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Most Popular Lighting Economy Features

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Architecture Billings Index:  2022

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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Commercial and Institutional Planning Activity Increases

$200+ million projects start in Virginia, Indiana and Arizona

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5 Things to Know: Week Ending April 30

"Alarms" and "Panic" are seemingly happening in supply chain circles

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Takeaways from Signify’s Solid Start to 2022

CEO: “We were extremely strong in the U.S. with Cooper.”

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LSI's Winning Streak Continues: Here are the Takeaways

Lighting Segment rises again, while the CEO tells Wall Street that the next two quarters look strong, too.

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Total Construction Starts Decline in March

$400+ million projects break ground in Nevada, Arizona and Lousiana

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Construction Backlog Up, Contractor Confidence Down

Demand for construction services "remains strong despite sky-high materials prices, skills shortages and elevated bids"

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Pulse of Lighting: The Latest Report

"If your lighting business is not up at least 6% you're trending backwards."

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Total Construction Starts See Increase

Huge U.S. semiconductor manufacturing projects get rolling in Arizona and New Mexico.

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Commercial Building Planning Ticks Up

Big $300+ million projects start in California and Virginia

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Commercial Lighting Rebate Trends for 2022

For the first time since they began, utility rebates for LED solutions were flat year over year

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Industry Demand Remains Strong

"Record quotations and orders, now if we could only ship the stuff."

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Russia, Ukraine & the U.S. Construction Economy

Economist shares quick thoughts on building materials, copper and energy prices

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Design Billings Continue Growth into 2022

Activity in the South way up. Northeast not-so-much.

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It’s Official:  Reggiani USA Ceases Operations

After mostly vanishing since January, company issues formal statement to North American market

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2022 Begins with Uptick in Project Starts

$500M+ projects start in New York, New Jersey and Alabama – including an Uncrustables factory

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Orion's Third Quarter Sales Dip 31%

Year to date sales still +26% versus the same period in 2021

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2022 Begins with Weaker Construction Momentum

$300+ million projects start in New York, Texas, Arizona and Oklahoma

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Nonresidential Construction Spending Projected to Increase through 2023

Industrial and healthcare sectors expected to be particularly strong

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The Vibrancy of Lighting M&A

It’s a seller's market. Are you ready to talk about your plans?

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5 Big Questions: The 2022 Construction Economy

Valuable info about market influences, vertical markets and variances in different U.S. regions

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Chip Shortages:  Help is on the Way?

Current situation is “alarming.”  Is U.S. chip production going to ease the future burden?

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C&I Building Activity Ticks Upward

$500+ million projects started in Georgia, California and Nevada.

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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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