New York, NY, April 06, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- The latest report by Netscribes Inc, a global market intelligence firm, delves deep into the facilities management market in India, providing an insight into the various market segments. India woke up to facilities management services when companies started outsourcing their non-core activities to different vendors.
Non-core services would refer to activities in the likes of cleaning, maintenance, house keeping, electrical and plumbing and other multifarious issues. Biggies would generally outsource these activities to vendors as an initiative for cost cutting. Facility management comprises a wide range of services that are common to all organizations. Presently, facilities management services has widened its reach to every infrastructural facility that requires maintenance including shopping malls, airports, hospitals, hotels, metro rail and others. With the passage of time, facility management is expected to experience robust growth riding on the infrastructural developments in the country.
The report begins with a snapshot of macro-economic indicators in India. It proceeds towards giving a brief introduction to the term, facilities management and its definition. It also provides with a categorization of the broad types of services in facilities management along with a break-up of the same in India. The introduction section ends with an overview of the diverse applications of facilities management services.
This section is followed by an overview section which throws light on both the global as well as the Indian market for facilities management services. The Indian market overview is tagged with a brief description of the market along with its market size and its growth rate. A geographic distribution and a supply chain which makes up the sector. The cost break-up helps to analyze the different heads that are counted when end product (service in this case) is finally rendered.
The report further throws light on the major types of contracts that are generally processed in this sector. Brief descriptions of the same helps to understand the flowchart of the activities and the contract segmentation throws light on which contracts have more takers and how the sector usually works.
An analysis of the drivers explains the factors for growth of the industry that include boom in real estate, rise in infrastructural development, growth in retail sector, growth of hospitality sector and improving healthcare scenario. A strong growth in real estate sector translates into immense potential for facilities management services as residential and commercial properties call forth facilities management services such as housekeeping, security, cleaning, engineering, electrical and mechanical services. Infrastructural facilities namely airports, roads, railways, metro rail also ask for help from facilities management companies as these units look for constant maintenance.
Growth in the retail sector is considered to be another area which has fuelled the growth for facilities management services as expansion in organized retailing formats like malls, supermarkets call for maintenance. Moreover, the hospitality sector is also being seen as a revenue generating segment for facilities management services as hotels and eateries compartmentalize a significant portion of their costs for their upkeep and maintenance. Finally, hospitals and healthcare sector also needs facilities management services, since it represents cleanliness and growth which translates into higher requirement for facilities management services. Though there are many drivers that help the sector to grow, yet there are certain hindrances that pose challenges for the same, namely shortage of manpower and large unorganized segment.
The major areas of concern for facilities management companies are: exposure to facilities management as a stream of study, mechanization of services, project management and general contracting services continuing to evolve and investments and M&A activity in facilities management sector.
The next section deals with the industry association that defines the sector in India and deliberates on the general overview, membership and benefits of the same.
The competitive landscape section begins with the Porter’s Five Forces Analysis, illustrating the competitive rivalry, bargaining power of suppliers and buyers and threat of new entrants and substitutes. The section includes competitive benchmarking of the top players operating in the Indian facilities management services market. The report also features brief profiles of major domestic and foreign players in the market and a snapshot of their corporation, financial performance along with the key financial ratios, business highlights, their product portfolio and SWOT analysis, thus providing an insight into the existing competitive scenario.
The report concludes with a section on strategic recommendations which comprises an analysis of the growth strategies for the facilities management companies in India.