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INDUSTRY-STATISTICS Results
March 16, 2020
Deadline for ACEC’s PLI Survey of Member Firms Extended Until Friday, March 20

ACEC's Risk Management Committee has extended the deadline to Friday, March 20 for completing the annual survey of A/E member firms regarding their professional liability insurance, claims experience, and the impact of the threat of litigation.

March 4, 2020
World Engineering Day Survey Highlights Most Daunting Global Challenges

In the World Engineering Day survey of more than 10,000 engineers worldwide, respondents cited securing cyberspace and economical clean energy were cited as the two most daunting global challenges over the next 25 years.

December 9, 2019
Transportation Infrastructure Market Forecast to Grow by 5 Percent in 2020

The U.S. transportation infrastructure market will grow by least 5 percent in 2020, according to the latest forecast by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

December 9, 2019
Latest Engineering Influence Podcast Focuses on 3Q Economic Report

ACEC Senior Director of Private Market Resources Erin McLaughlin takes a deep dive into the just-released ACEC 3Q Review in the latest ACEC Engineering Influence podcast.

December 6, 2019
U.S. Construction Spending Continues to Slip; Gov’t Sector Falls for First Time Since June

Overall U.S. construction spending dropped 0.8 percent in October, following on a 0.3 percent decline in September. During the first 10 months of 2019, annualized construction spending is down 1.7 percent from a year earlier.

November 27, 2019
ACEC’s 3Q Economic Outlook Highlights Potential Upsides for U.S. Economy

The latest ACEC Private Market Briefs-Economic Outlook Q3 looks at business economists' views on the greatest upside risks to the economy.

October 11, 2019
Latest ACEC Private Industry Brief Focuses on the Commercial/Residential Real Estate Market

In the latest ACEC Private Industry Brief, we highlight the opportunities for engineering firms in the commercial/residential real estate market, laying out the market trends, top clients, and biggest markets.

October 9, 2019
Dodge Momentum Index Gains 4.1 Percent in September

The Dodge Momentum Index moved 4.1 percent higher in September to 143.6 from the revised August reading of 137.9.

October 7, 2019
Engineering Employment Continues to Climb; National Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.5 Percent

Employment in the A/E industry rose for the twelfth consecutive month in September, reaching an estimated 1,524,200. The industry continues to set monthly records for highest employment level.

October 1, 2019
Construction Spending Holds the Line in August

Total construction spending was essentially flat in August, with the seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,287.3 billion coming in 0.1 percent above the revised July estimate of $1,285.6 billion.

Member Firm News
April 1, 2020

AECOM was selected by the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop “The Impact of Climate Change and Population Growth on the National Flood Insurance Program Through 2100,” a study addressing riverine and coastal flood response to climate change in order to reduce the risk of flood damage.

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April 1, 2020

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has selected HDR to assist it in developing and implementing its 3D Digital Delivery initiative. The effort will redefine how infrastructure projects are designed and delivered in the state.

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March 26, 2020

HDR’s design expertise has been recruited to help tackle the affordable housing crisis in California. The Los Angeles County Development Authority selected Contour Crafting Corporation, in collaboration with HDR and the supportive services provider Volunteers of America, to design and build 3D printed modular homes in the county.

https://www.stoneworld.co


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,540,300 (February)
1,530,000 (January)

Construction Spending
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$1,369,200,000 (January)
$1,345,500,000 (December)

Dodge Momentum Index
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148.7 (February)
151.4 (January)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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320 Deals--Up 5 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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52.2 (January)
52.5 (December)

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