Onvia’s latest State, Local and Education (SLED) Procurement Snapshot examines bid and RFP trends within the state and local government contracting market for the first quarter of 2016.

Growth rates in the 1st quarter of 2016 point to a sustainable trend of modest overall growth in opportunities, however, there are differences in rates to consider by industry and by level of government.

The current Q1 2016 edition of the report is complemented by a special guest article written by Senior Economist Dan White of Moody’s Analytics. White discusses three top pressures on government budgets and explains how businesses can help agencies find creative solutions that improve efficiency, such as public-private partnerships.

Readers of this quarter’s report will:

  • Learn how Q1 2016 growth rates continue the positive trend from the 4th quarter of 2015
  • Discover which industries and types of projects have the highest rates of growth
  • Examine the rate of growth by type of agency broken out by industry sector
  • Explore the top trends affecting agency budgets and the corresponding opportunities for contractors according to Dan White of Moody’s Analytics

For this report, Onvia’s market research team used Onvia’s proprietary database of government contracting opportunities, awards and future spending plans from tens of thousands of state and local government agencies.

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