DBIA in the News — Mar. 23 – Jul. 1, 2024

Explore some of DBIA’s news coverage from the second quarter of 2024, featuring resources, awards, staff members and members of the DBIA National Board of Directors.

Podcast host Gary Johnson interviews DBIA CEO/ED Lisa Washington on her approach to leadership.

Alexandria (VA) Mayor Justin Wilson announced a Progressive Design-Build project, as defined by DBIA, to mitigate flooding along the Potomac River shoreline. This initiative, in partnership with Skanksa/JMT, aims to decrease costs and risks while addressing environmental and structural challenges.

DBIA received a Gold Stevie® for their video celebrating William G. “Bill” Hasbrook and a Bronze Stevie® for the Design-Build Delivers Podcast in the 2024 American Business Awards. These accolades highlight DBIA’s excellence in public service and industry engagement.

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DBIA notes a significant trend as high-end design-build firms like House of Rolison transform spec homes with unique, high-quality renovations that preserve original features.

New York Mayor Eric Adams led a groundbreaking ceremony in Tompkinsville for the new Mary Cali Dalton Center. The new 45,000 square meter center will offer a variety of recreational facilities. Vice Chair of DBIA National Board of Directors Tom Foley is a Staten Island resident and Commissioner of the New York City Department of Design & Construction.

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DBIA has released its updated Transportation and Aviation Design-Build Best Practices Primer, featuring sector-specific guidelines to address the unique challenges in these growing markets. DBIA Chair Bill Hasbrook emphasizes the importance of these updates to reflect industry evolution and innovation.

DBIA CEO/ED Lisa Washington emphasizes that best practices and early stakeholder engagement are key to successful project outcomes. DBIA reports a significant increase in design-build revenue, highlighting a trend towards early collaboration in project delivery methods.

DBIA has released an updated Water and Wastewater Best Practices document to enhance project efficiency and success in this crucial infrastructure sector. This guide addresses unique challenges and promotes collaboration among stakeholders, ensuring high-quality design-build projects that prioritize public health and safety. 

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