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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Oct 4th 2019 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline

Kansas – Leavenworth County commissioners were briefed on a study examining a possible outer loop highway for Kansas City. The issue was originally studied in 1995, and the latest proposed loop would include a four-lane highway that would end near Fort Leavenworth. To the north, the loop would connect U.S. 73 and Kansas 7 Highway, and […]

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Sep 13th 2019 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline
University of Massachusetts Amherst North Apartments

Massachusetts – The University of Massachusetts Amherst will seek a public-private partnership (P3) for an estimated $200 million project to construct new student housing. University trustees voted on September 5 to issue a request for proposals (RFP) to develop a project to build modern, apartment-style housing for about 730 undergraduate students and 165 graduate students and […]

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Sep 13th 2019 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline

Illinois – The state is planning to sell the James R. Thompson Center (JRTC) and relocate its workers to a new office space with Gov. J.B. Pritzker saying he is open to the idea of creating a public-private partnership (P3) to manage the process. According to the state’s request for proposals (RFP), the center’s original design […]

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May 14th 2019 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline

Florida- A county in Florida has issued a request for qualifications for a public-private partnership (P3) advisory pool. Miami-Dade County’s Internal Services Department is soliciting qualifications for a P3 and Infrastructure Advisory Services to establish a pool to be used as needed when projects are identified by the county. The county intends to create a pool of up […]

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Apr 17th 2019 | Posted in Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Government Contracting Pipeline

New York- The city of White Plains is preparing a request for proposals to re-develop four parcels of land as a mixed-use development through public-private partnerships (P3). The properties total 4.5 acres and include the station garage, the surface lot in front of the city’s train terminal, a Bronx Street surface parking lot and the […]

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Feb 21st 2019 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities, Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Mary Scott Nabers

While response to public-private partnerships (P3s) at the state and local levels of government has been a little tepid in some parts of the country, federal agencies are forging ahead with all types of collaborative initiatives. Federal officials have acknowledged that partnerships with private-sector firms not only provide greatly-needed funding, but the engagements also bring […]

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Feb 19th 2019 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities, Public-Private Partnerships (P3) by Mary Scott Nabers

Public utilities are under extreme pressure and their needs, which fall into the critical category, are common. Almost every public system that supplies citizens with electricity, gas, water and sewage services is old.  They suffer from decline that comes with age, deferred maintenance and the failure to upgrade as technology and needs evolve. Utilities officials, […]

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