Nonresidential Prefabricated Building Systems

The recovery in office and commercial construction, coupled with continued gains in institutional, industrial and agricultural construction, will provide opportunities for prefabricated buildings.

US demand to rise 7.8% annually through 2015

Nonresidential prefabricated building system demand in the US is expected to increase 7.8 percent annually to $15.2 billion in 2015, a strong showing compared to the weakness over much of the previous decade. The recovery in office and commercial construction, coupled with continued gains in institutional, industrial and agricultural construction, will provide opportunities. The development of new products and technologies, including more tailored designs, greater cladding options for metal buildings and improved concrete mixes, will also support demand.

Metal building systems to remain largest segment

Metal building systems have long been the largest segment of the US nonresidential prefabricated building system industry and will remain so for the foreseeable future. While gains are not expected to match the overall prefabricated building system average, demand for metal building systems is expected to post strong 7.2 percent annual gains through 2015. Demand for metal building systems will benefit from product enhancements such as improved coatings, the increased use of nonmetal cladding systems, and greater customization. In addition, solid gains in many types of nonresidential construction, particularly the industrial and agricultural segments, will support the metal building system market.

Among nonmetal building systems, the modular building system segment is expected to see the strongest gains, just ahead of the panelized precast concrete segment. The modular building system market will benefit from robust growth in both commercial and institutional construction activity, as well as from the growing popularity of prefabricated bathroom and kitchen modules. Gains for panelized precast concrete systems will be driven by increases in office and commercial construction, which are among the more popular applications for these systems. In addition, technological improvements, including better reinforcement materials, improved concrete mixtures and greater design options, will support demand.

Commercial applications to post fastest market gains

Through 2015, commercial applications are expected to post the fastest gains of any major market for prefabricated building systems. The commercial market will benefit from solid growth in construction spending and the prevalence of prefabricated structures in several commercial niches, including mini-storage facilities. In addition, both the retail and hospitality segments are expected to rebound from weak 2010 levels. In contrast, the industrial market will post the slowest gains through 2015, rising 3.0 percent annually.

Study Scope

This study analyzes the $10.4 billion US market for nonresidential prefabricated building systems. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, with forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by type (e.g., standard metal, agricultural metal, modular nonmetal, panelized precast nonmetal), market (e.g., institutional, industrial, commercial, office, agricultural) and region.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 45 industry participants, including BlueScope Steel, NCI Building Systems and Nucor.

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  1. Nonresidential Prefabricated Building Systems

    $4,800.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $127.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $140.00

      1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEM SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $970.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

        $208.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2005 dollars)*

      3. 3.3 Demographic Trends

        $198.00

        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million persons)

      4. 3.4 Nonresidential Building Construction Trends

        $196.00

        1. 3.4.1 New

          $129.00

          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

        2. 3.4.2 Improvements & Repairs

          $82.00

          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      5. 3.5 Agricultural Outlook

        $82.00

        1. Table | AGRICULTURAL CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      6. 3.6 Nonresidential Fixed Investment

        $148.00

        1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL FIXED INVESTMENT (billion dollars)

      7. 3.7 Government Spending & Investment

        $86.00

        1. Table | GOVERNMENT SPENDING & INVESTMENT (billion dollars)

    4. 4 INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

      $1,092.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $192.00

      2. 4.2 Outlook

        $128.00

        1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEM SUPPLY & DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

      3. 4.3 Pricing Patterns

        $82.00

      4. 4.4 Historical Market Trends

        $94.00

        1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEM MARKET, 2000-2010

      5. 4.5 Systems Building Versus Conventional Construction

        $161.00

      6. 4.6 Building Code Regulations

        $147.00

      7. 4.7 US Foreign Trade

        $240.00

        1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEM FOREIGN TRADE (million dollars)

        2. 4.7.1 Exports

          $87.00

        3. 4.7.2 Imports

          $82.00

      8. 4.8 World Industry Outlook

        $82.00

    5. 5 METAL BUILDING SYSTEMS

      $1,180.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $144.00

      2. 5.2 Supply & Demand

        $89.00

        1. Table | METAL BUILDING SYSTEM SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      3. 5.3 Demand by Type

        $896.00

        1. Table | METAL BUILDING SYSTEM DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 5.3.1 Standard

          $201.00

          1. Table | STANDARD METAL BUILDING SYSTEM DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. 5.3.2 Agricultural

          $82.00

          1. Table | AGRICULTURAL METAL BUILDING SYSTEM DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. 5.3.3 Other Metal Buildings

          $121.00

          1. Table | OTHER NONRESIDENTIAL METAL BUILDING SYSTEM DEMAND (million dollars)

        5. 5.3.4 Components

          $465.00

          1. Table | METAL BUILDING SYSTEM COMPONENT DEMAND (million dollars)

          2. Table | METAL ROOFING SYSTEM DEMAND (million dollars)

          3. Table | METAL WALL PANEL DEMAND (million dollars)

          4. Table | OTHER METAL BUILDING SYSTEM COMPONENT DEMAND (million dollars)

      4. 5.4 Leading Suppliers

        $82.00

    6. 6 NONMETAL BUILDING SYSTEMS

      $1,142.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 6.2 Supply & Demand

        $91.00

        1. Table | NONMETAL BUILDING SYSTEM SUPPLY & DEMAND (million dollars)

      3. 6.3 Demand by Type

        $851.00

        1. Table | NONMETAL BUILDING SYSTEM DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 6.3.1 Modular Building Systems

          $266.00

          1. Table | MODULAR BUILDING SYSTEM DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. 6.3.2 Panelized Precast Concrete Systems

          $232.00

          1. Table | PANELIZED PRECAST CONCRETE BUILDING SYSTEM DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. 6.3.3 Other

          $310.00

          1. Table | OTHER PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEM DEMAND (million dollars)

      4. 6.4 Leading Suppliers

        $169.00

        1. 6.4.1 Modular Building Systems

          $82.00

        2. 6.4.2 Precast Concrete Building Systems & Others

          $82.00

    7. 7 MARKETS

      $840.00

      1. 7.1 General

        $109.00

        1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEM DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      2. 7.2 Institutional

        $130.00

        1. Table | INSTITUTIONAL MARKET FOR PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEMS (million dollars)

      3. 7.3 Industrial

        $142.00

        1. Table | INDUSTRIAL MARKET FOR PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEMS (million dollars)

      4. 7.4 Commercial

        $152.00

        1. Table | COMMERCIAL MARKETS FOR PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEMS (million dollars)

      5. 7.5 Office

        $112.00

        1. Table | OFFICE MARKET FOR PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEMS (million dollars)

      6. 7.6 Agricultural

        $94.00

        1. Table | AGRICULTURAL MARKET FOR PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEMS (million dollars)

      7. 7.7 Other

        $101.00

        1. Table | OTHER NONRESIDENTIAL MARKETS FOR PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEMS (million dollars)

    8. 8 REGIONAL DEMAND

      $1,414.00

      1. 8.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 8.2 Regional Demographic & Economic Trends

        $272.00

        1. 8.2.1 Population Patterns

          $82.00

          1. Table | POPULATION BY REGION (million persons)

        2. 8.2.2 Economic Outlook

          $87.00

          1. Table | GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion dollars)

        3. 8.2.3 Construction Outlook

          $82.00

          1. Table | CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion dollars)

      3. 8.3 Nonresidential Prefabricated Building System Demand

        $1,066.00

        1. Table | US NONRESIDENTIAL PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEM DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        2. 8.3.1 Northeast

          $167.00

          1. Table | NORTHEAST NONRESIDENTIAL PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEM DEMAND (million dollars)

        3. 8.3.2 Midwest

          $219.00

          1. Table | MIDWEST NONRESIDENTIAL PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEM DEMAND (million dollars)

        4. 8.3.3 South

          $351.00

          1. Table | SOUTH NONRESIDENTIAL PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEM DEMAND (million dollars)

        5. 8.3.4 West

          $266.00

          1. Table | WEST NONRESIDENTIAL PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEM DEMAND (million dollars)

    9. 9 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $4,830.00

      1. 9.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 9.2 Industry Composition

        $207.00

        1. Table | REVENUES FOR SELECTED NONRESIDENTIAL PREFABRICATED BUILDING SYSTEM SUPPLIERS, 2010 (million dollars)

        2. 9.2.1 Metal Building Systems

          $82.00

        3. 9.2.2 Modular Building Systems

          $82.00

        4. 9.2.3 Precast Concrete Building Systems

          $82.00

        5. 9.2.4 Other Nonresidential Prefabricated Building Systems

          $82.00

      3. 9.3 Market Share

        $216.00

      4. 9.4 Competitive Strategies

        $88.00

      5. 9.5 Product Development

        $274.00

        1. 9.5.1 Computerization

          $82.00

        2. 9.5.2 Improved System or Material Performance

          $125.00

        3. 9.5.3 Increased Design Flexibility

          $82.00

      6. 9.6 Manufacturing

        $82.00

      7. 9.7 Marketing

        $103.00

      8. 9.8 Distribution

        $82.00

      9. 9.9 Mergers & Acquisitions

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      10. 9.10 Cooperative Agreements

        $88.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      11. 9.11 Company Profiles

        $4,830.00

        1. 9.11.1 Accelerated Construction Technologies

          $82.00

        2. 9.11.2 Alcoa Incorporated

          $82.00

        3. 9.11.3 Algeco Scotsman Worldwide

          $116.00

        4. 9.11.4 All American Group Incorporated

          $82.00

        5. 9.11.5 American Modular Systems Incorporated

          $82.00

        6. 9.11.6 ATCO Limited

          $114.00

        7. 9.11.7 Behlen Manufacturing Company

          $126.00

        8. 9.11.8 Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated

          $107.00

        9. 9.11.9 BlueScope Steel Limited

          $452.00

        10. 9.11.10 Bridgestone Corporation

          $146.00

        11. 9.11.11 Britco Structures Incorporated

          $91.00

        12. 9.11.12 Chief Industries Incorporated

          $86.00

        13. 9.11.13 Coreslab Structures Incorporated

          $82.00

        14. 9.11.14 Cretex Companies Incorporated

          $82.00

        15. 9.11.15 CRH plc

          $227.00

        16. 9.11.16 DeLuxe Building Systems Incorporated

          $82.00

        17. 9.11.17 EnCon Companies

          $82.00

        18. 9.11.18 Euramax Holdings Incorporated

          $106.00

        19. 9.11.19 Fabcon Incorporated

          $82.00

        20. 9.11.20 Gate Petroleum Company

          $107.00

        21. 9.11.21 HeidelbergCement AG

          $122.00

        22. 9.11.22 High Companies

          $107.00

        23. 9.11.23 Kingspan Group plc

          $177.00

        24. 9.11.24 Lester Building Systems LLC

          $82.00

        25. 9.11.25 Madison Industries Incorporated

          $100.00

        26. 9.11.26 Mark Line Industries Incorporated

          $82.00

        27. 9.11.27 Modtech Holdings Incorporated

          $82.00

        28. 9.11.28 Modular Space Corporation

          $154.00

        29. 9.11.29 NCI Building Systems Incorporated

          $427.00

        30. 9.11.30 Nucor Corporation

          $274.00

        31. 9.11.31 Palomar Modular Buildings LLC

          $82.00

        32. 9.11.32 Penn Lyon Homes Corporation

          $82.00

        33. 9.11.33 Rubb AS

          $128.00

        34. 9.11.34 Safecrete

          $82.00

        35. 9.11.35 Schulte Building Systems Incorporated

          $99.00

        36. 9.11.36 Smith-Midland Corporation

          $89.00

        37. 9.11.37 Sprung Instant Structures Incorporated

          $88.00

        38. 9.11.38 Sunbelt Modular Incorporated

          $84.00

        39. 9.11.39 Sunward Consolidated Group

          $100.00

        40. 9.11.40 Ternium SA

          $82.00

        41. 9.11.41 United Structures of America Incorporated

          $82.00

        42. 9.11.42 Universal Fabric Structures Incorporated

          $116.00

        43. 9.11.43 Walden Structures

          $82.00

        44. 9.11.44 Whirlwind Steel Buildings Incorporated

          $82.00

        45. 9.11.45 Whitley Manufacturing Company Incorporated

          $82.00

      12. 9.12 Additional Companies in the Industry

        $447.00

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