January’s Design-Build News Summary — In Case You Missed It
We know how busy design-build teams are, and with so much information passing around every day, it can be hard keeping up with the latest news. That’s why we’ve created this monthly summary of the design-build and DBIA news covered in this month’s blog. Here are some of the month’s top posts:
Join Us at The Nation’s Only Sector Specific Design-Build Conferences
Registration is now open for our Spring 2023 Conferences in Seattle! The 2023 Design-Build for Transportation/Aviation (Mar. 13–15) and Water/Wastewater (Mar. 15–17) Conferences will be held at the Seattle Convention Center. We hope you’ll join us!
What Does A Changing Economy Mean for Design-Build Projects; What are the Obstacles or Opportunities?
Many economists are projecting that 2023 will bring about a significant recession as interest rates continue to climb and certain materials remain volatile. As a design-builder facing a changing economy, what are things that can be done to get ahead of the forecasted doom?
Are You Ready to Deliver Design-Build Done Right® Projects?
DBIA’s 2023 Education Schedule is Impressive! The new year brings new challenges and opportunities for America’s design-build teams, and DBIA is ready to help by offering the nation’s only Design-Build Done Right® education. Whether you want the engagement of a classroom or the quiet convenience of your computer, DBIA has the education and training for you.
Progressive Design-Build Authority Coming to New York City?
The New York City Capital Process Reform Task Force created by Mayor Eric Adams last April has released a set of 39 recommendations designed to cut years off the process of delivering public works and saving taxpayer dollars in the process.
Among those recommendations is one to allow agencies to use Progressive Design-Build.
From Alternative to Mainstream: Celebrating 30 Years of Design-Build
DBIA is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2023. In January’s episode of DBIA’s Design-Build Delivers Podcast, we talk to DBIA’s National Board Chair, Deb Sheehan, and Executive Director/CEO, Lisa Washington, about the incredible growth we’ve seen over the decades, plus a look ahead to the future of project delivery.
Design-Build Delivers Recovery in Times of Crisis
As devastating flooding hit communities throughout California this month and Florida continues to rebuild following last fall’s Hurricane Ian, we’re reminded of the important role America’s design-build teams play in helping rebuild and recover in times of crisis.
VDC Leaders: The “Swiss Army Knife” of Successful Project Delivery
Successful VDC leaders are focused on creating environments allowing continuous improvement in their organizations. They have eclectic backgrounds and develop distinct points of view by combining multiple strengths and interests. They “enjoy a breadth of knowledge in many fields, but they also have a depth in at least one area of expertise.”
New Design-Build Tools Coming in 2023
DBIA will offer a webinar on February 8th, providing an early look at a new online Project Delivery Assessment Tool and a new series of Design Management Guides to be delivered by the Pankow Foundation.
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