Hardscaping Products

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This study covers the United States market for hardscape products used in landscaping activities. Analysis of the hardscaping products market in the US is provided by:

  • product
    • concrete (e.g., pavers, ready-mix, and blocks and bricks)
    • stone and boulders (e.g., manufactured, granite, and sandstone)
    • wood
    • clay brick (i.e., common bricks and paving bricks)
    • aggregates (e.g., sand, gravel, pebbles, crushed stone, and slag from the production of iron and steel)
    • other materials (e.g., porcelain pavers; pavers made from plastic, rubber, and ceramics other than clay; edging made of metal and plastic; and tiles made of glass and ceramics)
  • application (patios, walkways, walls, and edging and other applications, such as facing for outdoor heating elements)
  • market (residential; commercial; and parks, golf courses, and other markets)
  • end user (professional and consumer/do-it-yourself)
  • region (Northeast, Midwest, South, and West)
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The hardscaping used to produce site-built outdoor kitchens, fire pits, and other elements is included, but the similar materials that are incorporated at the manufacturers’ level into prefabricated versions are not. Revenues derived from installation services are also not included in this report.

Historical data for 2008, 2013, and 2018 and forecasts for 2023 are provided for demand in current dollars (which are not adjusted to account for inflation).

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Purchase Hardscaping Products by the Section

  1. Hardscaping Products

    $3,900.00

    1. 1 Executive Summary

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      1. Figure 1-1 | Key Trends in the US Hardscaping Products Market

    2. 2 Overview

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      1. 2.1 Key Findings

        $82.00

        1. Figure 2-1 | Key Trends in the Hardscaping Products Market

      2. 2.2 Historical Market Trends

        $105.00

        1. Table | Hardscaping Products Market, 2008 – 2018

      3. 2.3 Pricing Trends

        $90.00

        1. Table | Selected Hardscaping Product Prices, 2008 – 2023

      4. 2.4 Hardscaping Product Growth Opportunities

        $288.00

        1. Table | Growth Opportunities in Hardscaping Products

      5. 2.5 Drought & Water Runoff

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      6. 2.6 Pollution in the Manufacture of Hardscaping Products (Clay Bricks & Concrete)

        $82.00

      7. 2.7 Recycling

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    3. 3 Consumer Insights

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      1. 3.1 Key Findings

        $82.00

        1. Figure 3-1 | Key Consumer Insights in the Hardscaping Products Market

      2. 3.2 Homeownership

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        1. 3.2.1 Homeownership vs. Home Rental

          $82.00

          1. Table | Homeownership & Rental Trends in the US, 2009 – 2019

        2. 3.2.2 Homeownership by Household Annual Income

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          1. Table | Homeownership & Rental Trends in the US by Annual Household Income, 2009 – 2019

        3. 3.2.3 Homeownership by Age Group

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          1. Table | Homeownership & Rental Trends in the US by Age Group, 2009 – 2019

          2. Figure 3-2 | Homeownership & Rental Trends in the US by Age Group, 2009 – 2019

      3. 3.3 Prevalence of Outdoor Space at Home

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        1. Figure 3-3 | Presence of Outdoor Space at Home, 2019

      4. 3.4 Size of Owned Land Around Home

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        1. Table | Percent of Households That Own Land by Size of Lot, 2019

      5. 3.5 Home Improvement

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        1. Table | Remodeling Done in the Last 12 Months vs. Planned in the Next 12 Months, 2009 – 2019

        2. Table | Who Completed Home Remodeling in the Last 12 Months, 2009 – 2019

      6. 3.6 Gardening Preferences

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        1. Figure 3-4 | Gardening Preferences of Consumers, 2019

      7. 3.7 Landscaping Preferences

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        1. Figure 3-5 | Landscaping Preferences of Consumers, 2019

      8. 3.8 Consumer Hardscaping Purchases by Selected Demographics

        $179.00

        1. Table | Hardscaping Product Purchases in the Last 12 Months by Age Group, Race, Gender, Home Type, Marital Status, &Household Income Bracket, Area, &US Region, 2019

    4. 4 Major Trends Affecting Hardscaping Products

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      1. 4.1 Key Findings

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        1. Figure 4-1 | Key Trends Affecting Hardscaping Products

      2. 4.2 Outdoor Living

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      3. 4.3 Design Trends

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      4. 4.4 Key Demographics

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        1. 4.4.1 Millennials & Baby Boomers

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          1. Figure 4-2 | Consumers Who Enjoy Gardening by Age Bracket, 2019

        2. 4.4.2 Urbanites

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          1. Figure 4-3 | Urban Dwellers Percent of Total US Population, 2000 – 2023

      5. 4.5 Environmental Trends

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        1. 4.5.1 Climatic Issues & Impact on Landscaping

          $82.00

        2. 4.5.2 Permeable Pavers

          $82.00

      6. 4.6 DIY vs. DIFM Trends

        $82.00

    5. 5 Retail Strategies

      $757.00

      1. 5.1 Key Findings

        $82.00

        1. Figure 5-1 | Key Retail Trends for Hardscaping Products

      2. 5.2 Retail Level Hardscaping Product Sales

        $143.00

        1. Table | Hardscaping Product Retail Sales by Type, 2008 – 2023

        2. Figure 5-2 | Hardscaping Retail Sales: Share by Product, 2018

      3. 5.3 Marketing & Advertising: Telling the Story & Reaching the Client

        $111.00

        1. 5.3.1 Strategies & Media Use

          $82.00

        2. 5.3.2 Sustainability & Eco-Friendliness

          $82.00

        3. 5.3.3 Product Origin

          $82.00

        4. 5.3.4 Digital Media

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      4. 5.4 Retail Distribution Channels: Where & How

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        1. 5.4.1 Sales by Primary & Secondary Retail Outlet

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          1. Figure 5-3 | Consumer Retail Shopping Patterns, 2019: Among Consumers Who Purchased Hardscaping in the Past 12 Months, Where Did You Primarily Shop for These Items?

          2. Table | Consumer Retail Shopping Patterns by Gender & Age Group, 2019: Among Consumers Who Purchased Hardscaping in the Past 12 Months, Where Did You Primarily Shop for These Items?

          3. Figure 5-4 | Consumer Retail Shopping Patterns, 2019: Among Consumers Who Purchased Hardscaping in the Past 12 Months, Where Did You Also Shop for These Items?

          4. Table | Consumer Retail Shopping Patterns by Gender & Age Group, 2019: Among Consumers Who Purchased Hardscaping in the Past 12 Months, Where Did You Also Shop for These Items?

        2. 5.4.2 Home Centers

          $82.00

        3. 5.4.3 Mass Merchandisers

          $82.00

        4. 5.4.4 Garden Centers

          $82.00

        5. 5.4.5 Internet

          $82.00

        6. 5.4.6 Other Retail Distributors

          $82.00

    6. 6 Products

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      1. 6.1 Key Findings

        $82.00

        1. Figure 6-1 | Hardscaping Products

      2. 6.2 Demand Forecast by Product

        $175.00

        1. Table | Hardscape Product Demand by Material, Market, &End User, 2008 – 2023

        2. Figure 6-2 | Hardscape Product Demand Growth by Material, 2018 – 2023

        3. Figure 6-3 | Hardscape Materials: Product Examples

      3. 6.3 Design Trends in Materials

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        1. 6.3.1 Contemporary & Natural Aesthetics

          $82.00

          1. Figure 6-4 | Product Example: Rosetta Hardscapes Miros Slabs

          2. Figure 6-5 | Product Example: Natural Paving's Inspired by Nature Hardscape Collection

          3. Figure 6-6 | Product Example: Techo-Bloc Aquastorm Permeable Pavers

          4. Figure 6-7 | Product Examples: Concrete Pavers with Natural Appearance

        2. 6.3.2 Porcelain Pavers & Tiles

          $82.00

          1. Figure 6-8 | Product Example: Belgard Verona Porcelain Pavers

          2. Figure 6-9 | Product Example: Mirage Granito Ceramico EVO_2/e

        3. 6.3.3 Unify Indoor & Outdoor Spaces

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          1. Figure 6-10 | Product Example: Daltile's "Indoor-To-Outdoor Transitional Living" Trend

          2. Figure 6-11 | Product Example: MS International Seamless Sanctuary

      4. 6.4 New Product Introductions in Hardscaping Materials

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        1. 6.4.1 Durability

          $82.00

          1. Figure 6-12 | Product Example: Techo-Bloc HD2 Technology

          2. Figure 6-13 | Product Example: EP Henry ColorTech Pavers

        2. 6.4.2 Environmentally Friendly

          $115.00

          1. Figure 6-14 | Product Example: Belgard Permeable Pavers

          2. Figure 6-15 | Product Example: Sagamore Ready Mix's EnviroCrete Pervious Ready-Mix Concrete

          3. Figure 6-16 | Product Example: Coyote Landscape Products PerfEdge Steel Landscape Edging

          4. Figure 6-17 | Product Example: EP Henry ECO Bristol Stone Pavers

        3. 6.4.3 Ease & Convenience

          $82.00

          1. Figure 6-18 | Product Example: AZEK Paving Grid System

          2. Figure 6-19 | Product Example: Highland Stone 2.0 Freestanding Wall System

          3. Figure 6-20 | Product Example: Norstone Rock Panels

      5. 6.5 Concrete

        $292.00

        1. 6.5.1 Demand Forecast by Type, Application, &Market

          $140.00

          1. Table | Concrete Hardscape Demand by Type, Landscaping Application, &Market, 2008 – 2023

          2. Figure 6-21 | Concrete Demand Growth by Type, 2018 – 2023

        2. 6.5.2 Concrete Pavers: Face-Mix vs. Through-Mix

          $82.00

          1. Figure 6-22 | Product Example: Tectura Designs' Comparison of Face-Mix & Through-Mix Pavers

        3. 6.5.3 Ready-Mix Concrete

          $82.00

        4. 6.5.4 Concrete Blocks, Bricks, &Other Products

          $82.00

        5. 6.5.5 Suppliers

          $82.00

      6. 6.6 Stone Pavers, Tiles, &Boulders

        $274.00

        1. 6.6.1 Demand Forecast by Type, Application, &Market

          $154.00

          1. Table | Stone Paver, Tile, &Boulder Demand by Type, Landscaping Application, &Market, 2008 – 2023

          2. Figure 6-23 | Stone Paver, Tile, &Boulder Demand Growth by Type, 2018 – 2023

        2. 6.6.2 Natural Stone

          $82.00

        3. 6.6.3 Manufactured (Faux) Stone

          $82.00

        4. 6.6.4 Suppliers

          $82.00

          1. Table | Key Manufacturers of Stone Pavers, Tiles, &Boulders

      7. 6.7 Wood

        $102.00

        1. 6.7.1 Demand by Application & Market

          $83.00

          1. Table | Wood Demand by Landscaping Application & Market, 2008 – 2023

        2. 6.7.2 Suppliers

          $82.00

      8. 6.8 Clay Brick

        $110.00

        1. 6.8.1 Demand by Application & Market

          $85.00

          1. Table | Clay Brick Demand by Landscaping Application & Market, 2008 – 2023

        2. 6.8.2 Suppliers

          $82.00

      9. 6.9 Aggregates

        $133.00

        1. 6.9.1 Demand by Application & Market

          $112.00

          1. Table | Aggregates Demand by Type, Landscaping Application, &Market, 2008 – 2023

        2. 6.9.2 Suppliers

          $82.00

      10. 6.10 Porcelain & Other Edging, Pavers, &Tiles

        $175.00

        1. 6.10.1 Demand by Application & Market

          $125.00

          1. Table | Porcelain & Other Edging, Paver, &Tile Demand by Landscaping Application & Market, 2008 – 2023

        2. 6.10.2 Suppliers

          $82.00

    7. 7 Applications

      $722.00

      1. 7.1 Key Findings

        $82.00

        1. Figure 7-1 | Key Trends in Hardscaping Applications

      2. 7.2 Demand by Application

        $98.00

        1. Table | Hardscape Product Demand by Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        2. Figure 7-2 | Hardscape Product Demand Growth by Landscaping Application, 2018 – 2023

        3. Figure 7-3 | Hardscape Applications: Examples

      3. 7.3 Patios

        $160.00

        1. 7.3.1 Patio Demand by Product

          $107.00

          1. Table | Patio Demand by Hardscaping Product, 2008 – 2023

          2. Figure 7-4 | Patio Demand Growth by Hardscaping Product, 2018 – 2023

        2. 7.3.2 Patio Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Patio Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023

      4. 7.4 Walkways

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        1. 7.4.1 Walkway Demand by Product

          $82.00

          1. Table | Walkway Demand by Hardscaping Product, 2008 – 2023

        2. 7.4.2 Walkway Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Walkway Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023

      5. 7.5 Walls

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        1. 7.5.1 Wall Demand by Product

          $82.00

          1. Table | Wall Demand by Hardscaping Product, 2008 – 2023

        2. 7.5.2 Wall Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Wall Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023

      6. 7.6 Edging & Other Applications

        $176.00

        1. 7.6.1 Edging & Other Application Demand by Product

          $110.00

          1. Table | Edging & Other Hardscape Application Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023

        2. 7.6.2 Edging & Other Hardscape Application Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | Edging & Other Hardscape Application Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023

    8. 8 Residential Markets

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      1. 8.1 Key Findings

        $82.00

        1. Figure 8-1 | Residential Market Trends in Hardscaping Products

      2. 8.2 Residential Hardscape Products

        $475.00

        1. 8.2.1 Demand by Product

          $82.00

          1. Table | Residential Hardscape Demand by Product, 2008 – 2023

        2. 8.2.2 Concrete

          $82.00

          1. Table | Residential Concrete Demand by Type & Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        3. 8.2.3 Stone Pavers, Tiles, &Boulders

          $95.00

          1. Table | Residential Stone Paver, Tile, &Boulder Demand by Type & Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        4. 8.2.4 Wood

          $82.00

          1. Table | Residential Wood Demand by Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        5. 8.2.5 Clay Brick

          $82.00

          1. Table | Residential Clay Brick Demand by Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        6. 8.2.6 Aggregates

          $82.00

          1. Table | Residential Aggregate Demand by Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        7. 8.2.7 Porcelain & Other Edging, Pavers, &Tiles

          $82.00

          1. Table | Residential Porcelain & Other Edging, Paver, &Tile Demand by Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

      3. 8.3 Residential Hardscape Applications

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        1. 8.3.1 Demand by Application

          $82.00

          1. Table | Residential Hardscaping Product Demand by Application, 2008 – 2023

        2. 8.3.2 Patios

          $82.00

          1. Table | Residential Patio Demand by Hardscaping Product, 2008 – 2023

        3. 8.3.3 Walkways

          $85.00

          1. Table | Residential Walkway Demand by Hardscaping Product, 2008 – 2023

        4. 8.3.4 Walls

          $82.00

          1. Table | Residential Wall Demand by Hardscaping Product, 2008 – 2023

        5. 8.3.5 Edging & Other Applications

          $94.00

          1. Table | Residential Edging & Other Landscaping Application Demand by Hardscaping Product, 2008 – 2023

      4. 8.4 Residential Hardscaping Project Types

        $84.00

        1. 8.4.1 Demand by Project Type (New Installation vs. Renovation & Repair)

          $82.00

          1. Table | Residential Hardscaping Demand by Project Type, 2008 – 2023

        2. 8.4.2 New Installations

          $82.00

        3. 8.4.3 Renovations & Repairs

          $82.00

    9. 9 Nonresidential Markets

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      1. 9.1 Key Findings

        $82.00

        1. Figure 9-1 | Nonresidential Market Trends in Hardscaping Products

      2. 9.2 Demand by Market

        $82.00

        1. Table | Nonresidential Hardscaping Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023

      3. 9.3 Commercial Market

        $509.00

        1. 9.3.1 Demand by Product & Application

          $115.00

          1. Table | Commercial Hardscaping Demand by Product & Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        2. 9.3.2 Concrete

          $82.00

          1. Table | Commercial Concrete Demand by Type & Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        3. 9.3.3 Stone Pavers, Tiles, &Boulders

          $92.00

          1. Table | Commercial Stone Paver, Tile, &Boulder Demand by Type & Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        4. 9.3.4 Wood

          $82.00

          1. Table | Commercial Wood Hardscaping Demand by Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        5. 9.3.5 Clay Brick

          $82.00

          1. Table | Commercial Clay Brick Demand by Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        6. 9.3.6 Aggregates

          $82.00

          1. Table | Commercial Aggregates Demand by Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        7. 9.3.7 Porcelain & Other Edging, Pavers, &Tiles

          $82.00

          1. Table | Commercial Porcelain & Other Edging, Paver, &Tile Demand by Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

      4. 9.4 Parks, Golf Course, &Other Markets

        $519.00

        1. 9.4.1 Demand by Product & Application

          $139.00

          1. Table | Park, Golf Course, &Other Markets Hardscaping Demand by Product & Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        2. 9.4.2 Concrete

          $82.00

          1. Table | Park, Golf Course, &Other Markets: Concrete Demand by Type & Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        3. 9.4.3 Stone Paver, Tile, &Boulder

          $94.00

          1. Table | Park, Golf Course, &Other Markets: Stone Paver, Tile, &Boulder Demand by Type & Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        4. 9.4.4 Wood

          $82.00

          1. Table | Park, Golf Course, &Other Market Wood Demand by Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        5. 9.4.5 Clay Brick

          $82.00

          1. Table | Park, Golf Course, &Other Market Clay Brick Demand by Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        6. 9.4.6 Aggregates

          $82.00

          1. Table | Park, Golf Course, &Other Markets: Aggregates Demand by Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

        7. 9.4.7 Porcelain & Other Edging, Pavers, &Tiles

          $82.00

          1. Table | Park, Golf Course, &Other Markets: Porcelain & Other Edging, Paver, &Tile Demand by Landscaping Application, 2008 – 2023

    10. 10 End Users

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      1. 10.1 Key Findings

        $82.00

        1. Figure 10-1 | Key Trends in Hardscaping by End Users

      2. 10.2 Demand by End User

        $82.00

        1. Table | Hardscape Product Demand by End User, 2008 – 2023

        2. Figure 10-2 | Hardscaping Product Demand Share: Professional vs. Consumer/DIY, 2008 – 2018

      3. 10.3 Professional End Users

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      4. 10.4 Consumer/DIY End Users

        $82.00

    11. 11 Regions

      $386.00

      1. 11.1 Key Findings

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        1. Figure 11-1 | Key Trends in Regional Hardscaping Product Markets

      2. 11.2 Demand by Region

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        1. Table | Hardscaping Product Demand by Region, 2008 – 2023

      3. 11.3 Northeast

        $82.00

        1. Table | Northeast Hardscaping Product Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023

      4. 11.4 Midwest

        $82.00

        1. Table | Midwest Hardscaping Product Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023

      5. 11.5 South

        $82.00

        1. Table | South Hardscaping Product Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023

      6. 11.6 West

        $82.00

        1. Table | West Hardscaping Product Demand by Market, 2008 – 2023

    12. 12 Industry Structure

      $907.00

      1. 12.1 Key Findings & Industry Composition

        $95.00

        1. Table | US Landscaping Product Sales by Company, 2018

      2. 12.2 Market Share

        $156.00

        1. Figure 12-1 | Hardscape Products Market Share by Company, 2018

        2. Figure 12-2 | US Hardscaping Products Market: Leading Supplier

        3. Figure 12-3 | US Hardscaping Products Market: Second Leading Supplier

        4. Figure 12-4 | US Hardscaping Products Market: Third Leading Supplier

        5. Figure 12-5 | US Hardscaping Products Market: Fourth Leading Supplier

        6. Figure 12-6 | US Hardscaping Products Market: Fifth Leading Supplier

      3. 12.3 Industry Restructuring

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        1. Table | Selected Mergers & Acquisitions

      4. 12.4 Competitive Strategies

        $82.00

      5. 12.5 Distribution Channels

        $82.00

      6. 12.6 List of Industry Participants

        $442.00

    13. 13 Appendix

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      1. 13.1 Scope

        $302.00

        1. Table | Study Scope: US Geographic Regions & Subregions

        2. Table | Relevant Industry Codes

        3. Table | Relevant HS Codes

      2. 13.2 Definitions

        $94.00

      3. 13.3 Abbreviations

        $82.00

        1. Table | Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study

      4. 13.4 Freedonia Methodology

        $329.00

      5. 13.5 Study-Specific Methodology

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      6. 13.6 Sources

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      7. 13.7 Associations & Agencies

        $82.00

      8. 13.8 Related Studies & Reports

        $91.00

      9. 13.9 Macroeconomic Assumptions

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        1. 13.9.1 Economic Environment

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          1. Table | Macroeconomic Indicators, 2008 – 2023

          2. Figure 13-1 | Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 – 2018, Compared to 1980 – 2005 Average

        2. 13.9.2 Demographic Trends

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          1. Table | Population & Households, 2008 – 2023

          2. Figure 13-2 | Annual Population Growth, 2003 – 2018

        3. 13.9.3 Consumer Spending

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          1. Table | Personal Consumption Expenditures, 2008 – 2023

        4. 13.9.4 Building Construction

          $82.00

          1. Table | Building Construction Expenditures, 2008 – 2023

        5. 13.9.5 Residential Building Construction

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          1. Table | Residential Building Construction Expenditures, 2008 – 2023

        6. 13.9.6 Residential Improvements & Repairs

          $82.00

          1. Table | Residential Improvement & Repair Expenditures, 2008 – 2023

        7. 13.9.7 Housing Completions

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          1. Table | Housing Completions, 2008 – 2023

        8. 13.9.8 Housing Stock

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          1. Table | Housing Stock by Type, 2008 – 2023

          2. Figure 13-3 | Housing Stock by Year of Construction, 2018

        9. 13.9.9 Commercial Building Construction

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          1. Table | Commercial Building Construction Expenditures, 2008 – 2023

        10. 13.9.10 Commercial Building Improvements & Repairs

          $82.00

          1. Table | Commercial Building Improvement & Repair Expenditures, 2008 – 2023

        11. 13.9.11 Nonbuilding Construction Expenditures

          $456.00

          1. Table | Nonbuilding Construction Expenditures, 2008 – 2023

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