12 Jun 2018

Private-Public Business Partnership Key to Strengthening D.C. Workforce and Economy

Cranes in the air, vital communities and a progressive push toward changing the image of a diverse federal district are signals that the District of Columbia is evolving. As robust construction of affordable housing and development of retail projects continue, DC’s economic boom is a shared benefit for residents and

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12 Jun 2018

A community public private partnership in action

The Qhubeka community, which includes major metros, business supporters and individuals around the globe, came together to raise funds for another 350 bicycles for schoolchildren in Orlando, Soweto.  A total of 350 more schoolchildren in Orlando, Soweto, have recently received Qhubeka Bicycles as part of the ongoing bicycle distribution programme

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05 Jun 2018

Council Request Proposals For Public, Private Partnership: Municipal Parking Structure

The Carolina Beach Town Council heard a presentation from Town Manager Michael Cramer during their April, meeting regarding the potential for a public-private partnership with a goal of building a municipal parking deck in the downtown Central Business District. The Town sent out Requests for Proposals to area companies and

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05 Jun 2018

Balakhani Industrial Park is successful example of public-private partnership in Azerbaijan

The Balakhani Industrial Park is a successful example of partnership between the state and the private sector in Azerbaijan. Expert and economist Fuad Alizade made the remark during a press tour to the industrial park organized by Azerbaijan’s Economy Ministry on June 2. The participants of the press tour got

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01 Jun 2018

‘Big Australia’ should be an opportunity rather than a threat, says IPA

Australia’s strong population growth – which could result in an extra 20 million residents by the 2050s – should be seen as an opportunity to build world-class infrastructure rather than as a threat, according to the peak infrastructure industry body. But with infrastructure in the three biggest cities, Sydney, Melbourne

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30 May 2018

China’s Jiangxi Province to invest over $10 billion in Northern Region

A delegation of business executives and investors from the Jiangxi Province, China, will soon visit Ghana to explore the potentials and business opportunities in the Northern Region. The Jiangxi Province as part of its Global partnership project has since expressed the Province’s interest to bring technology and invest in the

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30 May 2018

El Paso’s Public-Private Partnership: An Exemplar, or Another Cautionary Tale in the Making?

Imagine that your nonprofit has tied itself irrevocably into a collaboration, but the partner on the other side is organized to turn over its top leadership and allegiances every four years or so. That’s the situation for a lot of locally supported cultural organizations; years down the line, contemporary administrations

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28 May 2018

Romanian Govt. adopts list of projects to be implemented in public-private partnership

The Romanian Government adopted on Thursday, May 24, a list of strategic partnerships to be carried out in public-private partnership. The list includes three highways and a large medical complex near Bucharest. The three highways to be built in partnership with private investors are the Ploiesti-Comarnic-Brasov highway, the Targu Mures-Targu

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28 May 2018

Myanmar rolls out $2.29b mega city development projects, invites investor interest

South Korean government’s Korea Land and Housing Cooperation, Myanmar’s Alliance Star Group of Companies and Shwe Taung Company will be engaged in three mega city development projects, requiring an investment of $2.29 billion, in Myanmar. The ministry of construction has announced plans to develop three projects in Yangon and a new

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16 May 2018

Public-private partnerships: Pakistan, ADB agree to push for more investment

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government of Pakistan have agreed to chart new ways to pursue more robust and inclusive ADB investments in Pakistan. In this regard, public-private partnerships (PPPs) will be scaled up to tap private sector resources and meet the country’s rising infrastructure development needs. The

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