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Matthew Murello Talks Up ACEC Coalitions at National HQ Meeting

ACEC News
July 16, 2019

Matthew Murello Talks Up ACEC Coalitions at National HQ Meeting

ACEC Coalition Leaders Chair-Elect Matthew Murello discussed the rapid growth of the seven ACEC coalitions with ACEC/National staff in Washington, D.C. today. Murello, who is president of Lewis S. Goodfriend & Associates in Chester, N.J., talked about how coalition members are the "best of the best" and among the most active Council members.

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ACEC News / President's Monthly Update
July 15, 2019

President's Monthly Update--July, 2019

June was another busy month here at the Council, as we hosted the annual Leadership Orientation sessions for MO leaders.  In all, 66 representatives from 33 MOs attended the two sessions, during which they were briefed by staff on ACEC’s programs, services, and activities. 

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Top Political Reporter Robert Costa to Break Down D.C. Politics, 2020 Election at 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago

ACEC News / Fall Conference
July 12, 2019

Top Political Reporter Robert Costa to Break Down D.C. Politics, 2020 Election at 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago

Robert Costa, who will keynote the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference in Chicago, October 13-16, is one of the most connected and influential journalists in the national political sphere. In his address, Costa will offer his unique insights on the current political situation in Washington, DC and handicap the 2020 Election.

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NOAA Report Cites Climate Change as Cause of Record High-Tide Flooding

Industry News
July 11, 2019

NOAA Report Cites Climate Change as Cause of Record High-Tide Flooding

Sea-level rise pushed high-tide flooding days in the United States to record levels, between May 2018 and April 2019, according to a new report by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

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ACEC News / Advocacy
July 11, 2019

House Passes Green Card Reform Bill

The House of Representatives approved the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 (H.R. 1044) this week in order to tackle the backlog of people waiting for an employment-based green card.

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Member Firm News
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.

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July 24, 2019

WEST was awarded a 5-year Indefinite Delivery Architect-Engineer Contract worth up to $4.5 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Los Angeles District for AE Hydrologic and Hydraulic Services for Civil Works Projects. 

https://www.westconsultan


Market Indicators
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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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