Building up: Rising housing starts will generate demand for industry products

The performance of the Manufactured Home Wholesaling industry closely follows demand from the downstream construction sector. Housing markets have returned to normal activity over the five years to 2017, spurring demand for manufactured homes and other construction materials. Over the five years to 2022, rising housing starts and ongoing improvements in residential and nonresidential construction activity will generate demand for industry products. This growth will primarily be driven by demand from residential remodeling and new nonresidential construction...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry performance closely follows demand from the downstream construction sector
  • Consumers have increasingly opted to purchase conventional homes over manufactured homes
  • Demand for manufactured homes is expected to increase slightly
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Due to the variety of products sold within this catchall industry, most product lines account for less than 3.0% of total revenue. Although all industry operators are primarily engaged in wholesaling manufactured homes and nonwood building materials, many companies make some additional revenue from the wholesaling of products typically wholesaled by other industries, such as lumber (IBISWorld report 42331) and roofing materials (42333).House wraps, vapor barriers and insulationHouse wraps, vapor barriers, insulation and miscellaneous roofing and siding products are expected to account for a combined 33.5% of industry revenue in 2017. Whi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Manufactured Home Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Manufactured Home Wholesaling Industry are

  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of residential construction and Value of private nonresidential construction in the Manufactured Home Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Manufactured Home Wholesaling Industry?

    This industry wholesales manufactured homes, other prefabricated buildings and a wide range of construction materials, such as glass products, wire products, plaster products, awnings and ornamental ironwork. The construction materials sold by this industry are generally supplied directly to retailers and construction contractors, while industry operators generally sell manufactured homes to consumers via dealers.

    Industry Products
  • Manufactured homes
  • Construction glass
  • House wraps, vapor barriers and insulation materials
  • Fencing and architectural metal products
  • Industry Activities
  • Wholesaling architectural metalwork
  • Wholesaling awnings (except canvas)
  • Wholesaling fiberglass building materials (except insulation, roofing, siding)
  • Wholesaling prefabricated nonwood building
  • Wholesaling fencing (except wood), wire fencing and fencing accessory
  • Wholesaling flat glass
  • Wholesaling gypsum building products
  • Wholesaling iron and steel architectural shapes (including ornamental ironwork)
  • Wholesaling manufactured homes (i.e. mobile)
  • Wholesaling septic tanks (except concrete)
  • 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 residential construction
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • year conventional mortgage rate
  • Demand from home improvement stores

  • Current Performance
  • Consumer trends
  • Industry structure and consolidation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Technological advances
  • Industry landscape
  • Table: Manufactured Home Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Manufactured Home Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Home Builders
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction
  • Industrial Building Construction
  • Retail Trade
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Municipal Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Iron Ore Mining
  • Prefabricated Home Manufacturing
  • Steel Rolling & Drawing

  • Products & Services
  • House wraps, vapor barriers and insulation materials
  • Other
  • Manufactured homes
  • Construction glass
  • Fencing and architectural metal products
  • Chart: Manufactured Home Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Building contractors
  • Manufactured housing dealers
  • Construction material retailers
  • Other
  • Businesses
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Manufactured Home Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Manufactured Home Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Manufactured Home Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    L&W Supply Corporation,
  • Table: L&W Supply Corporation - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Manufactured Home Wholesaling 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 Manufactured Home Wholesaling Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Housing Starts (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Home Improvement Store
  • A retail store that is differentiated by its sheer size and large range of products used for home building construction and renovation.
  • Manufactured Home
  • A prefabricated modular housing unit that is manufactured in a factory and transported to a site for assembly.
  • Vertical Integration
  • Owning different parts of the supply chain, either in the form of forward integration (owning downstream buyers) or backward integration (owning upstream suppliers).
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