Aug 16th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Kristin Gordon

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding hazardous waste sites to the Superfund program’s National Priorities List (NPL). The Superfund law directs the EPA to update the NPL annually. Only sites added to the NPL are eligible to receive federal funding for long-term permanent cleanup. In May, a Superfund Task Force was formed to provide recommendations on how the EPA […]

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Jul 12th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Kristin Gordon

Has your city of county ever applied for a government grant? Most grants can be used either immediately or over the long term. This includes local street improvement projects and programs to attract business development to depressed sections of a city or town. Funding is available in a variety of categories that include science and technology, energy, transportation, health, agriculture, […]

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May 24th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Ron Kim

Connecticut– The University of Connecticut (UConn) recently issued a request for expressions of interest (RFEI) seeking proposals from potential developers to build a 100-room hotel on the university-owned parcel at the corner of Route 195 and South Eagleville Road. According to the UConn hotel RFEI, the university would lease the property to a developer and the […]

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May 3rd 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

New York- The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is bringing market-rate housing to the area with a mixed-use project slated for LaGuardia Houses on the Lower East Side.The Towers in the Park plan will help raise revenue to improve outdated infrastructure and fulfill important maintenance needs. NYCHA recently announced its intentions to develop a mixed-income […]

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Apr 27th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

The U.S. Department of Transportation has given preliminary approval to the city of St. Louis’ request to explore the privatization of St. Louis Lambert International Airport. The airport’s preliminary application was approved under a 1996 law that allows the Federal Aviation Administration to approve up to 10 airport privatization projects. The city’s next steps include […]

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Apr 27th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline
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Port Saint John’s $205 million West Side Modernization Project officially started last week with engineering studies at the port that included environmental drilling. Some of the work being done for the project includes: deepening the main channel and berths alongside the port’s container terminal, lengthening and strengthening the pier structure and constructing new Intermodal yard […]

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Apr 12th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline
Logo for OP3, which manages Dictrict of Columbia P3 projects

In November 2016, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and her Office of Public-Private Partnerships gathered policy experts, public officials and residents at Georgetown’s School of Continuing Studies to discuss the city’s infrastructure. During the event, the District’s Chief Financial Officer, Jeffrey DeWitt, outlined a few of the active District of Columbia P3 projects, which include conversions […]

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Feb 10th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Kristin Gordon

The 84th Texas Legislative Session brought great funding opportunities for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD).  The passing of House Bill 158 meant that 94 percent of state sales tax revenue, $261.1 million, attributed to sporting goods was shared with TPWD for state park facilities and operations. The remaining six percent goes to the […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline
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The Wisconsin Cranberry Growers Association is looking for a farm to turn into research plots. Currently, cranberry researchers in Wisconsin must rely on growers volunteering their plots to complete their work. However, the association created a foundation that currently has raised $750,000 in private donations and $650,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in order to find an […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline
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Northern Ocean County, located along New Jersey’s Atlantic Coast, will receive $128 million to replenish beaches and dunes that were struck by Hurricane Sandy in 1992. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, who is working with a Department of Environmental Protection and a marine construction company, awarded a $128 million contract for the first phase of the […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Michigan’s congressional delegation is seeking $600 million in federal funding to construct a new passageway at the Soo Locks in Soult Ste. Marie. The 1,200-foot-long lock would be built to resemble the Poe Lock, which handles large freighters carrying iron ore. More than 60 percent of current U.S. and Canadian ships are restricted by size […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

The city of Langley, located in Island County, Wash., is due for upgrades worth $14.7 million. The three city of Langley infrastructure projects would address municipal needs such as the installation of water, sewer and storm lines, building pump stations and improvements to the roads. Financial backing could come from Island County’s rural economic development […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

The city of Melrose is planning to rebuild most of its downtown after a fire destroyed 11 buildings and several apartments in 2016. A combined request of $3.85 million would cover construction, a sewer system and electric substation. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is requesting help from the Legislature in wake of the devastating fire, but […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Los Angeles voters passed proposition HHH that allocates $1.2 billion to addressing homelessness within the city. The city’s homeless population is second only to that of New York, which expands twice the size of Los Angeles. The proposition promises to target chronic homelessness, or a person has to have been without shelter for 365 consecutive […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has spent 16 years studying the site and estimates the clean-up for the Portland Harbor Superfund Site will total to about $1.05 billion. The clean-up calls for more dredging and capping of contaminated soil along a 10-mile stretch of Oregon’s Willamette River. Additionally, the clean-up’s increasing importance stems from […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging the Long Island Power Authority to approve construction of a 90-MW wind farm offshore of Long Island. The wind farm would be part of Cuomo’s larger goal to have 2.4 GW of offshore wind power provide 50 percent of the state’s renewable energy by 2030. The wind production […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Announcement for Program Funding, the U.S. Agricultural Department’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will award up to $252 million dollars to locally driven, public-private partnerships that improve the nation’s water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo released his second Buffalo Billion economic initiative that includes 20 proposals and $500 million in allocations. The proposals include a new visitor center in Grand Island, $10 million to clean up zombie properties in Buffalo, improvements to Goat Island and the Niagara Gorge in Niagara Falls and extending the Niagara […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

A total of $32 million consisting of local funds, private contributions and a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation was awarded to the City of San Francisco. The award will provide for the implementation of six San Francisco transportation projects in reducing traffic congestion at Treasure Island. The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Oklahoma transportation commissioners voted to raise the heights of nine county bridges over Interstate 35 in order to increase the clearances beneath the bridges. The Oklahoma Transportation Commission approved a $769,750 contract with an engineering firm to design a plan that will elevate bridges. An estimated $3 million construction project to raise the bridges is part of the state’s […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

A development advisor has joined the city of Miami Beach in a public-private partnership (P3/PPP) for the expansion of affordable and workforce housing projects. The City wants to partner with private sector businesses to carry out workforce housing in municipal-led development projects at existing or new residential buildings and new mixed-use parking garages, as well as other locations. The business partner will assist with the procurement process and evaluating […]

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Jan 10th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

Washington, D.C.’s sports and convention agency has proposed a plan to turn several parking lots around the stadium into three multi-purpose athletic fields for youth sports, a food market and an indoor sports complex that could feature lacrosse, paintball, bowling, go carts, videogaming, trampolines and batting cages. plans also include three pedestrian bridges and a new […]

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Jan 10th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Government Contracting Pipeline

The city of San Francisco is looking at the cost of modifying their seawalls to make them more resistant to seismic activity. A seismic retrofitting is estimated cost $3 billion, but an additional $2 billion would also be needed to help mitigate the impact of rising seas levels. Scientists estimate that there’s a 72 percent likelihood […]

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