Report finds hardscapes continuing to drive unit masonry volume

Sources: Freedonia Group, Cleveland; CP staff Rising interest in outdoor living will remain a key catalyst of residential concrete or clay brick, block, and paver sales through 2025, according to a new analysis by market researcher Freedonia Group. Hardscaping, by far the leading application for concrete units, is expected to account for 70 percent of total market gains and will…

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Landscaping market report: Modest, sustained growth ahead

Source: Freedonia Group, Cleveland A new analysis from building and construction market researcher Freedonia forecasts demand for landscaping products in residential applications will grow 2.3 percent per year through 2025, to $7.2 billion. Major trends underpinning stronger sales have seen increased intensity as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, including: greater investment in outdoor living areas, which can offer a…

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EP Henry units populate 3D landscaping, hardscaping program

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A representative group of concrete paver and retaining wall offerings from leading mid-Atlantic operator EP Henry, Woodbury, N.J., can be used to create 3D landscape renderings in Idea Spectrum’s Realtime Landscaping Plus, Pro and Architect versions. Loaded with participating vendors’ product files and specifications, the software packages afford design professionals and do-it-yourself users instant project visualization.

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EP Henry: Business not as usual in ‘The Future of Hardscaping’

Attendance at the 15th Mid-Atlantic Hardscaping Trade Show reached levels near those of 2007, participants confirming that customers are ready and willing to invest in projects.

True to a “Keep Moving Forward” theme, the Mid-Atlantic Hardscaping Trade Show (MAHTS) at the Atlantic City (N.J.) Convention Center earlier this year saw sharply improved metrics against 2013 figures: attendance and number of exhibitors up 50 percent and 35 percent, respectively, and many participants noting they are booked well into the season—a first for such an indicator since 2007.

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