Executive Suites & Business Centers – Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
- Market size and major product and service segments
- Key industry statistics, trends, and financial ratios
- Operating conditions and current performance
- Competitive landscape and environment
- Major company profiles and market shares
- Five-year outlook and growth forecasts
Online news source provides news and information for the executive suite, office business center, and virtual office industries on a global basis, with topics covered include industry trends and updates, financial news, industry standards, sales and marketing, new technologies, and more. All articles are available free online.
Global Workspace Association
The Office Wire
Bimonthly publication features news and information for the workspace-as-a-service industry, with topics covered in each issue including workspace trends and developments, economic trends, conference updates, association news, and more. Selected articles from current issue and archived issues are available online.
Instant Offices Limited
North America Executive Suite Review
Market research report provides an overview of the North American executive suite market, with information provided including largest providers ranked by centers, average contract term in months, and market-specific data (number of open centers, average monthly workstation rate, and average number of workstations per contract) for the U.S., Canada, and selected metro markets. Report can be downloaded and viewed online.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national, state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of companies, market volume and sales trends, average company sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Business Support Services
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- Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
- Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
- Profitability and return on investment ratios
- Liquidity and working capital ratios
- Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
- Capital structure and debt service ratios
Global Workspace Association
GWA Financial Study
Annual financial study provides financial and operating performance measures by type of operation (e.g., office business center (OBC), co-working space, OBC/co-working space hybrid, all virtual, and all meeting space), with topics covered including pricing, occupancy, breakeven, and profitability, and with comparative survey results grouped separately for high profit firms, which are the top 25 percent ranked by profit margin.
Executive Suite / Serviced Office Leasing
(see links for individual reports)
Cost structure benchmarks section of these reports provide an analysis of industry costs and profits as a percentage of revenue by income and expense category (e.g., purchases, wages, depreciation, marketing, rent and utilities, other expenses, and earnings before interest and taxes) and includes commentary on trends and expectations for specific categories. Sample report can be downloaded and viewed online.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
The Association of Executive and Administrative Professionals
Online interactive database provides average salary data for executive and administrative professional job positions (executive assistant, administrative assistant, legal assistant, HR assistant, and office manager), with compensation data for each job position broken down by type of industry, years of experience, level of education, and geographic region (U.S., Canada, state, or province). Survey data is available free online.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Outlook Handbook - Secretaries and Administrative Assistants https://www.bls.gov/secretaries-and-administrative-assistants.htm
Information provided for this occupational category includes a description of the nature of the work and the work environment, number and types of jobs, education and training requirements, wages and earnings, employment outlook, and sources for additional information. All information is available free online.
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