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April 4, 2014: Construction Index Shows Slight Improvement

Unusually Severe Weather Conditions Have Held Back Design and Construction Activity
April 4, 2014

After starting out the year on a positive note, there was another minor increase in the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) in February. A leading economic indicator of construction activity, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the February ABI score was 50.7, up slightly from a mark of 50.4 in January.


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Sept. 3, 2013: Positive Trend Continues for Construction Index

All Regions and Building Sectors See Increasing Demand for Design Services
September 3, 2013
The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) saw a jump of more than a full point last month, indicating acceleration in the growth of design activity nationally. A leading economic indicator of construction activity, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported that the July ABI score was 52.7, up from a mark of 51.6 in June.


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Aug. 5, 2013: Construction Index Continues to Indicate Growth

Nonresidential Construction “Seems to Be Stabilizing”
August 5, 2013
The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) remained positive again in June after the first decline in 10 months in April. A leading economic indicator of construction activity, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the June ABI score was 51.6.


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May 9, 2013: Building Receives Award for Quantifiable Green Results

May 9, 2013
The Matarozzi/Pelsinger Multi-Use Building in San Francisco is the inaugural recipient of the Top Ten Plus award, recognizing it for the quantifiable metrics that demonstrate the true impact its sustainable design has achieved.


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March 25, 2013: Construction Index Continues to Improve

March 25, 2013
The Architecture Billings Index (ABI), a leading economic indicator of construction activity, continues to strengthen. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the February ABI score was 54.9, up slightly from a mark of 54.2 in January. 


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Feb. 18, 2013: AIA Projects Steady Increase in U.S. Construction Activity Through 2014

February 18, 2013
Even though growth in the U.S. economy continues to be disappointing, nonresidential construction activity is projected to see healthy if unspectacular gains this year, with construction spending for buildings rising by 5 percent in 2013 before accelerating to 7.2 percent in 2014, according to a report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA).


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Architectural Billings Increase

January 21, 2013
Billings at architecture firms across the country continue to increase. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported its November Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score was 53.2, up from the mark of 52.8 in October. 


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