Commercial Building Construction in Canada: Market Research Report

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Commercial Building Construction in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 23622aCA | Oct 2015

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The Commercial Building Construction market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Commercial Building Construction industry in Canada have experienced strong growth over the past five years. Declining vacancy rates for retail and office building space between 2010 and 2011 allowed the industry to pick up strongly. Commercial construction typically lags behind the overall economy by up to two years, due in part to the length of construction contracts and the pipeline of projects that general contractors keep on the books. Over the five years to 2020, this pipeline of projects and new contracts is anticipated to allow revenue to rebound and expand. The industry is also set to benefit from the increased migration of the population toward metropolitan areas... purchase to read more

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Participants in the Commercial Building Construction industry constructs, alters, maintenance and repairs offices, retail centres, hotels and entertainment buildings. The majority of participants act as general contractors or project managers. The industry provides a range of services that are customized according to the type of design and utilization. Therefore, completion times vary with each project, depending on which service is being provided.

General contracting

General contracting services are the most popular among industry participants as this method requires the clients to provide resources such as building drawings and specifications. Once such information is provided, commercial construction firms then competitively bid to receive the project... purchase to read more


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What is the Commercial Building Construction Industry?

This industry constructs (i.e. new work, additions, alterations, maintenance and repairs) office, retail, hotel and entertainment buildings. The majority of participants are general contractors or project managers. This industry does not include municipal building construction, which comprises institutional buildings such as schools, hospitals and churches.

Industry Products
General contracting Construction managementRemodelling contracting
Industry Activities
Office building constructionHotel and motel constructionRestaurant, cafe and bar constructionRetail store constructionShopping centre or shopping mall constructionCommercial warehouse constructionService and gas station constructionAuto service and sales store constructionEntertainment and recreation building construction (e.g. casinos, gyms, cinemas and arenas)Radio and television broadcast studio construction

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