BST Global Makes Founder Circle Donation to ACEC Research Institute

Washington, DC – Today, the ACEC Research Institute announced a major donation from BST Global, a provider of AI-powered project intelligence solutions exclusively for architects, engineers, and consultancies.

The Founder Circle donation supports the ACEC Research Institute’s important research that provides insights and thought leadership for engineering. The Institute is an independent, non-profit organization.

“BST Global is dedicated to helping the AEC industry prosper, whether that be through our innovative solutions, thought-leadership events or collaborative partnerships like the one we have with the ACEC Research Institute,” Javier A. Baldor, Chief Executive Officer at BST Global, stated. “I am proud for BST Global to be part of and support the amazing work the ACEC Research Institute is doing to prepare our industry for the transformation and disruption that is before us.”

“BST Global is focused on how technology is impacting the future of the engineering industry, and so are we,” said Mike Carragher, chair of the ACEC Research Institute. “This donation comes at an important time as the Institute is engaging in exploration and scenario planning for how best to prepare our industry’s firms for the dynamic and exciting future looking to 2035 and beyond.”

The ACEC Research Institute’s data is often cited by the media and is available on the Bloomberg Terminal, a tool for financial professionals that provides needed, real-time data, news, and analytics. The Institute’s sought-after experts are also frequent contributors to industry podcasts.
BST Global joins a growing list of donors that have stepped forward over the past few years to support the ACEC Research Institute at the highest level, Founder Circle, many of which were early contributors that helped launch the Institute:

ACEC Florida
ACEC Life/Health Trust
ACEC Minnesota
ACEC North Carolina
BST Global
John and Karen Carrato
POWER Engineers
Stanley Consultants
T. Baker Smith
The Joni & Gary Raba Family Foundation

The ACEC Research Institute, through the generous support of all its donors, will continue to expand its research activities. By harnessing the collective expertise of its members and stakeholders, the Institute aims to develop transformative solutions that address the pressing challenges of our time, ensuring a safer, more sustainable, and resilient built environment for future generations.

Individuals, firms, and foundations interested in supporting the ACEC Research Institute should reach out to Daphne Bryant, executive director, at