AIA Architectural Billings Survey Hits New Low in January but Inquiries Rebound

The monthly Architectural Billings Index (ABI) published by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Washington, D.C., in January fell to its lowest score in the 13 years it has been in existence. Any score below 50 indicates a decline from the previous month. The ABI has now been below 50 for the last 12 months, the longest period of sustained weakness in the 13-year history of the index.

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