Are you about writing a landscaping business plan? If YES, here is a sample SWOT analysis for a landscaping company to help you form a competitive strategy.

Landscaping Business Plan – Economic Analysis

Before setting up a landscaping business, entrepreneurs should thoroughly investigate the industry and be certain that the location they intend starting their landscape business is ready for their service offerings. In recent times, landscaping business owners have no option, other than to cope with the slumping demand from the available market; no thanks to economic downturn.

Conversely, in the next five years, the demand for landscaping services is projected to experience appreciable and steady growth. This is so because steady per capita disposable income growth is projected to encourage home owners to engage the services of landscapers.

Besides, the economic growth will definitely boost commercial expansion, and hopefully drive the need for industry operators that can maintain large corporate and resort campuses. It is important to note that the demand for landscape and lawn care services is driven somewhat by construction of new commercial properties and residences and also partly by the growth of the economy.

Landscaping and lawn care services depends on demand volume and of course operations’ efficiency to be able to generate enough income and profits. The overhead cost can be kept as low as possible and the required equipment cost is fixed which is why it is an industry that is open to all and sundry.

A Sample Landscaping Business Plan SWOT Analysis

  • Strength:

Our strength as a landscape company is the fact that we have healthy relationships with key stakeholders in Florida. We have some of the latest equipment that will help us deliver neat and excellent jobs. Our management team and workforce are highly trained and qualified to deliver excellent jobs within record time. We are well positioned and we have active presence in major cities in Florida.

  • Weakness:

Our weakness could be that we are a new landscaping company in Miami Beach, Florida and it will require consistency for us to gain the confidence of our prospective clients (homeowners, property managers and even the government).

  • Opportunities:

The opportunities that are available to us cannot be quantified; we know that there are loads of homeowners, property managers and government establishment that will require our services in Miami Beach and other cities in Florida.

  • Threat:

Some of the threats that we are likely going to face as a landscaping company are global economic downturn that can impact negatively on household spending, bad weather cum natural disasters and the arrival of a competitor (a company that offer same service as we do) within same location. There is hardly anything we could do as regards these threats other than to be optimistic that things will continue to work for our good.

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