Going to plan: The apartment and residential property boom has driven revenue growth

The Architectural and Design Services industry has recorded solid growth over the past five years on the back of a construction boom, particularly for residential property. The number of building consents issued reached record highs over the past five years, due to a housing supply shortage and low interest rates increasing the appeal of purchasing residential property. This has not been limited to residential buildings, as strong growth in non-residential construction capital expenditure drove commercial, institutional, industrial and infrastructure developments. Demand for industry services was further bolstered by the rebuilding activity following the 2010-11 Canterbury earthquakes. These factors are expected to support industry revenue, with 5.1%...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The construction boom over the past five years has driven solid revenue growth for the industry
  • Profitability has declined on the back of higher wage costs and increasing competition
  • A slowdown in construction activity is expected to weigh on industry revenue growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Architectural and Design Services industry is characterised by low market share concentration. The industry’s four largest operators are estimated to make up less than 10% of industry revenue in 2017-18. It can be difficult for companies to acquire significant market share as economies of scale are limited for most industry activities. For example, average architectural design costs for a given project are not lowered by undertaking an additional project. Additionally, the high instance of freelance work in graphic, interior, fashion, textile and other design services increases the already high fragmentation of the industry. Some larger design firms operate in the industry (primarily in Auckland) but are not expected to compose more than 1.0% of industry revenue. Mar...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Architectural and Design Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Architectural and Design Services Industry are

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Experienced work force
  • Production of premium goods/services
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Dwelling commencements and residential construction capital expenditure in the Architectural and Design Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Architectural and Design Services in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators are primarily engaged in providing architectural services, surveying and mapping services and other specialised design services. This includes planning and designing buildings, structures and land developments, aerial surveying, engineering surveying, land surveying, fashion design, graphic design and interior design. Engineering and computer system design services are excluded from the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Architectural services
  • Graphic design services
  • Surveying and mapping services
  • Other specialised design services
  • Industry Activities
  • Architectural consultancy services
  • Architectural drafting services
  • Town planning services
  • Aerial surveying services
  • Engineering surveying services
  • Land surveying services
  • Map preparation services
  • Fashion design services
  • Graphic design services
  • Interior design services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Dwelling commencements
  • residential construction capital expenditure
  • Business confidence index
  • Demand from advertising and market research services

  • Current Performance
  • Industry landscape
  • Construction activity
  • Other design services
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry landscape
  • Downstream construction
  • Advertising and other design services
  • Table: Architectural and Design Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Architectural and Design Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • House Construction in New Zealand
  • Advertising and Market Research Services in New Zealand
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer and Computer Peripheral Retailing in New Zealand
  • Engineering Consulting in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Architectural services
  • Graphic design services
  • Other specialised design services
  • Surveying and mapping services
  • Chart: Architectural and Design Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Residential building developers
  • Other markets
  • Advertising agencies and publishers
  • Non-residential building developers
  • Governments and public institutions
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Architectural and Design 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 Architectural and Design Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Architectural and Design 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 Architectural and Design 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 Architectural and Design 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
    Cadastral Surveying
  • A type of surveying that involves drawing and re-drawing real property boundaries.
  • Freelancer
  • An independent, self-employed worker
  • Photogrammetry
  • The process of making surveys and maps with the use of photographs.
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