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August 13, 2021

A/E/C Consultant Article Describes Horrors of a Cyberattack for Firms

Two A/E/C firms who survived the nightmare of ransomware attacks share up-close and personal fears, and potential tragic outcomes after experiencing such an attack, as told to a noted industry consultant.

The article: How Will Your Firm Survive a Cyber Attack? was written by Rich Friedman, President of Friedman & Partners, who has worked in and consulted for the A/E/C and environmental consulting industries for more than 25 years. His perspectives have been published in Engineering News Record, and ACEC’s Engineering Inc., among several other industry media.


August 13, 2021

Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Passes Senate

Washington, DC – ACEC released the following statement upon Senate passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act:

“The nation’s engineering industry applauds the United States Senate for passing a historic, generational investment in America’s infrastructure,” said ACEC President and CEO Linda Bauer Darr.


August 12, 2021

Advanced Marketing & Business Development Tactics for 2021 and 2022

This August 17 online class will discuss how to overcome the increasingly virtual marketplace to continue getting the word out about your firm and its capabilities, and make sure you are in the mix for new projects.


August 11, 2021

New Engineering Influence Podcast Examines Averting Employee Burnout

A new Engineering Influence podcast examines what Member Firms can do to avoid employee burnout.

As millions of people have transitioned to remote work as a result of the pandemic, the new reality has blurred the lines between many personal and professional lives leaving many employees struggling to set healthy boundaries.


ACEC News / Member Organizations
August 6, 2021

Engineering Influence Podcast Puts the Spotlight on ACEC New York

ACEC New York President & CEO John Evers came on the Engineering Influence podcast to discuss how the Member Organization promotes the engineering industry in the Empire State and to talk about the celebration of the organization's centennial this year. 


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.

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. 


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.

Market Indicators

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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