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June Architecture Firm Billings Stay Positive
Posted Monday, August 6

Architecture firm billings slowed in June but remained positive for the ninth consecutive month, according to the July 18 report from the AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI). The ABI score for June was 51.3 compared to 52.8 in May; it remains positive since any score over 50 represents billings growth. As a result, June’s ABI shows that demand for architecture firm services continues to improve across all sectors.

Key ABI highlights for June include:
• Regional averages: West (46.9), Midwest (49.8), South (57.4), Northeast (50.2)
• Sector index breakdown: multi-family residential (54.6), institutional (51.6), commercial/industrial (53.4), mixed practice (49.3)
• Project inquiries index: 56.0
• Design contracts index: 54.1

The complete report is available on the AIA website.

The next ABI report will be released on August 22.

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