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September 30, 2021
Climate Week NYC Focuses on Resilience, Sustainability and Decarbonization

ACEC's Diana Alexander reports on Climate Week NYC, which was held last week in conjunction with the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

September 16, 2021
Engineering Influence Podcast: A Conversation with Urban Planner Jeff Speck on U.S. Road Engineering Standards

What began as a podcast conversation about induced demand with urban planner Jeff Speck quickly broadened into a wider discussion about U.S. road engineering standards, their impact, and what responsibility engineers may have to improve them.

September 8, 2021
EJCDC Releases New, 2021 Construction Manager as Advisor Series Documents

The Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC®) today released the EJCDC® 2021 Construction Manager as Advisor Series.

August 25, 2021
2nd Quarter A/E Revenues Rebound to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Total A/E revenues fully rebounded to pre-pandemic 2019 levels in the second quarter of 2021, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Quarterly Services Survey released August 19th.

August 20, 2021
Hot Off The Presses: Latest Digital Engineering Inc. Magazine Features 2021 Engineering Excellence Awards Winners

The latest Engineering Inc. digital magazine is now available on your computer or mobile device.

August 13, 2021
A/E/C Consultant Article Describes Horrors of a Cyberattack for Firms

Two A/E/C firms who survived the nightmare of ransomware attacks share up-close and personal fears, and potential tragic outcomes after experiencing such an attack, as told to a noted industry consultant.

The article: How Will Your Firm Survive a Cyber Attack? was written by Rich Friedman, President of Friedman & Partners, who has worked in and consulted for the A/E/C and environmental consulting industries for more than 25 years. His perspectives have been published in Engineering News Record, and ACEC’s Engineering Inc., among several other industry media.

July 29, 2021
Engineering Influence Podcast: Lockton's Kevin Holland on Cybersecurity and the Engineering Industry

Kevin Holland of Lockton's Engineering and Design Practice came on the Engineering Influence podcast to talk about cybercrime, the vulnerability of the engineering industry, cybersecurity insurance, and the steps firms can take to protect themselves.

July 28, 2021
Podcast: Strong Towns' Charles Marohn on Traffic Congestion, Federal Transportation Funding, and "Stroads"

Charles Marohn, founder and president of Strong Towns, came on the Engineering Influence podcast to talk about his new book, Confessions of a Recovering Engineer: Transportation for a Strong Town. 

June 17, 2021
Private Markets Update on the Engineering Influence Podcast

On the latest Engineering Influence Private Markets Update podcast, ACEC Private Market Resources Vice President Erin McLaughlin discussed the state of the economy and outline emerging trends, including the impressive growth in residential construction and the ongoing reduction in public spending in the A/E/C space.  

June 17, 2021
Design Industry Revenues Up, Residential Still Hot, and Public Spending Down

Total design industry revenues are beginning to rise, the residential market is still getting hotter, and public spending is down according to recent economic data released from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Member Firm News
October 18, 2021

In recognition of Climate Action Day, WSP USA has furthered its commitment to reduce, and ultimately eliminate, embodied carbon in its structural system projects by 2050 as a signatory to the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) SE 2050 Commitment Program.

October 12, 2021

Leading environmental engineering and construction firm Brown and Caldwell today announces the launch of BC:Opta™, its unique approach to utility optimization for a more effective future.


October 5, 2021

Bowman Consulting Group Ltd. (the “Company” or “Bowman”) (NASDAQ: BWMN), today announced the acquisition of the assets of Triangle Site Design (“Triangle”) headquartered in Raleigh, NC. Triangle, founded in 2008 and led by its founder Matt Lowder, delivers civil engineering and land planning services to clients throughout the Research Triangle area of North Carolina.


Market Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,579,500 (August)
1,560,800 (July)

Construction Spending
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$1,568,800,000 (July)
$1,563,400,000 (June)

Dodge Momentum Index
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148.7 (August)
154.0 (July)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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388 Deals—Up 26 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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55.6 (August)
54.6 (July)

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