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Industry News / Industry Statistics
May 23, 2019

Construction Costs Rise for 31st Straight Month

U.S. Construction Costs increased in May for the 31st consecutive month, according to the IHS Markit PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
May 23, 2019

Architectural Billings Index Climbs Back into Positive Territory

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Architectural Billings Index rose in April to 50.5, up from 47.8 in March. Any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings.

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Advocacy / Infrastructure
May 23, 2019

ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr Releases Statement on Infrastructure

“The case for infrastructure investment has been made. Now we need the will to act. The political playbook has changed; Americans are willing to pay for desperately needed infrastructure investment."

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ACEC News / Advocacy
May 23, 2019

"PINS for PAC" Fundraiser Pushes ACEC/Rhode Island Past Annual ACEC/PAC Goal

ACEC/Rhode Island topped its 2019 ACEC/PAC goal this week, relying on its annual “PINS for PAC” fundraising bowling championship event.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
May 22, 2019

ACEC's Linda Bauer Darr Urges President, Congress to Boost Infrastructure Funding

In advance of today's meeting between President Trump and Democratic Congressional leaders to discuss how to fund their proposed $2 trillion infrastructure package, ACEC President/CEO Linda Bauer Darr said they shouldn't be wary of raising new revenue.

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Member Firm News
June 14, 2019

TTWiiN Investment Partners, the innovation investment arm of Thornton Tomasetti, a global leader in the design and optimization  of structures and systems, announces investment in XtreeE, a Paris-based technology company focusing on large-scale 3D-printing solutions for the architecture, engineering and construction industry. 

https://www.ttwiin.com/ne


June 4, 2019

Black & Veatch's New Strategic Directions Report reflects critical role of data and planning in water infrastructure system. Smarter infrastructure, with data at its core, will play a crucial role in overcoming varied threats to our water supply. 

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


May 28, 2019

Woolpert Chief Scientist Qassim Abdullah was invited to help evaluate whether unmanned aircraft systems can accurately and efficiently measure stream stage, velocity, bathymetry and discharge.

https://woolpert.com/reso


Market Indicators
Indicators

ACEC Engineering Business Index (EBI)
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62.2 (1Q, 2019)
58.5 (4Q, 2018)

Engineering Employment
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1,516,200 (May)
1,512,600 (Apr)

Construction Spending
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$1,298,500,000 (Apr)
$1,299,200,000 (Mar)

ACEC Stock Index
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38.42 (June 7)
37.35 (May 31)

Dodge Momentum Index
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144.3 (Apr)
145.1 (Mar)

Morrissey Goodale M&A Index
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312 Deals year-over-year (Jun)
294 Deals year-over-year (May)

AIA Billings Index
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50.5 (Apr)
47.8 (Mar)

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