Survey Exposes Contractor Buying Intentions in 2013

Recent survey of landscape contractors shows which types of equipment are most likely to be purchased in 2013.

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Despite all of the talk about fiscal cliffs and economic uncertainty, the landscaping industry keeps chugging along at roughly 4% annual growth. Many contractors have remained busy and expect good things in 2013. Thus, many are in need of updating and/or expanding their equipment fleets.

A fall 2012 Green Industry PRO magazine survey of landscape contractors sheds some light on which types of equipment contractors plan to buy and/or rent in 2013. The most likely are:

  • Trimmers, etc. – 68%
  • Mowers – 62%
  • Blowers – 49%
  • Trucks – 41%

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