III. Industry Analysis
The Lawn Care industry is dependent on the health of the housing and property markets, both of which have grown steadily over the past five years. Additionally, because landscaping services are often discretionary, industry demand is dependent on levels of per capita disposable income and, thus, the high-income demographic, which generates a healthy portion of its revenue. The industry also relies on demand from institutional and commercial clients, which generally lead to higher per-service revenue.
Steady growth in the domestic housing market has underpinned the industry’s growth over the past five years. A healthier housing market has encouraged current homeowners to invest in their properties to increase their value amid growing disposable income.
Over the next five years, favorable economic conditions will benefit the industry, such as rising per capita disposable income that will boost households’ ability to purchase industry services. Nonresidential construction activity is expected to climb steadily, making this market a point of emphasis for growth