UAE's landscape market worth an estimated $70bn
Experts predict tremendous growth in garden and landscaping market
Continued growth in infrastructure and public utility projects in the UAE has led to growth in the garden and landscape market, which is estimated to be worth over $70bn, according to organisers of one of the sector’s biggest trade events.
“The UAE construction industry is estimated to be worth around AED2.63 trillion ($714.8bn) with large infrastructure and public utility projects in the pipeline. We estimate that the garden and landscaping needs within this figure to be about ten percent of the construction cost,” said Ahmed Pauwels, CEO of Epoc Messe Frankfurt GmbH, organiser of Garden+Landscaping Middle East.
Garden+Landscaping Middle East, which will take place at the Dubai international Convention and Exhibition Centre from October 31 to November 2, estimates that the UAE garden and landscape market in the UAE is therefore worth over $70bn.
The exhibition will showcase some of the emerging trends in the region, including the increasing use of organic fertilisers and herbicides, methods to reduce water use and eco-friendly landscaping techniques.”
Trends that will also be focused on include the increased use of eco-friendly landscaping techniques, the use of recycled water and the increased use of mulch to reduce costs.