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Progressive design-build gains ground in US

November 8, 2023

Progressive design-build continues to gain momentum across the United States, especially in California, according to panelists at the 2023 Design-Build Conference and Expo in Washington, D.C., last week.

“We had over 160 design-build related bills introduced,” said Richard Thomas, director at DBIA, describing efforts to introduce laws that allow public agencies to use the procurement method. “The industry standard is about 25%, only about 25% of bills that get introduced get passed. We had a 78% success rate, that’s incredible.”

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