Frost.com - Building Management Technologies Research http://www.frost.com/c/10219/home.do - Building Management Technologies Research Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:15:57 Growth Opportunities for District Heating and Cooling in Asia, Forecast to 2021 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=P99D-01-00-00-00 District heating and cooling is not a new concept, but this technology is gaining traction in Asia in the current era of urbanization, energy insecurity, and climate change mitigation. The study period is 2014 2021, with the base year as 2016, and forecast period as 2017 to 2021. This research covers East Asia (Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan) and Southeast Asian countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, and Vietnam). The district heating and cooling market in Asia is expected to register a compound annual growth rate of (CAGR) of 4.1% by the end of the forecast period. Japan and South Korea are big on district energy, while the market for district cooling is slowly opening up in other parts of Asia, especially Southeast Asia. Singapore and Malaysia currently have few district cooling systems, while the other countries in this region remain largely untapped. The study also highlights the applicable visioning scenarios with their macro to micro implications. The visioning scenarios included are: social and demographic trends, industry Mega Trends, new business models, disruptive technologies, and competitive landscape trends. The study also enlists the key market drivers and restraints impacting the market, along with insights on the generation technologies used in the district energy market. Case studies that highlight best practices in district energy systems in the Asian countries are also included. Frost & Sullivan has considered eleven levers for growth in this market, highlighting vision and strategy and brand and demand growth opportunities. With the rise in awareness for energy efficiency and carbon emissions, the Asian region presents several opportunities for market growth. The study discusses eleven possible growth opportunities that will help market participants to gain a competitive advantage. For each of these growth opportunities, key context and opportunities along with a call to action have been discussed in this study. This research also talks about the strategic imperatives and top predictions for the district heating and cooling market. Key Questions this Study will Answer Is the market growing, and if so, at what rate? What is the anticipated growth rate for this market during 2017 to 2021? What are the new business models and disruptive technologies? What are the impacts of social and demographic trends, industry Mega Trends, disruptive technologies, new business models, and competitive landscape on the market? What are the key growth levers influencing the District Heating & Cooling (DHC) market? What are the possible growth opportunities in this market? What are the strategic imperatives for the DHC market? Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0000 European Integrated Facility Management Market, Forecast to 2022 http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/sublib/display-report.do?id=MD06-01-00-00-00 The integrated facility management (IFM) market in Europe is the fastest growing segment of the overall facility management (FM) industry. It is growing at the expense of the single service and bundled service segments. Currently, integrated facility management is going through a state of transformation, which is driven by technology innovation, new business models, emerging value propositions, and creative new service offerings alongside a more long-term trend of service integration and internationalisation. The IFM market is expected to see healthy growth throughout the forecast period. However, expectations will be kept in check by fierce competition and maturing of key markets such as the United Kingdom. The IFM market in Europe is one of the most developed and mature markets in the world and has a highly competitive international supply base. In many countries, services are commoditising and organic growth is hard to find. Therefore, companies need to innovate in order to ensure continued growth and profitability. The industry will continue to move towards service integration and sophisticated advisory services focussed on business productivity. Merger and acquisition (M&A) activity will continue. This study provides an in-depth understanding of the growth opportunities in the European IFM market in the wake of these transformations. The study includes growth forecasts, comprehensive market metrics, competitive analysis, service trends, customer sector trends, and a mapping of the most attractive opportunities for growth to 2022. The following are some of the crucial questions answered by this strategic and dynamic study: Which are the fastest growing countries in Europe for IFM? How will the market evolve to 2022? What is the competitive landscape expected to look like by 2022? Which are the suppliers that are poised to win? Which are the fastest growing customer segments in this market? What types of services will see growth and which are the ones that will face the maximum challenges due to the maturity of the market? How will suppliers react to the need for dynamic new value propositions? What impact will technology and new business models have on the future of IFM in Europe? What are the five most attractive growth opportunities for IFM in Europe? This study provides a full competitive analysis, including market shares, of the European market, both as a whole and at a regional level. It includes market revenue and growth forecasts to 2022 as well as analysis by country, service type, delivery model, vertical end-user market, and contract type. Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0100