AIA: Billings Remain Positive for the 11th Consecutive Month

Overall, billings nationwide remained strong, as did billings in all sectors and most regions. The only weak spot was in signed design contracts which slipped below 50 for the first time in two years. By Ayda Ayoubi, Hanley Wood Data Studio The AIA’s monthly Architecture...
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ADP: 163,000 Jobs Added in August

This marks a nearly 25 percent decrease from last month, when 217,000 jobs were added. By Katharine Keane, Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 163,000 private, non-farm jobs in August, according to the monthly employment report released today by payroll-management firm...
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AIA: Billings Increase for Ninth Consecutive Month

The rate of growth did slow when compared to May, but architecture billings remained positive in June, coming in at a score of 51.3. By Katharine Keane, Hanley Wood Data Studio The AIA’s monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) came in at a score of 51.3 in June, marking...
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ADP: 177,000 Jobs Added in June

This marks a nearly 15 percent year-over-year increase from last June, when the U.S. economy added 154,000 positions. By Hanley Wood Data Studio, Ayda Ayoubi The U.S. economy added 177,000 private, non-farm jobs in June according to the monthly employment report released today by...
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AIA: Billings Increase for Eighth Consecutive Month

Demand for design services in the commercial/industrial, multifamily residential, and institutional sectors increased compared to a month prior and posted scores above 50, indicating growth. By Ayda Ayoubi, Hanley Wood Data Studio The AIA’s monthly Architecture Billings...
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ADP: 178,000 Jobs Added in May

This marks a nearly 14 percent drop from last May, when the U.S. economy added 202,000 positions. By Hanley Wood Data Studio, Ayda Ayoubi The U.S. economy added 178,000 private, non-farm jobs in May according to the monthly employment report released today by payroll-management...
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AIA: Billings Increase for Seventh Consecutive Month

The Northeast posted a score of 50.3, indicating growth for the first time since November. By Katharine Keane, Hanley Wood Data Studio The AIA’s monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) came in at a score of 52.0 in April, marking the seventh consecutive month of gains....
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ADP: 241,000 Jobs Added in March

Year over year, job creation in March increased by 97 percent, and the manufacturing subsector saw the largest monthly gains in more than three years. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 241,000 private, non-farm jobs in March according to the monthly employment...
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AIA: Architecture Billings Maintain Upward Trajectory in February

Architecture firms in the West and Midwest regions reported particularly strong billings last month. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The AIA’s monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) came in at a score of 52.0 in February, marking the fifth consecutive month of gains. The ABI...
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Trump’s Steel Tariff Will Make Construction More Expensive

Increases caused by the new tariffs threaten to make many projects unaffordable. This story was originally published in Concrete Construction Construction costs escalated in February, driven by price increases for a wide range of building materials including steel and aluminum,...
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