Municipal Building Construction in Canada: Market Research Report

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Municipal Building Construction in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 23622bCA | Feb 2015

Rebuild it: Uninterrupted growth in health expenditure will bolster the industry's largest market

IBISWorld’s Municipal Building Construction market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Municipal Building Construction industry's fate will stay tied to government expenditure during the next five years, with the health of federal, provincial and local budgets determining demand for new institutional and government buildings as well as the repair and renovation of existing ones. The federal government has made balancing the budget by 2015 a priority, and though the stimulus program was over by 2011, carefully reducing government spending has been made more difficult due to slowing economic growth. This trend will also affect provincial budgets, which have a more direct influence on demand for new educational construction. However, uninterrupted growth in health expenditure will bolster the industry's largest market... 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 2015, IBISWorld estimates that the average operator spends $0.03 in capital investment for every $1.00 spent on labour costs. This investment level is unchanged from 2010, 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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