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TAG: State of the industry

LM 2019 Industry Pulse: Still growing strong

January 3, 2020By
Travel and customer breakdown (Graphic: LM Staff)

2019 proved to be another strong year for the landscape industry, according to the latest LM Industry Pulse. Landscape pros are optimistic about their assessment of 2019, with 83 percent describing the market as “healthy.” Many expect that market health to continue into next year. As one respondent stated, “Our goals will increase; we have a lot of commercial work... read more

A Look Back: A far cry from 1995

December 23, 2019By

In 2019, it’s hard to imagine running a business without a computer. But the 1996 State of the Industry report (now Industry Pulse) showed that in 1995, only 70 percent of landscape contractors were using computers at their companies. And of that 70 percent, only about 14 percent of computer users had access to the internet, “the fast-growing computer web... read more

LM 2019 Industry Pulse: A look to the future

December 23, 2019By
Crews working on a project (Photo: Carolina Colorscapes)

While no one can predict the future for certain, many green industry professionals maintain a sense of optimism when looking ahead to 2020, according to the Industry Pulse survey. For example, on average, many survey respondents said they expect revenue to be up in 2020. “The market is good, and people are spending money,” says Jason Bishop, regional manager of... read more

Participate in the LM Industry Pulse survey

November 1, 2017By

The Landscape Management Industry Pulse survey is open for responses. Each year, LM surveys its audience and interviews readers to generate a report with key takeaways about the state of the landscape industry, including details like average annual revenue, growth rates, operating cost trends, challenges, opportunities and more. The LM Industry Pulse is published in the December issue. “I encourage... read more

Industry overview: Looking up

December 30, 2015By

Landscape professionals are having a good year—and they expect 2016 to be even better. The numbers are in: It was a good year for the landscape industry. Eighty-five percent of landscape professionals described the state of the market as “very healthy” or “relatively healthy”—up five points from last year, and nearly double the level we reported in 2010. “2014 was... read more