Nov 8th 2019 | Posted in P3/PPP 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 4th 2019 | Posted in P3/PPP 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 P3/PPP 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 P3/PPP 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 P3/PPP 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 P3/PPP 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, P3/PPP 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, P3/PPP 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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Jan 25th 2019 | Posted in Mary Scott Nabers' Insights, Opportunities, P3/PPP by Mary Scott Nabers

Although the federal government shutdown has dominated media headlines for more than a month, another subject – a cornerstone of the Trump presidential campaign – is sneaking its way back into the news. Trump’s proposed multi-billion-dollar infrastructure plan was expected to be a signature priority during the new administration’s first 100 days. Two years later, […]

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Mar 21st 2018 | Posted in P3/PPP by Strategic Partnerships, Inc.

Louisiana– The Louisiana Department of Transportation (LADOTD) is considering its very first public-private partnership. The partnership would finance a $122 million Belle Chasse Tunnel and Bridge. The tunnel and bridge are the primary access points for western Plaquemines Parish residents and businesses as well as the Naval air station. Currently, the tunnel carries traffic in […]

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Mar 14th 2018 | Posted in P3/PPP by Strategic Partnerships, Inc.

Florida- The Central Florida Expressway Authority is beginning an environmental impact study on the Osceola Parkway Extension project. In addition to the proposed 9-mile parkway extension, the project also includes a potential north/south segment linking to State Road 417. The Expressway Authority is currently considering a public-private partnership (P3) to reduce costs for the project. […]

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Feb 7th 2018 | Posted in P3/PPP by Strategic Partnerships, Inc.

Texas– Dallas has plans for a $50 million Water Garden along Riverfront Boulevard. The North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) hired an engineering firm for the design phase of the project that will improve flood control, improve water quality, create public space and revitalize the area around the Old Trinity River channel. This proposed […]

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Sep 1st 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by J Lyn Carl

Dozens of state and local transportation officials met with Trump administration Cabinet members at the White House this week to hear information first-hand regarding the president’s proposed $1 trillion infrastructure plan. Much of the conversation centered on incentives for private-sector investment that would divest cities and states of responsibility for some public infrastructure. One county […]

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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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Jun 1st 2017 | Posted in P3/PPP by Kirk Yoshida
Logo for P3 Kentucky

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
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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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