State And Local Procurement Snapshot - Q1 2021

Published: May 12, 2021

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The Q1 2021 state, local and education (SLED) market continued to demonstrate a recovery pattern from previous pandemic-driven declines. The results for the month of March 2021 specifically showed solid growth year-over-year, consistent with the improving economy and the arrival of long-awaited stimulus funding for SLED governments. These developments reaffirm our expectations for rebounding bid volumes this year across the SLED market.

The Q1 2021 state, local and education (SLED) market continued to demonstrate a recovery pattern from previous pandemic-driven declines. The results for the month of March 2021 specifically showed solid growth year-over-year, consistent with the improving economy and the arrival of long-awaited stimulus funding for SLED governments. These developments reaffirm our expectations for rebounding bid volumes this year across the SLED market.

Readers of this report will:

  • Learn how the pandemic affected bid and spending decisions over the past year and why the outlook for the future is bright
  • Discover where bid volumes are growing by level of government and industry
  • Access a special feature article on expectations for architecture, engineering and construction firms, including commentary from two AEC industry experts, Mary Scott Nabers from Strategic Partnerships, Inc. and Michael Heinsdorf from Deltek

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary (p. 03)
  • Market Snapshot (pp. 04-06)
  • Total Project Counts Over Time (p. 07)
  • Agency Snapshot – Historical Trends (p. 08)
  • Quarterly Growth – Industry Ranking (p. 09)
  • Industry Ranking by Level of Government (p. 10)
  • Special Feature: Spotlight on Architecture, Engineering & Construction (pp. 11-16)
  • Glossary of Industries (p. 17)