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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
September 17, 2019

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing & Urban Development approved an annual funding bill that increases investment levels for most federal transportation infrastructure programs for the coming fiscal year.

The bill fulfills FAST Act funding levels for highway programs at $46.4 billion from the Highway Trust Fund and adds an additional $2.7 billion from the General Fund for surface transportation block grants, railway-highway crossing safety improvement, and bridge repairs.

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September 10, 2019

Seven innovative technology startups – focused on sustainability solutions that range from artificial intelligence and next-generation analytics to autonomous heavy equipment and electric vehicle energy management – have been selected to join Black & Veatch’s IgniteX Cleantech Accelerator.

https://www.bv.com/news/s


September 3, 2019

Montreal-based WSP Global Inc., says it intends to grow its U.S. presence further with a planned $65-million acquisition of environmental consultant Lancaster, N.Y.-based Ecology and Environment Inc.

https://www.enr.com/artic


Market Indicators
Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,521,200 (August)
1,520,200 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,287,300,000 (August)
$1,285,600,000 (July)

ACEC Stock Index
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39.16 (October 7)
40.25 (September 9)

Dodge Momentum Index
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143.6 (September)
137.9 (August)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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285 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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47.2 (August)
50.1 (July)

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