Sizing up the State and Local AEC Market

Published: October 10, 2019

SLED Market AnalysisArchitecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC)Business DevelopmentContracting TrendsForecasts and SpendingPublic Sector

Public Sector Investment in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction

AEC represents roughly half of all formal, advertised bids and RFPs each year within state, local, and education (SLED) government – accounting for around $300 billion in annual spending. This report provides a comprehensive overview of the AEC marketplace, with a particular focus on size, growth, structure, and segments.

Report highlights include:

  • Overview of architecture, engineering, and construction trends
  • Profiles and analysis for 20 market segments based on type of structure
  • Examination of growth rates in recent opportunities
  • Analysis of demand for future projects by tier of value and level of SLED government
  • Reviews of each major category by specific types of projects

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary (p. 03)
    1. Introduction (p. 04)
    2. Methodology (p. 05)
    3. Significant Trends in AEC (p.07)
  • Size and Stability of the AEC Market (p. 10)
    1. Federal and SLED Government Spending on AEC (p. 11)
    2. The Stability of Public Sector AEC, Case Study #1 (p.12)
    3. The Stability of Public Sector AEC, Case Study #2 (p.13)
  • Analysis of the SLED Market for AEC (p. 14)
    1. Most Categories in SLED Construction Show Positive Growth for Value of Construction (p. 15)
    2. Historical 5-Year Bid/RFP Trend Shows Stability in Construction, Growth in A&E (p. 16)
    3. Profile of the SLED Construction Industry (p. 17)
    4. Profile of the SLED Architecture and Engineering Industry (p. 18)
  • Structure Type Analysis (p. 19)
    1. Structure Profiles (listed alphabetically) (p. 20)
  • Future Projects (p.40)
    1. Summary of Future Construction Projects (p. 41)
    2. Summary of Future Architecture and Engineering Projects (p. 42)
    3. Large Future Projects to 2026: Per Capita Index (p. 43)