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ACEC News / Industry Statistics
May 11, 2020

ACEC Macro-Economic Update: Unemployment Rate Soars | Rent Payments Stabilize

ACEC Vice President Private Market Programs Erin McLaughlin reports on the largest-ever surge in the unemployment rate and a surprising rise in the percentage of tenants paying their May rent.
 

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Advocacy / Infrastructure Funding
May 11, 2020

ACEC Supports Lawmakers’ Push for $50 Billion Federal Highway Funding to State DOTs

As House and Senate members continue discussions over additional legislation to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact, ACEC is actively supporting a move to include a $50 billion infusion to State Departments of Transportation (DOTs).

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ACEC News / Member Firms
May 11, 2020

Former ACEC Vice Chair White Passes Away

The ACEC community mourns the loss of Herbert “Kenneth” White who passed away last Friday. White was a past president and national director of the Consulting Engineers Council of Alabama and a strong voice for MO engagement in ACEC National.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
May 8, 2020

ACEC/PAC Holds Virtual Sweepstakes Drawing

On May 7, ACEC/PAC held a virtual drawing for its Spring Sweepstakes. More than 1,400 tickets were sold, topping the participation from last year’s Spring Sweepstakes.

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ACEC News / Industry Statistics
May 8, 2020

Sixth ACEC Member Survey Results: 36% Say Economic Normalcy Still 12-18 Months Away

While still decidedly negative, firm leaders are feeling slightly better about the condition of the U.S. economy and their firm finances and cash flows, according to the sixth ACEC member survey on the impact of COVID-19.

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Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

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


July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

https://woolpert.com/reso


July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

https://www.stantec.com/e


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,555,500 (June)
1,552,800 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,545,300,000 (May)
$1,549,500,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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165.8 (June)
175.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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370 Deals--Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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