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Excavation Contractors in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Excavation Contractors in the US

The Excavation Contractors industry derives more than three-fourths of its revenue from the private residential and nonresidential building market. The industry performed well over the five years to 2017, supported by increasing demand from downstream construction industries. In particular, improvement in industry performance corresponded with the rapid expansion in demand for excavation services in the booming housing market and nonresidential building market. Moving forward, industry revenue is expected to continue growing, albeit at a slower pace. With the total value of construction expected to surpass its prerecessionary levels, growth will become harder to sustain.

This industry primarily excavates land for building construction. Activities include drilling shafts, foundation digging and drilling and grading. The excavation work performed includes new work, additions, alterations and repairs.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Value of private nonresidential construction
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2017)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2017)
    • Table Business Locations 2017
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Establishments by employment size*
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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