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Architecture Billings Index:  2024

The latest data from the AIA.  Leading economic indicators by region and sector.

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Architecture Billings Index:  Historical Data

ABI data 2008-2023.  "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

 


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Nine Construction Economists Predict Varied Growth for 2024-25

Commercial property values drop 13.5% since mid-2022, with office and apartment sectors hardest hit

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Halfway Through 2024, Lighting Stocks Lag Market

Despite a healthy S&P 500, many lighting stocks lag significantly behind

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NEMA Survey Reveals Positive Six-Month Outlook

Future conditions component among electrical manufacturers peaks at highest level since Spring 2021

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Pulse of Lighting: The Latest Report

The just-published Pulse of Lighting report reveals a "challenged" lighting market

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Architecture Business Conditions Continue Downward Trend

For the third consecutive month, every building category and every region shows a drop in billings

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Uptick in Education, Warehouse & Single-Family Construction Starts

Total construction starts rise in the Midwest, South Atlantic and South Central regions but fell in the Northeast and West regions

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NEMA Survey Reflects Cautious Optimism Among Manufacturers

Elections, inflation, and tariffs contribute to mixed expectations among industry stakeholders

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Commercial Planning Up, Institutional Projects Down

$350+ million projects get rolling in Nevada, Texas and Tennessee

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Architectural Billings Decline for Ninth Consecutive Month

Project inquiries are up, but every region and all reported sectors experience decline

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Insights from the Latest LED Adoption Report

No surprise, D.O.E. reports LED usage increase. Also, eye-opening insights into controls and energy consumption.

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Commercial Sector Powers Through With Strong April

$275+ million projects get rolling in Virginia, Arizona and California

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NEMA Panel Predicts Improved Conditions in Six Months

Current conditions are reportedly shaky, but 73% of survey respondents expect better future conditions

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Construction Starts See Another Monthly Dip

Gains in single family and infrastructure starts were not enough to offset 9% decline in nonresidential buildings

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Architectural Billings Prolonged Slump Continues

Months of underwhelming billings attributed to inflation and supply chain issues

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NEMA Industry Survey: Steady with a Dash of Caution

Future outlook dips slightly amidst economic and political uncertainties

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Commercial Project Planning Stumbles in March

Major projects in Texas, Virginia and South Carolina bolster commercial planning despite broader slump

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6 Key Takeaways from Signify's Annual Report

In a down year, the United States underperformed vs. Rest of World

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NEMA Panel Expresses Cautious Optimism

Business confidence survey reveals a tempered but hopeful outlook.

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C&I Building Starts Dip Slightly to Begin 2024

Large projects get rolling in Utah, Texas and Michigan

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Design Billings Soften for Sixth Consecutive Month

This now marks the lengthiest period of declining billings since 2010–2011

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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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