Site for sore eyes: Strong construction activity has provided a foundation for revenue growth

The Site Preparation Services industry's performance primarily depends on trends in construction capital expenditure and public sector infrastructure spending. The industry has no major players and is characterised by its many small-scale operators that provide demolition, earthmoving, levelling and wet hire services on a contract basis for local construction firms. Industry operators are generally required to assist in the early stages of construction or mine development projects.Solid demand across the broader Construction division has supported the industry's performance over the past five more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 15-20
Forecast Growth 20-25
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Greater activity across the broader Construction division has bolstered industry revenue growth
  • Rebuilding efforts following earthquakes in the Canterbury region have supported the industry
  • Rising demand from the non-residential construction market will support industry growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The distribution of site preparation services providers generally reflects the dispersion of construction activity across New Zealand. Site preparation services for building construction and infrastructure projects such as roads account for the majority of industry revenue. As a result, the dispersion of industry establishments is strongly dictated by the national population distribution and the need for road and bridge infrastructure in certain regions.Auckland has the largest share of industry establishments (25.6%) but is significantly underrepresented when compared with the region's one-third share of the national population. Thi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Site Preparation Services Industry

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

  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Having a good reputation
  • Ability to compete on tender
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Capital expenditure on residential buildings and Demand from road and bridge construction in the Site Preparation Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Site Preparation Services in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry players primarily perform earthmoving work, which includes excavation, levelling of construction sites, trench digging and overburden removal. The industry also includes firms that provide building demolition services, and lease plant or equipment with an operator.

    Industry Products
  • Site preparation for building construction
  • Site preparation for infrastructure projects
  • Demolition work
  • Specialist mine preparation
  • Other specialist services
  • Industry Activities
  • Demolition of buildings or other structures
  • Earthmoving
  • Earthmoving plant and equipment hire with operator (wet hire)
  • Excavation
  • Ground de-watering
  • Land clearing
  • Levelling (construction sites)
  • Removal of overburden
  • Trench digging
  • 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 on residential buildings
  • Demand from road and bridge construction
  • Demand from heavy industry and other non-building construction
  • residential construction capital expenditure
  • Capital expenditure on mining
  • Cost of natural disasters

  • Current Performance
  • Public infrastructure spending
  • Residential, commercial and industrial building activity
  • Earthquake rebuilds
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Residential, commercial and industrial market trends
  • Threat of earthquakes
  • Table: Site Preparation Services Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Mining
  • House Construction in New Zealand
  • Road and Bridge Construction in New Zealand
  • Heavy Industry and Other Non-Building Construction in New Zealand
  • Institutional Building Construction in New Zealand
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Agricultural and Construction Machinery Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Fuel Retailing in New Zealand
  • Gravel and Sand Quarrying in New Zealand
  • Heavy Machinery and Scaffolding Rental and Hiring in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Site preparation for building construction
  • Site preparation for infrastructure projects
  • Demolition work
  • Specialist mine preparation
  • Other specialist services
  • Chart: Site Preparation Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Residential building developers
  • Other infrastructure developers
  • Road contractors and public sector authorities
  • Non-residential building developers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Site Preparation 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 Site Preparation Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Site Preparation Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Site Preparation 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 Site Preparation Services 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
    Dry Hire
  • The hiring of equipment without an operator.
  • Ground Dewatering
  • The removal of excess water from the soil through pumping, and the application of absorbent clays or sealing with shotcrete and aggregate.
  • Overburden
  • Rock, soil or other material that covers a mineral deposit.
  • Public Private Partnership
  • An arrangement involving one or more public sector and private sector companies, often formed to provide public infrastructure or service.
  • Soil Stabilisation
  • Preparation of land by the stabilising of soil through dewatering, grassing, and shoring with rocks, aggregate or concrete.
  • Subdivision
  • The legal division of land to allow for ownership by several entities and used for different purposes.
  • Wet Hire
  • The hiring of equipment with an operator.
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