Architectural Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Architectural Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC M6921 | Sep 2015

Arch enemies: Players face competition from engineering firms with in-house designers

IBISWorld’s Architectural Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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

The Architectural Services industry has endured a tough five years due to fluctuations in downstream building construction markets and rising competition. Over the past five years, the winding back of the Federal Government's BER program and low growth in commercial construction has led to subdued demand for industry services. However, the flow-on effects of an upswing in housing construction activity in the three years through 2014-15 (partly caused by record low interest rates) are anticipated to cause revenue growth of 1.6% in 2015-16. Revenue is estimated to rise by an annualised 0.6% over the five years through 2015-16, climbing to $6.5 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry derives its revenue from providing professional design services on buildings and structures. Registered architects with recognised tertiary qualifications and state-based registration primarily provide these services.

The architectural design process is typically broken into stages for the purposes of billing and professional standards. The key services provided by the industry include preparing contract documentation, contract administration, schematic design, design development, architectural drafting and other related services. More complex stages that take a greater amount of time generally result in higher fees from that stage. Fees vary between firms and also depend on the type of project... purchase to read more


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What is the Architectural Services Industry?

Firms in the industry primarily engage in planning and design services for buildings and structures, or for land development. Industry activities and expertise encompass design, construction procedures, zoning regulations, location and land use, building codes, and building materials.

Industry Products
Schematic designDesign developmentContract documentationArchitectural drafting servicesContract administrationOther architectural and related services
Industry Activities
Architectural consultancy services (excluding construction management)Architectural drafting servicesLandscaping architectural servicesTown planning services

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