DSBO assigns goals to all city construction projects. Depending on the project, these goals may include Small Business Enterprises (SBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE), Minority Business Enterprises (MBE), and Women Business Enterprises (WBE).
Factors considered before setting goals include the known availability and the capacity of certified firms in specific industry groups.
Use this downloadable Excel file to request a goal(XLS, 121KB).(XLS, 121KB)
No goals are assigned to Emerging Business Enterprise (EBE) projects. The city will offer projects restricted for bidding only for EBEs (defined selection pool) and provides free technical assistance to these firms.