Overview

Solid ground: The construction market will recover, renewing demand for landscape services

IBISWorld’s Landscape Design market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$5bn
Annual Growth
12-17
3.4%
Annual Growth
17-22
Profit
Employment
64,448
Business
45,999

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • As the housing market has grown, demand for construction has increased
  • Prices for equipment and supplies have increased in response to higher demand for landscaping services
  • Demand for industry services will be boosted by government spending on infrastructure

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    After facing significant losses during the recession, the Landscape Design industry is finally growing again. As the economy has improved and construction activity has rebounded, demand for industry services has increased, fueling revenue growth since 2012. Because landscape services are discretionary, industry revenue will continue to grow over the next five years alongside improvements in consumer disposable income. Additionally, the industry will benefit from renewed government investment, as infrastructure projects often involve landscape development...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    Revenue for the Landscape Design industry, which includes designers and architects who specialize in planning land, water and other outdoor areas, has increased since 2012. Demand for landscape design services is directly tied to government investment in infrastructure, disposable income and demand for construction and renovation of both residential and commercial buildings. As the housing market has grown, demand for construction has increased, which has led to a rise in demand for landscape design services. Demand for industry services has also increased from local governments investing in projects that may have been put off during the recession. As a result of these factors, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 3.4% over the five years to 2017. In ..

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    Additional Insights for the Landscape Design Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Landscape Design Industry are

  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Ability to manage external (outsourcing) contracts
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of residential construction and Value of private nonresidential construction in the Landscape Design industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Landscape Design Industry?

    Operators in this industry plan and design the development of land areas for projects by applying their knowledge of land characteristics, locations of buildings and structures and use of terrain. Operators work on recreational areas, airports, highways, schools and land subdivisions in commercial, industrial and residential areas. This industry does not include landscape care and maintenance services, such as installing and caring for trees, lawns or gardens.

    Industry Products
    Landscape design for residential building
    Other services
    Landscape design for recreational projects
    Urban planning services
    Landscape design for nonresidential building
    Industry Activities
    Land and urban planning
    Site design (hardscape and softscape)
    Natural resource management
    Park and recreation planning
    Environmental conservation
    Historical preservation
    Providing technical advice on landscape issues (storm water management and native plants)

    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 residential construction
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Local and state government investment
  • Government funding for highways
  • Per capita disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Trends in downstream construction markets
  • Profit trends
  • Operators and industry growth
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Construction market trends
  • Profit and industry expansion
  • Sustainability and green landscapes
  • Table: Landscape Design Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Landscape Design Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Land Development
  • Home Builders
  • Amusement Parks
  • Public Administration
  • Commercial Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Architects
  • Excavation Contractors
  • Landscaping Services
  • Nursery & Garden Stores
  • Surveying & Mapping Services

  • Products & Services
  • Landscape design for residential building
  • Landscape design for nonresidential building
  • Other services
  • Landscape design for recreational projects
  • Urban planning services
  • Chart: Landscape Design Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Individual property owners
  • Other
  • Construction, architecture and engineering companies
  • Federal, state and local government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Landscape Design Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Rent, utilities and purchases
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Landscape Design

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Landscape Design Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Landscape Design 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 Landscape Design Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Value of residential construction (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Competitive Tender
  • The process operators use to provide bids on projects providing price, design and a general timeline to win contracts.
  • Computer-Aided Design (Cad)
  • The use of computer technology to aid design and drafting using software tools that create two-dimensional drawings or three-dimensional models.
  • Hardscape
  • The inanimate elements added to a natural landscape such as gravel, walkways, irrigation systems, roads, retaining walls, sculpture, street amenities, fountains and other mechanical features.
  • Landscape Architecture
  • The profession applying artistic and scientific principles to the research, planning, design and management of natural and built environments.
  • Softscape
  • The animate, horticultural elements of landscape design such as plants and soil.
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    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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