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January 28, 2021

Pandemic Fuels Commercial and Multifamily Construction Starts Decline in 2020

The value of commercial and multifamily construction starts in the top 20 metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. lost 23% in 2020, falling to $111.1 billion according to Dodge Data & Analytics.https://www.construction.com/

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ACEC Welcomes Eddie Sotto, Former SVP of Concept Design at Walt Disney Imagineering

ACEC News
January 28, 2021

ACEC Welcomes Eddie Sotto, Former SVP of Concept Design at Walt Disney Imagineering

Engineering Influence welcomed experiential designer Eddie Sotto of SottoSudios/LA, and former Senior Vice President of Concept Design at Walt Disney Imagineering onto the program to discuss inspiration, collaboration and what can happen when design and engineering work together to create a successful user experience.  

 

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Engineering Inc. Spotlights Black-Owned Engineering Firms

ACEC News / Member Firms
January 27, 2021

Engineering Inc. Spotlights Black-Owned Engineering Firms

Hear compelling stories from several black ACEC Member Firm owners and their journeys to engineering firm success in the just published Fall 2020 issue of ACEC’s Award-winning Engineering Inc. magazine.

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FAPA 2021 Winter Meeting Set Feb. 10-11

January 26, 2021

FAPA 2021 Winter Meeting Set Feb. 10-11

The Federal Agencies and Procurement Advocacy (FAPA) Committee has finalized its agenda for its upcoming Winter Meeting on Feb. 10 – 11.

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U.S. Chamber’s Ed Mortimer Talks Infrastructure on Engineering Influence Podcast

ACEC News / Advocacy
January 22, 2021

U.S. Chamber’s Ed Mortimer Talks Infrastructure on Engineering Influence Podcast

On the weekly Government Affairs Update on the Engineering Influence podcast, Ed Mortimer, vice president of Transportation and Infrastructure at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, discussed the “once-in-a-generation opportunity for a long-term transformative infrastructure bill” and talked about how the Build by the Fourth of July coalition, of which ACEC is a member, will work to win passage.

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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.

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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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