Tag Archives: HUBZone

SBA Suspends Requirements for Federal Construction Contracts and Expands HUBZones

SBA Suspends Requirements for Federal Construction Contracts and Expands HUBZones By Gloria Larkin Some members of the small business community have a new avenue to explore as it continues to seek relief from the pandemic, as the Small Business Administration (SBA) has suspended the bona fide place of business requirement for 8(a) construction contracts. The... Read More

Fed Agencies Reining In the LPTA

Fed Agencies Reining In the LPTA By Gloria Larkin The Department of Defense (DOD) recently joined the General Services Administration and National Aeronautics and Space Administration in amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). The change will implement Section 880 of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2019.   The... Read More

Contracting Legislation Affects Large and Small Businesses

Legislative changes are happening right now that affect large and small businesses serving as federal contractors. There SBA’s Mentor-Protégé Program has, in the past, only included the 8(a) Program certified companies. The Small Business Jobs Act of 2013 allowed the SBA to establish Mentor-Protégé Programs for companies participating in the HUBZone, SDVOSB and WOSB Programs.... Read More