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Landscape Design in the US: Market Research Report

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Landscape Design Market Research Report | NAICS 54132 | Jun 2016

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
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The principal barrier to entry for new industry participants is state registration and licensing requirements. Prospective entrants must qualify through a university-based undergraduate or post-graduate course (typically four-to-five years). They must also work in the industry through internships and residencies for an average of four years before being eligible to take the Landscape Architect Registration Examination. Because registration and licensing requirements vary among states, consultants who seek to practice in states for which they are not licensed may encounter difficulties.

New entrants, despite having internship experience, may also encounter difficulties establishing footholds in the market because they lack a proven capacity or portfolio of prior work... purchase to read more


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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 buildingOther servicesLandscape design for recreational projectsUrban planning servicesLandscape design for nonresidential building
Industry Activities
Land and urban planningSite design (hardscape and softscape)Natural resource managementPark and recreation planningEnvironmental conservationHistorical preservationProviding technical advice on landscape issues (storm water management and native plants)

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