Architecture firms ended 2014 on a positive note, as business conditions improved at firms in December. The ABI score of 52.2 for the month, up from 50.9 the previous month, indicates that more firms reported improving business conditions in December than in November. (Any score over 50 indicates billings growth.) Excluding a brief two-month downturn early in the year, business conditions at architecture firms were positive every month in 2014. And there remains more work in the pipeline, as the value of new design contracts continued to increase during the second half of the year, despite a minute downturn in December.
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