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The ACEC Research Institute provides on-going financial resources to conduct research initiatives beneficial to the entire engineering industry. Our research and tools allow engineering professionals to stay up-to-date on trends and topics that shape the industry and leverage that knowledge to help them be more effective in their roles.

Engineering Business Sentiment - 2024 Q2

Latest review of the State of the Engineering Economy

Diversity Roadmap

The DEI&B Maturity Model for Engineering & Design Services

Design-Build State of Practice

Landmark study examining Design-Build Challenges and Delivery


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The ACEC Research Institute is committed to advancing our profession through educational scholarships for students pursuing engineering degrees.

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June 21, 2024

Stay the Course: Lessons Learned from Recent State Transportation Revenue Campaigns (2021)

Stay the Course: Lessons Learned from Recent State Transportation Revenue Campaigns

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May 23, 2024

Engineering Business Sentiment – 2024 Q2

These quarterly reports detail the sentiment of more than 600 engineering firm…

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May 8, 2024

BST Global Makes Founder Circle Donation to ACEC Research Institute

Washington, DC – Today, the ACEC Research Institute announced a major donation from…

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Upcoming Events

October 29, 2024

Ownership Transition Plan that Attracts Newer Generations

Attracting newer generations with ownership is a powerful recruiting and retention tool.…

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October 8, 2024

Retaining the Workforce and Leaders of the Future

With increasing workloads, there are many demands from firms inside and outside…

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September 17, 2024

Recruiting the Workforce and Leaders of the Future

With the project demands in our industry rising, we are facing a…

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