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ACEC News / Education
February 25, 2019

Passthrough Firm Owners: Online Class Will Demonstrate How to Get Full 20% Tax Deduction

Take full advantage of the new 20 percent tax deduction for A/E passthrough firm owners.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
February 25, 2019

Contractor Confidence Declines, But Optimism Reigns for 2019

Market expectations among the nation's contractors slipped in the last three months of 2018, but they remain upbeat about 2019, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index (CCI) from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
February 25, 2019

Former Reps Shuster, Crowley Head Bipartisanship Infrastructure Initiative

Former Congressmen Bill Shuster and Joe Crowley will lead a new initiative on infrastructure at the Bipartisan Policy Center, a Washington, D.C. think tank.

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ACEC FAPA Committee Meets with USACE and Other Federal Agency Representatives

ACEC News / Advocacy
February 25, 2019

ACEC FAPA Committee Meets with USACE and Other Federal Agency Representatives

The Federal Agencies and Procurement Advocacy Committee (FAPA) met in Washington, D.C. last week with the Army Corps of Engineers as well as NAVFAC and US Air Force representatives for updates of ongoing construction priorities for the services.

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Engineers Week / Member Firms
February 22, 2019

Ramey Kemp Highlights Employees In Engineers Week Videos

     

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Member Firm News
August 19, 2019

Wright Pierce is proud to formally announce the company’s new Horizontal Infrastructure Assessment Group. As municipalities and utilities face daily challenges of maintaining aging water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure, Wright-Pierce has developed this specialized group to address and support these challenges. 

https://www.wright-pierce


August 14, 2019

Boxwood Merger Corp. (Nasdaq: BWMC, BWMCU and BWMCW) (“Boxwood”), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, and Atlas Intermediate Holdings LLC (“Atlas”) (combined together with Boxwood, the “Company”), a leading provider of professional testing, inspection, engineering and consulting services, announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Atlas will become a wholly-owned indirect subsidiary of Boxwood. Immediately following the proposed transaction, Boxwood intends to change its name to Atlas Technical Consultants, Inc. (“Atlas Technical”) and its shares of Class A common stock are expected to continue to be listed on The Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol “ATCX.”

https://www.oneatlas.com/


August 6, 2019

The joint venture of Gannett Fleming and Dewberry announced that it was awarded one of four five-year engineering/architecture indefinite delivery, indefinitely quantity (IDIQ) contracts issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District.

http://www.dewberry.com/n


Market Indicators
Indicators

ACEC Engineering Business Index (EBI)
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62.6 (2Q, 2019)
62.2 (1Q, 2019)

Engineering Employment
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1,521,800 (July)
1,517,500 (June)

Construction Spending
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$1,286,997,000 (June)
$1,303,427,000 (May)

ACEC Stock Index
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38.16 (August 5)
41.90 (July 29)

Dodge Momentum Index
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138.9 (July)
145.6 (June)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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297 Deals year-over-year (August)
312 Deals year-over-year (July)

AIA Billings Index
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49.1 (June)
50.2 (May)

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