26 Sep 2018

Developers open to partnership with Hong Kong government on public-private housing, but quota ‘down to calculation’

Property developers in Hong Kong have said they are open to a partnership with the government to free up vast stretches of farmland for housing but added the number of public flats set aside for each plot would be “all down to calculation”. The comments by the Real Estate Developers

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26 Sep 2018

Colorado Smart Cities Alliance Announces Open Lab

A public private partnership between the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance and Arrow Electronics, Inc. will result in the launch of the Colorado Open Lab. The Lab will be an Internet of Things (IoT) engineering lab for customer development showcase and innovation collaboration to fast track development of OEM IoT appliances

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25 Sep 2018

Letter of Award for US$600 million airport PPP issued by the Greek government

GMR Group has announced that the Government of Greece has issued Letter of Award to a consortium of GMR Airports Limited, a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Ltd, and TERNA Group for the development, operations and management of a new international airport of Heraklion at Crete. The existing airport at Heraklion,

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24 Sep 2018

NITI Aayog Suggests Electric-Bus Fleet in Cities Under Public Private Partnership Mode

The National Institute of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has issued a draft concession agreement for public private partnership (PPP) for operation and maintenance of electric buses in Indian cities. The NITI Aayog has undertaken an initiative to provide a model concession agreement (MCA) for introducing electric-bus fleet in cities for

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24 Sep 2018

Public-private partnership boosts Nueva Ecija cultural tourism

  CABANATUAN CITY, Nueva Ecija – The drive to make Nueva Ecija a tourism and travel destination received a big boost with a convergence of festivals by different towns and cities in this province, under the public-private partnership. Provincial tourism officer Lorna Mae Vero said the first-ever Nueva Ecija Harvest

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21 Sep 2018

Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to tender US$3.5 billion causeway PPP next year

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Bahrain has stated publicly that the tender for the King Hamad Causeway, a 25km road and rail bridge that will cross the Gulf of Bahrain, will be launched in six months. The estimated construction cost is between US$3 and 4 billion. The project will follow a

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21 Sep 2018

4 years after failed sale, PGW proposes public-private deal that could bring in $5M a year

Four years after a deal to sell Philadelphia Gas Works was torpedoed by City Council, which sought to better leverage its existing assets rather than sell them off, the municipally owned utility is proposing a public-private partnership that could fit right in line with what council members had in mind.

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20 Sep 2018

Kenya keen on promoting public-private partnerships

President Uhuru Kenyatta Thursday said Kenya is keen on promoting more partnerships between the public and private sectors in order to spur more growth in the country. The President made the remarks during a meeting with General Electric Global top leadership who paid him a courtesy call at State House,

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20 Sep 2018

US$1 billion road concession confirmed by French authorities

The President of Normandy, a region in the north-east of France, has alleged that the national government’s Minister of Transport has confirmed that a contested bypass planned to the east of Rouen, capital of the region, will be developed through a concession. In planning for forty years, the 36km bypass

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19 Sep 2018

AUD15 billion rail project proposed by IFM Investors-led consortium in Melbourne

Melbourne is the capital of the Australian state of Victoria, located in the south-east of the country. A consortium of private investors has announced a detailed plan to develop a rail link between Melbourne Airport and the city’s Central Business District (CBD), with a total investment of AUD15 billion (US$10.76

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