Scott Livingston

Nearly a third (30 percent) of architecture firm leaders rate finding qualified staff with appropriate technical and project-management skills as one of their top three priorities for 2019—making it the top business concern for 2019, according to the AIA November 2018 Work-on-the-Boards survey. It is the first time in three years that firm profitability was not the top-listed concern, although that is still a top concern for 26 percent of firm leaders.