Solid foundation: The industry will benefit from continued growth in nonresidential construction activity

The Industrial Building Construction industry in Ontario consists of operators engaged in constructing or renovating a range of industrial buildings such as mining, transportation, manufacturing or agricultural facilities. The industry is traditionally volatile and has experienced strong growth over the past five years in response to the Ontarian economy growing at a faster rate than the overall national economy. The divergence between the provincial and national economy over the past five years has helped power industry performance. The national industry was plagued by low oil prices that resulted in slashed investment in many provinces, but Ontario is less commodity-focused and was relatively insulated from such developments...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 13-18
7.1%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
7,054
Businesses
1,426

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The divergence between the provincial and national economy has helped power industry performance
  • Additional Insights for the Industrial Building Construction in Ontario Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Industrial Building Construction in Ontario Industry are

  • Ability to expand and curtail operations rapidly in line with market demand
  • Ability to negotiate successfully with regulator
  • Access to high-quality inputs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of nonresidential construction in Ontario and Local and provincial government expenditure in Ontario in the Industrial Building Construction in Ontario industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Industrial Building Construction in Ontario Industry?

    Industry operators construct industrial and manufacturing buildings via new work, additions, alterations, maintenance and repairs. Establishments include general contractors, design-build companies and construction management operators.

    Industry Products
  • Factories and plant construction and repair
  • Transportation and utilities construction and repair
  • Mining and agricultural building construction and repair
  • Minor building construction and repair projects
  • Industry Activities
  • Alterations, additions or repairs to and industrial buildings
  • New and industrial buildings
  • Waste and garbage disposal plant construction
  • Factory, plant and mill construction
  • Industrial warehouses, cold and dry storage and distribution facilities construction
  • Industrial laboratories and testing facilities construction
  • Speculative industrial construction (i.e. building on own land for the purpose of sale)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Value of nonresidential construction in Ontario
  • Local and provincial government expenditure in Ontario
  • Corporate profit
  • Canadian effective exchange rate index

  • Current Performance
    Industry Outlook
    Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Industrial Building Construction in Ontario Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Storage & Warehouse Leasing in Canada

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Construction & Forestry Equipment Wholesaling in Canada
  • Heavy Equipment Rental in Canada
  • Lumber Wholesaling in Canada
  • Ready-Mix Concrete Manufacturing in Canada
  • Roofing, Siding & Insulation Wholesaling in Canada

  • Products & Services
  • Factories and plant construction and repair
  • Transportation and utilities construction and repair
  • Mining and agricultural building construction and repair
  • Minor building construction and repair projects
  • Chart: Industrial Building Construction in Ontario Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Major Markets
  • New building construction
  • Improvements and alterations
  • New foundation or other construction
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Industrial Building Construction in Ontario Industry

  • Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Industrial Building Construction in Ontario

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
    EllisDon Corporation, PCL Constructors Canada Inc., Aecon Group Inc., Ledcor Group,
  • Table: EllisDon Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: PCL Constructors Canada Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Aecon Group Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Ledcor Group - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Industrial Building Construction in Ontario Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Industrial Building Construction in Ontario Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Value of nonresidential construction in Ontario (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Computer-Aided Design
  • The use of computer technology to aid the design and drafting of a part or product using software tools that can create 2D drawings or 3D models.
  • Industrial Building
  • A building primarily used to accommodate capital equipment for the manufacturing, packaging or storage of products.
  • Tender
  • A written offer or bid to contract goods or services at a specified cost or rate.
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