U.S. Commercial Paving Slabs Market Size & Trend Report

U.S. Commercial Paving Slabs Market Size & Trend Analysis By Product (Concrete, Clay, Stone, Crushed Stone), Competitive Landscape, Price Trend Analysis, And Segment Forecasts, 2018 - 2025

  • Published Date: Apr, 2017
  • Base Year for Estimate: 2015
  • Report ID: GVR-1-68038-788-9
  • Format: Electronic (PDF)
  • Historical Data: 2014 - 2015
  • Number of Pages: 64

Industry Insights

The U.S. commercial paving slabs market size was estimated at USD 926.0 million in 2015. Increasing demand for advanced concrete pavers with superior strength and performance is likely to drive the growth over the forecast period. In addition, the availability of the concrete based products at economical prices coupled with superior aesthetics is expected to drive the industry growth over the forecast period.

The market in the U.S. is expected to be driven by the growth of the commercial constructional activities. The region exhibited an increase in the infrastructural spending pertaining to the décor and aesthetics of commercial installations leading to an increase in the demand for the product. Increasing demand for high quality product with limited maintenance expenditure is expected to drive the growth.

U.S. commercial paving slab market volume, by application 2014 - 2025 (Million Sq. ft.)

U.S. commercial paving slab market

The rebuilding of the construction industry in the economy coupled with growing substitution of the conventional flooring solutions with pavers, is expected to drive the growth over the next nine years. The demand for concrete products is expected to rise in the wake of product use for parking spaces in commercial installations.

The industry is characterized by the presence of an extensive supply chain network comprising dealers and product distributors to facilitate product distribution over a large area. In addition, the companies in the market exhibit a degree of integration in order to amplify profit margins and allow for increased product customization and modifications

Raw materials used for the product manufacture used for commercial installations include cement, concrete, and stone such as granite. The raw material used for the production of such slabs is readily available in the U.S. with the balance being imported from low-cost manufacturers across the globe.

The market is expected to exhibit high growth on account of the rising demand for the product as the primary choice for floorings for commercial establishments by the consumers in the region. In addition, high customization options provided by the manufacturers to the consumers is expected to increase the affinity of the consumers towards the use of the product.

The market witnesses the presence of a number of companies involved in the production and supply of raw materials such as cement, stone and clay. In addition, the companies operate a dedicated distribution network leading to an uninterrupted supply. Some of the manufacturers in the industry are integrated to raw material procurement thereby reducing the raw material cost.

The market for commercial slab paving is characterized by high profit margins and medium to high initial capital investments. In addition, the manufacturers require the presence of either an extensive direct distribution network or an appreciable third party distribution channel to gain market share leading to higher initial capital investment requirements.

Product Insights

The market for concrete commercial pavers is expected to be driven by the growth of commercial construction sector in the economy. Rising expenditure on the interior and exterior landscaping of the commercial structures is expected to drive the growth over the next nine years. In addition, the demand for concrete based pavers is expected to be driven by characteristics such as superior strength coupled with a low price of the pavers.

The growth of construction industry in the economy coupled with rising expenditure on the décor interior designing is expected to drive the demand for stone based products over the forecast period. High demand for granite pavers due to superior strength and durability is expected to drive the growth over the next nine years.

A majority of the dimension stone used in the production of stone based product is imported from the low cost mining companies located in Brazil, China, and India due to lack of significant natural repositories in the economy. This leads to an increase in the production cost of the pavers thereby elevating the price of the products.

The demand for clay pavers is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 8% by volume from 2016 to 2025, on account of easy availability and low price of the product. In addition, the industry for clay pavers in the U.S. is likely to grow on account of the use for high strength pavers for commercial installations.

Crushed stone pavers are one of the least used pavers for commercial installations due to low strength coupled with the high maintenance cost of the product. The use of the product is limited to the demand for abstract décor as and when desired by the architects or the developers of commercial projects.

Regional Insights

The industry in the U.S. is expected to grow driven by the development of a strong commercial construction market. Increasing demand for aesthetically pleasing commercial spaces in the region on account of the development of a strong industrial base is expected to drive the growth over the forecast period.

The presence of a number of raw material manufacturing companies in the economy is expected to cast a positive impact on the industry through the reduction of the procurement costs. In addition, the market is expected to benefit from the rising expenditure on the interior designing leading to an increase in the sales volumes.

The industry is expected to exhibit growth on account of development of advanced products with superior strength. In addition, the market is expected to be driven by the rising substitution of conventional flooring solutions with the paving slabs.

Competitive Insights

The market for commercial paving slabs in the U.S. is characterized by the presence of a large number of companies. The market entry barriers are restricted to plant setup cost which accounts for a significant share of the initial capital investment and setting up of a robust distribution network necessary for the supply of finished products to the clients.

Strategic Diamond Model

Strategic Diamond Model

Majority of the commercial installations is undertaken through contracts for which the product quality and price form the major customized entities. The companies attempt to increase their market share through strategies such as employment of dedicated distribution channels to cater to the demand in Canada and the U.S.

Majority of the companies in the industry lay high emphasis on the residential sales for the daily operations and commercial contracts are gained through decrease in the product price and extent of customization possible for such installations. The products available in the market do not exhibit high differentiation with the companies involved in the sales and distribution of similar stone and concrete based products.

Report Scope



Base year for estimation


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2014, 2015

Forecast period

2016 - 2025

Market representation                                                

Volume in million square feet, revenue in USD Million and CAGR from 2016 to 2025

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Segments covered in the report

This report forecasts revenue growth and provides an analysis on the industry trends in each of the sub-segments from 2014 to 2025. For the purpose of this study, Grand View Research has segmented the U.S. commercial paving slabs market on the basis of product:

  • Product Outlook (Volume, Million Square Feet; Revenue, USD Million, 2014 - 2025)

    • Concrete

    • Stone

    • Clay

    • Crushed Stone

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