Get Your NEW DBIA Gear

You asked, and we delivered! DBIA is excited to roll out our first collection of DBIA-branded wearables and other goodies. Our 30th Anniversary seemed like the perfect time to design DBIA polos, tees, water bottles and more for our proud members and design-build community. Let’s go shopping!  

Industry Leaders Celebrate 30 Years of Design-Build Excellence

In 1993, design-build was considered a radical approach to project delivery. That year, the Design-Build Institute of America was created by a small group of industry visionaries who believed there was a better way to build. In the three decades since, design-build has become the nation’s fastest-growing delivery method, and DBIA is the nation’s leading … Continued

$1B Infrastructure Funds Awarded to Airports Nationwide

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has announced nearly $1 billion in infrastructure funding to 99 airports in virtually every state in the nation. According to the FAA announcement today, the funds will be used to: “…invest in new baggage systems, larger security checkpoints and improved ground transportation. Other projects increase terminal sustainability and improve accessibility … Continued

The Flexibility of Design-Build: Best-Value, PDB and Everything in Between

Design-build use, including two-phase best-value and progressive design-build (PDB), has expanded across all sectors (transportation, water/wastewater, commercial development, etc.), and is projected to be nearly half of all design and construction in the U.S. by 2025. This growth can be attributed, in part, to the flexibility of design-build, including an Owner’s choices of project delivery … Continued

DBIA’s Design-Build Webinars are Targeted at What Teams Need

  DBIA is excited to bring you the next installment of our Design-Build Delivers Webinars, a new monthly series covering various timely and targeted industry topics exclusively focused on Design-Build. Known for our Design-Build Done Right® education, these webinars provide yet another platform for DBIA to offer real-world lessons, solutions and innovations for Design-Build professionals at … Continued

9 DOT Mega Projects Win Federal Funding

Nine infrastructure mega projects will receive $1.2 billion from the Department of Transportation as part of the new National Infrastructure Project Assistance (Mega) Discretionary Grant Program (MPDG). The Mega grant program is a part of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). It funds projects too large or complex for traditional funding programs, which include highway, … Continued

Why the Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference is a Must-Attend Event for Design-Build Teams

It’s a historic time for design-build teams delivering water/wastewater infrastructure nationwide. That’s why this year’s Design-Build for Water/Wastewater Conference will be the “go-to” event for the design-build industry and Owners.  DBIA’s Water/Wastewater Conference committee planning chair, Jon P. Gribble, is the Senior Vice President, Water Markets & Strategy with Kiewit Infrastructure Group. He says this … Continued

See New OMB Guidance on Buy American Provisions

The White House has released new proposals designed to boost current “Buy American” provisions in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). President Biden announced the new guidance in this week’s state of the union address. “Tonight, I’m also announcing new standards to require all construction materials used in federal infrastructure projects to be made … Continued