Architectural Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Architectural Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC M6921 | Mar 2014

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IBISWorld’s Architectural Services market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Architectural Services industry has endured a tough five years due to a prolonged downturn in the construction market. Over the period, the winding back of educational building investment and weak housing construction has led to subdued demand for industry services. Revenue is estimated to rise by an annualised 0.4% over the five years through 2013-14, corresponding with a slump in the value of total building construction.

The key building markets for architectural services have displayed divergent trends over the past five years. In the non-residential building market, the value of institutional building has benefited from the injection of federal funding for school refurbishment under the Building the Education Revolution (BER) program... purchase to read more

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The industry is a knowledge-based industry with value added from the use of professional skills and creativity to provide clients with satisfactory design and planning solutions. The industry therefore has a labour intensive structure. Although the industry uses computer-aided design (CAD) and advanced document preparation peripherals, the value of labour input remains integral to industry operations.

The ratio of labour costs to depreciation charges can be used to measure an industry's capital intensity as it indicates the amount of industry revenue absorbed by direct labour inputs (i.e. wages and salaries), and capital inputs. Wages and salaries account for 31.4% of industry revenue. Depreciation charges absorb 1.7% of annual industry revenue... purchase to read more


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What is the Architectural Services Industry?

This industry includes establishments that mainly provide planning and design services of buildings and structures, or planning and designing land development. Industry activities may include design, construction procedures, zoning regulations, location and land use, building codes and building materials.

Industry Products
Pre-design servicesSchematic designDesign developmentContract documentationArchitectural drafting servicesContract administrationOther architectural and related services
Industry Activities
Architectural consultancy services (excluding construction management)Drafting services Landscaping architectural servicesTown planning services

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