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October 8, 2021
ACEC Monthly Economic Update Video: Housing Still Strong; Public Markets May Be Coming Out of Trough

Erin McLaughlin, ACEC's private markets expert delivers her monthly economic update for the engineering and design industry in 10 minutes or less.

August 26, 2021
Podcast: AIA Chief Economist Kermit Baker Discusses the ABI and the Economic Outlook

On the latest Private Markets Update podcast, AIA Chief Economist Kermit Baker and ACEC Vice President for Private Markets Resources Erin McLaughlin discuss the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) and his forecast for the design services industry.

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.

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.

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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