Landscape Industry Sector Forecast 

Horticulture Week's Landscape Sector Forecast provides essential business intelligence including key development sectors, clients, hot locations and trends.  The Forecast is based on a wealth of planning data gathered via Horticulture Week's exclusive Landscape Project Leads service

South East: private sector housebuilding activity is helping to fuel healthy market conditions for the landscape sector - image: Pixabay

Landscape Sector Forecast 2017

The landscape sector has been enjoying relatively healthy market conditions on the back of private sector housebuilding activity, particularly across the South East.

Housing: developers such as Barratt London are key source of business - image: Barratt London

Landscape market prospects

Although Brexit may mean some benefits for those working in horticulture, the landscaping market is more reliant on market confidence, writes Josephine Smit.

Residential: housebuilders feature in this year’s listing of leading developers alongside retailers and local authorities - image: Bellway Homes

Key players in development

Housebuilders, retailers, developers and local authorities feature among this year's leading players but it has not been smooth sailing for all, Josephine Smit reports.

Landscape Sector Forecast 2016

London: the scale of development across the South East is yet to be matched in regions further afield from the capital - image: Pixabay

Market prospects for the year

What does the future hold for landscape this year? Josephine Smit draws on a wealth of planning data to highlight key development sectors, locations, players and more for 2016.

Around the regions

While the South East continues to lead the regions for projects in the pipeline, Birmingham City Council is top of the local authority league for new starts, Josephine Smit finds.

Hinkley Point: extensive landscaping work involved in development of nuclear power station - image: Flickr/Mark Robinson

Key landscape influencers

Landscaping's key players are a broad church stretching from global multidisciplinary businesses and national operators to established single-office firms, Josephine Smit reports.

Berkeley Homes apartments development

Key players in development

Renewed retailer confidence is fuelling growth in non-residential development while the housebuilders are reporting healthy forward order books for 2016, says Josephine Smit.

Aberfeldy Village: linear park forms a green spine through the scheme - image: Prime Place/Poplar HARCA

Landscape development projects in the pipeline

Josephine Smit looks in detail at four key developments currently in the pipeline.

Prospects for solar sector development look uncertain into 2016 - image: Pixabay

Some development trends to look out for in 2016

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