Per a Denver Business Journal article: “Demand for architecture services, an indicator of construction activity, improved nationwide and in the West for July, according to an American Institute of Architects report release.
ArcWest Architects has certainly seen a little more activity in recent months which we can only get excited about with cautious optimism. It has been a challenging 18 to 24 months working to engage clients for active projects in this economy, we think it is only natural the company keeps it’s guard up.
This sentiment is resonated in Kermit Baker’s, AIA chief economist comments in the article. “While this recent uptick is encouraging, this state of the industry is likely to persist for a while as we continue to received a mixed bag of feedback on the condition of the design market … “
That said, ArcWest is very encouraged by both the increased movement in the industry and the reports confirming other firms are experiencing the same.