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INDUSTRY-STATISTICS Results
July 9, 2020
Deltek's Annual Clarity A&E Industry Study Tracks Firm Performance Benchmarks

Deltek has released its 41st Annual Clarity Architecture and Engineering Industry Study, providing analysis and benchmarks for firms’ financial, business development, project, and human resources performance.

June 26, 2020
Engineering Influence Podcast Highlights Deltek's A&E Firm Benchmarking Study

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Deltek's Megan Miller delves into the recently released Deltek Clarity Architecture & Engineering Industry Study, which provides a wide range of benchmarks for engineering firm performance.

June 1, 2020
ACEC Macro-Economic Update: 2020 Started Strong A/E Industry | Q1 GDP Revised Downward

ACEC's Erin McLaughlin reports on the strong start the A/E industry had to 2020 before COVID-19 derailed the economy and the pandemic's impact on U.S. Gross Domestic Product.

May 20, 2020
Architecture Billings Continue Historic Contraction

Demand for design services in April saw the steepest decline on record, according to The American Institute of Architects (AIA).

May 18, 2020
ACEC Macro-Economic Update: Fed Chair Urges More Stimulus | Retail Sales Plummet

ACEC's Erin McLaughlin reports on Federal Reserve Chairman Powell's recent comments and a record drop in retail sales.

May 11, 2020
ACEC Macro-Economic Update: Unemployment Rate Soars | Rent Payments Stabilize

ACEC Vice President Private Market Programs Erin McLaughlin reports on the largest-ever surge in the unemployment rate and a surprising rise in the percentage of tenants paying their May rent.
 

May 8, 2020
Sixth ACEC Member Survey Results: 36% Say Economic Normalcy Still 12-18 Months Away

While still decidedly negative, firm leaders are feeling slightly better about the condition of the U.S. economy and their firm finances and cash flows, according to the sixth ACEC member survey on the impact of COVID-19.

May 4, 2020
ACEC Macro Economic Update: Longest-Ever Expansion Ends | Construction Spending Up in March

ACEC Vice President Private Market Resources Erin McLaughlin reports on the abrupt end of the nation's longest economic expansion and March construction spending numbers.

April 30, 2020
ACEC/FMI Ownership Transition Study Finds Gap Between Knowledge and Intent

Engineering firm owners think they are better prepared for ownership transition and management succession (OTMS) than they actually are, according to a survey by the ACEC Research Institute and FMI Capital Advisors.

April 13, 2020
ACEC Macro-Economic Update, Week Ending April 11, 2020

ACEC Vice President Private Market Resources Erin McLaughlin reports on the Federal Reserve's Main Street Lending Program and the rapid rise in the federal deficit.

Member Firm News
April 30, 2020

In the global fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), Parsons Corporation is working with Battelle to operate the Battelle CCDS Critical Care Decontamination SystemTM that will disinfect N-95 masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) in support of pandemic relief efforts across the United States.

https://www.parsons.com/2


April 22, 2020

On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Jacobs released a Climate Action Plan that outlines the commitments the company is making to help abate the climate crisis. 

https://www.jacobs.com/ne


April 22, 2020

Engineering Consulting Services (ECS) is pleased to announce Tony Fiorillo has been promoted to President of the ECS Group of Companies effective as of April 15, 2020.

https://www.ecslimited.co


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,454,200 (April)
1,539,400 (March)

Construction Spending
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$1,346,200,000 (April)
$1,386,600,000 (March)

Dodge Momentum Index
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135.9 (April)
144.5 (March)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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289 Deals--Down 12 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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29.5 (April)
33.3 (March)

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