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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

ABI data 2008-2019.  "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

 


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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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Worker Shortages are Leading to Construction Employment Declines

Nonresidential Construction sheds 22,600 jobs in June due largely to worker shortages

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Construction Trends: Commercial Up, Resi Down

$475M+ projects break ground in Texas, Michigan and California

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Acuity Brands & GE Current Announce Price Increases

Shipping & material costs continue to increase

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Halted:  Lumenpulse Reverses Course on IPO

The company halts the $300M IPO that would have accelerated its acquisition strategy

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Biden Establishes Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force

Team will tackle near-term supply chain bottlenecks and supply-demand mismatches

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Construction Momentum Jumps in May

Commercial planning pushes Index to seventh consecutive monthly gain

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Acuity Brands Agrees to Buy OSRAM Business Unit

Acquisition broadens Acuity's portfolio while enabling increased vertical integration

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Orion's COVID Bounceback Continues

Company expects to broaden customer base to help regulate the revenue roller coaster

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The Escalating Costs of Construction

Prices for fixtures, controls, shipping and copper have jumped. So have overall construction costs.

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COVID's Impact on Lighting Revenues

How some major manufacturers fared before and after COVID

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Construction Momentum Hits 12-Year High

$250M+ Projects initiated in Arizona, California and New Jersey

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Signify CEO Shares Market Insights

Sales increase. Industry supply chain issues. 2021 rebound expected.

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"Here Comes the Tsunami of Growth"

Economist predicts construction markets to grow rapidly

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