Jun 28th 2017 | Posted in Infrastructure, Vertical by Ron Kim

Nevada– On June 15, an estimated 1,300 people gathered at the Green Valley Ranch Resort to learn about the estimated $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat domed football stadium being built for the Oakland Raiders when they relocate to Las Vegas for the 2020 National Football League season. Details about the Las Vegas stadium project were shared and […]

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Jun 21st 2017 | Posted in Infrastructure, P3/PPP, Vertical by Ron Kim

Florida– Orange County officials have been discussing the expansion of the Orange County Convention Center since 2014. The county hired a Missouri-based architecture company to conduct a feasibility study and recommendations included a parking garage, shuttle system and better connector between the North and South concourse. Expanding the 2.1 million square foot exhibition floor space […]

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May 3rd 2017 | Posted in Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
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Indiana- Judges of the Marion Circuit and Superior Courts announced that civil and criminal courts will be relocated from the Indianapolis City-County Building to a proposed Criminal Justice Complex on the southside of the city. The County’s Circuit and Superior Courts are planning to build a more effective, efficient, and reformative court system that allows the […]

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Mar 15th 2017 | Posted in Vertical by Kristin Gordon

Is it our responsibility to save the environment for future generations? Most of us make small efforts each day or go to great extremes to keep the Earth healthy. When did we become so green-minded? In 1992, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced Energy Star as a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and […]

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Jan 4th 2017 | Posted in Vertical by Priscilla Loebenberg

Increases in home construction, nonresidential building and government construction are keeping U.S. builders busy. Gains in all three categories have reached their highest annual rate in more than a decade, reaching $1.18 trillion. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, construction spending rose 0.9 percent in November after a 0.6 percent increase in October. For […]

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Feb 18th 2015 | Posted in Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
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“Every American deserves a place to call home where they can successfully raise their kids, enhance their financial security and build a better life,” said U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julian Castro  as he recently announced nearly $1.8 billion in funding for public housing authorities. Public housing authorities in all 50 […]

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Jan 30th 2015 | Posted in Opportunities, Vertical by J Lyn Carl
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There’s a building boom going on in Sacramento – and the result is a huge uptick in construction activity and job opportunities. A former soup company facility will now become a warehouse facility for a major retailer, thanks to tax incentives from the city, and will create about 300 jobs.  Bonney Field, a soccer stadium […]

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Dec 18th 2014 | Posted in P3/PPP, Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
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A new mixed-use project is being planned at the site of an old mall in El Paso. Dubbed “Metro 31,” the project (as seen in accompanying artist’s rendering) is on a 31-acre site. The project will feature retail and residential space and will include more than 370 apartment units, 75 affordable units and 43 live/work […]

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Dec 18th 2014 | Posted in Education, P3/PPP, Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
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Facing a growing demand for student housing at the University of Connecticut (UConn) has forced university officials to be a little creative. As a result, the university’s Board of Trustees has authorized UConn officials to negotiate an agreement to buy the Nathan Hale Inn. University officials would like to use the inn, which is located […]

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Dec 18th 2014 | Posted in Education, Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
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Indiana University is among the first institutions of higher education in the United States to use tax-exempt “green bonds” financing for building construction needs that also encourage sustainability. Green bonds are a relatively new financing tool in the American bond market. They allow investors to support sustainability and protection of the environment. Projects can range […]

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Dec 10th 2014 | Posted in Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
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City officials in Tacoma, Washington, are studying the construction by a developer of a 24-story hotel in the downtown area. The two 240-foot towers would be near the Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center (pictured). Yareton Investment & Management has proposed construction of the facility on a two-acre plot. One of the towers would be […]

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Dec 10th 2014 | Posted in Education, Technology, Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
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A partnership between the University of South Carolina, IBM and Fluor Corp. will result in the development of a technology research center on the USC campus. The center is hoped to help attract additional companies to the area as an “information destination,” according to USC President Harris Pastides. The proposal is geared toward helping businesses […]

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Dec 3rd 2014 | Posted in Education, Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
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If President Tony Frank has his way, Colorado State University will build a new stadium on its campus, possibly without the use of funds from tuition, fees or state support. Frank recently recommended to the Board of Governors that the university build a new stadium either at a pared down cost of about $195 million […]

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Dec 3rd 2014 | Posted in P3/PPP, Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
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If a Florida developer has his way, the Las Olas Marina and an adjacent parking lot in Fort Lauderdale will be turned into a $200 million premier hotel/marina resort. The developer is hoping to use a special public-private partnership (P3) allowed under state law to turn the city-owned facility into a center with space for […]

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Dec 3rd 2014 | Posted in Infrastructure, Opportunities, Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
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Public works projects in Montana will get much-needed attention if Gov. Steve Bullock’s proposed 2016-2017 fiscal year budget passes. His proposal, which he recommends to be paid for with issue of debt for two-thirds of the funds and one-third coming from cash, will go before the State Legislature next year.

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Nov 19th 2014 | Posted in Education, P3/PPP, Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline

A private company has been selected by the University System of Georgia for a public-private partnership that will lead to new on-campus student housing at nine of the System’s campuses. With the signing of the agreement, Georgia will become the state that is the largest user of privatized college dorms.

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Nov 19th 2014 | Posted in Opportunities, Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
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The York County (Virginia) Courthouse isn’t going anywhere. After much debate over whether the facility should be moved to another location or renovated where it is, the York County Council recently voted to move forward with renovations. There is still some question about whether any consultants hired for the project would be required to meet […]

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Nov 19th 2014 | Posted in Education, Opportunities, Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
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Major projects on the campus of Ball State University in Indiana have officials requesting an additional $22 million from the state for the 2016-17 school year over what was requested for 2014-15. Among the projects are a new building for the College of Health Sciences and Professions, renovations of the tunnel network on campus and […]

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Nov 14th 2014 | Posted in P3/PPP, Vertical by Texas Government Insider
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The Abilene City Council recently voted to recommend that the Amarillo Local Government Corp. approve a public-private partnership agreement to build a new convention center hotel, a ballpark/event center, and a parking lot at an estimated cost of about $92 million. The agreement calls for the hotel developer to build a $45 million hotel featuring […]

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Nov 12th 2014 | Posted in Opportunities, P3/PPP, State, Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
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A nine-story administration building could begin rising into the Washington skyline next year as Pierce County executives are considering recently released designs for a public-private partnership (P3) effort to build the facility. The building, which was originally expected to be half as tall as the current design, would feature 300,000 to 340,000 square feet. Cost […]

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Nov 6th 2014 | Posted in Infrastructure, Opportunities, Vertical by Government Contracting Pipeline
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Every week, the Government Contracting Pipeline highlights a few, notable public sector contracting opportunities from around the country. Here are the opportunities from the November 5, 2014 edition of the newsletter: Water supply authority in North Dakota seeks upgrade funds The Western Area Water Supply (WAWS) in North Dakota is expected to seek $120 million […]

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