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ACEC/Texas Supports Congressman Crenshaw

Advocacy / Member Organizations
February 26, 2019

ACEC/Texas Supports Congressman Crenshaw

ACEC/Texas members met with newly elected Congressman Dan Crenshaw (R-TX) last week to discuss the need for increased and dependable investment in infrastructure including water, wastewater, transportation and aviation.

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ACEC News / Education
February 25, 2019

Passthrough Firm Owners: Online Class Will Demonstrate How to Get Full 20% Tax Deduction

Take full advantage of the new 20 percent tax deduction for A/E passthrough firm owners.

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Industry News / Market Forecast
February 25, 2019

Contractor Confidence Declines, But Optimism Reigns for 2019

Market expectations among the nation's contractors slipped in the last three months of 2018, but they remain upbeat about 2019, according to the latest Construction Confidence Index (CCI) from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

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Industry News / Infrastructure Funding
February 25, 2019

Former Reps Shuster, Crowley Head Bipartisanship Infrastructure Initiative

Former Congressmen Bill Shuster and Joe Crowley will lead a new initiative on infrastructure at the Bipartisan Policy Center, a Washington, D.C. think tank.

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ACEC FAPA Committee Meets with USACE and Other Federal Agency Representatives

ACEC News / Advocacy
February 25, 2019

ACEC FAPA Committee Meets with USACE and Other Federal Agency Representatives

The Federal Agencies and Procurement Advocacy Committee (FAPA) met in Washington, D.C. last week with the Army Corps of Engineers as well as NAVFAC and US Air Force representatives for updates of ongoing construction priorities for the services.

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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
Indicators

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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