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Architecture Billings Index:  2021

The latest data from the AIA.  Leading economic indicators by region and sector.

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Architecture Billings Index:  Historical Data

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2021: The Rollercoaster Year That Changed Construction Forever

Supply chain, worker shortage, inflation & infrastructure shift the industry

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Acuity Reports Strong Quarter: Here are the Takeaways

Company is optimistic about 2022 and is confident it can effectively navigate the supply chain challenges

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Pulse of Lighting: The Latest Report

Fourth quarter lighting results are "encouraging"

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Supply Chain: “Mini-Peak” Ahead

2021 was a record year, and now we brace for Chinese New Year

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Acuity Brands to Announce Price Increase on January 4

Price increase amounts are not specified and will vary by product

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Small Architecture Firm Revenue Dipped to $410K During Pandemic

Firms experienced 20% revenue dip in 2020, but principal salaries remained flat

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"Discombobulated" Market Presents both Peril and Opportunity

Report reveals industry sentiments on current & future markets

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Construction Input Prices Rise 21% in One Year

"Contractors should expect elevated prices well into 2022"

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Conflicting Reports Issued on Port Congestion Progress

Government cites improvement while analyst calls it "political theater"

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Large Projects Continue to Enter Planning Stages

$400M+ Projects Initiated in South Carolina, New Mexico and California​​​​​​​

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Distribution Roundup:  Graybar, WESCO & Rexel

"If you’re not up by close to 20%, you’re losing share"

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Infrastructure Bill to Stimulate Construction

Electrical distribution will benefit in power and supply segments.

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Manufacturer Confidence Dips to Lowest Level Since May 2020

Demand is still strong, but supply chain concerns are prolonged

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Demand for Design Services Continues to Increase

South and Midwest Regions are particularly strong

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Total Construction Starts Rebound in September

$500+ million projects break ground in Pennsylvania, California & Texas

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Ports and Big Business Step Up to Ease Supply Chain Pressure

UPS, Home Depot, Samsung and others commit to additional 24/7 resources.

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Contractor Backlog & Confidence Dip Again

Worker shortage, supply chain and cost increases affect contractors

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Lighting & Controls Markets Have Incredible Room to Grow

The majority of commercial building space is still not utilizing LED lighting and controls

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Pulse of Lighting: Q3 Report

Here's what the distributor channel is saying about current lighting business

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17 projects worth $100M+ Entered Planning in September

Three $200M+ projects in Greater Boston, and a $500M office building in L.A.

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Acuity Brands' COVID Bounceback Continues

CEO Neil Ashe discusses lighting agents, product families and supply chain.

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Signify Announces Fourth Price Increase of 2021

Genlyte Solutions, Cooper Lighting, Color Kinetics and more

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Prices, Terms and Surcharges Steadily Increase

Lighting & controls makers respond to supply chain volatility

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Associations Urge Government Action on Supply Chain Challenges

Immediate action requested on tariffs, logistics, semiconductors and rising costs

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“We Can Ship” is the New Way to Delight Customers

Manufacturers and customers grapple with supply chain challenges

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Contractors Struggle to Find Workers, Materials

55% of commercial contractors report "high difficulty" in finding skilled workers

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Architecture Billings Continue to Increase

West and Midwest Region are particularly strong

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Contractor Backlog "Plummets"

Backlog and contractor confidence see dips in August

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Non-Resi Planning Dips for Third Straight Month

21 projects worth $100M+ entered planning during August

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Commercial Construction Job Market Softens

Nonresidential Construction Loses 20,300 Jobs in August

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White House Appoints a "Port Envoy"

Will this improve lead times for your favorite lighting products?

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Demand for Design Services Continues to Expand

C&I sector and Midwest Region are particularly strong

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Construction Starts Hit 5-Month Low

$800M+ projects started in Louisiana, California & New York

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Acuity Brands Expected to Announce Price Increase on Wednesday

The company's last price increase announcement was 2 months ago

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Commercial Project Starts Pull Back in July

$200M+ projects initiated in Texas, Oregon, Kentucky & Florida

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14 of the Top 20 Metro Areas Have Posted Gains in 2021

Commercial and multifamily starts advance in first half of 2021

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Orion Energy Systems Reports Solid Q1 Performance

Company expects full year revenue to increase at least 28% to a range of $150M to $155M.

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Outlook has Improved for Construction Spending

Office buildings are one of the only areas not predicted to see growth

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5 Takeaways From Signify’s Q2 Results

CNBC asks CEO if price increases will roll back after supply constraints subside.

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Architecture Billings: Robust Growth Continues

C&I sector and Midwest Region are particularly strong

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Total Construction Starts Slip in June

New projects break ground: $1B project in California, $400M+ project in NY.

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Construction Costs Rise 25% Over Last 12 Months

Construction economist explains, "the inflation drumbeat continues."

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Cooper Lighting Announces Third Price Increase of 2021

Prices and freight allowances are adjusted

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Signify Announces Third Price Increase of 2021

Genlyte Solutions, Philips and Advance brands raise prices due to supply chain pressures.

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Construction Momentum Loses Steam

Planning started for $100M+ projects in D.C., Iowa, Alaska and New York.

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