicles on the road
  • Employment
  • Air travel

  • Major Markets
  • Privately operated central business district
  • College and university
  • Off-premise airport
  • On-premise airport
  • Hotel
  • Hospital
  • Municipal central business district
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Parking Lots & Garages Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesRent and utilitiesPurchasesDepreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Parking Lots & Garages

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Parking Lots & Garages Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    SP Plus CorporationVinciABM Industries Inc.
  • Table: SP Plus Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Vinci - financial performance
  • Table: ABM Industries Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Parking Lots & Garages 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 Parking Lots & Garages Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Number of motor vehicle registrations (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Leased Operation
  • An arrangement where a service provider rents the property their business is on and is not responsible for major maintenance or capital expenditures on the property or real estate taxes.
  • Management Contract
  • An agreement where a facility is managed for a fixed fee while the landowner or contracting business receives all payments and covers maintenance and rental or mortgage costs.
  • Mechanical Parking Structure
  • A fully or semi-automated parking system that minimizes the area needed to park cars through mechanical lifts.
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