Dodge Momentum Index Up in December

January 10, 2020

Commercial & Institutional Planning Gained Last Month

The Dodge Momentum Index increased 1.5% in December, scoring 156.2. This was a gain of 2.3 points from the revised November score of 153.9.

Both the institutional and commercial components moved upward by 2.3% and 0.9% respectively.

Dodge Data & Analytics continues to expect a retraction in nonresidential spending in 2020, but suggests it will be moderate.

The DMI score average for 2019 was 141.9, 3.7% lower than the previous year’s average.

Billings Remain Positive in November

December 19, 2019

ABI Shows Moderate Growth in November
The Architecture Billings Index score for November was 51.9, dropping only 0.1 point from the October score of 52.0. When the score is above 50 it indicates an increase in billings.
Regionally, billings were …

Dodge Momentum Index Moves Up in November

December 10, 2019

Institutional Planning Gains 6.5% in November
The Dodge Momentum Index increased 2.9% in November, scoring 155.3. This was a 4.4 point gain from the revised October score of 150.9.
The gain was led by a 6.5% increase in institutional planning …

Architecture Billings Rise in October

November 21, 2019

ABI Up After Two Months Down
The Architecture Billings Index score for October was 52.0, gaining 2.3 points from the September score of 49.7. Regionally, billings were up in the South, Northeast, and Midwest, with the West remaining the same.
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Dodge Momentum Index Moves Up

November 7, 2019

Institutional Planning Gains 22.8% in October

The Dodge Momentum Index increased 6.9% in October, scoring 152.6. This was a 9.9 point gain from the revised September score of 142.7.
The commercial component of the score lost 0.5% from the …

Billings Up Slightly, Still Negative

October 23, 2019

Project Inquiries & Design Contracts Up
The Architecture Billings Index score for September was 49.7, gaining 2.5 points from the August score of 47.2. Regionally, billings were up in the South and West yet remain negative for the Midwest and …

Dodge Momentum Index Moves Up in September

October 8, 2019

Commercial Planning Leads September DMI

The Dodge Momentum Index gained 4.1% in September, scoring 143.6. This was a 5.7 point increase from the revised August score of 137.9.
The commercial component of the score increased 8.9% since August but …

Architecture Billings Take a Downturn

September 18, 2019

“Substantial Decline” for August Billings
The Architecture Billings Index score for August was 47.2, falling 2.9 points from the July score of 50.1. Billings remained in the negative for all regions except for the West.
“The sizable drop in both …

Dodge Momentum Index Lowers in August

September 9, 2019

DMI Drops 1.3% in August

The Dodge Momentum Index lost 1.3% in August, scoring 137.8. This was a 1.8 point decline from the revised July score of 139.6.
The commercial component of the score increased 9.1% since July but …

Architecture Billings Relatively Flat in July

August 21, 2019

ABI Up Slightly; Design Contracts Weaken
The Architecture Billings Index score for July was 50.1, gaining one point from the June score of 49.1. Billings abated in all regions except for the West, and the design contracts index dropped into …