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March 17, 2022
Design Services Industry Employment Tops 1.6 Million for the First Time

With the remarkable expansion of the design services industry over the past 18 months, employment in the sector topped 1.6 million in February, up by nearly 9 percent since April 2020.

January 31, 2022
Forecast Projects 5.4% Growth in Nonresidential Building Construction in 2022

The nonresidential building sector is expected to see a healthy rebound through next year, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects,

January 31, 2022
Survey Lists Best Markets for STEM Workers

Seattle, Austin, and Boston are the best metro areas for STEM professionals, according to a new report by WalletHub.

December 1, 2021
AIA Survey Finds Lower or Flat Compensation at Small Architecture Firms in 2019-2021

For most positions at small architecture firms, salaries declined or remained essentially flat from 2019 to 2021, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2021 Small Firm Compensation Report.

November 19, 2021
ACEC Research Institute Explores Technology Adoption by Engineering Firms

In the coming weeks, the ACEC Research Institute will release the findings of a new study, "Future of Technology and Its Role in Engineering," which will explore the rate of adoption of technology by engineering firms. 

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.

Member Firm News
March 22, 2022

WSP USA has been recognized for its efforts in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion with awards presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) chapters in New York (NY) and Pennsylvania (PA).


March 14, 2022

Stantec has joined the Coalition for Reimagined Mobility, a global effort to shape policy for the more equitable and sustainable movement of people and goods around the world.


March 8, 2022

AECOM today announced it is immediately exiting its business operations in Russia.


Market Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,603,500 (February)
1,599,100 (January)

Construction Spending
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$1,677,200,000 (January)
$1,655,800,000 (December)

Dodge Momentum Index
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158.2 (February)
151.7 (January))

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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425 Deals—Up 33 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
51.0 (January)
51.0 (December)

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