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Brazil prepping to auction next major highway P3

Key approval paves the way for the auction of the BR-381/MG highway concession.

Court ruling enforces Colombian concession deal but delays continue

Colombia’s national infrastructure agency (ANI) has said it is seeking a resolution over the much delayed Mulaló - Loboguerrero P3 project to unblock a construction dispute.

Washington State seeks support for P3 legislation overhaul

The Washington State Government is looking for consultants to join its P3 statute overhaul efforts.

P3 Awards entry deadline today

Extension revealed as more judges unveiled

Market sounding for rejuvenated Aloha Stadium P3 plan

The State of Hawaii is hosting a market sounding for its renewed Aloha Stadium P3 (NASED) plan.

Colorado P3 unit to look for consultants

The recently re-established Colorado P3 Unit is set to open a search for P3 advisors as it ramps up the model’s usage across the state, P3 Bulletin understands.

Aecon adds energy veteran to board

New addition to strengthen board of directors - but executive compensation gets rough ride at AGM

FHWA publishes asset management case studies

The USDOT’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has released four case studies on managing risk in asset management.

Bilzin adds real estate partner

Law firm Bilzin Sumberg has appointed a new partner in its real estate practice, based in Miami, Florida.

DoE releases solar P3 RFI

The US Department of Energy (DoE) has released a request for information (RFI) on a major solar P3 project in New Mexico.

HFR plan submitted to Canada’s parliament

Transport Minister Omar Alghabra has submitted a corporate plan summary for the High Frequency Rail (HFR) P3 scheme to Canada’s parliament, a key step in the project's process.

Tennessee plans alternative delivery forum

Ready for “generational change”, Governor Bill Lee and TDOT to host forum on Alternate Delivery and ‘Choice Lanes’

US eyes partnerships for Ukraine recovery

The US State Department has underlined the importance of public and private sectors working together to help rebuild Ukraine following the ongoing war with Russia.

P3 in the frame for St Louis civic regen

St Louis County, Missouri, is considering utilizing P3 for a major courthouse civic center project.

Colorado biogas RFQ release imminent

Colorado utilities body Metro Water Recovery (Metro) is preparing to release a request for qualifications (RFQ) on a biogas P3 project this month.

Ontario highway P3 signed

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has awarded the Highway 3 Widening P3 Project.

Colombia’s flagship canal P3 signed

Colombia’s National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has signed a commencement agreement for the $3.2bn Canal del Dique restoration P3.

CDPQ appoints new Americas leadership

Pension giant CDPQ has appointed a new managing director and head of Americas.

Major players in for Paraguay highway P3

The Paraguay Ministry of Public Works and Communications (MOPC) has seen 6 teams enter the race for the PY01 Route P3.

New leadership for Michigan DOT

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has selected a new permanent director for the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT).

RFQs out for Hudson Tunnel megaproject

The Gateway Development Commission (GDC) has released request for qualifications (RFQ) on two of the Hudson Tunnel packages.

Three bids in for Ontario hospital P3

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has received bids from all shortlisted teams for its Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) Integrated Treatment Centre P3 project.

More Colombian airport opportunities on the way

Colombia’s private investment agency ANI is working on a major program of airport concessions, the first push into the sector for nearly a decade.

Hesketh takes the reins of Texas toll road

Industry veteran Adam Hesketh has been appointed chief executive of the SH 130 Concession Co.

EXCLUSIVE: John Laing sees “strong appetite” for progressives and hard bids

With the industry coming to terms with the rise of progressive P3s, both the public and private sectors have to adjust to new challenges.

“Significant opportunities” for collaboration in post-pandemic cities

Real estate services giant JLL has urged “concerted efforts from all players in the market” to unlock the full potential of central business districts (CBDs).

Climate toolkit for PPPs released

The IFC has unveiled a new “umbrella toolkit” to help guide PPPs through climate risks.

Six shortlisted for Puerto Rico energy P3

The Puerto Rico Public-Private Partnerships Authority (P3A) has shortlisted six teams in the race to find a private partner to deliver a new energy generation facility for the island.

SNC-Lavalin hires nuclear expert

Contractor SNC-Lavalin has appointed new leadership to its Canadian nuclear arm.

Hawaii Stadium returns to single P3 plan

Hawaii governor Josh Green has confirmed that the New Aloha Stadium Entertainment District (NASED) project is to return to being delivered as one, integrated P3 scheme - ending the current twin procurements.

Winstead hires P3 lawyer

Law firm Winstead has appointed a new Of Counsel within its P3, infrastructure & projects team.

Timeline set for Ontario uni P3 award

The University of Trent, Ontario, is on course for closing its Peterborough Campus Residence P3 project procurement later this year, P3 Bulletin understands.

Virgin Islands to tender water P3

The British Virgin Islands is planning to seek expressions of interest (EoI) in a water distribution network project under a P3, the Minister for Communication and Works has said.

Fall RFP eyed for Santa Clara water P3

A request for proposals (RFP) is tentatively being considered for September by the authority behind a water P3 in California.

Emerging opportunity: Cali city kickstarts investor search

A city in California is to seek investors to help deliver a redevelopment project, P3 Bulletin has learned.

Connecticut TOD progresses

A $250m transit-oriented development (TOD) in the City of Norwalk has been targeting federal funding as it closes in on a preferred bidder.

EXCLUSIVE: Colorado governor “aggressively” pursuing partnerships for housing

Colorado Governor Jared Polis has signed a bill that will empower the state’s P3 unit for housing projects.

Winner for multi-use Tennessee uni P3

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, has selected a winning bidder for its multi-use, multi-site student housing P3 project.

Illinois House resurrects I-55 P3

Illinois’s House of Representatives has passed a resolution backing the restart of the I-55 Managed Lanes project, to be delivered under a P3 model.

Shortlist for Colombian airport upgrade

The Colombian National Infrastructure Agency (ANI), has announced a shortlist of three teams for the Rafael Núñez de Cartagena International Airport redevelopment.

Legal giants plan transatlantic merger

Allen & Overy and Shearman & Sterling have announced plans for a merger.

G7 looks to reinvigorate global private infra program

G7 Leaders have reaffirmed their commitment to the Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment (PGII) programme, the group’s flagship initiative to drive private investment into global infrastructure.

Shareholders remain behind Ferrovial’s move

Ferrovial has said that no shareholders have exercised options to sell their stakes in the firm after voting through its listing move.

Third Tennessee uni P3 in as many days

The University of Memphis has released a request for proposals (RFP) on a student housing P3 project.

Ottawa approves LRT action plan

Ottawa City Council has approved the action plan put in place in response to the recommendations of the public inquiry into the city’s light rail P3 project.

Brazilian state tenders airport P3

The Brazilian state of Bahia has issued a tender notice for a private partner to deliver a new airport under a P3 model.

Peru preparing over $500m of schools P3

Peru’s private investment agency ProInversion is preparing four major schools P3 bundles.

Dominican Republic kicks off $400m highway P3 tender

The General Directorate of Public-Private Partnerships (DGAPP) has released a request for expressions of interest (EOI) for its flagship highway P3, the Autopista del Ámbar project.

Nashville uni plans energy P3

Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, has issued a request for information (RFI) seeking feedback on plans to redevelop its energy facilities using a P3 model.

Ponta Grossa Streetlighting P3: Full teams revealed

The companies behind the successful consortium, as well as those involved in the shortlisted bidders, has been revealed on Brazil’s Ponta Grossa Stretlighting P3 project.

RFI for Tennessee entertainment district P3

A request for information (RFI) has been issued by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville to gather views on a potential P3 to deliver a new entertainment district near the Neyland Stadium.

Aecom appoints new construction leadership

Infrastructure consultancy Aecom has appointed a new president of its construction business.

US Army signs key funding program

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has signed off on a major long-term loan program that will assist with its burgeoning P3 program.

Maryland county considers courthouse P3

Charles County in Maryland has received a briefing on the use of the P3 model to deliver the Howard County courthouse in the same state.

Failure to agree completion date hits Eglinton ratings

The inability of the parties involved in the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit Project to agree a “credible adjusted target date for substantial completion” has seen Moody’s lower the ratings on the project company delivering the deal.

Commissioners back Project Grace P3

New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners has given its support to a new P3 development in downtown Wilmington.

Brazil’s lighting P3 scene continues hot streak

Winner and further pipeline announcements made as Brazilian authorities utilize multilateral assistance to bring street lighting P3s to fruition.

Works start on Canadian hospital P3

The QEII’s Halifax Infirmary P3 has kicked off works as agreement reached to work “collaboratively” ahead of a full project agreement.

Florida waste P3 RFP released

Orange County, Florida, has released a request for proposals (RFP) on its materials recovery facility P3 project.

Vinci completes Brazil concession deal

Vinci continues Latin America expansion with its first highway deal in Brazil.

Corvias adds CBP3 expert

Corvias Infrastructure Solutions (CIS) has appointed an expert in Community Based P3 (CBP3) projects as its director of portfolio finance operations.

FC for New York MTA's debut P3

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has reached financial close on its debut P3 project.

RFQ for Louisville downtown regen

Louisville Metro Government has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) seeking private partners to repurpose three city-owned sites.

Arizona city eyes revitalization P3s

The City of Douglas, Arizona, is looking for consultants to help develop a P3 revitalization initiative.

COWI hires P3 expert

Technical advisory firm COWI has bolstered its offering in North America.

Brazil’s sanitation sector “remains fragmented”

Brazil’s new sanctions could “reduce opportunities” for private investment, a new report by S&P has said.

Brazil continues major P3 project prep

Hospital and solar projects progress in Brazil with multilateral help.

Uruguay’s largest road P3 changes hands

Abrdn and Acciona’s Bestinver have taken control of the Circuito Vial 3 concession in Uruguay.

US airports ‘need $151bn over next 5 years’

Investment needs clear as industry gathers in San Diego at the 2023 P3 Airport Summit to chart the next phase for airport P3s.

NC county tenders civic P3

Person County, North Carolina, has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on a multi-use civic center P3.

P3 planned for DC Water solar scheme

A request for information (RFI) has been issued by the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) for a private partner to deliver solar power services.

Key deal signed on Denver water P3

Cross government agreements have been signed for the Waterway Resiliency Program in Denver that pave the way for the latest P3 guided by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

Peru signs latest transmission concession

Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines (MINEM) has signed the concession for two major transmission projects.

Wisconsin Uni seeks private partner for mixed use scheme

The University of Wisconsin has issued a request for qualifications for a private partner to help develop land on the University of Wisconsin-Parkside (UW-P) campus.

New Jersey county enters biogas P3

The Middlesex County Utilities Authority (MCUA) has entered a P3 for a new waste facility.

Colorado fiber P3 tendered

Mesa County Public Works, Colorado, has released a request for proposals (RFP) on a major fiber P3 project.

Ontario uni releases DBFM RFP

Algoma University, Ontario, has released a request for proposals (RFP) on a student housing P3 project.

IDOT looks for P3 advisors

The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has started a search for P3 advisors as it looks to ramp up use of alternative delivery models.

ANI gets new leadership

Colombia National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has appointed a new president.

Jamaica continues PPP momentum

Jamaica has continued its push for PPPs, hosting a symposium with key multilaterals.

Survey: P3's role in the energy transition

We want your thoughts on how the P3 industry can help drive the decarbonisation agenda

Edmonton hydrogen RFP released

The City of Edmonton, Alberta, has released a request for proposals (RFP) on a major hydrogen partnership project.

Macquarie appoints new Americas infra head

Macquarie Capital has appointed a new leader of its infrastructure and energy investments business across the Americas.

Winner for Green Line development partner

A team has won the race to become the development partner on the Calgary Green Line project in Alberta.

Further funding for Inglewood transit

A further $100m has been pledged towards the delivery of the planned Inglewood Transit Connector (ITC) scheme in California.

Aecon sells Ontario roadbuilding business

Infrastructure developer Aecon has completed the sale of its Aecon Transportation East (ATE) roadbuilding, aggregates and materials businesses in Ontario.

“They don’t work”: Washington State considers P3 statutes overhaul

New P3 statutes for Washington State have taken a big step forward as working group provision passes the legislature.

Projects update: California continues to drive buoyant US market

California remains at the forefront of the P3 market, as the US continues to show momentum - but Pennsylvania leads financial closes in past six months

USDOT scales up grants for P3 accelerators

The US Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau has unveiled a major new package of grants to support its innovative finance regional accelerators.

Peru working on large scale irrigation P3

Peru’s private investment agency ProInversion has signed an agreement to analyze Chinecas irrigation project.

Consultants sought for IFC’s Ukraine private infra plan

The IFC is preparing a paper on how to “maximise private finance” in the rebuilding of Ukraine’s infrastructure.

RFQ out for Ontario tunnelling DBF

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have released a request for qualifications (RFQ) for their latest tunnelling package.

DBFOM confirmed for HFR

Canada’s High Frequency Rail project competition heats up as the overseeing body prepares to “work in close collaboration” with the private sector.

Edmonton to release hydrogen RFP

The City of Edmonton, Alberta, is gearing up to procure a major hydrogen partnership project.

Court asked to dismiss Iowa uni P3 lawsuit

The University of Iowa has asked a court to set aside a case related to its 50-year P3 contract to deliver energy services.

Brazil prison P3 restarts after “lack of interest”

The Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Sul has restarted the preparation of its major private P3 concession.

Peru looks to extend hospital P3 beyond expiry

Peru’s private investment agency ProInversion is planning to retender a major children's hospital P3 ahead of its “successful” first contract expiry.

BC adjusts two major P3 procurements

Infrastructure BC has released its annual update on its major projects procurements, with adjustments to the timelines of two P3s.

Energy solution added to EMU P3

A 50-year P3 agreement has been added into the existing estate P3 project at Eastern Michigan University (EMU).

Aon adds new public sector MD from FEMA

Insurance giant Aon has hired a new managing director of its public sector partnerships arm.

Concert Infra makes fund investment

Investment, development and management company Concert Infrastructure has made a “significant and historic” investment into an infrastructure fund as part of its strategy to broaden its market position.

Mayer Brown brings back energy specialist

Law firm Mayer Brown has rehired a partner from Shearman & Sterling, where he had been co-head of the firm’s energy innovation group.

World Bank says private infra investment “continues to improve”

Private investment into infrastructure increased by 21% last year as countries continue to rebound after the Covid-19 pandemic - although the figure is still lagging behind pre-pandemic levels.

UC prepping more P3s after Merced success

The University of California San Diego is looking for advisors to assist on potential P3 projects.

Vinci takes control of Colombian highway P3

French giant Vinci has bolstered its stake in the Via 40 Express concession.

Meridiam sells a fifth of its stock

Meridiam has successfully closed a major capital increase, selling 20% of its stock to an Asian investor.

Hawaii Uni P3 updated and approved

The University of Hawaii (UH) Board of Regents has approved an amended agreement with its private sector partner for a family-oriented, mixed-use rental housing P3 on its Manoa campus.

Brazil govt plans P3 guarantees

The Brazilian federal government is looking to provide counter-guarantees for P3 projects as a way to shore up private sector confidence in the market.

San José transit decision a ‘watershed moment’

The City of San José’s decision to move forward with a microtransit solution for its airport connector P3 is a potential game-changer for transit projects in the US, according to those involved in the scheme.

Trudeau: Canada & US can work together through P3s

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has discussed the importance of working together with colleagues in the US to grow both economies - with P3s one of the tools on the table.

Advisors sought for Canada’s QEII hospital P3

The Nova Scotia Department of Public Works is looking for consultants to assist with its side of the QEII Health Sciences Centre Halifax Infirmary Campus Expansion Project P3.

Four in for Virgin Islands airport P3

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) has announced shortlisted teams for its major airport concession bundle.

Corvias Infra Solutions appoints new CEO

Corvias Infrastructure Solutions (CIS) has appointed a new chief executive.

Peru restarts major P3 projects

Peru’s private investment agency ProInversion has reignited a bundle of P3 projects as it looks to turn a leaf after political turmoil.

Novel solution approved for San José connector P3

The City of San José, California, has backed a predevelopment agreement (PDA) with the preferred bidder for the planned airport connector P3 project.

NJ housing P3 RFP released

The College of New Jersey has released a request for proposals (RFP) for a student housing P3 development.

Cali biogas P3 tendered

San Francisco Public Utility Commission (SFPUC) has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its Biogas Utilization Project P3 project.

Hudson Tunnel procurement overhauled amid “considerable interest”

The Gateway Development Commission (GDC) is breaking up the procurement of Hudson Tunnel into segments to “ensure competitive bidding”.

Tennessee governor signs P3 legislation

Tennessee Department of Transportation’s P3 plans have crossed the legislative finish line as the governor signs it into law.

Puerto Rico to link highway and tourism initiatives via P3 offer

The General Directorate of Public-Private Partnerships (DGAPP) has unveiled a new plan for the delivery of the Autopista del Ámbar highway P3.

Major Brazilian highway concession awarded

The Government of Sao Paulo has awarded its 601km highway concession bundle.

UN urges “new era” of PPPs

The achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are in need of an “urgent lifeline”, UN leadership says, urging more private investment.

Arkansas uni signs P3 deal

Southeast Arkansas College (SEARK) has signed a major student accommodation P3.

Gilbane targets P3 with new EVP appointment

Real estate firm Gilbane has appointed a new executive vice president of its student housing, P3s, and operations platforms across the US.

Update: Ferrovial shareholders back move eyeing US capital markets

Ferrovial’s shareholders will vote today on a plan that will see the Spanish giant maneuver to gain access to the US stock exchange.

FHWA looks for ideas to accelerate environmental process

The USDOT’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has released a request for information (RFI) aimed at speeding up environmental processes.

Cali biogas RFQ due this month

A request for qualifications (RFQ) to deliver a new biogas facility under a P3 is being readied for publication this month by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC).

Four in for NAVWAR megaproject

The US Navy’s Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) has shortlisted four teams for its Naval Base Point Loma, Old Town Campus P3.

Shortlist out for Canadian parking P3

The Government of Saskatchewan has shortlisted four teams for its Regina General Hospital Parking P3.

Colombia prepping rail logistics P3

Colombia’s National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) is making progress on its rail logistics infrastructure P3 concession.

Lula sanitation changes could boost P3 pipeline

Brazil is overhauling its sanitation sector in a bid to attract more P3s and investment into the sector.

Winner for Ontario highway P3

A preferred bidder has been chosen to deliver the Highway 3 Widening Project, under a design, build and finance contract.

Build America Bureau looks for legal advisors

The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) is looking for legal advisors to join the Build America Bureau.

Cali uni eyes P3 opportunities

The California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB), is looking for P3 advisors as it considers multiple P3 projects.

‘Abundance of feedback’ for Cali city P3

11 teams respond to request for information as timeline set for launch of tender

P3 potential for Colorado microtransit P3

The County of Summit, Colorado, is preparing to conduct a feasibility study on a potential future microtransit P3 project.

EXCLUSIVE: Former EY P3 expert launches boutique firm

A former senior managing director at Ernst & Young Infrastructure Advisors has established a new boutique advisory firm focused on providing strategic advice on infrastructure projects and programs.

NC city’s Project Grace resurrected

New Hanover County, North Carolina, has seen the Project Grace regeneration partnership move forward with a new private partner.

EXCLUSIVE: “Incredible interest” in AIAI’s P3 public sector certification

A new certification program aimed at enhancing public sector P3 skills has drawn significant interest from the industry, with entrants particularly keen to boost community-based and social infrastructure knowledge.

Manitoba schools P3 kicks off prep

The Government of Manitoba is looking for advisors as it prepares its debut schools bundle.

Brazilian lighting concessions continue pace with another tender

The Brazilian city of Canoas has released a tender for a city-wide lighting P3.

Mexico tenders tourism P3

The Mexican navy authority, Semar, has released a tender for its Tampico port redevelopment P3

TxDOT looks for P3 advice

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is seeking advisors to help with innovative financing and development.

Turner & Townsend expands into US with acquisition

Turner & Townsend has bolstered its project management offering as it eyes future US expansion.

Brazil lighting P3 comes forward

The Brazilian city of Caxias do Sul has opened for bidding on its lighting modernization concession.

PennDOT unsolicited P3 window opens

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has once again opened to submissions of unsolicited P3 projects.

RFI out for Colorado city broadband P3

The City of Boulder, Colorado, has released a request for information (RFI) on its broadband P3 project.

Cali body sets out conditions for improving infra environment

The California Infrastructure Delivery Coalition (CALINFRA) has released a White Paper aimed at bolstering alternate delivery usage in the state.

Brazil tenders new hospital P3

The Municipality of Guarulhos, Brazil, has released a contract notice for the Infanto Juvenil Hospital of Guarulhos P3.

Auction set for Sao Paulo’s $1.9bn metro P3

The Government of Sao Paulo has set a date for the auction of the Trem Intercidades rail P3.

Toronto tenders EV opportunity

A request for expressions of interest (EoI) has been issued for plans to develop an electric vehicle (EV) public charging network for the city of Toronto, Canada.

Canada’s HFR ‘drawing on best thinking of private sector’

Canada’s High Frequency Rail (HFR) megaproject will bring the best current thinking on the development and delivery of P3 projects to harness private and public sector expertise to support an innovative and collaborative process, the chair of VIA Rail has said.

Tennessee Assembly passes P3 bill

The Tennessee General Assembly has backed Governor Bill Lee’s Transportation Modernization Act, which will enable the state to develop P3 projects for a series of roads.

World Bank looks to bust PPP misconceptions with new reports

The World Bank has posted two major new reports targeted at misconceptions on the fiscal impact of PPPs, providing guidance for authorities.

Florida county eyes waste P3

St Lucie County, Florida, is looking for consultants to help prepare a waste-to-energy P3 project.

Suez appoints new sector leadership

Suez has appointed two new leaders to its executive committee as it looks to action a new strategy direction.

JLL appoints energy resilience VP

Real estate and investment management professional services firm JLL has hired a former Black & Veatch director to become its vice president of energy resilience within its clean energy & infrastructure advisory team.

Peru restarts $760m industrial park concession

Peru’s private investment agency ProInversion is restarting the tender for the Ancón Industrial Park concession.

Company results show infra resilience amid macro-turmoil

Global infrastructure firms have continued to post resilient results despite continued upheaval in the markets.

Peru eyeing more highway P3s

Peru’s private investment agency ProInversion has praised the impact of highway P3s in the past as it looks to expand the model’s usage.

Macquarie invests in fiber firm

Macquarie has announced a preferred equity investment in university fiber specialists Pavlov Media.

Cali county releases civic P3 RFI

San Joaquin County has released a request for information (RFI) as it eyes a future civic center P3.

McMillan rehires aviation expert

Law firm McMillan has rehired an aviation specialist with P3 experience to its Toronto office.

New MBTA leader promises “innovative solutions”

Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey has appointed a new Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) general manager, who has pledged to deliver “a new way of doing busines” at the transit agency.

Transaction advisor chosen for Alberta hospital

The transaction advisor for the Red Deer Ambulatory Care P3 project in Alberta has been chosen.

DIF appoints first CIO and deputy CEO

DIF Capital Partners has created a number of new positions in its executive committee as it looks to create a “more effective and focused” team.

Texas county weighs jail P3

Chambers County Commissioners Court, Texas, is considering using P3 on a major jail and justice center P3.

RFQ for Utah uni P3

A request for qualifications (RFQ) has been issued by the University of Utah for a private partner to deliver its student accommodation plans.

John Laing appoints new chief executive

Infrastructure giant John Laing has a new permanent chief executive officer.

Manitoba plans P3 schools bundle

The Manitoba government has announced plans to deliver three new schools under a single P3 contract.

Belo Horizonte metro concession signed

The government of Minas Gerais has signed a concession agreement with a private partner for the upgrade and running of the metro in the Metropolitan Region of Belo Horizonte.

Nine in for Colorado city broadband P3

Nine teams have shown their interest in potentially developing a high-speed internet network in the City of Thornton, Colorado, P3 Bulletin understands.

Louisiana governor launches online infra dashboard

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has unveiled a new website that provides information on projects being delivered in the state via the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), also known as the Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act (IIJA).

Ohio county agrees $100m broadband P3

Warren County in Ohio has agreed a deal with a private partner that will see the delivery of gigabit high-speed broadband fiber internet access to approximately 52,000 addresses over the next four years.

Montreal tunnel P3 almost doubles in cost

Project signed in 2020 sees price balloon to nearly C$2.5bn due to “the more advanced than expected state of degradation”

Ferrovial targets vertiports with new agreement

Infrastructure provider and operator Ferrovial has agreed a deal with a developer of electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft, services & support, to jointly develop the concept of vertiports.

Private experts join Texas Transportation Commission

Two private sector experts with experience in banking and investment have been appointed to the body that governs the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT).

Strong interest in Colombian canal oversight contract

The Colombian National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) has had a strong response to its supervisory contract for the Canal del Dique waterway P3.

Peru tenders major railway

Peru’s investment agency ProInversion has issued a call for prequalifications for the renewal of the Huancayo-Huancavelica Railway under a P3 model.

Tennessee Senate backs transportation P3 bill

The Tennessee State Senate has passed the bill to establish P3s for transportation projects in the state, with the bill due to face the final committee hurdle in the House this week.

Paul Hastings hires Shearman partner

Law firm Paul Hastings has hired a former Shearman & Sterling partner in its New York office.

McGriff hires P3 head from Aon

Insurance brokers McGriff has appointed a new head of projects and P3s - construction risk management, in its national construction practice.

Second round of Brazil streetlighting P3s kicks off

A request for proposals (RFP) has been issued for a streetlighting project in Ponta Grossa, kickstarting the second round of projects being developed by Caixa Economica Federal (CAIXA) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Corvias appoints new business EVP

Infrastructure investor Corvias has appointed a new executive vice president with responsibility for new business growth.

Ohio authority considers innovative broadband solutions

The Western Reserve Port Authority (WRPA) in Youngstown, Ohio, is to undertake a study to analyze the proposed completion of a fiber optic loop to provide high-speed broadband access, to be undertaken through a P3 approach.

Aecon to sell Bermuda Airport stake

Investor Aecon has agreed to sell a 49.9% interest in the L.F. Wade International Airport (Bermuda International Airport) concessionaire, Bermuda Skyport Corporation.

RFQ for Virginia uni P3

A request for qualifications (RFQ) has been issued by Virginia Commonwealth University to redevelop a residence hall using state and federal historic tax credits to keep rates affordable

Stable political backdrop ‘critical’ to P3s

Industry experts have agreed that a stable political environment is a vital ingredient in the development of P3 projects.

BNDES plans to double in size

Brazilian development bank BNDES has targeted a doubling in size by 2026 in an effort to “fulfill its role in economic and social development”.

Washington State backs P3 for energy

Washington state lawmakers have passed a bill to utilize P3 for energy retrofit projects.

Winner for Sao Paulo ringroad

A consortium has won the auction to deliver the Sao Paulo Rodoanel Norte P3 project.

EXCLUSIVE: Shikun eyes P3 growth

Infrastructure specialist Shikun & Binui sees strong opportunities for growth in the US P3 market, building on its recent high profile successes.

Update: Full teams for Prince George's schools P3

The full teams comprising the three shortlisted consortia battling for the second Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS) P3 deal have been revealed.

ADOT considers how to manage $30bn funding hole

Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is considering views on its long-term plan, which includes a significant funding gap.

Peru to seek market feedback on port scheme

Peru’s investment agency ProInversion is to undertake a market survey to consider investor appetite in its plans for the development of the Lambayeque Maritime Port Terminal.

Denver water P3 “moving toward” delivery method

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) fourth P3 pilot project is currently working through a range of options and is moving closer to determining the specific alternative delivery approach to be used.

Trillium development phase agreement signed

The Peter Gilgan Mississauga Hospital progressive procurement has moved forward with the signing of the development phase agreement with the preferred bidder.

Further federal support for Hudson Tunnel

The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) has earmarked further investment in 2024 for the Hudson Tunnel project, as one of 18 to be recommended for progress.

Maryland highway P3 winner pulls out

The preferred bidder on the Maryland Express Lanes P3 project has ended negotiations with the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and will not proceed with the scheme.

Report bullish on P3 prospects

Law firm Husch Blackwell’s annual report on the P3 market has suggested that despite headwinds facing the industry, there remains cause for optimism in 2023.