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Architecture Billings Index Reverts into Negative Territory for First Time in Nine Months

After indicating increasing demand for design services for the better part of a year, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) has reversed course in April. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to 12 … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Continue to Gain Momentum

The latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI) from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) reflects a steady upturn in design activity. The ABI reflects the approximate nine- to twelve-month lag time between architecture billings and construction spending. AIA has reported that the March … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Index Continues to Improve

The Architectural Billings Index (ABI) is continuing to rise, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The February ABI score was 54.9, up slightly from a mark of 54.2 in January. The ABI reflects the … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Index Sees Surge

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) is reflecting its strongest growth since November 2007, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA).  The ABI reflects the approximate nine- to twelve-month lag time between architecture billings and construction … Continue reading

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Architectural Billings Index Up for Fifth Consecutive Month

The Architectural Billings Index (ABI), which reflects the approximate nine- to twelve- month lag time between architectural billings and construction spending, was 52.0 for the month of December, down from 53.2 in November. The score reflects an increase in demand … Continue reading

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ABI Gains Positive Ground, First Time in Five Months

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) shows positive growth for the first time since March, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects. The ABI inched nearly three points up. August held an ABI score of 50.2, in … Continue reading

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