Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Landscaping Services industry has continued to perform well over the past five years despite poor overall construction levels due to the global financial crisis and subsequent declines in consumer and business confidence. Private investment has fallen dramatically over the past five years as households and businesses have become wary of investment as conditions appeared uncertain. However, government stimulus has provided some reprieve for industry participants. The Building the Education Revolution stimulus program and the Federal Government's First Home Owner's Grant have provided the industry some additional demand. As a result, the industry has grown by a compound annual rate of 0.7% over the five years through 2012-13... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Operators in the Landscaping Services industry are concentrated in densely populated areas. Due to the need to travel to work sites for both residential and commercial building, landscaping businesses stay close to highly populated areas in which demand emanates. Therefore, the concentration of businesses is within the major cities of each state.
Establishment figures closely resemble enterprise numbers as the ratio of establishments per enterprise is just above one. This ratio is evident due to the large number of sole proprietors in the industry, as 60% of businesses hire no additional staff... purchase to read more