Aug 9th 2023 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
SF city hall 340x240 Cities and counties across the country are passing budgets and creating new opportunities
SF city hall

City and county budgets for 2024 are either approved or about to be approved throughout the country. Analyzing the planned expenditures for upcoming projects provides interesting insight into upcoming contracting opportunities of all types. Construction projects are usually tagged with the highest cost projections. But that broad category also includes more than just construction expertise. […]

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Aug 8th 2023 | Posted in Energy by Texas Government Insider
solar 340x240 CPS Energy looks to expansion of community solar projects

CPS Energy, owned by the city of San Antonio, will launch a request for proposals soon for up to 50 megawatts of additional community solar arrays, up from six megawatts capacity today. The utility aims to secure federal funding from the Inflation Reduction Act. An alternative to home solar panels, a community solar farm allows […]

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Aug 8th 2023 | Posted in Water Projects by Government Contracting Pipeline
reservoir 340x234 Department of Interior investing $152M to expand water storage in the west

The Department of the Interior announced a $152 million investment under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to bring clean, reliable drinking water to communities across the West. Six water storage and conveyance projects are expected to develop at least 1.7 million acre-feet of additional water storage in California, Colorado and Washington. That will be enough water […]

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Aug 4th 2023 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
highway 340x240 Companies of every type and size can participate in upcoming public private partnership engagements

  Public-private partnership (P3) engagements are continually becoming more common and that is because of two basic reasons. First, significant amounts of funding are required – but rarely available – for large and complex projects that carry multi-million-dollar project costs. Secondly, many projects require specific types of unique expertise that public entities do not have […]

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Aug 2nd 2023 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
unpsplash healthcare photo 340x240 Construction opportunities abound for healthcare facilities throughout the U.S.
unpsplash healthcare photo

Billions of dollars are available throughout the country for new healthcare facilities, and many of them will be designed to provide mental health services. The needs related to behavioral health are great in America, and the growing number of individuals waiting for services and support is escalating at alarming rates. Because of that, the upcoming […]

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Jul 28th 2023 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
unsplash office computers  340x240 As technology spending surges, government changes will be noticeable
unsplash office computers

Technology is evolving so fast that it’s almost impossible to stay current with the newest offerings. The benefits and capabilities are extremely significant. Because of that, billions of dollars are currently available for technology modernization in public entities at every jurisdictional level of government. Federal funding is available for both state and local government officials, […]

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Jul 26th 2023 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
partnership handshake 340x240 Public officials need the support of taxpayers and elected officials when change is imminent
partnership handshake

Looking into the short-term future, it’s clear that public funding is not adequate to cover all the country’s critical infrastructure needs. That’s why it has become common for Congress to place new stipulations on grant funding that is available to state and local governments. These changes now incentivize, or in some cases mandate, private sector […]

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Jul 21st 2023 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities by Mary Scott Nabers
architecture g6e7d98286 1280 340x240 Big construction projects are on the horizon in almost every state
architecture g6e7d98286 1280

Big construction and development projects are extremely prominent in the government sector. Funding is being consolidated from federal grants, economic development budgets, state allocations, and local bond elections to tackle big initiatives that will create not only jobs but also provide ongoing revenue generation for governmental entities. Examples of projects currently on launch pads throughout […]

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Jul 19th 2023 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities, Water Projects by Mary Scott Nabers
water treatment plant pixabay 340x240 Water infrastructure projects face almost no funding shortages anywhere in the U.S.
water treatment plant pixabay

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law allocated the largest amount of funding ever to be invested in the country’s water resources.  More than $50 billion was earmarked to specifically improve the country’s drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure. In addition to that funding, almost every state has also increased its funding commitments to improving water infrastructure.  Water […]

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Jul 14th 2023 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities, Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Mary Scott Nabers
infrastrucutre pixabay 340x240 New trends in government procurement worth noting
infrastrucutre pixabay

Procurement, like everything else, is continually evolving. That is especially true today because so many procurements are large, complex, and one-of-a-kind. The increased use of public-private partnership engagements is also spurring changes in the way projects are procured. Additionally, a large percentage of the federal funding currently available for infrastructure projects calls for private sector […]

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