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 project includes infrastructure across 5 states, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Utah and Colorado, covering 408,000 miles of public roads and 25,000 bridges. NDSU will improve infrastructure […]

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

The National Institutes of Health and pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies are collaborating in a public-private partnership (P3/PPP)  in order to speed up the availability of more-effective treatment options to patients with cancer. As the use of genomic sequencing data becomes more common in selecting cancer therapies, requests for access to multiple targeted agents for the conduct of clinical trials are becoming more […]

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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 6th 2017 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, P3/PPP, Transportation by Mary Scott Nabers

Hampered by outdated systems and infrastructure in need of repair, the John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City has found a friend in New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The forward-thinking governor this week announced his $10 billion plan to redevelop the JFK Airport, the nation’s fifth-busiest aviation facility. To transform this aging transportation […]

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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 project calls for rehabilitating the 87-year-old Ramsay McCormack building for use by the municipal court and new buildings for police and fire […]

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

Wake County, N.C., officials are partnering with the YMCA to build an elementary school in Southeast Raleigh. Commissioners approved a request from the county school system to reallocate $1 million for the new 500-student school on a YMCA-owned site. The project is meant to revitalize a low-income area of the county. Through a public-private partnership (P3/PPP) […]

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

A public-private partnership (P3/PPP) between an Omaha-based energy company, Central Community College in Hastings, Neb., and a local utility provider has generated a $4 million tool for students to learn from starting in the fall 2017 semester. The 1.7-megawatt General Electric turbine will be part of the college’s alternative energy program. The Hastings Board of Public […]

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

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey’s Goethals Bridge, the agency’s first use of public-private partnership (P3/PPP) on a bridge project, is set to open in 2018. Construction began in 2014 on the $1.5 billion project to replace a 90-year-old bridge over the Arthur Kill strait that links Interstate 278 between Staten Island and Elizabeth, N.J. […]

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Today, the U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that Martin Klepper will join the USDOT Build America Bureau (Bureau) as the initial executive director. The Bureau is a newly created entity within the USDOT that streamlines access to federal credit and grant opportunities while providing technical assistance to project planning, financing, delivery, and monitoring. The […]

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Dec 28th 2016 | Posted in Infrastructure, Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, P3/PPP, Public Safety, Transportation by Mary Scott Nabers

Last summer, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx announced the creation of the Build America Bureau. It was heralded as a one-stop shop to provide assistance to government entities in need of funding for transportation infrastructure projects. The new bureau was designed to provide support, information, expertise and advice related to DOT credit […]

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Dec 19th 2016 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

The city of Troy, Mich., is seeking a developer for a $350 million mixed-use project. The proposed Town Center project would include a large public town square surrounded by residential, retail and entertainment spaces. A landmark hotel and cultural building will also be included in the plan.  City officials, residents and other stakeholders have been planning […]

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Dec 19th 2016 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

The Department of Veterans Affairs and private donors will build a $136 million veterans medical facility in Omaha, Neb. The project is part of a public-private partnership (P3/PPP) made possible by recent federal legislation. A new 157,000-square-foot medical facility will be built next to the current veteran’s hospital. Officials hope to complete the facility in […]

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Dec 19th 2016 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

A public-private partnership (P3/PPP) will renovate the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. The city, Cuyahoga County and the region’s visitors and convention bureau will pay half the $140 million cost of the project while the Cleveland Cavaliers and arena operator will pay for the other half. The project is meant to extend the life of the sports […]

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Dec 19th 2016 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

New York City economic development corporation officials are seeking operators for a public lab for virtual reality and augmented reality development as part of a public-private partnership (P3/PPP). EDC President Maria Torres-Springer said the industry has seen a 125 percent increase in job demand over the past year. The city is planning to invest $6 million into the […]

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Dec 19th 2016 | Posted in P3/PPP by Government Contracting Pipeline

The city council of Midland, Texas, approved an agreement with an oil and gas company to spend as much as $110 million to improve the city’s wastewater treatment plant. The company will pay for the upgrades. The city agreed to supply reclaimed water from the upgraded plant to the company for oil and gas development in the […]

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