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  • 1. Get more info on this report!Landscape Services Market in the U.S.January 1, 2009Landscape Services Market in the U.S. documents and analyzes both residential andnonresidential landscape architecture and installation services. It examines consumerdemographics, market size, and firms’ promotional strategies.While landscape studies are often dominated by a focus on maintenance services,including fertilizing, lawn care, pest control, etc., this report concentrates on professionaldesign services and the installation/construction of those designs. Increased awarenessin both the public and private sectors of environmental issues are a major driver oflandscape installations, making landscaping a source of aesthetic, ecological, andfinancial improvements.The report provides five-year forecasts of market size for landscape architects and otherlandscape services (except maintenance). Statistics are provided for number ofestablishments and industry revenue.Report MethodologyThe information in Landscape Services Market in the U.S. is based on secondaryresearch including articles appearing in trade, marketing, general business, andregional publications; data from government commerce, census, and regulatoryagencies; reviews of company literature; association reports and data; and more. Theanalysis of consumer demographics and product usage rates primarily derives from theSimmons Market Research Bureau (New York, New York) Spring 2008 consumersurvey.Statistics on market size and certain company revenues are based on an evaluation ofavailable information on market sales and trends, with exclusive SBI determinations ofboth current and projected data.What You’ll Get in this ReportLandscape Services Market in the U.S. makes well-considered predictions andrecommendations regarding the future of this market, and identifies ways firms cancapitalize on current trends and be at the forefront of new ones.
  • 2. Extensive data have been compiled and analyzed by SBI and are presented in easy-to-read and practical tables and figures.How You Will Benefit from this ReportThis report includes a comprehensive view of landscaping design and installationservices, providing information and insight to anyone directly or indirectly involved withthe industry. Competitor profiles and information on industry associations indicate therange of potential services and involvement. This report examines the important trendsand factors for growth that will affect the landscaping design and installation industrythrough 2013.This report will help:Landscaping and related firms recognize that the current environment is a potentialspringboard for professionals to grow and profit from their unique expertise.Marketing managers identify market opportunities and develop targeted promotion plansfor both residential and nonresidential customers.Research and development professionals stay on top of competitor initiatives andexplore demand for landscaping services.Business development executives understand the dynamics of the market and identifypossible partnerships.Information and research center librarians provide market researchers, brand andproduct managers and other colleagues with the vital information they need to do theirjobs more effectively.TABLE OF CONTENTSChapter 1: Executive Summary Scope of This Report Methodology Classifications and Definitions Government Classifications Industry Classifications of Landscaping Establishments Landscaping Industry Practitioner Hierarchy Landscape Architects - Scope of Work Landscape Architects - Training and Certification Landscape Designers - Scope of Work Landscape Designers - Training and Certification Landscape Contractors - Scope of Work
  • 3. Landscape Contractors - Training and CertificationLandscape Maintenance - Scope of WorkMarket SizeTable 1-1: U.S. Market for Landscaping Design and Installation Services 2004-2008 (establishments in units; revenues in thousands of dollars)International AspectsFactors Contributing to GrowthNear-term OutlookFive-Year OutlookTable 1-2: Forecast of U.S. Market for Landscaping Design and InstallationServices, 2009-2013 (establishments in units; revenues in thousands of dollars)Factors That Affect the Landscaping IndustryMajor Trends in the Landscaping IndustryFeatures of Outdoor DesignEnvironmental/Green IssuesXeriscaping - Natural LandscapingGreen Means GreenOutlookCompetitive LandscapeMarketing & DistributionBuilding Business Through the IndustryAssociations are the Backbone of LandscapingPartnerships with Allied ProfessionalsFigure 1-1: Landscape Architects’ Sources of Business 2002 (percent)Partnerships with Associated EnterprisesPartnerships with Government AgenciesExhibits and Demonstrations to Entertain and EducateTelevision Has a Channel for EverythingMagazinesBooksConsumers’ Purchase DecisionsSeasonalityRange of End UsersResidential vs. Non-Residential End UsersFigure 1-2: Landscape Architects’ Revenues by Market Segment, 2002 (percent)The Residential MarketFigure 1-3: Role of Landscaping in Choice of Residence, 2006 (thousand units)Table 1-3: U.S. Adults Who “Bought” an Outdoor Deck, Porch or Patio orLawn/Porch/Patio Furniture in the Past 12 Months, 2006-2008 (percent of adults)Money MattersFigure 1-4: Luxury Amenities in Affluent Households (percent)Home Values are ImportantFigure 1-5: Index of U.S. Adults Who Bought an Outdoor Deck or Porch/Patio orLawn/Porch/Patio Furniture in Past 12 Months (by value of residence)Landscaping For All AgesThe House is Home
  • 4. Figure 1-6: Priority Remodeling Projects for U.S. Homeowners, 2005 (percent) RegionalityChapter 2: The Market Scope of This Report Methodology History of Landscaping Modern Landscaping Landscaping Before the Industrial Revolution Classifications and Definitions Government Classifications Industry Classifications of Landscaping Establishments Landscaping Industry Practitioner Hierarchy Landscape Architects - Scope of Work Landscape Architects - Training and Certification Figure 2-1: Membership in American Society of Landscape Architects, 2004- 2007 Figure 2-2: Billable Hours of Landscape Architects Compared to Previous Quarter Quarterly, Q3 2007-Q3 2008 (percent of firms responding) Figure 2-3: New Inquiries for Landscape Architects Compared to Previous Quarter Quarterly, Q3 2007-Q3 2008 (percent of firms responding) Figure 2-4: Next Quarter Hiring Plans by Landscape Architecture Firms Quarterly, Q3 2007-Q3 2008 (percent of firms responding) Landscape Architects - Compensation Table 2-1: Employment and Annual Earnings of Landscape Architects, 2004- 2008 (in dollars, except employment, which are actual figures) Landscape Architects - Clientele Landscape Designers - Scope of Work Landscape Designers - Training and Certification Landscape Designers - Compensation Landscape Designers - Clientele Landscape Contractors - Scope of Work Landscape Contractors - Training and Certification Landscape Contractors - Compensation Landscape Contractors - Clientele Landscape Maintenance - Scope of Work Market Size Table 2-2: U.S. Market for Landscaping Design and Installation Services, 2004- 2008 (establishments in units; revenues in thousands of dollars) Figure 2-5: U.S. Landscaping Architect and Landscaping Services Establishments, 2004-2008 (thousand units) Figure 2-6: U.S. Landscaping Architect and Landscaping Services Revenues, 2004-2008 (in billions of dollars) International Aspects Figure 2-7: U.S. Imports and Exports of Architectural, Engineering, and Other Technical Services, 2004-2008 (in billions of dollars) Market Forecast
  • 5. Factors Contributing to Growth Near-term Outlook Five-Year Outlook Table 2-3: Forecast of U.S. Market for Landscaping Design and Installation Services, 2009-2013 (establishments in units; revenues in thousands of dollars)Chapter 3: Trends and Dynamics Factors That Affect the Landscaping Industry The Economy Drives Everything Income/Disposable Income Figure 3-1: U.S. Personal Income and Personal Disposable Income, 2004-3rd Quarter 2008 (in billions of dollars) Figure 3-2: Percent Increase in Personal Income and Personal Disposable Income, 2004-3rd Quarter 2008 Consumer/Small Business Confidence Figure 3-3: U.S. Consumer Sentiment Index, June 2003-October 2008 Figure 3-4: U.S. Small Business Optimism Index, June 2003-October 2008 Housing Markets Figure 3-5: U.S. Housing Starts and Completions, 2003-September 2008 (in thousands of units) Figure 3-6: U.S. New and Existing Single Family Home Sales, 2004-September 2008 (in thousands of units) Figure 3-7: U.S. Median and Average Square Feet of Floor Area in Detached New One-Family Houses, 2003-2007 (in thousands of units) Figure 3-8: U.S. Median and Average Sales Prices of New Single Family Homes, 2004-September 2008 (in thousands of dollars) Figure 3-9: U.S. Median and Average Sales Prices of Existing Single Family Homes, 2004-September 2008 (in thousands of dollars) Non-Residential Real Estate and Construction Figure 3-10: U.S. Public and Private Construction, 2003-September 2008 (in billions of dollars) Table 3-1: U.S. Construction by Sector, 2003-2008 (in millions of dollars) The Labor Market Utility Costs Industry Regulations Are Wide-Ranging from Restrictive to Opportune Licensing Business Issues Water/Watering Pesticides/Chemicals/Fertilizers Zoning/Building Codes Landscape design Competition Demand for Services Increasing Figure 3-11: Billable Hours of Landscape Architects 2nd Quarter 2008 vs. 2nd Quarter 2007 (percentage of firms reporting) Figure 3-12: Landscape Architect Firms’ Hiring Plans for the 3rd Quarter 2nd Quarter 2008 (percentage of firms reporting)
  • 6. Figure 3-13: Landscape Architect Firms Reporting New Inquiries, 2nd Quarter 2008 (percentage of firms) Building the Business Table 3-2: Characteristics of Landscaping Companies Offered for Sale Technology as a Differentiator Major Trends In the Landscaping Industry Expansion into the Outdoor Room Features of Outdoor Design Building on Water Figure 3-14: Client Demand for Water Features 2nd Quarter 2008 (percent of firms reporting clients with interest) Fire - A Basic Element Lighting the Way Landscaping for Security Environmental/Green Issues Water Conservation Figure 3-15: Client Interest in Water-Saving/Energy Efficient Design Elements, 2nd Quarter 2008 (percentage of firms reporting clients with interest) Table 3-3: U.S. Drought Conditions Scale Table 3-4: U.S. Drought Conditions (contiguous 48 states), 2002-2008 (in percent area) Table 3-5: U.S. Drought Impacts Xeriscaping - Natural Landscaping Table 3-6: Principles of Xeriscaping Are Natural Gardens Xeriscapes? Green Means Green Even Buildings Can be Green OutlookChapter 4: Competitive Profiles Diversification Rankings Belt Collins Hawaii Ltd. Corporate Background Service Portfolio Table 4-1: Belt Collins Services Offered by Project Type News The Brickman Group Ltd Corporate Background Service Portfolio Table 4-2: Brickman Company Service Portfolio Performance Figure 4-1: The Brickman Group Revenues, 2003-2007 (in millions of dollars) Figure 4-2: The Brickman Group Net Income, 2003-2007 (in millions of dollars) Figure 4-3: The Brickman Group Landscape Design/Build Service Revenues, 2003-2007 (in millions of dollars) News
  • 7. Table 4-3: The Brickman Group AcquisitionsChapel Valley Landscape CompanyCorporate BackgroundService PortfolioPerformanceFigure 4-4: Chapel Valley Revenues, 2003-2007 (in millions of dollars, estimated)Figure 4-5: Chapel Valley Design/Build Revenues, 2003-2007 (in millions ofdollars, estimated)The Davey Tree Expert Co.Corporate BackgroundService PortfolioTable 4-4: The Davey Tree Expert Company, Services OfferedEDAW, IncCorporate BackgroundProduct and Brand PortfolioEDSACorporate BackgroundService PortfolioSasaki AssociatesCorporate BackgroundService PortfolioStantec Inc.Corporate BackgroundService PortfolioTable 4-5: Stantec Practice GroupsFigure 4-6: Stantec Revenue by Practice Group, First 6 Months of 2008 (percent)PerformanceFigure 4-7: Stantec Revenue and Income from Operations, 2003-2007 (inthousands of Canadian dollars)Figure 4-8: Stantec Revenue By Practice Area, 2005-2007 (in millions ofCanadian dollars)Figure 4-9: Stantec’s Urban Land Practice Area Revenue, 2005-2007 (inthousands of Canadian dollars)NewsTable 4-6: Recent Stantec Urban Land Practice Area AcquisitionsTBG PartnersCorporate BackgroundService PortfolioThe TruGreen CompaniesCorporate BackgroundService PortfolioPerformanceFigure 4-10: TruGreen LandCare Revenues, 2003-2007 (in millions of dollars)NewsValleyCrest Companies, Inc.Corporate Background
  • 8. Service Portfolio Table 4-7: ValleyCrest Companies’ Divisions Table 4-8: ValleyCrest Design Group Studios Performance Figure 4-11: ValleyCrest Company Revenues, 2003-2007 (in millions of dollars) News Vila & Son Landscaping Corporate Background Service Portfolio Table 4-9: Vila & Son Services Performance Figure 4-12: Vila & Son Revenues, 2003-2007 (in millions of dollars)Chapter 5: Marketing & Distribution Building Business Through the Industry Associations are the Backbone of Landscaping Figure 5-1: American Society of Landscape Architects’ Membership, 2004-2008 Partnerships with Allied Professionals Figure 5-2: Landscape Architects’ Sources of Business, 2002 (percent) Partnerships with Associated Enterprises Partnerships with Government Agencies Advertising and Public Relations to Raise Awareness Exhibits and Demonstrations to Entertain and Educate Television Has a Channel for Everything Figure 5-3: HGTV Household Penetration, 1994-2008 Magazines Consumers’ Purchase Decisions Building Brand Awareness Start at the Job Site The Many Sides of the Internet SeasonalityChapter 6: The End User Scope of End Users Table 6-1: Sectors and Uses of Landscaping Services Residential vs. Non-Residential End Users Figure 6-1: Landscape Architects’ Revenues by Market Segment, 2002 (percent) Figure 6-2: U.S. Landscaping Services, 2003-2007 (in billions of dollars) The Residential Market - Lots of Lots Figure 6-3: Lot Sizes for 1-Unit U.S. Suburban Structures, 2007 (thousand units) Figure 6-4: Lot Sizes for 1-Unit U.S. Suburban Structures, 2007 (percent) Figure 6-5: Role of Landscaping in Choice of Residence, 2006 (thousand units) Figure 6-6: Median Square Feet of New Homes, 2003-2008 Figure 6-7: U.S. New and Existing Home Sales, 2003-2008 (thousand units) Figure 6-8: U.S. New and Existing Home Prices, 2003-2008 (in dollars) Simmons Survey Findings on End User Behavior
  • 9. Table 6-2: U.S. Adults Who “Bought” an Outdoor Deck, Porch or Patio or Lawn/Porch/Patio Furniture in the Past 12 Months, 2006-2008 (percentage of adults) Money Matters Figure 6-9: Monthly Income of U.S. Homeowners, 2003-2007 (in dollars) Figure 6-10: Households With Annual Money Income Over $100,000, 2003-2008 Figure 6-11: Luxury Amenities in Affluent Households (percent) Figure 6-12: Index of U.S. Adults Who Bought an Outdoor Deck or Porch/Patio or Lawn/Porch/Patio Furniture in Past 12 Months (by household income) Home Values are Important Figure 6-13: Index of U.S. Adults Who Bought an Outdoor Deck or Porch/Patio or Lawn/Porch/Patio Furniture in Past 12 Months (by value of residence) Landscaping For All Ages Figure 6-14: Index of Deck, Porch/Patio, and Lawn/Porch/Patio Furniture Purchasers in Past 12 Months by Age Figure 6-15: U.S. Population by Age Group 2006 and 2010 (in thousands) The House is Home Figure 6-16: Priority Remodeling Projects for U.S. Homeowners, 2005 (percent) Non-Residential End Users - Large-Scale Projects Table 6-3: Selected U.S. Sectors and Uses of Landscaping Services Regionality Figure 6-17: U.S. Landscape Services Establishments by State, 2002 (percent) Figure 6-18: U.S. Landscape Architecture Establishments by State, 2002 (percent) Figure 6-19: U.S. Landscaping Establishments by Region (Estimated), 2008 (percent)Available immediately for Online Download athttp://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?productid=1804487US: 800.298.5699UK +44.207.256.3920Intl: +1.240.747.3093Fax: 240.747.3004

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