Parking Services in Australia Industry Market Research Report Now Updated by IBISWorld

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The impressive growth of the Parking Services in Australia industry is set slow as the potential for expansion dwindles. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Parking Services industry in Australia.

IBISWorld Market Research

IBISWorld Market Research

The limited number of new car parks, especially in CBD areas, is hampering the industry's ability to alter its product mix.

The Parking Services industry in Australia has continued to perform steadily, and is expected to post compound annual growth of 4.1% over the five years through 2013-14. Growth in revenue has been supported by strong demand in all market segments. The biggest factor has been the growth in air travel, as airport parking accounts for close to a third of industry revenue and is a large contributor to industry profitability. The concurrent growth in disposable incomes and budget airlines has allowed Australians to travel interstate and overseas in record numbers. On the ground, higher national employment has meant more demand for parking from the almost 70% of Australians who travel to work mainly by car. According to IBISWorld industry analyst Caroline Finch, “growth in employment levels has also boosted income levels, leading to a rise in new car registrations and increased demand for off-peak parking as Australians go out more often after hours.” This has boosted revenue from the daily, early bird and daily casual segments.

Industry revenue is projected to rise by 4.3% to $1.4 billion in 2013-14. Demand for parking services is expected to be aided by continued growth in motor vehicle registration. Revenue prospects for the industry may be hindered by weak growth in employment levels, which may reduce the total number of commuters requiring car parking spaces in CBD areas. “Continued competition from public transport, along with weak growth in demand from commercial and industrial building construction, may also affect revenue throughout the year,” says Finch. The industry exhibits a medium level of concentration, with operators Wilson Parking Australia 1992 Pty Ltd and Secure Parking Pty Ltd dominating in terms of market share.

Industry revenue is forecast to post steady compound annual growth over the next five years. Demand for the Parking Services industry is expected to slow during this period, with declines in disposable incomes and increased unemployment. At the same time, a limited number of new car parks, especially in CBD areas around the country, is hampering the industry's ability to alter its product and service mix. This situation has come about due to council policies against congestion in important locations such as the City of Melbourne and the City of Sydney, as well as increased competition from developers for scarce CBD land in major cities.

For more information, visit IBISWorld’s Parking Services report in Australia industry page.

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IBISWorld industry Report Key Topics

Operators in this industry provide parking space for motor vehicles, generally on an hour, daily or monthly basis. This includes parking garages, parking stations and valet parking. Car parks operated by councils are excluded from this industry.

Industry Performance
Executive Summary
Key External Drivers
Current Performance
Industry Outlook
Industry Life Cycle
Products & Markets
Supply Chain
Products & Services
Major Markets
International Trade
Business Locations
Competitive Landscape
Market Share Concentration
Key Success Factors
Cost Structure Benchmarks
Basis of Competition
Barriers to Entry
Industry Globalisation
Major Companies
Operating Conditions
Capital Intensity
Technology & Systems
Revenue Volatility
Regulation & Policy
Industry Assistance
Key Statistics
Industry Data
Annual Change
Key Ratios

About IBISWorld Inc.

Recognised as the nation’s most trusted independent source of industry and market research, IBISWorld offers a comprehensive database of unique information and analysis on every Australian industry. With an extensive online portfolio, valued for its depth and scope, the company equips clients with the insight necessary to make better business decisions. Headquartered in Melbourne, IBISWorld serves a range of business, professional service and government organisations through more than 10 locations worldwide. For more information, visit or call (03) 9655 3886.

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