Architectural Billing Index Growth Continues in March | Architect Magazine

The ABI ends the first quarter of 2017 with an upswing in billings gains across all regions. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) came in at a score of 54.3 in March, up 3.6 points from February’s 50.7, the AIA announced today. The ABI is...
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Design Programs Targeted Under the New Administration

Remember that $436 hammer? While the Pentagon just squashed a report identifying $125 billion in bloat, the rumored template for the Trump administration’s budget cuts or kills many architecturally, urbanistically, and environmentally important programs. By Ned Cramer The...
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ADP: 246,000 Jobs Added in January | Architect Magazine

According to the team of ADP and Moody’s Analytics, construction employment rebounded, adding 25,000 positions. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 246,000 private, non-farm jobs in December, according to the monthly employment report released this morning by...
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Architecture Billings Reach Highest Level Since 2007 | Architect Magazine

Today’s report from the AIA marks a strong end for 2016, with three consecutive months of growth in design billing contracts, and a high billings score not seen since before the recession. By HANLEY WOOD DATA STUDIO The monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) came in at a...
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ADP: 147,000 Jobs Added in October | Architect Magazine

Construction sheds 15,000 jobs, due to weakness in public and private, nonresidential sectors. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 147,000 private, non-farm jobs in October, according to the monthly employment report released this morning by payroll-management firm...
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U.S. Architecture Firms See a Near-Complete Recovery Since Great Recession

The AIA’s latest survey reports that growing profitability has allowed firms to reinvest profits back into their practices, which as led to expansion. By Chelsea Blahut, Hanley Wood Data Studio The American Institute of Architects’ latest survey reports that building design...
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