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Architecture Billings Index Moderates Slightly, Remains Strong

May 23rd, 2022

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reports that April was the fifteenth consecutive month in which architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services. AIA’s Architecture Billings Index score for April was 56.5. The index measured at 58.0 in March. Any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings. During April, scores for both new […]

Architecture Billings Continue to Hold Positive in 2018

Mar 21st, 2018

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is reporting an increase in architecture firm billings for February from its Architecture Billings Index (ABI), with several key segments showing an encouraging outlook for 2018. “We remain optimistic about the trends we’re seeing at architecture firms this year with the ABI continuing to show growth in February,” says […]

ABI Extends Growth Streak

Sep 19th, 2017

The latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI) continues to signal a heightened level of demand for design services, with all geographic regions and building project sectors showing positive conditions.

Architecture Billings Increase in July

Aug 23rd, 2017

Demand for design services continues to increase for the sixth consecutive month according to the latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI). The ABI reflects the approximate nine- to 12-month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the July ABI score was 51.9, down from a score of 54.2 […]

Architecture Billings Continue to Increase

Jun 22nd, 2017

Design services at architecture firms continue to prove the health of the construction market, as the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) recorded its fourth straight month of growth. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine- to 12-month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of […]

Architecture Billings Increase in April

May 24th, 2017

After beginning 2017 with a slight decline, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) has shown three straight months of growth in design revenue at architecture firms. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the April ABI score was 50.9, down from 54.3 in the previous month. This score still reflects an increase in design services, as […]

Architectural Billings up in February

Mar 23rd, 2017

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) showed growth in February after a weak January, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA). As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine- to 12-month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The February ABI score was 50.7, up from 49.5 in […]

Architectural Billings Slip Entering 2017

Feb 22nd, 2017

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) dipped in January after a strong showing in December. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the January ABI score was 49.5, down from 55.6 the previous month. This score reflects a minor decrease in design services (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). The new projects inquiry […]

ABI Finishes 2016 Strong

Jan 22nd, 2017

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) finished the year in positive terrain, with December capping off three straight months of growth in design billings. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the December ABI score was 55.9, up sharply from 50.6 in the previous month. This score reflects the largest increase in design services in 2016, […]

Architecture Billings Index Hits Rare Two-Month Downturn

Nov 1st, 2016

For the first time in four years, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) posted consecutive months of a decline in demand for design services.

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