The American Institute of Architects

  • Economy Watch: Architects a Little Less Busy in September

    The seven-month streak of steady growth in demand for design services ended in September, with the American Institute of Architects' Architecture Billings Index dipping to 49.1 for the month.

    National 19 October 2017 15:56
  • Architecture-Billings Drop Worrisome for CRE?

    Architecture Billings Index dropped below 50 for the first time in a good many months, so what does this mean for the commercial real estate industry?

    National 20 February 2015 19:52
  • Developers Unveil Mixed-Use Community in Alexandria

    Mayor William Euille joined officials from Mill Creek Residential Trust LLC and AEW Capital Management, L.P. last week, to help unveil a new mixed-use community in Alexandria’s West End. Called the Modera Tempo, it is the first new development to be completed within the Landmark/Van Dorn Small Area Plan.

    Washington Dc 05 February 2015 20:31
  • Finding the Value of Healthy Buildings

    Much like when the green building movement that first hit CRE at the turn of the millennia, we are currently sitting at the starting line for a new era of change. This time the target is not the building, but rather its users.

    National 24 October 2014 16:07
  • Balfour Beatty Wraps Phase One of Detention Center in Santee

    The first phase of the Las Colinas Detention and Re-entry Facility in Santee, Ca was recently completed by developer Balfour Beatty Construction. The company had been awarded the contract to develop the $221.5 million project that would replace the old 1960s detention facility. The facility will serve as the point of intake for women inmates in San Diego County, and is being constructed on existing property owned by SDC.

    San Diego 03 September 2014 22:03
  • French Polynesian Government to Head $3B Resort Development in Tahiti

    The French Polynesian government is leading a nearly $3 billion resort development in Tahiti that is expected to reignite tourism and revitalize the economy of French Polynesia.

    International 04 August 2014 14:23
  • Negative Equity Nose Dives; Architecture Billings Slow

    Negative residential equity dropped in the third quarter, a positive sign for the housing market, and initial unemployment claims fell last week. Less positively, the AIA's Architecture Billings Index slowed its pace of growth last month.

    National 22 November 2013 14:55

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