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June 28, 2021
ACEC Study Finds Infrastructure Agreement Will Create 82,000 Engineering Jobs, Add $75 Billion to GDP

On the heels of last week’s announcement that a bipartisan agreement had been reached on infrastructure,ACEC released a new report analyzing how the proposal might benefit the engineering and design industry in terms of economic output and job creation.

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.

June 3, 2021
Podcast: Diving Into the 42nd Annual Deltek Clarity Architecture and Engineering Industry Study - Copy

Deltek Product Marketing Director Megan Miller joined the Engineering Influence podcast to discuss the 42nd Annual Deltek Clarity Architecture and Engineering Industry Study, which was just released last week.

May 28, 2021
Deltek Releases 42nd Annual Clarity Architecture and Engineering Industry Study

Deltek has released its 42nd Annual Deltek Clarity Architecture and Engineering Industry Study, a comprehensive survey of the performance metrics of design firms over the past year and a look at their expectations for the coming year. Deltek produced the study in association with ACEC.

April 30, 2021
ACEC Research Institute Encourages Member Participation in Two New Industry Studies

The ACEC Research Institute has launched a landmark study of the challenges posed by Design-Build (DB) project delivery and calls on member firm leaders to share their thoughts and experiences.

February 4, 2021
Engineering Our Way to a Better Future

In this guest post, ACEC Research Institute Chair John Carrato highlights the critical role engineers play in the U.S. economy, making a difference for every American.

February 4, 2021
Engineering Influence Podcast: Insights form the ACEC Research Institute's Engineering Industry Economic Contribution Report

ACEC Research Institute staff joined the Engineering Influence podcast to talk about the 2020 Engineering Industry Economic Contribution, which examines the impact of the A/E sector on the U.S. economy.

February 4, 2021
New ACEC Research Institute Finds A/E Economic Impact Totals Nearly $600 Billion Annually

The Engineering and Architectural industry supports $600 Billion in annual U.S. GDP, according to the 2020 Engineering Industry Economic Contribution study just released by the ACEC Research Institute.

January 14, 2021
Engineering Influence Podcast: A Closer Look at the First-Ever Engineering Industry Profile

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, Joe Bates of the ACEC Research Institute and Jon Gray, principal at Rockport Analytics, discuss the ACEC Research Institute's newly released 2020 Engineering Industry Profile.

Member Firm News
July 20, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Black & Veatch $2.5 million in federal funding to participate in a research and development (R&D) project aimed at advancing direct air capture (DAC) technology.

July 12, 2021

Woolpert has been granted a trademark for Inspansion, a method of adding capacity through analytics in place of physical expansion, by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Woolpert Director of Strategic Consulting David Tomber developed Inspansion to help airports identify logical efficiencies in operations, technology and staffing to optimize facility performance, while deferring capital investment.

July 8, 2021

Global integrated design firm Stantec has established a cross-disciplinary center of excellence to provide sustainable, climate smart, and equitable infrastructure design services.

Market Indicators

Engineering Employment
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1,555,500 (June)
1,552,800 (May)

Construction Spending
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$1,545,300,000 (May)
$1,549,500,000 (April)

Dodge Momentum Index
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165.8 (June)
175.1 (May)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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370 Deals--Up 30 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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57.1 (June)
58.5 (May)

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