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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Jun 1st 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Kirk Yoshida
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Kentucky– A new communications center, P3 Kentucky, will assist in connecting Kentucky’s local and state leaders who are considering public-private partnerships for water and sewer improvements, economic development projects and other public infrastructure investments. P3 Kentucky recently launched its new website, P3KY.com, and is sending e-newsletters to more than 4000 local, state, economic development and […]

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May 31st 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Kristin Gordon

Shifting air-traffic control from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to a private partnership is part of President Donald Trump’s proposed budget that was introduced last week. Critics say it isn’t a good idea because of the lack of congressional oversight. In 2015, members of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and Subcommittee on Aviation […]

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Apr 5th 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Kristin Gordon
Photo by Isabel Bo-Linn is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Human trafficking generates billions of dollars in profits per year, second only to drug trafficking as the profitable form of transnational crime. The exploitation of women, men and children for forced labor and sexual acts has permeated the global community. The internet creates both new opportunities for traffickers to exploit vulnerable people around the world, […]

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Mar 1st 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Kristin Gordon

Has this happened to you while driving? The radio in your vehicle is playing a song on a local radio station’s frequency and then suddenly the song starts fading in and out in the car speakers until it either goes to dead air or picks up another radio station.  You have traveled beyond the bandwidth […]

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Feb 22nd 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Kristin Gordon

Having the use of the internet at home, work and anywhere else we take our mobile devices is a service most people rely on. A question that seems to come up that might make or break where a person might travel is “do you have Wi-Fi?”  Advancements in technology have delivered a variety of choices for internet users to get this […]

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Jan 25th 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Kristin Gordon

A new year of natural disasters is off to an energetic start across the Unites States with recent news this month of tornadic activity taking lives and causing destruction in Georgia and other states in the Southern region.  Will 2017 exceed last year’s devastation totals? Worldwide natural disasters caused $175 billion in damages in 2016. According […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

A technology business will take ownership and Augusta University will take part in the day-to-day operations of a new cybersecurity innovation and training center in Georgia. The $50 million facility will provide a platform for state and local governments to come together to develop standards around cybersecurity and response tactics to cyberthreats. The center will […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

The Gateway Development Corporation, a group formed by the current commissioner of the New Jersey Port Authority and a former lawmaker, will work to secure low cost loans and federal grants to fund the Gateway Project. The project is projected to cost in the $23 billion range. The first part of the Gateway Project is the Hudson River Tunnel […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

North Dakota State University (NDSU) was awarded a grant by the U.S. Department of Transportation to help develop safer roads and bridges. The grant will provide annual funding of $2.5 million for the next five years. The NDSU transportation project includes infrastructure across five states, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Utah and Colorado, covering 408,000 miles of public roads and 25,000 bridges. NDSU will […]

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Jan 17th 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

The New York City Housing Authority will invest $325 million for a public-private renovations plan. Through the federal Rental Assistance Demonstration program, the partnership will provide funding for renovations to the Ocean Bay Housing Authority development. Improvements will take place on 1,400 housing units at Ocean Bay that are home to 3,700 residents. Ocean Bay […]

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Jan 10th 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

New Albany, Ind. officials want to accommodate a 20,000-seat soccer stadium, estimated to cost up to $30 million, by way of a public-private partnership, but construction of a venue in Louisville, Ky., is still an option. The Louisville City Football Club, a minor league soccer team that plays at Louisville’s Slugger Field, is considering building its planned […]

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Jan 10th 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is planning a public-private partnership with a Delaware developer to build a three-story parking garage next to the Wilmington train station. The project will include a multi-story parking garage for buses, rental cars and public parking on state-owned property. The land, which is one block from the train station, […]

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Jan 10th 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

New Mexico’s GrowBio initiative was launched in December and its founders are working to grow the biotechnology industry through public and private partnerships (P3/PPP). Officials plan is to choose a central, statewide bioscience authority, or center, with public and private industry initiative and programs. New Mexico’s bioscience industry garnered about $1.2 billion in revenue in 2015. […]

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Jan 10th 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

Charlton County, Ga., and the U.S. Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) has entered into a public-private partnership with correctional facilities and services company to manage the Folkston ICE Processing Center. The company will manage an existing 780-bed facility in Folkston, Ga., that will house immigration detainees. The processing center will begin accepting detainees in 2017 and the contract […]

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Jan 10th 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

City officials in Scranton, Pa. are deciding whether to try manage the city stormwater  system by partnering with other municipalities, entering a public-private partnership (P3/PPP) or managing the system on their own. A water company recently purchased the Scranton Sewer Authority system for $195 million. The water company purchased the sewer and combined sewer overflows, […]

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Jan 10th 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

A groundbreaking took place Dec. 28 for the Central New Mexico Rail Park in Los Lunas. The project is a public-private partnership (P3/PPP) between a real estate investment firm, Bernalillo County and the village of Los Lunas that will support the 1,627-acre rail park. The first phase of development includes 400-acres for a warehouse, manufacturing and […]

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Jan 4th 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

Birmingham, Ala., Mayor William Bell recently presented a $40 million plan to move the city’s police and fire headquarters, as well as the municipal court, to a public safety municipal complex in Ensley. The Birmingham public safety complex project calls for rehabilitating the 87-year-old Ramsay McCormack building for use by the municipal court and new buildings […]

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Jan 4th 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

Vermont officials are reviewing a study by the Union of Concerned Scientists and the Northeast Solar Energy Market detailing ways the state can use public-private partnerships (P3/PPP) to finance clean energy projects. The study concludes Vermont could support $148 million in clean energy projects utilizing $7 million in public financing. The program, as specified by […]

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Nov 30th 2016 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline
Logo for the City of Charlotte, SC, which issued an RFQ for the Eastland Mall redevelopment

Charlotte officials have issued a request for qualifications to gauge interest in a plan to overhaul 80 acres of land that was previously home to Eastland Mall. The mall was demolished in 2013 after the city purchased the vacant property. Economic development committee members want to tie in a transit plan to the property and […]

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Nov 30th 2016 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

Cincinnati officials are seeking proposals from developers interested in creating homeownership, rental or infrastructure projects in the city. The city is is providing $6.5 million for the projects. Projects in the neighborhoods of Avondale, Evanston, Walnut Hills and West Price Hill are preferred and the city has targeted two properties in particular.  They are the former John Shillito & Co. […]

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Nov 29th 2016 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

Southeastern Kentucky Final Mile (SKY FM) broadband fiber project officials released a broadband action plan for public-private partnerships (P3/PPP) to spread the use of high-speed broadband the rural areas of Kentucky. The goal of the project is to expand high-speed fiber broadband access to homes, schools, hospitals, businesses, public buildings, industrial parks and other critical […]

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Nov 29th 2016 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline
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Source: New Orleans Public Belt Railroad

New Orleans officials are considering improvement options for the Public Belt Railroad, a system that includes 25 miles of railroad track that connects six rail lines to the New Orleans port and industrial facilities. The city-owned railroad is in need of capital improvements. While the city may invest the necessary funds outright, officials are also considering a public-private […]

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Nov 29th 2016 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

Los Angeles County officials cut the ribbon on a new $12 million library in Quartz Hill, Calif. The project was a result of a public-private partnership (P3/PPP) with private sector entities for the design, construction and funding of the project. The county will lease the facility and has an option to purchase the property. The new 12,514-square-foot library […]

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