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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Services to Buildings & Dwellings

Overview: the U.S. Services to Buildings & Dwellings 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 Services to Buildings & Dwellings: 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

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Services to Buildings & Dwellings industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Pest Extermination And Control Services

Residential - Rodent

Residential - Insect

Residential - Other

Non-Residential - Rodent

Non-Residential - Insect

Non-Residential - Other

Residential Interior Cleaning Services

Commercial Cleaning Services

Janitorial And Custodial Services

Hotel And Hospitality Industry Housekeeping Services

General Cleaning Services For Public And Private Offices

General Cleaning Services For Hospitals And Doctors' Offices

Other Commercial Or Industrial Cleaning

Exterior Window Cleaning Services

Building Exterior Cleaning Services

Damage Restoration Cleaning Services

Hard Surface Floor Care Services

Carpet, Rug, And Upholstery Cleaning Services

Carpet, Rug, And Upholstery Cleaning - On-Site, Including Curtains And Drapes - Residential

Carpet, Rug, And Upholstery Cleaning - On-Site, Including Curtains And Drapes - Commercial

Carpet, Rug, And Upholstery Cleaning - Off-Site, Excluding Curtains And Drapes

Other Cleaning Services For Buildings And Dwellings

Chimney Cleaning Services

Drain And Gutter Cleaning Services

Swimming Pool Cleaning And Maintenance Services

Ventilation Duct And Hood Cleaning Services

Snow Removal Services

Parking Lot Sweeping Services

Other Cleaning Services

Residential Landscaping Services

Commercial Landscaping Services

Commercial - Interior Landscaping Services

Commercial - Exterior Landscaping Services - Topical Fertilization And Propagation

Commercial - Exterior Landscaping Services - Grass Cutting And Grooming Services

Commercial - Exterior Landscaping Services - Weed Control Services

Commercial - Exterior Landscaping Services - Tree, Ornamental Plant, And Shrub Services

Exterior Landscaping Services - Other Exterior Commercial Landscaping Services

Landscape Architectural And Design Services

Landscape Construction Services

Irrigation And Sprinkler System Installation Services

Other Landscape Construction Services

Non-Hazardous Waste And Recyclable Material Subcontracted Collection Services

Resale Of Merchandise

Resale Of Other Merchandise

All Other Receipts

All Other Operating Receipts

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 Services to Buildings & Dwellings 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 Services to Buildings & Dwellings 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 Services to Buildings & Dwellings 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 2%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 85%
Supervisors of Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Workers 6%
First-Line Supervisors of Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Workers 6%
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers 8%
Building Cleaning and Pest Control Workers 52%
Building Cleaning Workers 48%
Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 41%
Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 6%
Pest Control Workers 61%
Pest Control Workers 61%
Grounds Maintenance Workers 28%
Grounds Maintenance Workers 28%
Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 25%
Sales and Related Occupations 7%
Sales Representatives, Services 6%
Miscellaneous Sales Representatives, Services 6%
Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 5%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 6%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 6%
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 5%
Other Office and Administrative Support Workers 5%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Services to Buildings & Dwellings Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

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

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Pic trademarks "XTENOL" - Insect traps, insect lures for insect traps - 03/04/2018
  • Yellowstone Landscape-Southeast trademarks "EXCELLENCE IN COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPING" - Construction and installation of landscape structures and fixtures - 03/03/2018
  • Genesis Maintenance trademarks "NO LEADS JUST JOBS" - Carpentry contractor services; Electrical contractor services; Handyman service - 03/02/2018
  • Hydro-Klean raises $3 million in funding. - 01/10/2018
  • Managed by Q raises $15 million in funding. - 09/22/2017
  • Infiltrator Water Technologies patents Taper-wall Riser With Tab Connectors - 07/06/2017
  • Netafim Irrigation patents Method And Apparatus For Fertigation With Wastewater - 03/02/2017
  • Davey Tree Expert patents Phenology-based Plant Care System - 02/16/2017
  • Varsity Contractors raises $1 million in funding. - 06/03/2016

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Infiltrator Water Technologies34
    Stevenson Systems8
    Code Consultants4

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

    Latest Industry News

    • Conversion will save historic Brewer-Young mansion in Longmeadow (Editorial) - It's too big and expensive to maintain as a single-family dwelling, which means if it is ... There is nothing wrong with putting this building to good use with tenants who pay rent, provide services and respect the neighborhood. Renting professional ... (01/12/2018)
    • The Airbnb gold rush is on - The four-story apartment building with the friendly city park and playground ... of violations based solely on the failure of a homeowner using these services to change the dwelling’s occupancy to include bed and breakfast use.” More than three-and ... (01/11/2018)
    • Perth builder forced to pay up over complaints - has been fined $4000 by the Building Services Board for failing to comply with two orders of the Building Commissioner. The builder's conduct related to dwellings it had built in Mandurah and Balcatta. A new owner purchased the six-year-old Silver Sands ... (01/10/2018)
    • Six ways to get into property investment - They can have their own power/gas connection, allowing the tenant to pay for just what services they ... people could put a minor dwelling on an existing section without the need for a subdivision. "Specialist minor dwelling building companies undertake ... (01/10/2018)
    • It Was A Two-Family Dwelling, With 23 Occupants. Then It Went Up In Flames - "No heat in house, no running water," wrote an inspector after visiting the apartment building at 110 Bowdoin Street ... Stefanie Arcangelo. “We provided services to meet those families’ immediate needs, services typically include resources for ... (01/09/2018)
    • IAPMO develops water demand calculator for residential buildings - Senior Director of Technical Services for IAPMO and Secretariat for WE•Stand. “With the use of the new WDC, we are finally bringing Hunter into the 21st century. For now, the WDC is applicable for only residential dwellings from single-family to multi ... (01/08/2018)
    • Berkshire East to explore cluster housing in Hawley - Planner Charles Cutler pointed out if the dwellings add 70 people per weekend to the town, that’s almost one-third of the town’s residents that may need services ... t yet submitted an application for building permits, and Jon Schaefer said the ... (01/06/2018)
    • Newton apartment building found to be ‘unfit dwelling’ - Last Monday, residents of a Newton apartment building came home to a sign from the Newton Fire Department stating their home was an “unfit dwelling ... and managing property and offered his services to Easy Keep to make some repairs in the building ... (07/02/2014)
    • Somerville, MA—Density Without Tall Buildings - The streets are narrow, there's very little parkland, there are few office buildings or hotels. And most of all, the dwellings themselves are small ... People put a value on building services (doormen and such) that are easier to provide if you have ... (06/01/2013)
    • Streetscapes: The Leonori; A Building That Recounts The Multiple-Dwelling Story - Workmen are putting finishing touches on the new marble in the lobby of the turn-of-the-century Leonori, at the southeast corner of 63d and Madison Avenue, a building whose successive alterations document both the history of the multiple dwelling and of ... (02/14/1988)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $2,122,829,276 on Services to Buildings & Dwellings. It has awarded 24,592 contracts to 4,847 companies, with an average value of $437,968 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount