Architectural Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Architectural Services industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 1.6%

Revenue for the Architectural Services industry has grown moderately over the past five years. Rising demand from residential, commercial and industrial construction markets, and largely positive business confidence, have supported industry revenue growth over the period. However, these trends have been constrained by rising competition. Overall, industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 1.6% over the five years through 2018-19, to $6.1 billion. Industry revenue is expected to fall by 1.0% in 2018-19, due to a strong decline in multi-unit apartment and townhouse construction reducing demand for industry services. Industry operators have faced growing competition from vertically integrated firms, such as large building construction an...
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Architectural Services industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Architectural Services industry's revenue is forecast to continue growing over the next five years, albeit at a slower pace than the past five years. Industry revenue is projected to be constrained due to a variety of reasons, including significantly weaker growth in dwelling commencements and demand from commercial and industrial building construction, compared with the past five years. As a result, industry revenue is forecast to rise at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to $X.X billion. Competitive conditions are also anticipated to intensify in the high-end design market over the next five years, as larger professional services firms undertake merger and acquisition strategies to gain market share. As a result, industry p...
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Architectural Services industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $6bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 15,977
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 43,396

Biggest companies in the Architectural Services industry

The Architectural Services in Australia industry has no companies with major market shares. Get the full report to find out why.

What is Architectural Services industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms provide architectural design and drafting services, landscape design services and town planning services. Industry operators also provide consultation on land zoning and building code regulations. Activities related to prime contractors managing or organising construction projects are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products and Services

  • Schematic design
  • Design development
  • Contract documentation
  • Architectural drafting services
  • Contract administration
  • Other architectural and related services

Industry Activities

  • Architectural consultancy services (excluding construction management)
  • Architectural design and drafting services
  • Architectural landscaping services
  • Town planning services

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry firms provide architectural design and drafting services, landscape design services and town planning services. Industry operators also provide consultation on land zoning and building code regulations. Activities related to prime contractors managing or organising construction projects are excluded from the industry.

Main Activities

  • Architectural consultancy services (excluding construction management)
  • Architectural design and drafting services
  • Architectural landscaping services
  • Town planning services

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Commercial and industrial construction represents a large market for industry firms, as developers and engineers often require architectural and design se...
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Demand from commercial and industrial building construction
Dwelling commencements
Business confidence index
Demand from institutional building construction

Current Performance

Profit
Changing markets
Green buildings
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Growing competition
New strategies
 Table: Architectural Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Architectural Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

House Construction in Australia
Multi-Unit Apartment and Townhouse Construction in Australia
Road and Bridge Construction in Australia
Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in Australia
Institutional Building Construction in Australia


Key Selling Industries

Surveying and Mapping Services in Australia
Engineering Consulting in Australia
Specialised Design Services in Australia




Products & Services

The Architectural Services industry provides a range of professional services for designing and developing structures and landscapes. Industry services in...
Commercial and industrial building contractors
Institutional building contractors
Single-unit housing building contractors
Other markets


Demand Determinants

Investments in new buildings are a major demand determinant for the industry, as all new buildings require some degree of architectural services. Adding t...
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Major Markets

Commercial and industrial building contractors
Institutional building contractors
Single-unit housing building contractors
Other markets



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Architectural Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Architectural Services industry has low concentration, with the four largest firms expected to account for less than 10% of industry revenue. Over hal...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Architectural Services in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Architectural Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

The Architectural Services in Australia industry has no major companies. Get the full report to find out why.

Capital Intensity

The Architectural Services industry has low capital intensity. For every dollar spent on wages in 2018-19, an estimated $0.03 is invested in capital. Wage...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Architectural Services in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Architectural Services in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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