Features

1 March 2017 - The Great Divide

There remain questions over where responsibilities lie between public and private sectors when planning and investing in infrastructure. Paul Jarvis investigates Read more...

1 March 2017 - Smart Cities

‘Smart cities’ is the infrastructure world’s favourite buzz phrase. But away from the rhetoric and science fiction dreams, what are the real opportunities for the infrastructure community, asks Marina Formoso Read more...

1 March 2017 - Norway Ahead

Norway’s new road programme is attracting significant interest from international investors. Dan Colombini reports on how the country has overcome political adversity to deliver an exciting pipeline of deals Read more...

1 February 2017 - Brand New Thinking

The PPP market continues to take a lot of flak from the general public and some politicians. Is it time for a rebrand and what more can be done, asks Marina Formoso Read more...

1 February 2017 - “Leverage at its Most Beautiful”

Amanda Nicholls reports on why the EBRD’s credit enhancement scheme, seen for the first time on Turkey’s Elazig Health Campus, is a fairy tale for institutional investment in emerging market PPPs Read more...

1 February 2017 - A Vertical Shift

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has plans to open up the rail industry and allow greater private investment. But there are many bumps in the track to realising the vision, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 December 2016 - Auto Pilot

Countries across Africa are starting to bring forward PPP pilot projects, backed by substantial infrastructure plans. But have they learnt the lessons of previous stalled ambitions, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 December 2016 - When, Not If

The Financing Irish Infrastructure 2016 conference in Dublin highlighted a significant project pipeline emerging, as Irish authorities ramp-up capital expenditure with a sense of urgency. David Keniry reports Read more...

1 December 2016 - Survival of the Fittest

University accommodation in the UK has remained a safe bet for investors over recent years. Paul Jarvis reports on what impact Brexit, new legislation and an increasingly tech-savvy clientele will have on the market Read more...

1 December 2016 - Standard Bearer

Having already established itself as one of the most mature PPP markets across Europe, the Netherlands is continuing to go from strength to strength. Dan Colombini examines the secret of the country’s success Read more...

1 November 2016 - Northern Star

Some feared the Northern Powerhouse would wither when George Osborne left the Treasury. The signs are that the concept is far from over – and is much more than about improving transport links, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 November 2016 - What is Transport for the North

Iain Craven, Executive Director at EY Corporate Finance, is currently on secondment to Transport for the North (TfN) as interim finance director. He explains what the agency is looking to achieve Read more...

1 November 2016 - The Great Walls in China

With huge ambitions for its programme and a raft of municipally-led deals coming to market, is the Chinese PPP market too good to be true asks Amanda Nicholls Read more...

1 November 2016 - A Clear Picture

In September, the long-awaited guidance on the interpretation of the ESA10 accounting rules was published. It’s been good news for some, but balance treatment issues have not been banished for good, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 October 2016 - A New Chapter

Even though the recent Australian elections saw the same party returned to power, there is plenty of change afoot in the country’s PPP industry, Paul Jarvis reports Read more...

1 October 2016 - Opportunity Lost

Renewable energy has long been the great hope to wean the world off its oil addiction. Marina Formoso reports on why renewables PPPs have so far been a missed opportunity for mature economies Read more...

1 October 2016 - Win, Lose, or Drawer

It was once often said that a successful PFI project was one where the contract could stay in the bottom drawer, but in an age of increasing budgetary pressures, knowing your contract inside out is a key requirement. Paul Jarvis investigates Read more...

1 October 2016 - Countrywatch – Germany

Despite a massive new federal transportation plan, the municipalities look set to drive PPP dealflow. Dan Colombini reports on the opportunities and issues affecting one of Europe’s key destinations Read more...

15 September 2016 - The great British balancing act

Andrew Dumbleton, head of Infrastructure Advisory - BDO Read more...

1 September 2016 - Back to the Future

Could Britain’s decision to leave the EU force the government’s hand and increase devolution to cities and the regions, asks Paul Jarvis Read more...

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Political intrigue

In the weeks after the Brexit vote, barely a day went by in UK politics without some new major earthquake. In the days following Chancellor Philip Hammond’s first Budget, the ground is again feeling rather shaky

Paul Jarvis interviews NIC chairman Lord Adonis at Clyde & Co in London

Innovation through infrastructure: Lord Adonis in conversation with Paul Jarvis from Clyde & Co on Vimeo.