Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Demand for cleaning services is strong and stable, driven by trends in non-dwelling construction activity and the outsourcing of cleaning services. Governments and businesses are outsourcing cleaning as they concentrate on their core activities and services and seek out cost efficiencies in operations. This trend is forecast to continue in the five years through 2018-19. A rise in demand for residential cleaning services is resulting from high and dual-income households and the progressive ageing of the population. Many in-home aged-care programs now offer cleaning services, particularly for disabled people.
Several major cleaning companies are offering additional services or forming strategic alliances with other business services operators... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The industry is sensitive to the development and construction of new buildings, facilities and venues, and to the outsourcing of cleaning services by the government and private sectors. Major operators are increasingly offering clients a bundled service contract, including cleaning, catering, maintenance, security and related services. These services can be provided by a single company or through a strategic alliance with a partner company. Furthermore, some franchised operators are seeking to sign on national, multi-site clients, with contracts being serviced by individual franchised group members at the local level.
Over the five years through 2013-14, industry revenue is estimated to increase at an annualised 2.8%... purchase to read more