The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) was positive for the first time in five months. August posted a score of 50.2, up nearly two points from the previous month. Kermit Baker, the American Institute of Architect’s Chief Economist appeared optimistic in his comments in that he stated the design market will net even until we establish a more solid economy.
The new Projects Inquiry Index was up nearly a point from July. To read the full press release, please visit here.