Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Demand for drywall and insulation installers has continued to rebound from its steep decline after the real estate market endured its worst downturn since the Great Depression. Demand primarily depends on the level of activity in the residential, commercial and industrial real estate and construction markets, all of which have experienced major turnarounds over the past five years. Over the next five years, the Drywall and Insulation Installers industry will likely benefit from improvements in all major downstream markets, which include home builders, apartment and condominium construction, industrial building construction, commercial building construction and apartment rentals... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The small-scale and localized nature of operations for this industry results in a geographically dispersed structure, which largely corresponds to the distribution of population. However, one factor that does alter the distribution of industry establishments is regions that have climate extremes and increased demand for thermal insulation.
The Southeast region has the greatest share of industry operators, housing 23.1% of establishments in 2017. This percentage is line with the region's 25.6% share of the US population. Florida has the greatest number of industry operators in the region, with an estimated 7.8% of the nation's total contractors basing their operations in the state. Thi.. purchase to read more