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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 | Sep 2016

Under construction: Declining demand from manufacturing threatens industry expansion

IBISWorld’s Factory and Industrial Building Construction market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Factory and Industrial Building Construction industry constructs 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. The industry's performance responds to trends in demand from several segments of the economy, notably the Manufacturing, Mining and Agriculture divisions. Much recent industry activity has focused on the construction of warehousing and distribution facilities to meet demand generated from the Wholesale and Retail Trade divisions and the upward trend in merchandise trade.

Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is projected to decline by an annualised 2.9% to total $5.6 billion... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Industry firms provide construction services to industrial property developers, acting mainly as prime contractors or joint venture-developers but also as subcontractors. Industry 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 projects. 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 61.7% of revenue in 2016-17... purchase to read more


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What is the Factory and Industrial Building Construction Industry?

Companies in the 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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