Oct 20th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Kristin Gordon

On May 6, 2017, registered voters went to the polls to decide if voting yes for a bond proposal was in the best interest of their community. Bonds approved in May totaled around $6.9 billion for these taxation districts and now governmental entities have entered into debt for the purpose of funding public improvement projects. A new round of bond proposals has […]

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Oct 18th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Kristin Gordon

Community input is important for large or small projects that are planned for the city, county or state. Decision makers that sit on city and county boards recognize that the community that uses the spaces that it’s planning for have an intimate and unique relationship with the area. For those hired to perform a study, design the project or build based on […]

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Oct 4th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Kristin Gordon

The oldest courthouse in the United States is the Queen Anne’s County Courthouse. Built in 1708, it is located in Maryland and is currently a museum. The oldest active courthouse is the King William County Courthouse. It was built in 1725 and it is located in Virginia.   Due to the age and design of some historical courthouses, they are either getting redeveloped for some other need, […]

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Sep 20th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Kristin Gordon

There will be an abundance of contracting opportunities for companies that provide construction, engineering and environmental services related to dams over the next several years. That’s the good news. The bad news is that all of these opportunities are resulting from very poor conditions in the country’s dams. The majority of dams in the United […]

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Sep 13th 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Kristin Gordon

The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) has announced the opportunity to apply for $500 million in discretionary grant funding through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) program. The TIGER grants are to be awarded on a competitive basis for projects that will have a significant impact on the United States, a metropolitan area or a region. The fiscal year (FY) 2017 Appropriations Act […]

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Aug 23rd 2017 | Posted in Opportunities by Kristin Gordon

The 926 ports throughout the United States serve as the gateway through which 99 percent of overseas trade passes, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers. Ports are responsible for $4.6 trillion in economic activity, which is roughly 26 percent of the U.S. economy. Maintaining a port’s facilities will greatly extend its lifespan, and […]

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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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