Navigate current business conditions, make smarter decisions, and prep for the future with AIA’s business intelligence.
AIA Compensation Report
The 2019 AIA Compensation Report is the industry’s most comprehensive resource on architecture firm compensation. Use the complete national report, the metro area report, or one of nine regional reports to understand your value and make good decisions for your career or your business.
Maximize your firm’s performance through benchmarking and insights on trends affecting your bottom line.
Minimizing Risk When Designing for Climate Change: How to Mitigate Risk and Discuss With Your Client
This article discusses how design professionals can mitigate some sustainable and resilient design risks.
How to Manage Risk When Acting as Initial Decision Maker
Understand the role of the Initial Decision Maker (IDM), and how to manage risk when serving as the IDM.
Firm Survey Report
AIA's Firm Survey Report provides metrics and insights covering business practices, firm performance, and trends.
AIA Small Firm Compensation Report
The first-ever AIA Small Firm Compensation Report is dedicated to the unique needs and structure of small architecture firms.
AIA Client Insights Report
Providing data that drives business, deepens client relationships, and prepares you for the demands of your next project
Get the market intelligence and insights you need to navigate the future of the design profession and industry.
Anticipate future opportunity and challenges by putting AIA’s economic data to work for you.
Architecture Billings Index (ABI)
AIA’s monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) is a leading economic indicator for nonresidential construction activity.
Call for survey panelists
Participation on survey panels is a great way to contribute to data collection that is extremely valuable to our industry. Take part in an important project with data used by firms and reported on by the press, receive the free online release as soon as it is available, and compare your firm with others and use the data to prepare future business plans.
Economic & industry resources
Looking to make better business decisions and plans for the future? Compare trends within the industry through the primary data sources below that include information pertinent to the profession.
AIA Home Design Trends Survey (HDTS)
Discover some of the emerging trends in kitchen and bath features in the latest HDTS.
Global Architecture Billings Index (GABI)
Coming soon: Global design indicators that underscore the role of architects in improving the built environment and promoting economic growth worldwide.
Consensus Construction Forecast
The Consensus Construction Forecast, compiled from top nonresidential construction forecasters, projects business conditions in the construction industry over the next 12–18 months.