ABI Regional Averages  
IndustryOutlook  
West  
9.2  
Northeast  
4
49.3  
ABor tIhe sRixtheconmsecutaive mionnths, thePArchoitecsturie tBilil-ve  
ings Index (ABI) for July stayed positive, as demand  
Midwest  
50.1  
July 2015  
July 2016  
F
across all project types continued to increase. The  
ABI Score  
South  
6.9  
American Institute of Architects reported the July ABI score  
was 51.5,down from the mark of 52.6 in the previous month;  
any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings.  
The new projects inquiry index was 57.5, down from a  
reading of 58.6 the previous month.  
5
5
4.7  
New Projects Inquiry Score  
3.7 57.5  
51.5  
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The Dodge MomentuDm IonddexgmeoveMd oitms reveisnedtJuunme reaIdningdofe1x34I.1n. ThcehensonHresiidgenhtiael rbuilding projects in  
slightly higher in July, increasing 0.5 Momentum Index is a monthly mea- planning, which have been shown to  
percent to 134.7 (2000=100) from sure of the first (or initial) report for lead construction spending for non-  
residential buildings by a full year.  
July’s modest rise follows a sub-  
Dodge Momentum Index (Year 2000=100)  
June  
July  
2016  
July  
2015  
July  
2016  
stantial increase in June, which saw  
the Index climb 10.9 percent from the  
previous month, according to the re-  
port. The Index has now moved higher  
in four consecutive months, the first  
such string of increases since late  
%
Change  
2016  
Dodge Momentum index  
Commercial building  
134.1  
134.7  
143.5  
123.9  
0.5%  
0.4%  
0.7%  
X
X
X
134.7  
143.5  
123.9  
142.9  
123.1  
Institutional building  
2
014. July’s improved pace was due  
Source: Dodge Data & Analytics  
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