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Architectural Activities in the UK: Market Research Report

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Architectural Activities Market Research Report | SIC M71.110 | Jan 2017

Shaking foundations: Public-sector spending pressures are expected to dampen growth

IBISWorld’s Architectural Activities 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 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Industry revenue is projected to increase at a compound annual rate of 4.6% over the five years through 2016-17 to £6.5 billion. Commercial construction activity grew over the past five years, improving demand for the industry's services. Residential building construction activity also grew, supported by government initiatives introduced to stimulate the housing market. These measures boosted industry revenue over the past five years. However, intense competition from multidisciplinary building and engineering firms has put pressure on industry operators and restricted growth. In addition, public-sector spending cuts have hindered institutional building construction activity over much of the past five-year period, which has also weighed on industry growth... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The barriers to entering the industry are low for those that can obtain British registration to practise as architects, but are generally medium. The principal barrier to the entry for new competitors is the tight registration requirements that are applicable in most countries. To obtain registration, architects must comply with licensing criteria set out by the Architects Registration Board and professional associations, the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland. Typically this involves candidates holding an accredited tertiary qualification; undertaking written tests of their skills, knowledge and abilities; and demonstrating practical experience of working with a local architect's office. Arc.. purchase to read more


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What is the Architectural Activities Industry?

Architects in this industry design and draft buildings, plan urban areas and carry out landscape architecture. They also supervise the construction of buildings. Architectural firms provide information on design and construction procedures, zoning regulations, building codes and building materials. Interior decorating services are not included in the industry.

Industry Products
New building and structure designRenovation and rehabilitation Landscape design Drafting
Industry Activities
Designing buildingsConstruction management Pre-design service provisionTown and city planning Landscape architectural design

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