High rise: Population growth and Canterbury region reconstruction have boosted demand

The Institutional Building Construction industry constructs buildings that New Zealanders use to learn, work, heal, socialise, exercise, worship and carry out justice. These buildings are mainly constructed by private contractors and funded by the public sector. The industry has grown at an accelerated rate over the past five years, as firms have reconstructed buildings that were damaged or destroyed by the 2010-11 earthquakes in the Canterbury region.Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 7.8% over the five years through 2019-20, to reach $3.6 billion. This includes anticipated moderate growth by 2.4% during the current year, driven by solid investment in public funding of health and educational facilities...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 15-20
Forecast Growth 20-25
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Population growth and reconstruction work in the Canterbury region have boosted demand for the industry
  • Industry profit margins have widened due to unprecedented demand conditions
  • Governments are likely to increasingly enter into public-private partnership arrangements
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The industry has a low concentration of ownership with the four largest players together accounting for less than 25% of industry revenue. The industry has a fragmented structure, comprising many small-scale contractors servicing narrow regional or specialist building markets. The industry's few large-scale contracting firms typically win most major hospital and university building projects.Australia-based Downer EDI Limited acquired the Hawkins Group in March 2017, which marginally increased industry concentration. Ind...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Institutional Building Construction Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Institutional Building Construction are:

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Having links with suppliers
  • Ability to negotiate successfully with regulator
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Capital expenditure by the public sector and Capital expenditure on construction in the Institutional Building Construction industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Institutional Building Construction in New Zealand Industry?

    Companies in the industry construct institutional buildings, such as hospitals, schools, museums, law courts, prisons and places of religious worship. These institutions are generally operated on a not-for-profit basis. The industry also includes firms that carry out alterations, additions, renovations or general repairs for institutional buildings.

    Industry Products
  • Educational buildings
  • Health buildings
  • Social, cultural and religious buildings
  • Other accommodation buildings
  • Industry Activities
  • Alterations and additions to institutional buildings
  • Defence building construction
  • Education building construction
  • Hospital and other healthcare building construction
  • Law court building construction
  • Museum and art gallery construction
  • Nursing home and respite (palliative) care building construction
  • Prison, detention and correction centre construction
  • Religious building construction
  • Other institutional business premise construction
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Capital expenditure by the public sector
  • Capital expenditure on construction
  • Public health expenditure
  • residential construction capital expenditure
  • Public funding for primary and secondary education
  • Public funding for tertiary education
  • Population

  • Current Performance
  • Profitability surges
  • Factors driving demand
  • Industry developments
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Profit tightens
  • Factors driving demand
  • Table: Institutional Building Construction Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Institutional Building Construction Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Education and Training
  • Hospitals in New Zealand
  • Art Galleries and Museum Operation in New Zealand
  • Performing Arts Operation in New Zealand
  • Correctional and Detention Services in New Zealand
  • Aged Care Residential Services in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Architectural and Design Services in New Zealand
  • Construction
  • Engineering Consulting in New Zealand
  • Hardware Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Heavy Machinery and Scaffolding Rental and Hiring in New Zealand
  • Timber Wholesaling in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Educational buildings
  • Health buildings
  • Social, cultural and religious buildings
  • Other accommodation buildings
  • Chart: Institutional Building Construction Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Public education organisations
  • Other public organisations
  • Public healthcare organisations
  • Other private institutional organisations
  • Private healthcare organisations
  • Private education organisations
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Institutional Building Construction 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 Institutional Building Construction

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Institutional Building Construction Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Fletcher Building Limited,
  • Table: Fletcher Building Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Institutional Building Construction 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 Institutional Building Construction Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2011-2025)
  • Industry Gross Product (2011-2025)
  • Establishments (2011-2025)
  • Businesses (2011-2025)
  • Employment (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Wages (2011-2025)
  • Purchases (2011-2025)
  • Profit (2011-2025)
  • Depreciation (2011-2025)
  • Rent (2011-2025)
  • Utilities (2011-2025)
  • Other (2011-2025)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Building Consent
  • Building consents (permits) are granted by councils before construction can proceed. Consent is required to ensure compliance with the Building Code.
  • Prefabricated
  • The manufacture of component parts or sections of a building in a factory for later transport and on-site assembly.
  • Public-Private-Partnership (Ppp)
  • Public and private sector cooperation to deliver a public service or facility. Often involving private funding, construction and maintenance of buildings, and infrastructure for the public sector.
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