Overview

A sporting chance: Several major projects are expected to return the industry to growth

IBISWorld’s Sports and Athletic Field Construction market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry supported by development of major sporting venues
  • Spending on drought tolerant playing fields has supported demand
  • Australia's population growth will pressure local governments to redevelop existing sporting facilities

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Sporting fields and athletic tracks are generally considered public goods that enhance public health and sports participation. These fields cater to the general community for the purpose of organised sports and general recreation. All tiers of government invest in sporting infrastructure constructed by the industry. The market also attracts contributions through commercial sponsorship and philanthropic grants.

    The Federal Government has scaled back stimulus spending that funded buildings and infrastructure for all primary schools, and grants to local governments to support community infrastructure programs. This has adversely affected the industry's performance over the past five years...

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    What is the Sports and Athletic Field Construction industry?

    The industry has a low capital intensity level as the bulk of its value added is derived from the provision of skilled design and construction services. Contractors have a heavy reliance on earthmoving, excavation, levelling and irrigation machinery and equipment, but a significant proportion of these requirements are obtained through renting and leasing arrangements, or through subcontracting to specialist trade contractors. In addition to direct labour expenses the industry incurs subcontractor costs of about 19.1% of revenue in 2015-16.

    The industry's capital depreciation accounts for about 2.5% of annual industry revenue, which is low compared with other machine- and equipment-intensive industries, such as manufacturing. Wage costs absorb an estimated 31.1% o...

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    Additional Insights for the Sports and Athletic Field Construction Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Sports and Athletic Field Construction Industry are

  • Access to funding
  • Good project management skills
  • Market research and understanding
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Capital expenditure by state and local government and Public funding for primary and secondary education in the Sports and Athletic Field Construction industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    Drainage systems
    Levelling and field shaping
    Artificial field installation
    Embedded infrastructure installation
    Refurbishment

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Capital expenditure by state and local government
  • Public funding for primary and secondary education
  • Demand from sports and physical recreation clubs
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Sport participation
  • Population

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Major developments
  • Economic drivers
  • Growing population
  • Table: Sports and Athletic Field Construction Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sports and Athletic Field Construction Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • University and Other Higher Education
  • Nature Reserves and Conservation Parks
  • Private Schools
  • Government Schools
  • Sports and Recreation Facilities Operation

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Construction Machinery and Operator Hire
  • Machine Tool and Parts Manufacturing
  • Toy and Sporting Goods Wholesaling
  • Turf Growing

  • Products & Services
  • Levelling and field shaping
  • Refurbishment
  • Drainage systems
  • Artificial field installation
  • Embedded infrastructure installation
  • Chart: Sports and Athletic Field Construction Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Government funding
  • Participation in sport
  • Competition from fitness

  • Major Markets
  • Community sport and recreation clubs
  • Educational institutions
  • Private clubs
  • Private households
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sports and Athletic Field Construction Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Sports and Athletic Field Construction

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sports and Athletic Field Construction Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Sports and Athletic Field Construction Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Sports and Athletic Field Construction Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Aerovating
  • The act of pulverising and loosening soil so that air and water can easily infiltrate it. This is particularly useful to ensure grass growth on fields.
  • Building The Education Revolution (Ber)
  • A $16.2 billion government stimulus package aimed at improving educational infrastructure.
  • Laser Levelling
  • The use of a laser to ensure that grounds are flat or purposefully on a gradient to promote drainage. This is done through either attaching a laser to a fixed item or the truck itself.
  • Multi-Sport Court
  • Versatile sport courts that can be used for a variety of activities such as basketball, hockey and tennis.
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    This report on Sports and Athletic Field Construction:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Sports and Athletic Field Construction market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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