The April Architecture Billings Index (ABI) fell 1.5 points to 56.5 according to The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Economics & Market Research Group. A score above 50 indicates growth in billings. Design contracts dropped 5.1 points to 55.4 from March.
April billings were in positive territory for all geographic regions, including the Northeast which had experienced seven consecutive months of contraction. Firms of all specializations reported growth in monthly billings. See AIA