The corporate relocation service market is estimated to be valued at US$ 17.66 billion in 2023 and is expected to exhibit a CAGR of 7% over the forecast period 2023 – 2030, as highlighted in a new report published by Coherent Market Insights.
Corporate relocation services help employees and executives easily navigate the challenges associated with relocating for new jobs or assignments. These services handle all aspects of domestic and international relocations including the packing and transportation of household items, selling or buying of homes, visa and immigration assistance, temporary housing arrangements, and school search assistance for families with children. The increasing demand for highly skilled global talent is driving the need for workforce mobility and in turn boosting the corporate relocation service market.
The corporate relocation service market is witnessing high growth owing to growing digitalization and increasing demand for global talent mobility. Digitalization has enabled relocation management companies to offer enhanced services through online platforms and mobile applications. Their clients and transferees can now manage assignments, track shipments, search housing, file paperwork, and access other relocation resources conveniently online. The rising penetration of internet and smartphones has accelerated this digital transformation.
Furthermore, the growing adoption of global talent management strategies by multinational corporations is auguring well for the Global Corporate Relocation Service Market. Organizations are relying on global talent acquisition to remain competitive and tap into specialized skillsets worldwide. This is propelling the need for efficient relocation support and services. Comprehensive relocation programs help recruit, onboard, and retain top international talent, thereby boosting business growth.
The global corporate relocation service market is segmented into domestic services and international services. The domestic services segment currently dominates the market, with a share of over 60% in 2023. This is because domestic relocation within a country is more common for corporations compared to international relocations, which requires extensive coordination and legal documentation.
Political: Government policies influence corporate relocation decisions. Trade wars or sanctions can impact relocation needs. Tax policies also affect which locations are preferred.
Economic: Economic growth opportunities across regions drive corporate relocation demands. During recession, relocation activities may reduce.
Social: Availability of skilled talent pool affects relocation decisions. Corporations also consider lifestyle factors and social infrastructure available to employees’ families.
Technological: Advanced technology solutions help streamline relocation processes, ensuring seamless transitions. Digital solutions offer virtual walkthroughs, online document processing for relocation management.
The global corporate relocation service market is expected to witness high growth, exhibiting a CAGR of 7% over the forecast period of 2023-2030. This is attributed to increasing globalization of businesses and cross-border mergers & acquisitions. The market size is estimated to reach US$ 30.14 billion by 2030 from US$ 17.66 billion in 2023.
Regional analysis indicates that North America accounts for the largest market share currently due to presence of large multi-national corporations in the region. However, Asia Pacific is emerging as the fastest growing regional market driven by growing foreign investments in countries such as China, India and Southeast Asian nations.
Key players operating in the corporate relocation service market are Graebel Companies, SIRVA, Relocation Management Company (RMC), Crown Worldwide, Santa Fe Group, FIDI Global Alliance, MSI Global Talent Solutions, Cartus, Atlas Van Lines, Allied Van Lines, NorthAmerican Van Lines, Arpin Van Lines, Wheaton World Wide Moving, United Van Lines, Mayflower Transit, Bekins, Beltmann Relocation Group, Corrigan Moving Systems, Clark & Reid, and Eclipse Relocation. These players are focusing on mergers & acquisitions and digital innovations to strengthen their service offerings and geographic footprint.