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ACEC News / Education
July 16, 2021

ACEC Online Class Provides Keys for a Successful ERP Conversion

In the July 20 online class, Lessons From an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Conversion, Bob Gabel will share what he learned from three separate ERP conversions. He will examine why overhead reductions shouldn’t be the main reason for converting and what’s crucial for a successful implementation.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 16, 2021

ACEC Urges Action on Industry Priorities in Defense Committees

As the House and Senate Armed Services Committees begin debate of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), ACEC is urging action on three important issues for the A/E industry.

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Latest Issue of ACEC's Engineering Inc. Magazine Available Online

ACEC News
July 16, 2021

Latest Issue of ACEC's Engineering Inc. Magazine Available Online

The Spring issue of Engineering Inc. magazine is available online, with articles on IT outperforming in the pandemic; COVID's impact on the health care market; engineering our way to a better future; and the latest from Capitol Hill.

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New ACEC Private Industry Brief Shows Strong A/E Revenue Growth

ACEC News / Market Forecast
July 14, 2021

New ACEC Private Industry Brief Shows Strong A/E Revenue Growth

ACEC published a new Private Industry Brief this week, highlighting a huge rebound in A/E revenues. Based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s “preliminary estimate,” A/E revenues in the first quarter of 2021 rose to $85.6 billion, a 7.8 percent increase over the fourth quarter of 2020.

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ACEC News / Education
July 8, 2021

ACEC Online Classes Next Week: Ransomware Attacks and Emerging Risks for Engineering Firms

ACEC's two online classes next week will be Ransomware: Securing Your Network From Attack and Emerging Risks for Design Firms.

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Member Firm News
September 16, 2021

Woolpert has acquired AAM, a global geospatial services company that specializes in aerial mapping, surveying, GIS, and the development of innovative geospatial processes and technologies. AAM is headquartered in Australia and has offices across New Zealand, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Woolpert is a U.S.-based architecture, engineering, geospatial (AEG) and strategic consulting firm with 44 offices in three countries.

https://woolpert.com/reso


September 15, 2021

Under a Master Serves Agreement (MSA), a local team of Brown and Caldwell, Lotus Water, and Paradigm Environmental will provide a diverse range of services to implement San Jose's 2019 Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Plan. 

https://brownandcaldwell.


September 9, 2021

Perkins Engineering Consultants, a Texas engineering firm specializing in water/wastewater services, joined Mead & Hunt, a national, full-service architectural-engineering firm, on August 1st, 2021. This move allows both Mead & Hunt and Perkins Engineering Consultants to offer enhanced services to clients and expand their geographic reach, furthering the strategic vision of both firms.

https://acec.org//default


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,561,200 (July)
1,556,600 (June)

Construction Spending
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$1,552,200,000 (June)
$1,551,200,000 (May)

Dodge Momentum Index
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155.8 (July)
164.9 (June)

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

AIA Billings Index
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54.6 (July)
57.1 (June)

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