Architecture Billings Index hits another bump

January 1st, 2016

As has been the case a few times already this year, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) dipped in November. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine- to 12-month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the November ABI score was […]

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Study finds green construction is major U.S. economic driver

October 1st, 2015

The green building sector is outpacing overall construction growth in the U.S. and will account for more than 2.3 million American jobs this year, according to a new U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) study from Booz Allen Hamilton. The 2015 Green Building Economic Impact Study, released by USGBC and prepared by Booz Allen, finds the […]

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