Growth in the US outdoor furniture and grill market will average 3.7 percent annually through 2019, reaching $9.1 billion. Gains will be driven by a trend toward higher-end grill and furniture pieces, as well as by continued interest in blending outdoor and indoor spaces.
Outdoor furniture and grills include:
Cushions, covers, and other accessories
Umbrellas and hammocks
Grill parts and grilling utensils
Patio heating products
Outdoor furniture will continue to comprise the largest share of demand in 2019, when it will account for 51 percent of the market. Patio heating products will register the fastest growth, driven by expanding sales of fire pits.
Major US outdoor furniture and grill markets include:
The residential market was by far the leading market in 2014, accounting for 92 percent of demand. The most rapid gains through 2019 are forecast for the smaller nonresidential and niche other markets, fueled by an anticipated rebound in national park construction expenditures and steady growth in the number of accommodation and food establishments nationwide.
US regions covered in the study include:
Northeast (New England, Middle Atlantic)
Midwest (East North Central, West North Central)
South (South Atlantic, East South Central, West South Central)
West (Mountain, Pacific)
The South and West will see the strongest advances among US regions through 2019, buoyed by the longer outdoor season and more temperate climates in these two regions.
Approximately 1,000 suppliers, including small companies specializing in these products, compete in the US outdoor furniture and grill industry. This study includes sales data for industry participants such as Agio International, Brown Jordan International, Ferrellgas Partners, Treasure Garden, WC Bradley, Weber-Stephen Products, and Yotrio Group.