Research and Markets: 2012 Report on the $30 Billion US Architectural Services Market

DUBLIN — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 16, 2012Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r38xdz/architectural_serv) has announced the addition of the "Architectural Services" report to their offering.

The US architecture industry includes about 30,000 establishments (single-location companies and units of multi-location companies) with combined annual revenue of about $30 billion. Prominent firms include Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, HDR Inc, Heery International, Gensler, and HKS. The industry is highly fragmented: the 50 largest firms account for less than 20 percent of revenue.

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Demand for architects' services depends heavily on the volume of residential and commercial construction. Because most costs are fixed, profitability depends on a constant inflow of work. Architectural firms are often small because there are few economies of scale in the industry: architectural design costs for a large company are typically greater than for a small company.

PRODUCTS, OPERATIONS & TECHNOLOGY

Architects prepare detailed plans that can be used by construction companies to build or modify various types of structures. Most architectural work has both an aesthetic and an engineering component. About 65 percent of typical firm billings are for nonresidential architect design work; over 15 percent comes from residential work, and the rest comes from landscape architectural services and other construction phase services. For many projects, the architect's responsibility (and the work contract) extends from the initial design work through to the end of construction, a process that may span several years. On most projects, architects work closely with engineering and construction companies. A typical small firm has three licensed partners, four professional design assistants, and three administrative staff.

Key Topics Covered:

Industry Overview

Quarterly Industry Update

Business Challenges

Business Trends

Industry Opportunities

Call Preparation Questions

Financial Information

Industry Forecast

Web Links and Acronyms

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r38xdz/architectural_serv





Review Article Be the first to review this article
Bentley:Be inspired

Featured Video
Jobs
Estimator / Bidder for Rulon International at Saint Augustine, FL
ECAD Designer - Data Connectivity for Delphi at Auburn Hills, MI
Mechanical Engineer II - Requisition ID 090445 for L3 Technologies at New York, NY
Upcoming Events
GI_Forum 2017 at Salzburg Austria - Jul 4 - 7, 2017
GBTA Convention at Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Massachusetts - Jul 15 - 19, 2017
ASCEND Conference & Expo at Oregon Convention Center 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Portland OR - Jul 19 - 21, 2017
SigGRAPH 2017 at Los Angeles CA - Jul 31 - 3, 2017
GRAPHISOFT: ARCHICAD download 30-day FREE trial
CADalog.com - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy