Institute Research

2022 Q1 – Engineering Business Sentiment

These quarterly reports detail the sentiment of more than 600 engineering firm owners and executives surveyed for their outlook on their firms’ finances, their optimism for the engineering and design…

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Design-Build State of Practice

This landmark study examines design-build (DB) project delivery and challenges which impact the success and harmony of the DB team and could ultimately affect the success of the project. The…

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Engineering your DEI Journey: Client Perspectives and Industry Progress (March 5, 2024)

Previously recorded March 5, 2024 Where is your firm on its DEI journey and why does it matter? A panel of ACEC firm executives share their perspective and insights on…

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State of the Engineering Economy – Q1 2024 (February 29, 2024)

Our research team invites you to participate in a dynamic discussion, delving into the intricacies of the U.S. Economy and its impact on our industry. They will update you on…

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2024 Q1 Engineering Business Sentiment Report

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ACEC Florida Joins ACEC Research Institute Founder Circle with Major Donation

January 2024 Washington, DC –Today, the ACEC Research Institute announced a major donation from ACEC Florida, a state member organization within the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) federation. The…

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Fair and Balanced: The Role of Private Equity in Engineering Firms (December 13, 2023)

Over the last 7 years, private equity investment in engineering firms has grown significantly creating additional options for firm ownership transition and capitalization, while also impacting valuations and M&A strategies.…

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State of the Engineering Economy – Q4 2023 (November 29, 2023)

The ACEC Research Institute will provide its quarterly update on the State of the Engineering Economy – 2023 Q4. Join our economic research team for a lively discussion on the…

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ACEC Research Institute 4th Annual Industry Economic Update and Forecast 2023-2028 (November 15, 2023)

The ACEC Research Institute will unveil its fourth annual Engineering and Design Services Forecast, as well as deliver an update on the Industry Contribution report. Join our economic research team…

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What Lies Ahead: Understanding Engineering’s Future Impact on the U.S. Economy (November 15, 2022)

The ACEC Research Institute will unveil its third annual Engineering Industry Forecast, as well as deliver an update on the Engineering Industry Contribution report. Join our economic research team for…

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