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17 Aug 2017

Partnerships are paving a new path for Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is rapidly becoming the most competitive jurisdiction within the United States. The island is undergoing a steady transformation that involves government right-sizing, reductions in public spending, a trimming of the number of political appointees, and a reformation of permitting processes. The government, led by new Governor Ricardo Rosselló,

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17 Aug 2017

Denver secures $1.8 billion public-private partnership for airport

A redeye Denver city council session led to the approval of a $1.8 billion contract to transform Denver International Airport. The contract, approved just after 1:00 a.m. on Aug. 15, marks Denver’s first major public-private partnership for a city-owned building, the Denver Post reports. The plan, which primarily concerns the

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09 Aug 2017

Cuomo Avoids Subway Mess While Touting $4B LaGuardia Project

As the subway crisis continues, the governor made for Queens to tout work on a $4 billion terminal – again. With subway problems putting a major dent in his poll numbers, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday turned his attention to LaGuardia Airport. It was the second time he’s been at

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09 Aug 2017

NSDC, Google tie-up to introduce Mobile Skill Development

The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), a public-private partnership enterprise under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), took a giant step towards scaling up the mobile developer ecosystem in India along with Google India by creating an Android Skill Development Program. The two entities will work together to

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08 Aug 2017

FTA proposes rule to encourage private investment in transit projects

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) yesterday announced a proposal that would make it easier for public-private partnerships to be formed in public transportation projects. The proposed Private Investment Project Procedures for public transportation capital projects will help the federal government develop “more effective approaches” to spurring private participation and investment

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08 Aug 2017

Deal set for public-private downtown Miami retail, apartments

Final details have been worked out on a planned public-private partnership set to bring multi-family apartments and retail development to downtown Miami. Grand Station Partners LLC plans to build a 31-story residential tower attached to the Miami Parking Authority’s Courthouse Center Garage at 40 NW Third St. It was the

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07 Aug 2017

Goldman-Sachs, Warren Buffett, Bloomberg Fund $10M Small Business Initiative in Baltimore

Morgan State University Part of `10,000 Small Businesses’ Program Giants of the finance and philanthropic worlds recently gathered in Baltimore to pledge their support and resources for the city’s small business community, through a partnership that includes Maryland’s flagship HBCU. Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor of New York city and founder

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02 Aug 2017

Construction to Begin on Leesport Avenue Bridge in Ontelaunee Township

Construction for the Leesport Avenue (Route 1004) bridge, spanning Willow Creek in Ontelaunee Township, Berks County, is scheduled to begin as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. Replacement of this bridge will allow PennDOT to remove it from Berks County’s structurally deficient bridge list.

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01 Aug 2017

U.S. proposes rule to streamline private sector involvement in public transport

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has announced a proposal to facilitate public-private partnerships in public transportation. The newly proposed Private Investment Project Procedures (PIPP) for public transportation capital projects will help the federal government develop more effective approaches to spurring private participation and investment

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antabio
01 Aug 2017

Antabio Wins $2.8 Million P3 Grant to Keep Developing Drug-Resistant Infection Therapy

A U.S. government-backed initiative against drug-resistant bacteria has awarded Antabio $2.8 million to continue developing treatments for Pseudomonas, the most common infection in cystic fibrosis (CF). The grant came from a public-private partnership known as CARB-X, which stands for Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Biopharmaceutical Accelerator. CARB-X, formed in July 2016,

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