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

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.

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 Key Buyers Chapter

The industry has a low ownership concentration, with the four largest firms estimated to contribute less than 5% of annual industry revenue. The industry has a fragmented structure with few large-scale national players. Only about 1.6% of businesses employ more than 20 staff. Some consolidation has occurred over the past five years, with large, multi-service companies such as GHD and prime building contractors such as Lend Lease acquiring small architecture firms to expand their range of services.

Several factors have caused the industry's fragmentation. For example, any person offering services to the public as an architect must be registered with each state and territory's architect's board, which discourages sole practitioners from working in multiple states... 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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