Posts Tagged ‘AIA’

New Data: AIA Consensus Construction Forecast

New Data: AIA Consensus Construction Forecast

According to the latest AIA semi-annual Consensus Construction Forecast, nonresidential construction spending is expected to decline for the remainder of 2011; modest growth is projected for...Read More...

AIA Database Of Stalled Construction Projects

AIA Database Of Stalled Construction Projects

The AIA will establish a new survey that will begin to identify and analyze stalled projects from around the country that could be moved forward on almost any front but for the lack of financing....Read More...

Architecture Billings Index Remains in Reverse

Architecture Billings Index Remains in Reverse

Inquiries for new projects drop to slowest pace of growth since February...Read More...

Green Design Trends: Facility Managers As Keepers Of The Flame

Green Design Trends: Facility Managers As Keepers Of The Flame

Institutional memory is an essential component in sustainable system...Read More...

ABI Unchanged For First Quarter

ABI Unchanged For First Quarter

The March ABI score was 50.5, a negligible decrease from a reading of 50.6 the previous month. This score reflects a modest increase in demand for design services. The new projects inquiry index was 58.7, up significantly from a mark of 56.4 in...Read More...

Architecture Billings Index Continues Positive Momentum

Architecture Billings Index Continues Positive Momentum

On the heels of its highest mark since 2007, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) jumped more than two points in December....Read More...

ABI Reverts Back into Negative Territory

ABI Reverts Back into Negative Territory

Following the first positive reading since January 2008, the ABI dropped nearly two points in October. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to 12 month lag time between architecture billings and construction...Read More...

ABI Positive For First Time In Over Two Years

ABI Positive For First Time In Over Two Years

For the first time since January 2008, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) indicated a growth in design activity in September, increasing for the fourth straight month....Read More...

Modest Improvement in AIA Architecture Billings Index

Modest Improvement in AIA Architecture Billings Index

The AIA reported the August ABI score was 48.2, up slightly from a reading of 47.9 the previous month....Read More...

Still Showing Weakness, ABI Increases Slightly

Still Showing Weakness, ABI Increases Slightly

Following a two-month soft patch, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) rose almost two full points in...Read More...