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Architecture Billings Index Rebounds After Two Down Months

Industry News / Market Forecast
November 26, 2019

Architecture Billings Index Rebounds After Two Down Months

The AIA Architecture Billings Index (ABI) rebounded into positive territory in October after two months of decline in demand for design services.

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Project Owners Select Design-Build for Single Point of Responsibility

Engineering / Industry News
November 25, 2019

Project Owners Select Design-Build for Single Point of Responsibility

A primary reason when project owners choose design-build is because it creates a single point of responsibility and accountability for design and construction, according to a study conducted the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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State Expenditures on Transportation Climb in 2019, Water Spending Drops

Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
November 22, 2019

State Expenditures on Transportation Climb in 2019, Water Spending Drops

Strong tax collections over the past several years have led to record state expenditures, with the total reaching $2.1 trillion in Fiscal Year 2019, up from $2.0 trillion in FY2018, according to the annual report from the National Association of State Budget Officers.

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Pew Report Highlights 13 Innovative Flood Mitigation Solutions

Engineering / Industry News
November 22, 2019

Pew Report Highlights 13 Innovative Flood Mitigation Solutions

A new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts highlights some of the nation’s most effective flood mitigation programs. Based on primary research by Dewberry, the report provides case studies of 13 communities that have implemented effective and innovative ways to reduce flooding

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ACEC Government Affairs Staff Discuss Key Capitol Hill Developments in Engineering Influence Podcast

ACEC News / Advocacy
November 22, 2019

ACEC Government Affairs Staff Discuss Key Capitol Hill Developments in Engineering Influence Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Senior Director of Transportation Programs Matt Reiffer and Strategic Communications Director Jeff Urbanchuk discuss two key legislative developments—the repeal of a $7.6 billion rescission in FAST Act highway contract authority and new movement on NEPA regulations. Click here to listen to the podcast.

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Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

https://www.bv.com/news/b


July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

https://woolpert.com/reso


July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

https://www.stantec.com/e


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,555,500 (June)
1,552,800 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,545,300,000 (May)
$1,549,500,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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165.8 (June)
175.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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370 Deals--Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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