Government needs private sector expertise – collaboration should be easier!

Working with government procurement has changed over the past few years…and not necessarily for the better. Unfortunately, it is often harder now to sell to government than it was in the past. State and local government spending now surpasses even that of the federal government.  Many large, experienced firms are eager to move into state […]

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Nabers in ONVIA special report offering clarity and insight into where the government contracting marketplace is headed in 2017.

Infrastructure contractors have good reason to look forward to 2017, based on the emerging positive trends and encouraging new developments. A highly touted and promised federal infrastructure plan plus an abundance of private capital waiting to be tapped will likely result in the launching of hundreds of large new public sector projects by early 2017. […]

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Passage of bond packages in Texas will provide almost $5B in upcoming contracting opportunities

Millions of voters went to the polls last week. After voting for state and national leaders, Texans cast affirmative votes for almost $5B in bond packages. Voters approved more than $4.8 billion in local bond elections – creating immediate contracting opportunities worth millions of dollars for companies of every size and type throughout the state. […]

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Connect NC referendum could mean $2B in contracting opportunities

Private-sector contractors are eagerly awaiting the outcome March 15 of a North Carolina referendum (“Connect NC”) that could result in $1.35 billion in government contracting opportunities on the campuses of North Carolina public universities and community colleges. Voters in the Tar Heel State will decide a ballot issue that would allow the state to borrow […]

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Kentucky capital budget proposal includes millions in possible contracting opportunities

Kentucky first-term Gov. Matt Bevin’s recently announced capital budget proposal is a “something-for-everyone,” wide-ranging list of potential government contracting opportunities throughout the state. Earlier this week, Bevin presented his $21 billion state budget proposal to the Kentucky legislature. Included were capital budget recommendations for projects ranging from bricks and mortar construction to technology upgrades, HVAC […]

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Transportation-related costs will increase – it is inevitable

Texans may be somewhat calmed by the knowledge that transportation infrastructure problems are nationwide. No state is exempt. Citizens won’t, however, be happy to know that transportation-related costs are destined to increase in Texas and in every other state in the near future. The nation’s transportation infrastructure needs have become too critical to ignore any […]

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