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October 1, 2019

AIA Architecture Billings Index Suggests Weakest Design Market in Recent Years

The AIA Architecture Billings Index dropped to 47.2 in August, down from 50.1 in July. Any score below 50 indicates a decrease in billings.

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Construction Spending Holds the Line in August

Industry News / Industry Statistics
October 1, 2019

Construction Spending Holds the Line in August

Total construction spending was essentially flat in August, with the seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,287.3 billion coming in 0.1 percent above the revised July estimate of $1,285.6 billion.

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ACEC/Indiana Leaders Discuss Transportation with Representative Andre Carson

ACEC News / Member Organizations
October 1, 2019

ACEC/Indiana Leaders Discuss Transportation with Representative Andre Carson

U.S. Representative Andre Carson (D-IN), a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, met with ACEC/Indiana leadership this week to discuss transportation infrastructure funding. Pictured left to right: Scott Hornsby, GAI Consultants; Drew Bender, VS Engineering; Rick Olson, Earth Exploration/ A Terracon Company; Shelby Swango, WSP; Congressman Carson; Beth Bauer, ACEC/Indiana; Jon Stolz, Christopher B. Burke Engineering; Shelby Dunn, ACEC/Indiana; Bill Hall, United Consulting; and Hans Peterson, Clark Dietz.

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Latest ACEC Private Market Brief Issue Updates Top Five Macroeconomic Trends

Industry News / Industry Statistics
September 30, 2019

Latest ACEC Private Market Brief Issue Updates Top Five Macroeconomic Trends

In the latest ACEC Private Market Brief-Economic Outlook Q2, we review the top five macroeconomic trends, including business economists' predictions for the timing of next recession. We also look at A/E services revenue data, examining which markets have shown growth, been stable, or declined in the last year, as well as which states are showing economic momentum.

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ACEC News / Awards
September 30, 2019

ACEC and NSPE to Honor 2019 QBS Award Winners

ACEC and the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) have selected two winners of the  2019 QBS Award.

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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
Indicators

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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