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January 28, 2021

Pandemic Fuels Commercial and Multifamily Construction Starts Decline in 2020

The value of commercial and multifamily construction starts in the top 20 metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. lost 23% in 2020, falling to $111.1 billion according to Dodge Data & Analytics.https://www.construction.com/

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ACEC Welcomes Eddie Sotto, Former SVP of Concept Design at Walt Disney Imagineering

ACEC News
January 28, 2021

ACEC Welcomes Eddie Sotto, Former SVP of Concept Design at Walt Disney Imagineering

Engineering Influence welcomed experiential designer Eddie Sotto of SottoSudios/LA, and former Senior Vice President of Concept Design at Walt Disney Imagineering onto the program to discuss inspiration, collaboration and what can happen when design and engineering work together to create a successful user experience.  

 

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Engineering Inc. Spotlights Black-Owned Engineering Firms

ACEC News / Member Firms
January 27, 2021

Engineering Inc. Spotlights Black-Owned Engineering Firms

Hear compelling stories from several black ACEC Member Firm owners and their journeys to engineering firm success in the just published Fall 2020 issue of ACEC’s Award-winning Engineering Inc. magazine.

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FAPA 2021 Winter Meeting Set Feb. 10-11

January 26, 2021

FAPA 2021 Winter Meeting Set Feb. 10-11

The Federal Agencies and Procurement Advocacy (FAPA) Committee has finalized its agenda for its upcoming Winter Meeting on Feb. 10 – 11.

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U.S. Chamber’s Ed Mortimer Talks Infrastructure on Engineering Influence Podcast

ACEC News / Advocacy
January 22, 2021

U.S. Chamber’s Ed Mortimer Talks Infrastructure on Engineering Influence Podcast

On the weekly Government Affairs Update on the Engineering Influence podcast, Ed Mortimer, vice president of Transportation and Infrastructure at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, discussed the “once-in-a-generation opportunity for a long-term transformative infrastructure bill” and talked about how the Build by the Fourth of July coalition, of which ACEC is a member, will work to win passage.

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Member Firm News
March 3, 2021

Woolpert has acquired CivilTech Engineering Inc., a multidisciplinary engineering firm that specializes in transportation, water resources, municipal, structural and construction services. CivilTech has three offices in Texas and serves local, state and federal clients.

https://woolpert.com/reso


February 19, 2021

GEOCOMP, today announced that the company has provided the largest and most sophisticated Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) system ever deployed on a bridge structure in the United States on the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in the State of New York.

https://www.acec.org/defa


February 17, 2021

Kimley-Horn is leading the next phase of Sound Transit's Link expansion program — the 16.3-mile Everett Link Extension (EVLE) and Operations and Maintenance Facility (OMF) North project, which will add six stations to the light rail network connecting to the under-construction Lynnwood Link Extension at the Lynnwood City Center and extend Link service north further into Snohomish County.

https://www.acppubs.com/a


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,514,500 (December)
1,510,100 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,459.400,000 (November)
$1,446,900,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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134.6 (December)
123.3 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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295 Deals--Down 7 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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46.3 (November)
47.5 (October)

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