Government shutdown has halted federal funding for critical rebuilding needs throughout the country

Citizens and public officials continue to wait…and wait…and wait! It has been almost 18 months since Hurricanes Harvey and Irma devastated the U.S. Gulf Coast. It’s been almost a year since Congress earmarked $16 billion in federal funding for rebuilding and resiliency efforts.  Yet, states impacted by the disasters have yet to see the $16 […]

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What to Expect in 2019

Looking back, 2018 brought both turmoil and innovation to government contracting. A string of cyber-attacks, such as the ransomware attack on Atlanta, left public officials focused on increasing cybersecurity. Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and fires in California brought resilience and climate change to the forefront of many agendas. Start-up and disruptive new offerings radicalized the transportation market as motorized scooters and autonomous vehicles forced transportation planners to re-think options. 2018 was a year of change.

Contracting opportunities will be abundant in the Houston area in early 2019

As a new year approaches, governmental entities in the Houston area will provide a hotbed of activity for private-sector contracting opportunities. Government entities in the Bayou City area recently joined more than 70 Texas cities, counties and public school and special districts to pass more than 65 bond issues statewide worth a combined total of nearly $9.1 billion.

What to Expect for Public Sector Construction in 2019

Looking back, 2018 brought both turmoil and innovation to government contracting. A string of cyberattacks, such as the ransomware attack on Atlanta, left public officials focused on increasing cybersecurity. Hurricane Florence in North Carolina and fires in California brought resilience and climate change to the forefront of many agendas. Start-ups and disruptive new offerings radicalized the transportation market as motorized scooters and autonomous vehicles forced transportation planners to rethink options. 2018 was a year of change.

America’s Ports – Critical Components of America’s Economic Prosperity

Looking for engineering and construction opportunities? Look no further than ports!

Investment in America’s ports is accelerating significantly and port spending will increase again in 2019. Because of the neo-Panamax megaships, ports throughout the country are expanding shipping channels and harbors. They are also expanding rail lines and constructing new facilities or significantly expanding older ones. No port in America wants to be left out as shipping activity is increasing rapidly.

Nabers among speakers at D.C. public-private partnerships conference

Joins other experts to share expertise regarding growing alternative funding option

AUSTIN, TX (11/20/18) – Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc., will be joined by representatives of a trio of national and global transportation, infrastructure, engineering and design firms as panelists for an interactive conversation to kick off the Nov. 27 and 28 Public-Private Partnership (P3) Federal Conference in Washington, D.C.