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INDUSTRY-STATISTICS Results
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.

September 30, 2019
Latest ACEC Private Market Briefs Issue Updates Top Five Macroeconomic Trends

In the latest ACEC Private Market Brief-Economic Outlook Q2, we review the top five macroeconomic trends, including business economists' predictions for the timing of next recession. We also look at A/E services revenue data, examining which markets have shown growth, been stable, or declined in the last year, as well as which states are showing economic momentum.

September 5, 2019
U.S.Construction Spending Almost Flat in July

U.S. construction spending edged up just 0.1 percent in July, climbing to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of $1.29 trillion.

Member Firm News
December 13, 2019

UK railways could soon follow in the footsteps of other global transit systems by deploying a new generation of hydrogen-powered trains. Consultancy Arup has been engaged by the RSSB to produce a report charting the course for bringing hyrdrail to Great Britain’s mainline.

https://www.consultancy.u


December 9, 2019

Brown and Caldwell, a leading environmental engineering and construction firm, has been selected by the Derry Township Municipal Authority (DTMA) to design energy efficiency improvements at its Clearwater Road Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF).

https://brownandcaldwell.


December 6, 2019

Stantec’s Water System Improvement Project for the City of Burton, Michigan has been awarded the honor of Recognized Project by the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) AQUARIUS Recognition Program. The program honors outstanding achievements in innovation, sustainability, and public-health protection for projects funded by the EPA’s Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF).

https://www.stantec.com/e


Market Indicators
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Engineering Employment
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1,530,600 (November)
1,522,200 (October)

Construction Spending
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$1,291,100,000 (October)
$1,301,800,000 (September)

ACEC Stock Index
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41.33 (December 9)
42.75 (November 25)

Dodge Momentum Index
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155.3 (November)
150.9 (October)

Morrissey Goodale U.S. M&A Index
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300 Deals--Up 1 percent year-over-year

AIA Billings Index
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52.0 (October)
49.7 (September)

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