A good combination: An improving economy and rising outsourcing facilitate growth

Industry operators provide a range of services, including cleaning, security and reception services, as well as repair and maintenance to buildings and equipment. These services are bundled together into one contract. The industry has a medium level of market share concentration, with the top four players estimated to have a combined market share of approximately 45% in 2018. Industry revenue is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 2.3% over the five years through 2018 to €162.5 million. Improving economic conditions, a rising number of businesses setting up shop in Ireland and higher levels of outsourcing activity undertaken by public- and private-sector firms enhanced demand for services provided by industry operators...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • High levels of outsourcing by firms in the private and public sectors supported industry growth
  • More companies have outsourced their peripheral activities to focus on their core businesses
  • Demand should improve as downstream businesses undertake expansion activity
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Combined facilities support firms mainly offer services on contract to large private- and public-sector organisations, which are highly concentrated in Dublin, followed by the South-West of Ireland. Being close to client markets is important for industry operators because many provide bespoke combinations of facilities management services, which require an intimate knowledge of a client's facilities and operations. Therefore, the overall distribution of enterprises follows the pattern of regional shares of gross value added...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry are

  • Ability to compete on tender
  • Having a good reputation
  • Provision of a related range of goods/services ("one stop shop")
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business sentiment index and Number of businesses in the Combined Facilities Support Activities industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Combined Facilities Support Activities in Ireland Industry?

    Firms operating in this industry provide a combination of support services in a client’s facilities. These include general interior cleaning, maintenance, rubbish disposal, security, post distribution, reception, laundry and related services. These support activities are performed by employees not involved with or responsible for the core business or activities of the client.

    Industry Products
  • Cleaning services
  • Repairs and maintenance
  • Security services
  • Catering services
  • Other support services
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing general interior cleaning services
  • Providing waste disposal
  • Maintaining buildings and offices
  • Providing reception services
  • Providing guards and security
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business sentiment index
  • Number of businesses
  • Index of services
  • National minimum wage

  • Current Performance
    Stronger demand conditionsOutsourcing facilitates growth
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Demand expandsEU exit consequences
  • Table: Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Hotels in Ireland
  • Banks in Ireland
  • Hospitals in Ireland

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Chemical Product Wholesaling in Ireland
  • Temporary-Employment Placement Agencies in Ireland

  • Products & Services
  • Other support services
  • Cleaning services
  • Repairs and maintenance
  • Security services
  • Catering services
  • Chart: Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Offices
  • Other
  • Public sector
  • Hospitality sector
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Payments to subcontractors
  • Purchases
  • Rent and utilities
  • Depreciation
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Combined Facilities Support Activities

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    ISS Ireland Ltd, MITIE Facilities Management Ltd,
  • Table: ISS Ireland Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: MITIE Facilities Management Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Combined Facilities Support Activities Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Hard Facilities Management
  • The physical maintenance of buildings, plant and equipment.
  • Outsourcing
  • When an organisation contracts another business to carry out some services.
  • Soft Facilities Management
  • Support services such as cleaning, reception, security and laundry services.
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