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February 27, 2018 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects has released its first-ever Small Firm Compensation Report....

Strong start for architecture billings in 2018

“Healthy conditions continue across all sectors and regions except the Northeast, where firm billings softened for the second consecutive month,” said AIA Chief Economist, Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, PhD. Photo: Pixabay

February 21, 2018 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects reported the January 2018 ABI score was 54.7, up from a scor...

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February 15, 2018 | BD+C Staff

Renters are on the rise in 21 of the 30 countries examined in RentCafé’s recent study.

Nonresidential construction spending expanded 0.8% in December, brighter days ahead

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February 01, 2018 | Associated Builders and Contractors

“The tax cut will further bolster liquidity and confidence, which will ultimately translate into...

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Mercedes-Benz Stadium, a 1.9 million square foot professional sports stadium in Atlanta, achieved LEED Platinum.

January 31, 2018 | USGBC

Massachusetts tops the list for the second year; New York, Hawaii and Illinois showcase leadershi...

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AIA’s Kermit Baker: Five signs of an impending upturn in construction spending

The estimate of total losses in 2017 from major natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey are at $306 billion, which shattered the previous record of $215 billion. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. 

January 30, 2018 | Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, Chief Economist, AIA

Tax reform implications and rebuilding from natural disasters are among the reasons AIA’s Chief E...

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AIA Consensus Forecast: 4.0% growth for nonresidential construction spending in 2018

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January 30, 2018 | AIA

The commercial office and retail sectors will lead the way in 2018, with a strong bounce back for...

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January 29, 2018 | ABC

The economy expanded at an annual rate of 2.6% during the fourth quarter of 2017.

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January 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Over the past 10 years, the number of renters has increased by 23 million.

January 24, 2018 | HomeUnion

Chicago tops the list as the most affordable U.S. metro, while Oakland, Calif., is the most expen...

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January 12, 2018 | ABC

Energy prices have been more volatile lately.

Commercial construction continues to be hamstrung by labor shortages that are expected to persist through at least the remainder of this year. Image: Pixabay

January 04, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Labor shortages are spiking wages. Materials costs are rising, too. 

January 04, 2018 | ABC

Despite the month-over-month expansion, nonresidential spending fell 1.3 percent from November 20...

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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a score of 51.7 in the previous month. Photo: Pixabay

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a score of 51.7 in the previous month. Photo: Pixabay

December 20, 2017 | AIA

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was 55.0, up from a sc...

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December 14, 2017 | ABC

There are risks to the 2018 outlook as a number of potential cost increases could come into play....

December 13, 2017 | Lodging Econometrics

The top world region by project count is North America.

Global hotel construction pipeline is growing

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December 11, 2017 | Lodging Econometrics

The Total Pipeline stands at 12,427 Projects/2,084,940 Rooms.

December 11, 2017 | ABC

CBI is a leading economic indicator that reflects the amount of construction work under contract,...

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December 07, 2017 | ABC

Despite rising construction labor and materials costs, 55% of contractors expect their profit mar...

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December 05, 2017 | BuildCentral

Largest active projects are by Sutter Health, New York Presbyterian, and Scripps Health.

2018 outlook: Economists point to slowdown, AEC professionals say ‘no way’

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November 28, 2017 | David Barista, Editorial Director

Multifamily housing and senior living developments head the list of the hottest sectors heading i...

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November 27, 2017 | ABC

Thirty-seven states benefited from the rise in construction activity in their state, while 13 sta...

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November 15, 2017 | AIA

Business conditions remain uneven across regions.

November 14, 2017 | COnstructConnect

ConstructConnect’s quarterly report shows the most significant annual growth in the civil enginee...

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November 03, 2017 | Dodge Data & Analytics

Dodge Outlook Report predicts deceleration but still growth, reflecting a mixed pattern by projec...

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November 02, 2017 | ABC

Nonresidential construction spending is down 2.9% on a year-over-year basis.

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October 19, 2017 | AIA

Business conditions easing in the West.

October 03, 2017 | ABC

Spending on nonresidential construction services is still down on a YOY basis.

Prefab construction of a house
September 21, 2017 | AIA

Design services remain in high demand across all regions and in all major sectors.

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September 19, 2017 | USG Corporation

Hurricane recovery efforts expected to heighten concerns about labor scarcities in the south, whe...

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