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As we enter the third month of 2021, there have already been numerous updates in state and federal contracting that contractors should know about.

Posted On: February 25, 2021

A Monthly Public Works Column By Ed Duarte, Construction & Public Works Specialist

Posted On: January 29, 2021

For years now, LinkedIn has been the most popular social media networking site for professionals, business owners and entrepreneurs.  I personally have used LinkedIn in the past to locate, connect and build relationships with Angel Investors, future Business Partnerships, Clients, and yes... more

Posted On: January 29, 2021

Channel that New Year energy boost into improving your business’s position in the government contracting marketplace!

Posted On: January 07, 2021

If you are a newly minted construction contractor who wants to start bidding on California Public works projects, there are few things you need to know. Depending on whether you are bidding as a prime contractor (GC) or as a sub, there are definite protocols and procedures that come into play... more

Posted On: November 24, 2020

This has been a wild year for all of us! I first want to highlight the extraordinary, creative, and persistent work of our clients. You successfully navigated an unexpected and unusual government contracting and business environment this year.

Posted On: November 24, 2020

A Monthly Public Works Column By Ed Duarte, Construction & Public Works Specialist

Posted On: November 03, 2020

Starting and running a business is a risky and brave venture. Even if you manage to master the day to day operations, there are no guarantees that your business will succeed.

Posted On: November 03, 2020

Did you know that at the beginning of every fiscal year (Oct 1) federal agencies are required to publish a forecast of contracting opportunities?

Posted On: September 28, 2020

As we continue to navigate the new normal in the COVID 19 environment, it is a good time to re-visit what’s changed and what remains the same as it relates to contracting with the government in the virtual world.  If you have attended any of the recent virtual federal government events, you may... more

Posted On: September 25, 2020

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This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.

Funded in part through a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.