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EBI Survey Respondents Report Positive Impacts of 2017 Tax Reform

ACEC News / Market Forecast
July 23, 2019

EBI Survey Respondents Report Positive Impacts of 2017 Tax Reform

In the latest Engineering Business Index survey released last week, more than one quarter of firm leaders (26 percent) credited the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act with improving their bottom line."

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ACEC News / Awards
July 23, 2019

QBS Awards Nominations Deadline Extended to August 30

Submit your nominations now for the 2019 QBS Awards, which recognize public and private entities that make exemplary use of the Qualifications-Based Selection process at the federal, state and local levels. The deadline has been extended to August 30, 2019.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 23, 2019

Connecticut Reaches ACEC/PAC Fundraising Goal "To Have a Voice in Washington"

For the 14th consecutive year, ACEC/Connecticut has hit its annual ACEC/PAC target.

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Small Increase in ACEC's Engineering Business Index Fueled by Long-Term Optimism

ACEC News / Market Forecast
July 19, 2019

Small Increase in ACEC's Engineering Business Index Fueled by Long-Term Optimism

The ACEC Engineering Business Index (EBI) edged up 0.4 points to 62.6 in the Q2 2019 survey, the second consecutive quarterly increase.

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ACEC Briefs Lawmakers on Project Delivery Recommendations

ACEC News / Advocacy
July 18, 2019

ACEC Briefs Lawmakers on Project Delivery Recommendations

WSP President of U.S. Advisory Services John Porcari (center) shares his experiences in project delivery as deputy secretary at the U.S. Department of Transportation and interim executive director of the Gateway Corporation. 

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Member Firm News
April 6, 2021

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services announced the acquisition of Adams Consulting Engineers, Inc. headquartered in Dallas with additional offices in Austin and Tyler, Texas. The acquisition, only the second in Langan’s 50-year history, helps accelerate the firm’s growth in Texas, where Langan has operated since 2015 in Houston. With this move, Langan now has more than 1,300 employees across 36 offices.

https://www.langan.com/em


March 30, 2021

The recently finalized partnership of Confluence Networks, LLC and MasTec, Inc. has selected WSP USA to assist in completing its Confluence-1 fiberoptic cable system.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


March 23, 2021

Burns & McDonnell has promoted Leon Harden as the firm’s first diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy manager. After three years working in recruitment at Burns & McDonnell, in his new role Harden will work closely with executive leaders and business diversity teams globally to provide strategic guidance for creating and integrating DEI initiatives and programs into all aspects of the 100% employee-owned engineering, construction and architecture firm.

https://www.burnsmcd.com/


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,539,400 (March)
1,532,000 (February)

Construction Spending
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$1,516,900,000 (February)
$1,529,000,000 (January)

Dodge Momentum Index
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151.4 (March)
148.8 (February)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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313 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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53.3 (February)
44.9 (January)

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