Deltek Pulse: Architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) month in review, October 2015

Posted by Kyle Ridley on November 4, 2015


The start of Q3 2015 saw a 6 percent decrease in architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) solicitations released compared to September. Per usual, the majority of AEC bids fell to the general government services vertical (59.2%), followed by transportation (15%) and natural resources (7.1%). Social services and health care verticals released the fewest AEC bids.

AEC procurement at the state level rose to the top of the pack, with 32 percent of solicitations released by state agencies. Cities accounted for 31 percent, counties released 16 percent, and colleges/universities released 10 percent of AEC solicitations.

Texas (10.6%) and California (8.4%) expectedly released the most AEC bids, while Virginia maintains its third-place standing, at 5 percent. New York and Florida fell out of the top five as Florida (4.6%) and Georgia (4.4%) rank fourth and fifth for the most AEC bids. Maine, Montana and South Dakota released the fewest bids related to AEC.

Notable solicitations  

Major contract awards

New lead alerts                         

  • The city of Dearborn, Mich., released its latest five-year capital improvement plan (CIP), which includes a $272 million Combined Sewer Overflow project, scheduled for FY 2016.
  • The Chicago Transit Authority released its latest budget and CIP, which includes a project to Improve Facilities – Systemwide through 2019, budgeted at $142 million.

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