2023 Economic Update 4

Live | Thursday, October 19, 2023 | 2pm ET 

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Join the quarterly discussion of the industry's latest economic data and what firms are reporting.


Join AIA Chief Economist Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, and AIA President Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA, for the quarterly discussion of the industry's latest economic data and what firms are reporting. The discussion will focus on recent developments in AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI), key trends in our economy, and strategic issues that architecture firms are dealing with, such as developing and maintaining a workforce. 

Learning objectives

  • Have an enhanced understanding of current rapidly-changing economic conditions, and what they mean for architectural practice. 
  • Develop a better understanding of forces shaping our economy. 
  • Discuss what the ABI can tell architecture firms about business conditions over the coming year and make decisions. 
  • Examine strategic issues impacting the architectural and construction industry specifically.  


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