Architectural Services in Australia: Market Research Report

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Architectural Services Market Research Report | ANZSIC M6921 | Aug 2014

Building rivalry: Players face competition from engineering firms with in-house design capability

The Architectural Services market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 last five years, the winding back of educational building investment and weak housing construction markets have led to subdued demand for industry services. Revenue is estimated to rise by just 0.5% annualised over the five years through 2014-15, 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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Architectural Services is a knowledge-based industry, which adds value through 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 industry players use 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 28.6% 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 for buildings and structures, or for land development. Industry activities and expertise 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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