18 Oct 2017

Newport Beach developer group wins county contract and 66-year lease for $200 million Dana Point Harbor revitalization

A $200 million overhaul of Dana Point Harbor is expected to include buildings with gabled standing seam metal roofs, open plazas, unique restaurants and shops, two hotels and possibly a surf museum. The long-awaited plan, a proposal by the Dana Point Harbor Partners LLC development group, was unanimously approved by

16 Oct 2017

PM Modi to inaugurate Hyderabad Metro Rail on Nov 28

It is confirmed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has agreed to inaugurate the first phase of the Hyderabad Metro Rail project on November 28. According to the sources, the official letter in this regard is going to reach the Telangana government on Monday. The confirmation came through following the report

16 Oct 2017

Santa Monica project: GTDC bats for 44-yr PPP contract

Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) is keen to award the contract to ‘maintain the multi- level car park (MPLC) and the Santa Monica jetty and construct a terminal building’ on public-private partnership (PPP) mode to Krishna Associates, even though the finance department had refused its proposal a few months ago.

12 Oct 2017

Alliance Global forms unit for PPP projects

ALLIANCE Global Group Inc.  (AGI) on Wednesday said it is diversifying into the infrastructure space. The firm, led by businessman Andrew Tan, announced the creation of Infracorp Development Inc. that will participate in government’s public-private partnership (PPP) projects. Infracorp has already submitted this week its unsolicited proposal to the government

11 Oct 2017

Monorail line from MRT Guadalupe to BGC proposed

Tycoon Andrew Tan’s Infracorp Development, Inc. has submitted an unsolicited proposal to the government to build a monorail connecting MRT Guadalupe station and Bonifacio Global City (BGC). In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) Wednesday, Alliance Global Group, Inc. (AGI) said it created Infracorp, a new subsidiary that

09 Oct 2017

Railways stations revamp: New PPP model has more for investors; IRSDC to play critical role

A revamped public-private partnership (PPP) model to redevelop railway stations will see more attractive terms for private investors while Indian Railways’ (IR) agency — Indian Railway Station Redevelopment Corporation (IRSDC) — will play a critical role, official sources told FE. A revamped public-private partnership (PPP) model to redevelop railway stations

04 Oct 2017

Vietnam plans to build Hoa Binh-Son La Expressway for US$2.2 billion

The government has announced plans to build an expressway connecting Vietnam’s two northern provinces of Hoa Binh and Son La, at an estimated cost of VND50.27 trillion (US$2.2 billion). The new road, which will extend the Hanoi-Hoa Binh Expressway, is expected to boost the socio-economic development in Son La province

04 Oct 2017

Missouri forms public-private partnership to advance Hyperloop One route

One of the projects seeking to prove that they have a viable route for building one of Hyperloop One’s very first actual hyperloop routes has formed a formal public-private partnership to help keep the project moving forward. Missouri’s Department of Transportation, teamed with the St. Louis Regional Chamber, the Kansas

03 Oct 2017

Divestment of NMIA seen as excellent example of public-private partnership

Divestment of the Norman Manley International Airport (NMIA) is being touted as an excellent example of an innovative approach to developing, promoting and executing infrastructural projects with private-sector participation. This is according to Counsellor and Head of Development Cooperation, Canadian High Commission, and Representative, Global Affairs, Canada, Walter Bernyck, who

25 Sep 2017

Govt. may open railway lines to private players

The Union government is open to the idea of giving operations of railway lines to private players for enhancing competition, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said in an interview. “It’s an exciting proposition. We will be able to generate competition in the process and improve customer satisfaction,” Mr. Goyal told The