Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Engineering Services industry has expanded overall in the five years to 2015. In the beginning of the period, increased public spending on transportation infrastructure boosted demand for related industry services; however, revenue growth has been inconsistent because government spending slowed in 2013 and 2014. Investor fears of high household debt and a potential real estate bubble have also tempered investment in commercial and industrial construction projects, upon which engineering services operators rely. The energy sector will consequently increase in importance to the industry over the next five years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The industry's geographic spread in country's smaller regions (i.e. Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Northern Territories, Prince Edward Island and Saskatchewan) is generally in line with the regions' shares of the population. However, the distribution among Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec varies from the population and is largely dependent on economic performance and the downstream industries that operate in the territory.
Ontario contains 32.3% of industry establishments. While the proportion is below the territory's share of the national population (38.8%), it is still home to the largest concentration of industry locations... purchase to read more