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 Key Buyers Chapter
The industry has a low concentration of ownership. The four largest contractors are estimated to contribute less than 10% of industry revenue in 2015-16. While concentration is low, the major players include some of Australia's largest construction contractors such as CIMIC Group, Hansen Yuncken, Watpac Limited and Laing O'Rourke.
Few construction firms have the technical capacity to construct complex industrial buildings such as ammonia plants, pulp and paper mills, food preparation plants or environmentally controlled laboratories, but these projects represent a small share of the overall industrial building market. The larger construction firms are best placed to capture the more sophisticated building projects... purchase to read more