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

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.

31 Jul 2017

China’s PPP construction projects enter ‘fast lane’

China’s public-private partnership project construction has entered the “fast lane” and will become a unified, standardised, transparent market, a government research office says. As of the end of June, there were 13,554 projects nationwide with investment of 16.3-trillion yuan ($2.4-trillion), according to data from the China Public Private Partnerships Centre,

28 Jul 2017


A daring public private partnership infrastructure project, Drive 288, is on track to revitalize one of Houston’s most well-traveled highways Legendary racecar driver A.J. Foyt once declared, “I feel safer on the racetrack than on Houston highways.” When the Houston native gets the chance to test the newly upgraded Texas

27 Jul 2017

Government unfit to handle infra projects, private companies need to be brought in: Amitabh Kant

Apart from existing developmental projects, Kant said that the centre should let private sector take charge of schools, airport, jails and colleges too. The government needs to adopt the model of build, operate and transfer (BOT) for infrastructure projects. These projects then should be given to private companies as the

27 Jul 2017

Dallas mayor proposes new PPP to build Trinity River Park

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings wants a new group with a “single-minded focus” to make a long-awaited park along the Trinity River a reality. Next week, officials will brief the City Council on a plan to create a “local government corporation” to take on the Trinity River park project. The public-private

26 Jul 2017

Rönesans Holding to launch $1B road, tunnel projects in Netherlands

Rönesans Holding is preparing to bring its experience in public-private partnerships (PPPs) in Turkey’s healthcare sector to Europe. Together with Ballast Nedam which it acquired last year, Rönesans is preparing to actualize a PPP project consisting of roads and tunnels in Rotterdam in the Netherlands, amounting to roughly 1 billion

25 Jul 2017

Transport, energy among Sri Lanka priority PPP projects

Transport and energy are among Sri Lanka’s priority sectors for public-private partnerships (PPPs), the head of the government’s new public-private partnership agency, Thilan Wijesinghe said. PPPs will be new projects in which the government sector has long term interests with government having some equity stakes and land, he told the

24 Jul 2017

Going the hybrid PPP route

In President Duterte’s “change” administration, the private sector continues to seek its place, given the overhaul on how big-ticket infrastructure projects will be financed. Over its first year, the administration has shifted the funding structure of nearly all public private partnership projects due for bidding into either an overseas development

24 Jul 2017

Public-Private Partnership mode proposed for LGU infra projects

The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Center is urging local government units (LGUs) to consider the PPP mode as a viable option in implementing their infrastructure projects. The center signed recently with the League of Cities (LCP) of the Philippines a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the provision of assistance to LGUs