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Construction Spending Projections Scaled Back for Rest of Year

Construction spending projections for the rest of the year have been lowered slightly, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Consensus Construction Forecast Panel. The panel cites the weather-related slow start in the nonresidential building market and continued weakness … Continue reading

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CGI Windows & Doors Earns AIA Honor

CGI Windows & Doors Inc. has been named Allied Member of the Year by AIA Florida for the second time. “We are so honored to be able to work wth so many wonderful chapters of the AIA throughout Florida,” says … Continue reading

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Architects Have Plenty of Pull in Glazing-Related Product Development

Give the people what they want. Or more precisely, give the architects what they want. More than 700 exhibitors re-convened Friday at Chicago’s McCormick Place for the second day of the American Institute of Architects’ national convention, AIA Convention 2014. … Continue reading

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AIA Exhibitors: Dynamic Glazing Playing Big Role in Healthcare Sector

Glass isn’t considered a form of medicine—at least not yet—but its impact in the healthcare sector is certainly being felt. The American Institute of Architect’s national convention, AIA Convention 2014, opened its gates in Chicago today at the McCormick Place, … Continue reading

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Glass Industry Priming for AIA Convention 2014 in Chicago

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The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) annual convention, the AIA Convention 2014, kicks off Thursday at a fitting setting—the home of the first skyscraper: Chicago. More than 700 exhibitors will convene at the McCormick Place for a three-day event that, … Continue reading

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Despite Weather, Construction Industry Making Best of Start to 2014

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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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