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ACEC News / Advocacy
April 24, 2020

ACEC Action Alert: Support a Robust Infrastructure Agenda to Promote Economic Recovery

ACEC member action is requested to engage House and Senate lawmakers to support an economic recovery agenda that includes significant and sustainable investments in the nation’s critical infrastructure and regulatory reforms to move projects forward expeditiously.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
April 24, 2020

ACEC's Steve Hall Provides Update on Federal COVID-19 Assistance, Action Alert for Infrastructure-Based Recovery

ACEC Senior Vice President Steve Hall reports on passage of the supplemental $483 billion COVID-19 assistance package and the Council's launching of a grassroots campaign to promote consideration and passage of an infrastructure-based recovery agenda.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
April 24, 2020

ACEC President/CEO Darr Invites Council Members to Virtual Board of Directors Meeting on Saturday, April 25

In her member letter, ACEC President & CEO Linda Bauer Darr invites member to the ACEC Board of Directors meeting, previews the upcoming virtual legislative fly-in, and highlights the complimentary COVID-19 online classes and roundtables.

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ACEC News / Coronavirus
April 24, 2020

Fifth ACEC Member Survey on COVID-19 Impact Reveals High PPP Participation

Here are the results from the fith ACEC Business Survey on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  The report includes an executive summary that highlights not only important significant results but also calls out differences in these results by firm size. 

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Industry News / Market Forecast
April 23, 2020

Architecture Firm Billings Plummet Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Billings at architecture firms plummeted in March as the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) fell by 20.1 points to a score of 33.3 (a score over 50 indicates increasing billings, a score below 50 indicates declining billings).

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Member Firm News
January 12, 2021

As enterprises thoughtfully work to meet environmental objectives from regulators, shareholders and consumers, Black & Veatch announces the launch of a dedicated environmental business unit to support those objectives.

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


January 8, 2021

HDR is serving as owner’s engineer for Invenergy’s recently announced Samson Solar Energy Center, the largest solar project in U.S. history. Located in northeastern Texas, Samson Solar Energy Center is designed to produce 1,310 megawatts of power. 

https://www.hdrinc.com/ne


December 21, 2020

Bowman Consulting Group, Ltd. has signed a Letter of Intent to acquire KTA, an engineering firm with core expertise in mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering, commissioning, third party plan review, and lighting design.

https://www.acec.org/defa


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,514,500 (December)
1,510,100 (November)

Construction Spending
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$1,459.400,000 (November)
$1,446,900,000 (October)

Dodge Momentum Index
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134.6 (December)
123.3 (November)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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295 Deals--Down 7 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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46.3 (November)
47.5 (October)

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