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Infra industry positive on 2018 prospects

The infrastructure community is positive on the potential for investment opportunities in 2018, with Europe and the Americas dominating the expected locations for investment.Read more

In Depth

PPP Awards 2017

8 January 2018 - Sydney’s Shangri-La hotel played host to the inaugural PPP Awards, celebrating the best projects and teams working in the sector across the Asia-Pacific region Read more...

Capacity Building

8 January 2018 - The roundtable session preceding the inaugural PPP Awards in Sydney highlighted that very different markets across very different jurisdictions share one concern: market capacity. Amanda Nicholls reports Read more...

Joined Up Value

8 January 2018 - Land value capture continues to be the global buzzword for infrastructure development. Paul Jarvis discovers that with careful planning and joined-up thinking, the concept could deliver a housebuilding boom Read more...

Land of Promise

8 January 2018 - Significant increases in population, combined with a government willing to embrace private investment, gave a feeling of positivity to the fifth annual Financing Irish Infrastructure conference – even if it was still awaiting the 10-year Capital Plan. Pau Read more...

Still Hungry

1 December 2017 - The market for PPP investment in the UK and Europe may be dwindling, but appetite from the private sector remains there – despite recent difficulties. Marina Formoso reports on what the industry is doing to get infrastructure built Read more...

Crowd Funding

1 December 2017 - Investors are often suspicious of multilateral development banks crowding them out. Paul Jarvis investigates why the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank might be different Read more...

Latest News

Partner sought for Leicestershire leisure scheme

23 January 2018 - A council in Leicestershire has issued a request for expressions of interest to develop a leisure centre.Read more...

Director joins John Laing Capital Management

23 January 2018 - A former Green Investment Bank head has taken up his role as a director of the investment adviser to the John Laing Environmental Assets Group (JLEN).Read more...

Ofgem plans ‘competition proxy’ for Hinkley connection

23 January 2018 - Energy regulator Ofgem is considering using a ‘competition proxy’ model to deliver the upgrade to the transmission connection to the Hinkley Point C nuclear reactor.Read more...

Calls grow for procurement review

22 January 2018 - A new report from a thinktank has recommended that government review its procurement processes, following recent calls in Parliament to reduce the reliance on private finance.Read more...

Corbyn plans to “rewrite” procurement rules

19 January 2018 - Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has given more details on how a Labour government would procure infrastructure and public services, saying he would “rewrite the rules” to move away from a presumption of privatisation.Read more...

Govt urged to publish PF2 pipeline

19 January 2018 - A thinktank has called on the government to publish a pipeline of PF2 projects that can be integrated into the National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline.Read more...

First State launches infra fund

18 January 2018 - Asset manager First State Investments has launched a Sustainable Listed Infrastructure Fund.Read more...

‘Lack of data’ on PFI benefits

18 January 2018 - National Audit Office publishes report on PFI and PF2; still lack of data in Treasury over benefits of PFI versus other models; research finds government departments happy with maintenance standards and cost certainty in PFI deals, but inflexibility remaiRead more...

Govt defends private finance model

18 January 2018 - The UK government has defended its use of private finance to deliver new infrastructure, arguing that the model is more transparent and helps to protect taxpayers’ money.Read more...

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The siren call of ‘bring-backery’

There is a pernicious and increasing trend towards a belief that things were ‘better in the past’. This must be combatted if real progress can be achieved

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