Over the next five years, steady per capita disposable income growth is projected to encourage households to continue outsourcing yard care. Moreover, general economic recovery will likely boost commercial expansion, driving the need for industry operators that can maintain large corporate and resort campuses. The Landscaping Services industry is in the mature phase of its life cycle indicated by its largely stable market segments and the low level of technological change. Over the five years to 2016, growth in the domestic housing and property markets have led to greater demand for landscaping services. The design of large-scale landscaped areas, such as the campuses of hospitals or schools, is included in the Landscape Design industry (IBISWorld report 54132). Industry Definition
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Key Ratios In contrast, US GDP is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 2. 1% during the same period, indicating that the Landscaping Services industry will grow faster than the US economy. This industry primarily provides landscape care and maintenance services, including planting trees, shrubs, flowers, lawns or gardens. Industry companies may also design landscape plans or construct walkways, retaining walls, decks, fences, ponds and similar structures. Industry value added (IVA), a measure of the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to grow at an annualized rate of 2. 8% during the 10 years to 2021.
Further indications of a mature industry are market acceptance and moderated enterprise growth. Landscaping research paper.