Taking off: Increasing airport patronage has supported strong revenue growth

The Parking Services industry has experienced strong growth over the past five years. A growing number of motor vehicles, rising airport patronage and increasing discretionary income have fuelled industry revenue growth. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 7.5% over the five years through 2017-18, to total $1.6 billion.The airport parking services segment accounts for over one-third of industry revenue and is a large contributor to industry profitability. Increasing discretionary income over the past five years has allowed Australians to increase travel, both interstate and overseas. Steady growth in air passenger movements between capital city airports has driven demand for airport parking services and has supported industry growth...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising airport patronage has supported industry growth over the past five years
  • The ACCC has been investigating anti-competitive behaviour in the lucrative airport parking segment
  • Airport parking is forecast to continue being a lucrative area of industry growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The Parking Services industry is concentrated in the CBDs and capital cities of each Australian state, along with major regional cities, and airports. Recent trends indicate that an increasing number of car parking services are becoming available on the fringes of CBDs. Other locations that generate revenue from car parking include suburban shopping centres and transport modal interchanges, such as rail and ferry terminals.New South Wales and Victoria are the most highly populated states in Australia. As a result, they have the highest concentration of registered motor vehicles. A significant proportion of industry establishments are located in these two states. IBISWorld estimates that almost 60% of industry establishments are located in New South Wales and Victoria...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Parking Services Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Parking Services are:

  • Proximity to key markets
  • Capacity to objectively assess new investments
  • Economies of scale
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of motor vehicles and Air passenger movements through capital city airports in the Parking Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Parking Services Industry?

    Industry operators provide parking space for motor vehicles, generally on an hourly, daily or monthly basis. This includes parking garages, parking stations and valet parking. Council operated car parks are excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Periodic car parking services
  • Daily car parking services
  • Short-stay car parking services
  • Weekday off-peak car parking services
  • Airport car parking services
  • Other car parking services
  • Industry Activities
  • Car park operation
  • Parking station operation
  • Airport car park operation
  • Automobile parking garage or lot operation
  • Valet parking service
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of motor vehicles
  • Air passenger movements through capital city airports
  • Total employees in the labour force
  • World price of crude oil
  • Demand from taxi and limousine transport

  • Current Performance
  • Revenue and growth
  • Demand and supply
  • Park and fly
  • Margins and market power
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand growth continues
  • Future industry constraints
  • Profitability growth
  • Table: Parking Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Parking Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Vehicle Wholesaling
  • Industrial and Other Property Operators
  • Paint and Coatings Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Airport car parking services
  • Daily car parking services
  • Periodic car parking services
  • Short-stay car parking services
  • Weekday off-peak car parking services
  • Other car parking services
  • Chart: Parking Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Highest income quintile households
  • Businesses and other sectors
  • Fourth income quintile households
  • Third income quintile households
  • Second income quintile households
  • Lowest income quintile households
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Parking Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Parking Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Parking Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Wilson Parking Australia 1992 Pty Ltd, Secure Parking Pty Ltd, Australia Pacific Airports Corporation Limited, Sydney Airport, BAC Holdings Limited,
  • Table: Wilson Parking Australia 1992 Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Secure Parking Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Australia Pacific Airports Corporation Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Sydney Airport - financial performance
  • Table: BAC Holdings Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Parking Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Parking Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Inner Urban
  • The inner fringe of the city surrounding the CBD.
  • Long-Stay Parking
  • Parking of periods greater than six hours.
  • Short-Stay Parking
  • Parking of periods less than six hours.
  • Stack Parking
  • Services that use valet parking or car lifts to maximise the number of vehicles that can be parked in a space.
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