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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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Advocacy / Industry News
July 18, 2019

House Passes ‘Cadillac Tax’ Repeal

Making a rare bipartisan change to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the House of Representatives approved the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (H.R. 748) by a vote of 419 to 6.

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Matt Murello Discusses Importance of ACEC Coalitions

ACEC News
July 18, 2019

Matt Murello Discusses Importance of ACEC Coalitions

In the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Coalition Leaders Steering Committee Chair-Elect Matt Murello discusses the importance of coalitions through ACEC membership.

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ACEC News / Awards
July 18, 2019

Today is the Deadline for the 2019 QBS Awards Nominations!

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 is close of business tomorrow.

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Member Firm News
September 16, 2021

Woolpert has acquired AAM, a global geospatial services company that specializes in aerial mapping, surveying, GIS, and the development of innovative geospatial processes and technologies. AAM is headquartered in Australia and has offices across New Zealand, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Woolpert is a U.S.-based architecture, engineering, geospatial (AEG) and strategic consulting firm with 44 offices in three countries.

https://woolpert.com/reso


September 15, 2021

Under a Master Serves Agreement (MSA), a local team of Brown and Caldwell, Lotus Water, and Paradigm Environmental will provide a diverse range of services to implement San Jose's 2019 Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) Plan. 

https://brownandcaldwell.


September 9, 2021

Perkins Engineering Consultants, a Texas engineering firm specializing in water/wastewater services, joined Mead & Hunt, a national, full-service architectural-engineering firm, on August 1st, 2021. This move allows both Mead & Hunt and Perkins Engineering Consultants to offer enhanced services to clients and expand their geographic reach, furthering the strategic vision of both firms.

https://acec.org//default


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,561,200 (July)
1,556,600 (June)

Construction Spending
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$1,552,200,000 (June)
$1,551,200,000 (May)

Dodge Momentum Index
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155.8 (July)
164.9 (June)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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380 Deals—Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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54.6 (July)
57.1 (June)

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