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Industry News / Market Forecast
October 25, 2019

Architecture Billings Index Moderates, But Challenging Conditions Continue

Design activity shows signs of remaining sluggish at U.S. architecture firms, according to the latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI) from the American Institute of Architects.

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College of Fellows Honors Lennox Nishimura

ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 25, 2019

College of Fellows Honors Lennox Nishimura

ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler (left) presents the College of Fellows Distinguished Service Award to Lennox Nishimura.

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ACEC News / Advocacy
October 24, 2019

ACEC Oregon Pushes Past ACEC/PAC Goal “To Engage With Our Representatives”

ACEC Oregon reached its ACEC/PAC goal for the 12th consecutive year last week.

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Eleven Council Members Inducted into Order of the Engineer

ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 24, 2019

Eleven Council Members Inducted into Order of the Engineer

At the 2019 Fall Conference in Chicago, 11 ACEC members were inducted into the Order of the Engineer, a national organization dedicated to “upholding the standards and dignity of the engineering profession. Conducting the ceremony were Roch Larochelle, chair of the Board of Governors of the Order of the Engineer, (first on left) and ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler (third on left).

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College of Fellows Inducts 17 New Members for Exemplary Leadership and Contributions to Engineering Industry

ACEC News / Fall Conference
October 23, 2019

College of Fellows Inducts 17 New Members for Exemplary Leadership and Contributions to Engineering Industry

ACEC Chair Mitch Simpler (left) and Fellows Committee Chair Dennis Ford inducts Stephanie Hachem into the ACEC College of Fellows at the 2019 ACEC Fall Conference. Hachem, a member of the ACEC Executive Committee, was one of 17 new Fellows.

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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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