Factory and Industrial Building Construction in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Factory and Industrial Building Construction Market Research Report | Specialist Engineering, Infrastructure & Contractors | Commercial & Institutional Buildings | Aug 2015

Slow build: Divergent trends in mining and agriculture lead to weak growth

IBISWorld’s Factory and Industrial Building Construction market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
CIMIC Group CIMIC Group market share
Hansen Yuncken Hansen Yuncken market share
Laing O'Rourke Australia Laing O'Rourke Australia market share
Watpac Watpac market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Factory and Industrial Building Construction industry is responsible for the construction of a variety of buildings ranging in complexity from simple tilt-wall warehouse space to sophisticated purpose-built laboratories with high security and humidity-controlled environments. Industry revenue is estimated at $5.7 billion in 2015-16. This represents a marginal increase of 0.6% on the previous year due to investment into warehousing and distribution properties to aid merchandise trade.

Industry revenue is expected to grow by an annualised 0.4% over the five years through 2015-16, although this reflects wide cyclical fluctuations in construction activity... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Industry firms provide contract building construction services to industrial property developers, acting mainly as prime contractors or joint venture-developers, but also as subcontractors. Firms operating as prime contractors on industrial building projects generate the bulk of industry revenue and are increasingly involved in both the design and construction of the project. Prime contractors take responsibility for the procurement and specification of building materials and the recruitment of skilled labour and subcontractors.


The construction of warehouses, distribution facilities and logistics centres is the industry's largest segment, accounting for an estimated 59.0% of revenue in 2015-16... purchase to read more


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What is the Factory and Industrial Building Construction Industry?

Companies in this industry construct manufacturing structures, with firms specifically engaging in new work, additions and alterations.

Industry Products
Factories and other production buildingsWarehousesAgriculture and aquaculture buildingsOther industrial buildings
Industry Activities
Factory and other secondary production building construction Warehouse building construction Agriculture and aquaculture building constructionOther industrial buildings construction (crusher houses and oil depots)

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