Urban Planning Software - Industry Market Research Report

Urban Planning Software

The Urban Planning Software industry provides a range of solutions for city and regional planning, including geographical information systems (GIS), site topography modeling and map analytics. Industry demand depends on investment by local and state governments, as well as private entities that undertake construction activity. More broadly, urbanization and levels of both residential and nonresidential construction also dictate industry demand. Over the five years to 2019, greater adoption of analytics and software in the urban planning space has supported strong industry growth. Products such as GIS software have a wide range of applications and have attracted the attention of planners working for private developers as well as cash-strapped local governments. Product innovation remains high and operators are seeking to establish themselves through new applications and systems. The industry is projected to continue experiencing revenue growth over the five years to 2024. The value of private investment in nonresidential construction is forecast to grow during the period, private investment in software is expected to continue increasing.

This industry publishes software for urban planning professionals and municipal land use agencies. Types of software include geographic information system (GIS), computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), and data processing and analytics.

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 (2019)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Local and state government investment
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2019)
    • Table Business Locations 2019
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major Players
    • Table Esri (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Trimble Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Autodesk Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
  • 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
  • Jargon & Glossary

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