Your market must also be sustainable; do not piggyback on trends as these wax and wane regularly, potentially leaving your business with no customers. Market research is essential to check if your business idea is viable; your market should not be devoid of players but neither should it be saturated. Read our guide to conducting market research for more information. To start you’ll need a degree level qualification in architecture and have specialised in one of the key aspects involved . Typically, as a service-based business you’ll been paid on an hourly basis and in some cases you may have retainers for longer term projects. You can market yourself by creating a list of local and national architecture firms, emailing them your portfolio and a list of the services you can offer.
- Statistically like most businesses your destined to fail but there’s also the potential of going on to build