Features

1 November 2015 - Rehabilitation Nation

After the global financial crisis decimated Spain’s construction industry, there are tentative signs that things could be starting to improve. Marina Formoso asks whether its health PPP market can overcome political and economic hurdles Read more...

1 November 2015 - All Systems Go

Scotland remains a strong market, but accounting issues continue to cast a long shadow Read more...

1 November 2015 - Country Watch – Austria

Surrounded by a number of active PPP markets such as Germany and Croatia, Austria has been overshadowed by its neighbours. Is it time to step out of the shadows, asks James Kenny Read more...

1 October 2015 - Any Port in a Storm

Ports can offer the partnerships industry a refuge as projects proliferate, but why have they become so popular with procurers, asks James Kenny Read more...

1 October 2015 - Coming to America

With a realistic pipeline beginning to bear fruit in many states, the US is starting to attract interest from a variety of companies across the globe. But how can companies looking at the Land of the Free turn it into their Promised Land, asks P3 Bulletin editor Dan Colombini Read more...

1 October 2015 - An Urgent Revolution

In May, Renova Developments won the Best Operational Project at the Partnerships Awards. Paul Jarvis went to find out why, and what the industry can learn from it Read more...

1 October 2015 - Country Watch – Indonesia

Indonesia has a clear goal to accelerate the country’s infrastructure and recognises the importance that PPP can play, reports James Kenny Read more...

25 August 2015 - Land Grab

Capturing the uplift in land value created by infrastructure may seem like a good idea, but making it work is far harder, explains Paul Jarvis Read more...

25 August 2015 - Needing an Energy Boost

From cutting green subsidies, to the sale of the government’s stake in the Green Investment Bank, the UK’s renewable energy industry is facing uncertain times. What does it all mean for investors, asks James Kenny Read more...

25 August 2015 - Country Watch: Kenya

Some investors may still be cautious of Africa, but Kenya has been laying the foundations of a PPP industry, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 July 2015 - House of Cards

Housing remains one of the biggest issues affecting UK politics, but despite a range of options there is still a lack of action on the ground. Paul Jarvis reports Read more...

1 July 2015 - A New Way Forward

Croatia is changing tack in its approach to the PPP model, with a new agency and new approach to projects. Can it deliver asks James Kenny Read more...

1 July 2015 - Missing Link

Sydney’s North West Rail Link - now known as Sydney Metro Northwest - won both ‘Best Transit Project’ and ‘Projects Grand Prix’ at the Partnerships Awards 2015. Amanda Nicholls asks what makes it so special Read more...

1 July 2015 - Country Watch: Turkey

A strong economy, a stable government, significant infrastructure needs and a government committed to using PPP to tackle them. Turkey has a lot to attract investors, and is starting to gain traction, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 June 2015 - Partnerships Awards 2015

The biggest night of the industry’s calendar once again brought the great and the good to the Westminster Park Plaza for a memorable evening Read more...

1 June 2015 - More is Less

Getting a small, social deal off the ground can be tricky for authorities that are relatively new to PPP. Bundling may be the answer, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 June 2015 - Home Grown

For all the talk of Africa’s potential to take up the PPP mantle from Europe, money is still not flowing into the continent. Amanda Nicholls looks at efforts to increase liquidity Read more...

1 June 2015 - Country Watch – Ukraine

Despite massive obstacles, Ukraine is admirably focused on building the right structure to improve its infrastructure and PPP future, reports James Kenny Read more...

1 May 2015 - Disjointed?

Central versus local; umbrella financing vehicle versus individual investment. The schools programme offers plenty of debate for future procurement approaches, whether under PF2 or not, reports Paul Jarvis Read more...

1 May 2015 - In Their Sights

As defence budgets across Europe have continued to fall, the Nordic countries last year revealed plans for new investment through PPP. James Kenny explores what has happened since Read more...

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A busy body

The National Infrastructure Commission has plenty to do in 2017. What did we learn from a conversation with its chair, Lord Adonis?