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Architecture Billings Index Accelerates in March

For the second consecutive month, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) indicated a modest increase in design activity in March. The ABI reflects the approximate nine- to twelve-month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects … Continue reading

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Architectural Billings Index Up in December

Demand for design services increased in 10 of 12 months in 2014, according to American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Architectural Billings Index (ABI), which “points to a healthy outlook for the nonresidential construction industry,” according to a release. … Continue reading

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ABI Remains Positive in October

Demand for design services appears healthy as a result of continued strength in the multi-family residential market and the emerging growth for institutional projects, as reflected in the latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI). As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, … 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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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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