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Architecture Billings Index:  2023

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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NEMA Survey Reveals Continued Industry Confidence

The current conditions index hits a four-month high, signaling cautious optimism

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Architecture Firms Face Continued Decline in Billings

All sectors finish 2023 on down note, but new project inquiries tick up slightly

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Construction Starts Grow 20% in December

$800+ million mega projects get rolling in Texas and Illinois

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C&I Planning Activity Remains Robust Going into 2024

Large $400+ million projects get rolling in Texas, Alabama and Minnesota

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Pulse of Lighting: The Latest Report

Pulse of Lighting reveals continued sluggishness to end '23 and cautious optimism for '24.

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Industry Confidence Rises Amid Economic Challenges

Despite inflation concerns, the Electroindustry Business Confidence Index shows marked improvement

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Business Conditions Remain Soft at Architecture Firms

The West faces significant challenges, marked by the lowest figures and nine consecutive months of decline

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NEMA: Industry Optimism Reaches New Heights

Rising interest rates emerge as a potential dampener on electroindustry demand

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Construction Starts Drop 7% in October

Large $350+ million projects get rolling in Idaho, West Virginia and New York

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Design Billings: Continuing Trend of Decreasing Demand

Commercial and multifamily sectors hit hard in October 2023 ABI report

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Warehouse Planning Helps Keep Construction Momentum Steady

Other large $200+ million projects get rolling in Missouri, Oregon and Nevada.

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Latest NEMA Report Shows Uptick in Business Confidence

Optimism in electrification and construction sectors drives positive outlook despite geopolitical tensions

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Megaproject Delays Lead to 6% Construction Dip

Some large projects still get rolling including $350+ million ventures in Georgia, Wisconsin and Arizona

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Architecture Billings Index Reaches Lowest Point Since 2020

Activity in Western U.S. contracts for the seventh consecutive month

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Current Undergoes Strategic Reorganization

Restructuring results in layoffs, aims for heightened operational efficiency

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Commercial Planning Slows Down; Institutional Pushes Ahead

Three projects, each valued at $400M+ get rolling in California

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Pulse of Lighting: The Latest Report

Pulse of Lighting survey revealed a continued sluggishness in the US lighting market, barely showing positive on a national basis

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Industry Confidence Report Highlights Optimism & Concerns

Despite economic fluctuations, industry confidence shows steadfastness in September

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Trends Indicate a Slowdown in Architecture Billings

Activity in Western U.S. contracts for the sixth consecutive month

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Architecture Billings: Stable

C&I activity strengthens a smidge, while multifamily projects slow their pace

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Confidence Survey Captures Industry’s Mood Swings

Future conditions component suggests growth ahead

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Architecture Billings: Stable

Architecture firms reported flat billings in June, according to the latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI) from the American Institute of Architects (AIA)

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2023 Construction Pace Robust, but Expected to Slow in 2024

We are possibly in the midst of record construction spending, but will inflation undermine the boom?

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Construction Pace Slows Due to Institutional Planning Downturn

$280+ million projects get rolling in Massachusetts, Virginia and North Carolina

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Encouraging Shift in Industry Confidence

Current stability and cautious optimism shown by NEMA Index

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Pulse of Lighting: The Latest Report

David Gordon shares insights into why lighting sales seem to be fading

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Architecture Billings Bounce Back

Architecture Billings Index indicates rebound in May business conditions

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Commercial and Institutional Planning Face Divergent Trends

$400+ million projects get rolling in Nebraska, Arizona and Tennessee

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Shrinking Inventories and Economic Uncertainty Erode Industry Confidence

Lowest NEMA industry confidence index recorded since 2020 lockdowns

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Architecture Billings Index Reflects Continued Weakness

Midwest U.S. activity ticks up while Multi-Family design billings drop again

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Debt Ceiling Breach Would Impact Construction Starts

Construction economist describes potential impact of debt ceiling woes

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Sluggish Office, Hotel and Retail Activity Affect C&I Outlook

$250 million projects get rolling in California, Arizona and Colorado

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China, India Central to Signify's Strategy

CEO Eric Rondolat outlines commitments to Asian markets and economies

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After 5 Months of Decline, Design Billings See Uptick

Midwest is the strongest among the regions. Multifamily continues to lag.

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Survey Reveals No Major Shift in Industry Confidence

Slight decline in optimism accompanied by predictions for unchanged market conditions

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Architectural Billings Continue to Decline

Continued strength in Mixed Practice. C&I, not so much.

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Industry Confidence Brightens Considerably

February survey reveals more optimism among electroindustry manufacturers

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C&I Planning Activity Ticks Upwards

Large $375+ million projects get rolling in Wisconsin, California and Michigan

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Design Billings Decline at Beginning of 2023

Promising activity in Midwest & West. Mixed practice continues rebound.

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Survey Reveals Mixed Views about Future Industry Conditions

Softness in industrial and residential markets – but strong demand elsewhere

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All Top 10 Metro Areas Posted Gains in 2022

Commercial and multifamily construction activity makes solid gains during the year

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Making Sure Lighting Controls are Aligned with Owner Requirements

C. Webster Marsh explains how to ensure the owner gets the lighting controls setup that is intended and specified

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Architecture Billings Continue to Decline

C&I slows, but Mixed Practice design activity is sole bright spot

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Construction Starts Jumped 27% in December

$1+ Billion projects get rolling in Texas, California and Indiana

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Cash-strapped Energy Focus Gets $2M Funding & New Partnership

Company exchanges large swath of 5.4 million shares for much needed funding.

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