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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Foundation, Structure & Building Exterior Contractors

Overview: the U.S. Foundation, Structure & Building Exterior Contractors Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Foundation, Structure & Building Exterior Contractors: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Construction Services Breakdown

The following products and services account for the largest source of revenues in the Foundation, Structure & Building Exterior Contractors industry. Note that there are multiple levels of classification, so some line items are contained within other lines.

Type of Construction Total Sales ($ millions) New Construction ($ millions) Additions, Alterations, and Reconstruction ($ millions) Maintenance & Repair ($ millions)

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Foundation, Structure & Building Exterior Contractors company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Foundation, Structure & Building Exterior Contractors industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Foundation, Structure & Building Exterior Contractors measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 4%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 8%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 77%
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers 6%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 6%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 6%
Construction Trades Workers 66%
Brickmasons, Blockmasons, and Stonemasons 7%
Brickmasons and Blockmasons 6%
Carpenters 10%
Carpenters 10%
Cement Masons, Concrete Finishers, and Terrazzo Workers 10%
Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers 10%
Construction Laborers 12%
Construction Laborers 12%
Roofers 13%
Roofers 13%
Helpers, Construction Trades 13%
Helpers, Construction Trades 13%
Helpers--Brickmasons, Blockmasons, Stonemasons, and Tile and Marble Setters 12%
Helpers--Roofers 7%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Foundation, Structure & Building Exterior Contractors Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Able Roofing trademarks "ROOFRESH" - Non-metal shingles - 03/03/2018
  • CCR Roofing trademarks "CCR ROOFING" - Roofing services - 03/02/2018
  • J & D Home Improvement trademarks "THE BASEMENT DOCTOR FROM FIXED TO FINISHED!" - Building foundation construction and repair, and basement waterproofing services - 03/02/2018
  • Weathersure Systems patents Post Clamp - 01/25/2018
  • Concrete Log Systems patents Simulated Log Siding - 10/19/2017
  • DRY Basement patents Externally Protruding Light-capture Window Well - 03/23/2017
  • K Post raises $5 million in funding. - 04/22/2016

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Concrete Log Systems10
    Advanced Formliners
    Roofing Annex

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Work continues on fire damaged downtown building - The building must have a roof by February 20 and the exterior bracings on the building ... In mid-April 2017 the Winona City Council imposed a construction schedule on Hoffman. City inspection staff noted shifts in a structure that continues to degrade ... (01/10/2018)
    • Look inside the newest building at the U of L Health Sciences Center - The project was renamed in July 2017 after the former Yum Brands Inc. chairman David Novak and his family, who provided financial support for the building, along with the Lift-A-Life Foundation ... said in a news release. Construction of the 176,000 ... (01/10/2018)
    • Another Illinois State Fair building needs emergency repairs - Another building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds needs emergency repairs to avoid the possibility that its badly deteriorated roof could collapse. The Capital Development Board, which handles non-road construction ... it with a new structure. (01/09/2018)
    • Summit Metro Parks receives $785,000 Knight Foundation grant to restore, reimagine two city parks - and Knight Foundation funds will pay for half of the building's estimated $1.2 million renovation costs, according to Nathan Eppink, chief of community engagement for Summit Metro Parks. "It's my understanding that the city has a contractor ready to begin ... (01/09/2018)
    • Construction of New Plasco Building to Start in Tehran Soon: Deputy Mayor - Speaking to reporters at a press conference in Tehran on Monday, Deputy Mayor Mahdi Hojjat said the Tehran Municipality has held talks with the Mostazafan Foundation of Islamic Revolution on the construction of the new building of Pasco and reached some ... (01/09/2018)
    • Former KYF building becoming apartment complex - The former Kenosha Youth Foundation building is on its way to becoming an apartment complex. Construction crews are tearing down walls and clearing the vacant structure, which left the old pool visible on the site’s north side. Varin/Library Park II LLC ... (01/09/2018)
    • Don’t over DIY: Building permits are your friends - Not so fast, some jobs require a building permit ... of the proposed construction,” she said. Billings-based Eggart Engineering and Construction president Quentin Eggart says his company assesses about 200 homes a year for foundation or other structural ... (01/08/2018)
    • Obama Foundation Announces Lakeside Alliance as Construction Manager for the Obama Presidential Center - Today, the Obama Foundation announced ... often precluded from winning large-scale construction projects because they lack the necessary resources or experience with similarly-sized projects; the joint venture structure is designed to solve for that ... (01/05/2018)
    • Contractors Building Supply ready to mark 20 years in Marietta - MARIETTA — Brightly lit and spacious, the Contractors Building Supply ... sells is as long as the shopping list for building a house or a commercial building, from foundation materials to roofing and exterior finishes to interior design. (01/02/2018)
    • Photos: UMass Amherst opens new Design Building, largest modern wood structure in the Northeastern US - The university's Building and Construction Technology program developed some of the CLT technology and has been testing native Massachusetts species for CLT suitability with support from a National Science Foundation ... timber and an exterior landscaped ... (04/25/2017)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $643,264,413 on Foundation, Structure & Building Exterior Contractors. It has awarded 4,527 contracts to 1,356 companies, with an average value of $474,384 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount