Federal/Heavy Construction

AGC members perform a diverse range of projects including building construction for agencies such as the General Services Administration, military construction projects for the Department of Defense and water resources projects that benefit our nation's navigation and flood control. The Federal construction market is accountable for over $100 billion worth of spending annually.


Thinking about getting into federal construction contracting?

Click here to learn more about AGC's five-session course on the basics of construction contracting with the federal government. This course is intended to educate companies considering entering the federal construction contracting marketplace, as well as the less-experienced professionals in construction companies already in the federal arena, about its many peculiarities and risks.  Click here to purchase this course.


AGC regularly engages with influential members of Congress and top officials with the federal agencies to implement AGC’s legislative and regulatory agenda. 

  • Infrastructure Investment. AGC is advocating for expanded investment in our nation’s waterways infrastructure and for improvements in our federal facilities, including military housing, border stations, courthouses and prisons.
  • Federal Contracting. Procurement reform is necessary to improve delivery of construction services to the Federal government and the reform efforts should recognize construction’s unique melding of industry sectors while ensuring the government is using the most cost-effective method of procurement.


  • Construction Industry Procurement Coalition. AGC is a co-chair and founding member of Construction Industry Procurement Coalition (CIPC), an organization of construction industry trade and professional organizations represent tens of thousands of firms and individuals engaged in architecture, engineering, surveying and mapping, prime contracting, subcontracting, specialty trade contracting, construction program and project management, supplying, and surety bond producing committed to advocating for federal procurement reform. 
  • Council of Defense and Space Industry Associations. AGC is a member of Council of Defense and Space Industry Associations (CODSIA) is a coalition of associations for improving industry-wide consideration of the many policies, regulations, implementation problems, procedures and questions involved in federal procurement actions. 


  • AGC Federal Contractor Resources. Our programs and publications contain an excellent overview of the Federal contracting process and offers helpful information on topics such as: Locating Federal Work, Types of Federal Contracts, Small Business Concerns, Payment Procedures, Claims and Dispute Resolution, and so much more!
  • Cybersecurity & Federal ContractorsClick here for information about cybersecurity requirements and AGC resources for federal construction contractors. 
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Click here for a list of Army Corps and AGC resources for federal construction contractors. 
  • Federal Resources for New Contractors. Click here for a list federal agency websites for businesses interested in the federal market.