Firms with Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) certification may meet minority participation goals on state-funded contracts issued by the State of Maryland in addition to contracts funded by counties and cities within Maryland that accept MDOT’s certification for their minority participation programs.
Businesses with CBE certification receive preferred procurement and contracting opportunities. The District directs spending to these DC-based businesses that support and contribute to job creation and the city tax base, which in turn results in a much stronger local economy.
The Laborers’ International Union of North America (LIUNA) is the most progressive, aggressive and fastest-growing union of construction workers. It is also one of the most diverse and effective unions representing public service employees.
BOMA International members are building owners, managers, developers, leasing professionals, corporate facility managers, asset managers, and the providers of the products and services needed to operate commercial properties.
Apartment and Office Building Association of Metropolitan Washington (AOBA) members are owners or managers of commercial and multi-family residential properties, as well as companies that provide products and services to the real estate industry. Currently, the combined portfolio of AOBA’s membership is more than 155.8 million square feet of commercial office space and 208,719 residential units in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.