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.
The landscape sector has been enjoying relatively healthy market conditions on the back of private sector housebuilding activity, particularly across the South East.
Although Brexit may mean some benefits for those working in horticulture, the landscaping market is more reliant on market confidence, writes Josephine Smit.
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.
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.
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.
Landscaping's key players are a broad church stretching from global multidisciplinary businesses and national operators to established single-office firms, Josephine Smit reports.
Renewed retailer confidence is fuelling growth in non-residential development while the housebuilders are reporting healthy forward order books for 2016, says Josephine Smit.
Josephine Smit looks in detail at four key developments currently in the pipeline.
Landscape Foreperson / Experienced Landscaper (soft landscaping based)
Gavin Jones Ltd Mirfield, West Yorkshire
Street Tree Ltd Central London
Service Manager - Landscapes & Arboriculture
Bournville Village Trust Bournville, Birmingham, West Midlands
Gardeners – Full-time or Part-time positions available
Dean and Chapter of Canterbury Canterbury, Kent
The Crown Estate Windsor, Berkshire