Related Links: Record-Size Swimming Pools Come to the U.S. for the First Time Since 2006, pools designed by Crystal Lagoons Corp. have held records for the world's largest pools. Today, 300 are operating or in the process of development in 60 countries, the company reports. Typically, the pools anchor resort communities. Click to begin the slide show.
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.