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Despite Weather, Construction Industry Making Best of Start to 2014

Construction economists don’t always see eye-to-eye, and that’s okay, according to Bernard Markstein, chief economist for Reed Construction Data. “We seem to agree on most things, but not everything …we’re economists. That’s what we do,” he says. But during a … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Index Shows Slight Improvement

After starting out the year on a positive note, there was another minor increase in the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) last month, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The ABI reflects the approximate nine- … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Index Sees Slight Rebound

After consecutive months of contracting demand for design services, there was a modest uptick in the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) for the month of January, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The ABI reflects the … Continue reading

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Nonresidential Building Activity Projected to Accelerate in 2014

Healthy fundamentals in the commercial property market combined with the international economy returning to more traditional growth levels are factoring into a projected increase in growth for the design and construction industry, according to a new report from the American … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Index Declines

Following consistently increasing demand for design services throughout most of 2013, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) has posted its first consecutive months of contraction since May and June of 2012. The ABI reflects the approximate nine- to 12-month lead time between … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Index Sees Slight Contraction

After six months of steadily increasing demand for design services, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) paused in November, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The ABI reflects the approximate nine- to 12-month lead time between … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Index Slows Down

Following three months of accelerating demand for design services, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) reflected a somewhat slower pace of growth in October, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The ABI reflects the approximate nine- … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Index Surges Higher

Showing a steady increase in the demand for design services, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) continues to accelerate, as it reached its second highest level of the year, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA).  … Continue reading

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PPG Names Patterson International Sales Manager for Latin America

PPG Industries has named Deron Patterson international sales manager, flat glass international. A 14-year sales veteran in the U.S. glass industry, Patterson has been handling architectural accounts in Texas, Louisiana and Mexico for the past seven years while also conducting … Continue reading

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AIA Issues Call-for-Submissions for Emerging Professionals Summit

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) currently is seeking essays that address what role architects will play in society in 2033. The essays will be used in preparation for an AIA Emerging Professionals Summit scheduled for January 24-26, 2014, in Albuquerque, … Continue reading

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