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Industry News / Market Forecast
April 10, 2019

FMI Forecast: Market Growth Pace Slows; Non-Residential Structures to Outperform

Total U.S. engineering and construction spending is forecast to rise 3 percent in 2019, down from a 4 percent increase in 2018, according to the latest FMI U.S. Construction Outlook.

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Four Great Reasons to Attend the ACEC Annual Convention

ACEC News / Convention
April 9, 2019

Four Great Reasons to Attend the ACEC Annual Convention

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr lays out her top reasons to attend the 2019 ACEC Annual Convention and Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., May 5-8.

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Industry News
April 9, 2019

USGBC Releases LEED v4.1 for Cities, Communities and Residential Homes

The new LEED v4.1 certification is available for homes, cities, and communities. The certification places an emphasis on performance monitoring, social equity, fully integrated designs, and human health factors.

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Industry News
April 9, 2019

EPA Report Lays Out Consequences of Unchecked Climate Change

EPA scientists paint a dire picture of the economic and societal impacts of unchecked climate change in a comprehensive report published in the Nature journal on Monday. The report analyzes how 22 impacts of climate change, such as rising sea levels or longer pollen seasons, will affect the U.S. economy and social fabric.

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2019 EEA Gala Registration Surges Past 700; Seats Filling Up Fast

ACEC News / Convention
April 8, 2019

2019 EEA Gala Registration Surges Past 700; Seats Filling Up Fast

More than 700 have registered for the upcoming Engineering Excellence Awards Gala, to be held Tuesday, May 7th at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C., as part of the 2019 ACEC Annual Convention.

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Member Firm News
March 3, 2021

Woolpert has acquired CivilTech Engineering Inc., a multidisciplinary engineering firm that specializes in transportation, water resources, municipal, structural and construction services. CivilTech has three offices in Texas and serves local, state and federal clients.

https://woolpert.com/reso


February 19, 2021

GEOCOMP, today announced that the company has provided the largest and most sophisticated Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) system ever deployed on a bridge structure in the United States on the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge in the State of New York.

https://www.acec.org/defa


February 17, 2021

Kimley-Horn is leading the next phase of Sound Transit's Link expansion program — the 16.3-mile Everett Link Extension (EVLE) and Operations and Maintenance Facility (OMF) North project, which will add six stations to the light rail network connecting to the under-construction Lynnwood Link Extension at the Lynnwood City Center and extend Link service north further into Snohomish County.

https://www.acppubs.com/a


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,514,500 (December)
1,510,100 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,459.400,000 (November)
$1,446,900,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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134.6 (December)
123.3 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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295 Deals--Down 7 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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46.3 (November)
47.5 (October)

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