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1. ACEC Research Institute Q1 2023 Engineering Business Sentiment Study: Industry Optimism Remains High

The ACEC Research Institute released last week the results of its Q1 2023 Engineering Business Sentiment Study. The report showed that optimism within the industry remains extremely high across the board, among all market sectors and within all geographic regions.

The results were unveiled in a webinar hosted by Institute Executive Director Daphne Bryant and Senior Research Consultant Joe Bates, who led the study. Bates pointed to the overall robust health of the industry, which has roared back from a COVID-driven 6.6 percent dip in output in 2020. “We rebounded very nicely in 2021,” said Bates, “and we surpassed the 2019 numbers, so we hit a new record.” The industry further built on those record-setting gains in 2022.

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2. ACEC Research Institute Briefs TRB Committee on New Design-Build Study

Today ACEC Research Institute representatives briefed members of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Standing Committee on Project Delivery Methods on the new report from the ACEC Research Institute, Design-Build State of Practice Recommendations for Agencies and Industry on Effective Project Delivery. Committee members heard about challenges facing design firms, including risk transfer and project harmony hurdles, and recommendations for project owners Design-Build teams. The study was conducted by Keith Molenaar, Dean of the College of Engineering & Applied Science at the University of Colorado – Boulder, a longtime active member of the committee.

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3. Landmark Study Highlights Key Recommendations in Design-Build Project Delivery

The ACEC Research Institute today released a new study with the University of Colorado Boulder that examines the benefits and challenges both the project owners and firms face when applying the design-build (DB) delivery system.

Design Build State of Practice: Recommendations for Agencies and Industry on Effective Project Delivery, conducted by Keith Molenaar, Dean of the College of Engineering & Applied Science at the University of Colorado Boulder, details recommendations to firms and project owners, including federal agencies and industry, on successful delivery, as well as new information to enhance the benefits of cost and schedule savings associated with this project delivery method.

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4. ACEC Research Institute Adds Four Distinguished Leaders to the Board

Leaders of WSP USA, Stanley Consultants, Constellation Design Group, and Woodard & Curran Join Board of Directors

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5. ACEC Research Institute Study Shows QBS Saves Clients Time and Money

ACEC Research Institute Releases Comprehensive Study on use of Qualifications-Based Selection (QBS) for Engineering and Design Projects.

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6. 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.”

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7. ACEC Research Institute Announces Inaugural Prize Drawing

The ACEC Research Institute’s inaugural Annual Prize Drawing is underway, with all proceeds supporting the delivery of knowledge and business strategies that guide and elevate the engineering industry.

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8. ACEC Research Institute Studies Show Engineering is “Critical Player on Economic Mainstage”

At the ACEC Annual Convention, the ACEC Research Institute highlighted recent studies that calculated the size and economic impact of the engineering industry, surveyed engineering firms on the effects of COVID, and forecast the market over the coming five years.

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9. Podcast--ACEC Research Institute Studies on Infrastructure's Impact on Economic Development

On the latest Engineering Influence podcast, ACEC Board Chair Charlie Gozdziewski and Terracon Consultants President and CEO Gayle Packer discuss the ACEC Research Institute's recent economic studies and the real world impact of infrastructure investment.  

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10. Market Sentiment Climbs in ACEC Research Institute's Ninth COVID Member Survey

Member firm sentiment about the market continues to improve, according to the latest ACEC Research Institute member survey on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the survey of 408 members between February 25 and March 5, 42 percent said their firm's overall finances are better than before the pandemic, up from 32 percent in the eighth survey, which was conducted in September 2020.

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