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Architecture Billings Index

April 24, 2020, 6am PDT
The Architecture Billings Index for March 2020 set new standards of collapse.
The Architect's Newspaper
March 20, 2020, 5am PDT
The Architecture Billings Index in February 2020 could lend hope in the current economic climate, or it could set a benchmark for a future recovery.
September 24, 2019, 1pm PDT
The post-recession expansion of design work began to slow earlier this year, and is now in full contraction in parts of the country and in parts of the architecture industry.
The Architect's Newspaper
May 15, 2019, 9am PDT
A key signal of economic strength for the planning and development industries delivered bad news for the first time in a long time.
American Institute of Architects
July 28, 2015, 5am PDT
Institutional projects, and the end of winter, are driving a resurgent architecture industry.
The Architect's Newspaper
May 21, 2015, 1pm PDT
The Architecture Billings Index fell for the second time this year, but so far it seems the rough winter is more responsible for the downturn that a potential double dip of the Great Recession.
American Institute of Architects
October 23, 2014, 9am PDT
Improvements in architecture billings, an economic indicator of future construction activity, mean that more investments in cities and towns. Lately, institutional billings have led the resurgent industry.
February 23, 2013, 1pm PST
With the AIA's Architecture Billings Index at its highest level since November 2007, the future is promising for a profession that's been battered for five solid years. Can the construction industry be far behind? Matt Chaban digs into the numbers.
Crain's New York Business
December 20, 2012, 12pm PST
In the past four years, the real estate and housing downturn has drastically cut billings at architecture firms. However, the Architecture Billings Index shows improvement for a fourth consecutive month and the highest reading since November 2007.
The Wall Street Journal