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Coronavirus / Industry News
March 13, 2020

ARCHITECT Magazine Reports on how Architecture Firms Are Dealing with COVID-19

ARCHITECT magazine asked several design firms to describe the impact of COVID-19 on their staff, clients, office operations, and projects.

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ACEC and Stakeholder Coalition Ad Campaign Calls on Congress to Act on Transportation Infrastructure

Advocacy / Infrastructure Funding
March 13, 2020

ACEC and Stakeholder Coalition Ad Campaign Calls on Congress to Act on Transportation Infrastructure

The Transportation Construction Coalition, which includes ACEC, has launched a grassroots and advocacy advertising campaign on multiple fronts to increase pressure on Congress and the Trump administration to produce a permanent Highway Trust Fund (HTF) revenue solution and a robust, long-term transportation infrastructure investment package.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
March 11, 2020

Council Advises Administration on Proposed NEPA Reforms

ACEC Vice President Transportation Programs Matt Reiffer reports on the Council's submittal of submitted supportive comments and extensive technical feedback this week on changes to the regulations implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) proposed by the White House Council on Environmental Quality. 

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Advocacy / Member Organizations
March 11, 2020

States Confront Universal Licensure Bills

ACEC Vice President Tax and Regulatory Affairs Katharine Mottley reports on Member Organizations' responses to universal licensure bills in their states.

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Online Class: How Will Federal Cybersecurity Rules Affect Your Firm; March 18

ACEC News / Education
March 10, 2020

Online Class: How Will Federal Cybersecurity Rules Affect Your Firm; March 18

In the March 18 online class CMMC: The Cost of Doing Business Just Went Up, Can You Afford to Sit This Out?,  Reginald Jones of Fox Rothschild will explain how to navigate the federal government's complicated and potentially costly cybersecurity regulations and mitigate the impact on your firm.

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Member Firm News
April 6, 2021

Langan Engineering & Environmental Services announced the acquisition of Adams Consulting Engineers, Inc. headquartered in Dallas with additional offices in Austin and Tyler, Texas. The acquisition, only the second in Langan’s 50-year history, helps accelerate the firm’s growth in Texas, where Langan has operated since 2015 in Houston. With this move, Langan now has more than 1,300 employees across 36 offices.

https://www.langan.com/em


March 30, 2021

The recently finalized partnership of Confluence Networks, LLC and MasTec, Inc. has selected WSP USA to assist in completing its Confluence-1 fiberoptic cable system.

https://www.wsp.com/en-US


March 23, 2021

Burns & McDonnell has promoted Leon Harden as the firm’s first diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strategy manager. After three years working in recruitment at Burns & McDonnell, in his new role Harden will work closely with executive leaders and business diversity teams globally to provide strategic guidance for creating and integrating DEI initiatives and programs into all aspects of the 100% employee-owned engineering, construction and architecture firm.

https://www.burnsmcd.com/


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,539,400 (March)
1,532,000 (February)

Construction Spending
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$1,516,900,000 (February)
$1,529,000,000 (January)

Dodge Momentum Index
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151.4 (March)
148.8 (February)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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313 Deals--Down 2 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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53.3 (February)
44.9 (January)

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