Reimagining the Office

Commercial office leasing analysts are getting a clearer picture of what “returning to work” might look like for cities across the nation. However, according to the Commercial Edge National Office Report, that picture varies significantly depending on the region with just six markets delivering more than half of U.S. office sales. “Nationally, $18.9 billion in … Continued

New Year, New Design-Build Opportunities

DBIA is excited to welcome 2022 with a new episode of our Design-Build Delivers Podcast. What better way to plan for the year ahead than to arm our teams with the latest design-build data? In this episode, Paul Trombitas with FMI gives us a detailed look at design-build market research projecting to 2025. The data … Continued

Fear & Uncertainty Reign — With a Dash of Hopeful Optimism

New AEC Industry Poll on COVID-19 Impacts A poll of America’s AEC community, conducted by the Design-Build Institute of America from March 20-24th, provides a glimpse into an industry grappling with a constantly changing COVID-19 environment and the stress of often dueling demands. Poll results show nearly half (45%) of design-build teams had already halted … Continued

New Research Shows Design-Build Continues to Deliver Project Most Efficiently

CII/Pankow Study Says Design-Build is Faster, With More Reliable Performance and Less Cost and Schedule Growth New research shows that America’s design-build projects continue to deliver faster, and with greater reliability in cost and schedule performance, than other delivery methods. It’s been 20 years since the seminal CII/Penn State research showed that design-build projects consistently … Continued

Ten States Delivered More than Half of Buildings via Design-Build Last Year

Washington, D.C.. August 6, 2015 – The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) – the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build – today detailed the results of an updated study on how and where design-build is being utilized in the United States. RSMeans Analytics, a part of The Gordian Group, utilizing project … Continued

Research Findings: The State of Design-Build

As the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build, an important part of DBIA’s mission is to research how and where design-build is being utilized in the United States today. RSMeans, a leading supplier of construction cost information, conducted a study to analyze the growing use of design-build and update our … Continued

Research Finds Continued Growth of Design-Build

Washington, D.C., June 26, 2014   More than half of non-residential construction above $10 million is design-build; Highest market share includes state of Oregon at 70% and military sector at 81% The Design-Build Institute of America  (DBIA), the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build, has released new research findings indicating … Continued

Foxx: Time Running Out for New Highway Bill

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Tuesday that time is quickly running out for Congress to approve a new round of road and transit funding. Foxx said the latest projections from budget analysts show that the transportation department’s Highway Trust Fund will run out of money in August, a full month before the scheduled expiration of … Continued

Design-Build Project Delivery Holds Steady at Nearly 40 Percent of Non-Residential Construction Projects in the U.S.

Washington, D.C., Aug. 12, 2013 Research finds continued growth of design-build since 2005; highest market share included Pacific Region at 59% and Military Sector at 81%. DBIA has released research indicating that design-build project delivery represents nearly 40 percent of total market share in the United States, based on dollar value at the end of … Continued