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Virtual Annual Convention Features 18 Business Education Sessions; All PDHs Available to Attendees

ACEC News / Convention
April 23, 2021

Virtual Annual Convention Features 18 Business Education Sessions; All PDHs Available to Attendees

The virtual 2021 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit features 18 business education sessions and seven Vendor Partner presentations. Convention attendees can earn all the PDHs available at the Convention by attending classes during the event, April 26-28, and streaming classes for up to 90 days after the event.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
April 23, 2021

ACEC Continues to Press for FAR Credits Clause Relief for Forgiven PPP Loans

ACEC lobbyists are meeting with Senators and U.S. Representatives to urge their support for waiving the FAR credits clause for forgiven Paycheck Protection Program loans. To keep the pressure on, the Council is calling on members to contact their Congressional delegations to advocate for relief.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
April 21, 2021

Architectural Billings Index Rises Again in March

The AIA's Architectural Billings Index (ABI) logged its second positive mark since the beginning of the pandemic, rising to 55.6 compared to 53.3 in February (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings).

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Engineering Influence Podcast: Dodge Data CEO McCarthy on How Firms Can Use Market Data

Business Management / Market Forecast
April 21, 2021

Engineering Influence Podcast: Dodge Data CEO McCarthy on How Firms Can Use Market Data

In today’s digital world, data is everywhere. Many engineering firms utilize data in their business planning, but knowing what data is available, what is useful, and where to find it can be a challenge. To help firms figure this out, Dan McCarthy, CEO of Dodge Data & Analytics, the largest provider of commercial construction data and information in the United States, came on the Engineering Influence podcast.

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ACEC Releases 2021 Guide to Returning to the Office and Job Site

ACEC News / Coronavirus
April 19, 2021

ACEC Releases 2021 Guide to Returning to the Office and Job Site

With COVID-19 vaccines becoming widely available, member firms across the country are facing decisions about returning to the workplace and job site. To help firms respond to this challenge safely while managing legal risk, ACEC has updated its Guide to Returning to the Office and Job Site.

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Member Firm News
June 15, 2021

How and where we access health care is changing rapidly due to the pressures COVID-19 has brought to bear on our health services globally.  One of the changes has been in health facility design, according to  Jacobs’ Director of Health Infrastructure Matthew Holmes and Healthcare Architect and Physician Dr. Diana Anderson.

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


June 15, 2021

A Roadmap to NetZero, part of Black & Veatch’s Hydrogen 2021 program, presents a technology agnostic guide to strategic decarbonization road mapping

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


June 8, 2021

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, announced the acquisition of Edmonds Engineering. The 75+ person firm has five locations with offices in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee, with its headquarters located in Birmingham, Alabama.

https://www.dewberry.com/


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,549,000 (April)
1,538,300 (March)

Construction Spending
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$1,513,100,000 (March)
$1,509,900,000 (February)

Dodge Momentum Index
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162.4 (April)
149.5 (March)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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331 Deals--Up 9 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.9 (April)
55.6 (March)

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