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Nonresidential Building Construction Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
Market Size (industry trends) . .
Market Forecast (5-year projection)   .
Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
Key Companies   .
Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Nonresidential Building Construction

Overview of the U.S. Nonresidential Building Construction 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 Nonresidential Building Construction: 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.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
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[PREMIUM]

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 Nonresidential Building Construction 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 of Nonresidential Building Construction 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 Nonresidential Building Construction 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 Nonresidential Building Construction 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 Nonresidential Building Construction 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 13%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Other Management Occupations 9%
Construction Managers 8%
Construction Managers 8%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 10%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 59%
Supervisors of Construction and Extraction Workers 11%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 11%
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 11%
Construction Trades Workers 46%
Carpenters 16%
Carpenters 16%
Construction Laborers 15%
Construction Laborers 15%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Nonresidential Building Construction Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

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  • Rotolo Consultants raises $30 million in funding. - 12/21/2017
  • H. J. Russell trademarks "RUSSELL S.P.A.C.E" - Commercial, industrial and residential building construction services; real estate development services for sports, public assembly, convention and entertainment venues; construction project management services; Construction services - 12/15/2017
  • Omega Construction trademarks "OMEGA CONSTRUCTION - WE BUILD TRUST" - Building construction; Construction project management services - 12/15/2017
  • Jack Walters & Sons patents Friction Fit Composite Column - 10/26/2017
  • Keene Building Products patents Uncoupling Mat - 10/19/2017
  • Evolve Holdings patents Scalable Electrical Power Generator Set And Related Methods - 08/17/2017
  • Armada Hoffler Properties raises $371 million in funding. - 10/24/2016
  • Varro Hospitality raises $2 million in funding. - 07/03/2012

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Bilfinger Water Technologies30
    Keene Building Products11
    Alaska Structures
    Belfor Usa Group

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

    Latest Industry News

    • New Zealand Building Permits Soar 11.0% In November - "November's rebound in home consents was driven by apartments, which tend to fluctuate a lot and were particularly low in October," construction statistics ... In the year ended November, non-residential building consents totaled NZ$6.6 billion - up ... (01/11/2018)
    • Canadian Building Permits Down in November - The value of building permits for non-residential structures fell 12.3 percent to C$ ... more in building permits in 2017 compared to the 2016 total, led by higher construction intentions for universities, hospitals and manufacturing plants. (01/11/2018)
    • Here's Why NCI Building (NCS) is a Must Add to Your Portfolio - Given these factors, growth within the IMP market will continue to outpace the broader metal building sector and the non-residential construction industry as a whole. View photos NCI Building's earnings performance has also been impressive in the past five ... (01/11/2018)
    • It looks like Australia's apartment building boom has further to run yet - ... of residential building soared by 14.8% while the value of non-residential building rose by a smaller 0.5%. While a stellar report, suggesting that the outlook for residential construction will remain strong in the year, the question many will be ... (01/09/2018)
    • Construction Adds 30,000 Jobs in Dec., Jobless Rate Falls Vs. 2016 - The residential building segment added 8,200. But the nonresidential building category lost 1,300 jobs and heavy-civil engineering construction shed 700 positions. Architectural and engineering services, which BLS lists separately from construction ... (01/05/2018)
    • Construction spending in a ‘mature’ period of incremental growth - Image: JLL Research Citing Census Bureau estimates, Associated Builders and Contractors posted that nonresidential construction spending declined ... JLL predicts. The cost of building slowed in the third quarter, up by just 3% from third quarter 2016. (01/04/2018)
    • Construction spending hit record high in November - Construction of single-family homes rose 1.9 percent in November, offsetting a 1.3 percent drop in apartment building. Non-residential construction rebounded 0.9 percent in November after declining four of the last five months, led by office building ... (01/04/2018)
    • US construction spending rose 0.8 percent in November - The November increase was led by a solid advance in homebuilding, which rose 1 percent from October as strength in single-family construction offset weakness in apartment building. Non-residential construction rebounded 0.9 percent in November after ... (01/03/2018)
    • US construction spending hit record high in November - Construction of single-family homes rose 1.9 percent in November, offsetting a 1.3 percent drop in apartment building. Non-residential construction rebounded 0.9 percent in November after declining four of the last five months, led by office building ... (01/03/2018)
    • US construction spending rises 0.8 percent in November - Construction of single-family homes rose 1.9 percent in November, offsetting a 1.3 percent drop in apartment building. Non-residential construction rebounded 0.9 percent in November after declining four of the last five months, led by office building ... (01/03/2018)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $17,519,766,437 on Nonresidential Building Construction. It has awarded 54,175 contracts to 4,045 companies, with an average value of $4,331,215 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount