Jan 8th 2021 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge

Louisiana – The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LA DOTD) issued a notice of intent that it wishes to enter a public-private partnership (P3) with a developer to design, build, finance, operate, and maintain the Interstate 10 Calcasieu River Bridge. The P3 project is part of LA DOTD’s larger I-10 corridor project extending from the […]

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Jan 6th 2021 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
NoMi Downtown rendering

Florida – As part of the city of North Miami’s plans to advance to revitalize and redevelop a section of its downtown known as NoMi, the city and its Community Redevelopment Agency are preparing a request for proposals (RFP) for a public-private partnership (P3). The city owns several sites that total 384,451 square feet and provide […]

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Dec 4th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
Winter Haven airport - site map

Florida – The city of Winter Haven is eyeing public-private partnership (P3) opportunities at its regional airport and creating a development plan to guide the future of 97 undeveloped acres on airport property. In addition to attracting aviation industries to the new development, airport officials also envision non-aviation partners operating at one of several developable tracts […]

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Nov 24th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
Philadelphia Bridge

Pennsylvania – A state transportation board approved a new program that will allow for the delivery of major bridges through public-private partnerships (P3s). The P3 delivery model will allow the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) to direct user fees to fund critical work on major bridges across the state and: Accelerate the renewal of major bridges […]

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Nov 16th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
University of Minnesota-Rochester-The Loop restaurant

Minnesota – The chancellor of the University of Minnesota-Rochester (UMR) is advocating public-private partnerships (P3s) as tools for the growing university to expand its footprint without seeking state funding to maintain the new facilities. On November 9, the Rochester City Council approved UMR’s request to draw $2.4 million from the sales tax held by the city […]

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Oct 28th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
Merrimac Paper Mill

Massachusetts – The city of Lawrence is applying for a federal brownfield grant as it envisions a public-private partnership (P3) to redevelop the site of a former paper mill gutted by several fires. City officials took ownership of the 4.75-acre paper mill site from 2017-2019 through tax lien foreclosures. From 1866 until 2005, the property was […]

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Aug 10th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline

Maryland – The Charles County Board of Commissioners voiced its support for the Northern Virginia Regional Commission’s application for a Marine Highway Grant to support a new ferry system. The grant from the America’s Marine Highway Program through the Maritime Administration (MARAD) would help finance a transit alternative on the Occoquan, Potomac, and Anacostia rivers with […]

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Jul 17th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline

Ohio – The city of Columbus, Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA), and Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission combined to launch the LinkUS initiative to foster public-private partnerships (P3s) that improve mobility in the region. LinkUS will address traffic congestion, provide new mobility options, expand access to resources, and promote equity and economic vitality along critical regional corridors. […]

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Jul 17th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline

Oregon – Clackamas County entered the first phase of its courthouse replacement project on July 9 by exploring a potential public-private partnership (P3) method. The county plans to issue a request for proposals (RFP) for a technical advisory team to develop design and construction documents, followed by an expression of interest to alert developers to the […]

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Jul 2nd 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
Gov. Larry Hogan, courtesy of BW Productions

Six governors explored public-private partnerships (P3) and other private opportunities to finance and maintain vital infrastructure during the National Governor’s Association (NGA) virtual summit last week. Govs. Doug Ducey of Arizona, Steve Bullock of Montana, John Bel Edwards of Louisiana, Mark Gordon of Wyoming, and Ralph Northam of Virginia joined NGA chair and Maryland Gov. […]

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Jun 26th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
Jefferson County Courthouse

Arkansas – Jefferson County’s Quorum Court, the governing body of the county, is mulling a public-private partnership (P3) to construct a new coroner’s office, county health division, and veterans affairs office. The total estimated cost of the facilities is $13.2 million. Commissioners are considering a P3 proposal that includes construction of a 9,000-square-foot coroner’s office near […]

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May 29th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
Plattsburgh waterfront and parking

New York – The city of Plattsburgh is seeking requests for proposals (RFPs) for a public-private partnership (P3) to build a waterfront development project that will contribute to creating an economically vibrant Lake Champlain waterfront and downtown. City leaders envision development of the Dock Street Waterfront District to take advantage of its lake views, existing open […]

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May 22nd 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
Rendering of previous Navy Hill proposal

Virginia – A Richmond City Council committee recommended declaring several city properties surplus on May 19 as a precursor to a possible request for proposals to redevelop sites that were part of a failed effort to revitalize Navy Hill. Richmond’s Land Use, Housing, and Transporation Standing Committee supported the mayor’s administration in its request to declare […]

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May 8th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
Rendering of Windsor Locks station

Connecticut – The town of Windsor Locks is planning to release a request for proposals (RFP) for a public-private partnership (P3) to build a new $45 million train station on CTrail’s Hartford line. Town officials secured $62 million in state and federal funding for the project that would construct a 510-foot boarding platform, traffic infrastructure upgrades, […]

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Apr 27th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
Rendering of Honolulu light rail line

Hawaii – The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) extended its deadline for a public-private partnership (P3) to July 22 to finance the construction of the last phase of its 20-mile $9.2 billion light rail project. HART officials were eager to award the P3 contract for the final segment of the East Kapolei-to-Ala Moana line in […]

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Apr 13th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Strategic Partnerships, Inc.

Architects presented a conceptual master plan to Selma councilmembers at their March 12 meeting that envisions a 2 million-square-foot mixed-use town center on 50 acres near Lookout Road and Schertz Parkway off Interstate 35. City leaders are considering a public-private partnership (P3) for the development that would be built in phases over 10 to 20 […]

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Feb 28th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
City of Honolulu

Hawaii – State lawmakers are contemplating an underwater tunnel that would connect Ewa to downtown Honolulu. House Bill 1950 has been introduced and would require the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) to conduct a feasibility study of the route. The tunnel would offer a direct connection between the regions and increase transportation capacity, as population growth […]

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Feb 17th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline

Virginia – The Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Health System released details of a proposed complex in the Navy Hill project, a development that would provide much-needed facilities and services to people in downtown Richmond. The project calls for redeveloping Navy Hill District’s Block D between 9th and 10th streets, from Leigh Street to Clay Street. The […]

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Feb 7th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline

Nebraska – The state will seek a public-private partnership (P3) to build a four-story $58.6 million building in Lincoln to house its departments of banking, insurance, and revenue. Department of Administrative Services (DAS) officials presented schematic design plans for the new building to the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee on January 30. The combined office building and parking […]

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Jan 17th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline

Maryland – The state’s Board of Public Works (BPW) voted to advance the Traffic Relief Plan, a $9 billion plan to address the nation’s second-worst traffic congestion and improve the quality of life for commuters in the region. Also included in the vote were amendments to the conditional public-private partnership (P3) designation for the plan. The […]

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Jan 17th 2020 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities, Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Mary Scott Nabers

State and federal governments are providing significant funding for collaborative land deals that boost economic development. While some of this activity has occurred in the past, it was definitely not on the scale that is now evident. And, most of the current funding is flowing to public-private partnerships. Opportunity Zones and Public Private Partnerships Not […]

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Jan 10th 2020 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline

Louisiana – State officials plan to replace the nearly 70-year-old Calcasieu River Bridge in Lake Charles, and hope to move the project forward this year. The bridge is almost 20 years past its intended life span, and is considered functionally obsolete and structurally deficient. A replacement is estimated to cost $850 million; however, funding sources have […]

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Dec 16th 2019 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline

Virginia – A public-private partnership (P3) between the Children’s Science Center and the Science Museum of Virginia, the Commonwealth of Virginia, Loudoun County, and private philanthropy is helping to launch a $75 million campaign to build a world-class interactive science center. Only $10 million more is needed to fully fund the Launch the Future campaign, which […]

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Nov 8th 2019 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline

California – Officials at the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) are seeking a public-private partnership (P3) with up to two private contractors on pre-development work on the $9.5 billion Sepulveda Transit Corridor Project. LA Metro plans to build a fixed guideway transit line that will initially link the San Fernando Valley and the […]

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Oct 25th 2019 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities, Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Mary Scott Nabers
The University of Iowa is a public flagship state-supported research university located in Iowa City, Iowa.

Public-private partnerships (P3s) are being launched somewhere in the U.S. every day. Public officials with critical project needs are seeking alternative funding sources, and almost any version of a P3 is attractive to them. Since the trend appears to be the future, here’s a sampling of what is happening currently. Upcoming Public-Private Partnerships Opportunities in […]

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