Municipal Building Construction in Canada: Market Research Report

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Municipal Building Construction in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 23332bCA | Jun 2014

Rebuilding: Public-private investment and economic recovery will contribute to revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Municipal Building Construction market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Municipal Building Construction industry has grown slowly since over the past five years. However, the federal government's 2009 stimulus created a boom in publicly funded construction, largely in the education market. These contracts, included both new building construction, benefiting larger general contractors, and smaller-scale renovation and repair projects, which helped buoy smaller firms. This growth is expected to continue over the next five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Municipal Building Construction industry has a low level of capital intensity, with capital investment mostly limited to office furniture, computer equipment and software. Industry services are rendered primarily by skilled employees like project managers, who use no heavy equipment. As such, in-house wage costs (and labour payments made to subcontractors) vastly outweigh depreciation costs in the industry.

In 2013, IBISWorld estimates that the average operator spends $0.11 in capital investment for every $1.00 spent on labour costs. This investment level is unchanged from 2009, when the average general contractor spent the same amount... purchase to read more


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What is the Municipal Building Construction Industry?

This industry constructs municipal and institutional buildings in the private and public sectors, including government buildings, churches, prisons, schools and healthcare facilities. Operators are usually general contractors and perform new work, additions, alterations and repairs, though they may also serve as construction managers.

Industry Products
General contractingDesign-build contractingConstruction managementPublic-private partnership
Industry Activities
Hospital and clinic construction and repairPublic school construction and repairCollege and university construction and repairPrison construction and repairReligious building construction and repairLibrary construction and repairCourthouse and other governmental building construction and repair

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