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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.

February 25, 2022
ACEC Research Institute's Engineering Business Sentiment Survey Finds Extreme Optimism

The second quarterly ACEC Research Institute Engineering Business Sentiment survey, which we just released, paints a starkly two-tone picture. The 600-plus member firm respondents are “extremely optimistic” about the current state of their firms and our industry, but at the same time their “faith in the future of the U.S. economy dropped.”

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.

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.

Member Firm News
August 16, 2022

Brown and Caldwell announce Euan Finlay has been promoted from senior vice president to chief operating officer (COO), effective immediately. A senior executive with 25 years of experience, Finlay excels in leading organizations and teams to deliver excellence to clients while driving sustainable growth.


August 9, 2022

VHB welcomes Meghan Powell as Director of Transit and Rail for the Mid-Atlantic region. In this role, Powell will carve a path forward for VHB's Transit and Rail service line by strategically leading the development and implementation of its growth strategy.


August 2, 2022

Brown and Caldwell today announced Vice President Dr. Kati Bell has been appointed a fellow of the UC Irvine Water-Energy Nexus Center (WEX Center).

The WEX Center promotes fundamental and applied research at the water-energy nexus in partnership with industry. Its research focuses on all dimensions of power/energy use and efficiency in the water processing sector, including extraction, treatment, conveyance, reclamation, and reuse.




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