Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Factory and Industrial Building Construction industry is responsible for the construction of a wide variety of buildings, ranging in construction complexity from simple tilt-wall warehouse space to sophisticated purpose-built laboratories that deliver high-security and humidity-controlled environments. The industry is the smallest of the non-residential building industries, with revenue projected at $6.5 billion in 2014-15. This represents an increase of 3.4% on the previous year due to the return of investment to the industrial property market as a result of the relatively high yields and signs of stronger general economic growth.
The industry is projected to record strong revenue growth of an annualised 4.6% over the five years through 2014-15... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Factory and Industrial Building Industry is in a mature stage of its life cycle, although activity fluctuates widely with the start-up and completion of major projects and this can distort growth trends. The onset of the global financial crisis in the late 2000s is estimated to have resulted in industry revenue plummeting by 39.3% over the two years through 2009-10 before rebounding over the past five years with the injection of investment into warehousing facilities and buildings associated with the resources boom.
The warehousing and distribution segment of the industry derives stimulus from the growth in merchandise trade over recent years, which has absorbed existing storage space and driven up industrial property yields... purchase to read more