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Industry News / Market Forecast
June 26, 2019

AIA's Billings Index Dips to 50.2; Billings Decreased or Flat for Past Four Months

The AIA's Architectural Billings Index (ABI) for May dropped slightly to 50.2, from 50.5 in April.

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Industry News / Infrastructure
June 26, 2019

Corps of Engineers to Evaluate Four Potential P3 Projects

In its effort to reduce its nearly $100 billion backlog of authorized but unfunded projects, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will consider four major civil-works projects for its new public-private partnership (P3) pilot program.

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Industry News
June 25, 2019

New York Passes "Most Aggressive Climate Change Program in the United States of America, Period"

New York passed last week legislation to cut its planet-warming emissions 85 percent below 1990 levels by 2050 and offset the remaining 15 percent through carbon-dioxide removal measures.

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Advocacy / Industry News
June 24, 2019

FHWA Finalizes Guidance on New “Safe Harbor” Indirect Cost Rate Policy for New and Small Firms

ACEC Senior Director Transportation Programs Matt Reiffer discusses how the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is expanding and making permanent a “Safe Harbor” Indirect Cost Rate policy for state departments of transportation.

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ACEC News / Awards
June 24, 2019

Nominate Entities Making Exemplary Use of Qualification-Based Selection for the 2019 QBS Awards

Nominations are open 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 for nominations is Friday, July 19, 2019.

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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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