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Fitch issues warning on Mexican power P3s as LatAm continues momentum

Latin America’s power pipelines look stable but Mexico P3s could be in for a rocky road, says rating agency Fitch.

International names vie for Puerto Rico P3

Three teams comprising a number of major P3 players have been shortlisted for Puerto Rico’s toll roads bundle.

Pacific Northwest Regional Accelerator launched

One of the US Department of Transportation’s flagship Regional Infrastructure Accelerator (RIA) initiatives has officially launched in Portland, Oregon.

Vinci takes control of Brazil concession

French firm Vinci has announced a deal to acquire a majority share of the Entrevias highway concession.

INPP furthers investment in military housing P3s

International Public Partnerships (INPP) has increased its investment in the Family Housing for Service Personnel (FHSP) P3.

Governor backs Tennessee P3 plans

Tennessee’s Governor Bill Lee has backed legislative plans to enable the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) to use P3s.

Committee approves Bhatt as FHWA administrator

The Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works has approved the nomination of former senior vice president of global transportation innovation and alternative delivery at Aecom, Shailen Bhatt, as the new administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

Hawaii PSD to seek funding for P3

The Hawaii Department of Public Safety (PSD) will seek further funding from the legislature to continue its procurement of a new Oahu Community Correctional Center (OCCC).

JLL continues hiring run

Real estate advisory JLL has hired a new senior vice president to its clean energy and infrastructure advisory team.

Ferrovial strengthens US exposure with stake pick-up

Spanish giant Ferrovial has increased its stake in the North Carolina I-77 concession.

Inglewood makes $400m transit funding request

The City of Inglewood, California, has submitted its request for $400m in funding from the Transit and InnerCity Capital Program for the Inglewood Transit Connector (ITC) project.

TDOT looks to enable and use P3s

The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is urging changes to legislation to enable P3s on its road network.

Florida transit authority eyes P3s

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) is looking for consultants as it looks to use P3s.

Advisor appointed to Alberta P3 review

The Government of Alberta has appointed advisors to help review its P3 approach as it looks to ramp up its usage.

Puerto Rico agrees LUMA extension

The Government of Puerto Rico has agreed to extend the island’s flagship energy P3 amid public protest.

Agencies rate Penn bridges PABs as financial close moves closer

Almost $1.9bn of tax-exempt Private Activity Bonds (PABs) have been assigned credit ratings for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Major Bridges P3 scheme.

‘Adversarial relationship’ damaged Ottawa LRT P3

The final report of the Ottawa Light Rail Transit (LRT) Commission has found “persistent failures in leadership, partnership and communications” on the project.

Invesis establishes US business entities

Infrastructure investor and developer Invesis has established its first US business entities, as it looks to expand its presence in the country.

Florida city looks for P3 advisors

The City of Dania Beach, Florida, is looking for legal advisors to help assess P3 opportunities.

IO tenders next progressive P3

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has released a request for proposals (RFP) on its Ottawa Hospital P3.

Sparks fly over Puerto Rico energy P3

Puerto Rico’s flagship energy P3 LUMA potentially extended despite public opposition.

IO releases small projects management PIN

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has released a prior information notice (PIN) as it prepares to look for a small projects management partner.

Colombia preps airport concession

Colombia’s private investment agency (ANI) is working to prepare a concession for the Rafael Núñez airport.

P3 a “win-win” for Jamaica, PM says

The Government of Jamaica has signed a major P3 deal to secure clean water on the island.

John Laing completes Colombian bus acquisition

Infrastructure investor John Laing has completed its acquisition of Electribus concessions in Bogotá, Colombia.

Ontario’s Highway 3 DBF down to two

Two teams have submitted proposals for Infrastructure Ontario’s Highway 3 Widening Project, with an Aecon-Plenary team choosing not to continue in the race.

Canada shortlists P3 advisors

Infrastructure Canada has shortlisted five teams to advise on future P3s.

Fitch predicts wave of EV P3s

Rating agency Fitch has said that federal spending will “rapidly expand EV infrastructure”, particularly pointing out a key role for P3s.

John Laing bolsters sustainability offering

Investor John Laing has hired a new head of sustainability.

Energy transition ‘expanding P3 definition’

Efforts to move economies away from reliance on carbon-based energy sources are helping to redefine what constitutes a P3, the Canadian Infrastructure Bank chief executive has said.

O&M’s critical role in P3s a dominant theme at CCPPP 2022

The importance of operations and maintenance (O&M) as part of the significant benefits that a P3 can offer was a key theme during this year’s Canadian Council for PPPs (CCPPP) conference in Toronto.

“When did the F in DBF become silent?”

A P3 expert has called into question the ‘value of finance’ in P3 projects while the industry is wrestling with issues such as inflation and supply chain problems.

Infra investors bullish despite rate rises, says industry

Infrastructure investors are calling for more P3 projects to come forward in Canada as appetite remains strong despite major rate rises from the central bank, an industry expert has said.

EXCLUSIVE: Ontario infra minister “closely watching” development of progressive model

Ontario infrastructure minister Kinga Surma has told P3 Bulletin that the government is watching how the progressive P3 model is developing to see whether it is “achieving our aims”.

Canada’s High Frequency Rail procurement to offer ‘more flexibility’

The Canadian government’s ambitious High Frequency Rail (HFR) project will use a progressive P3 model that offers the private sector “more flexibility than we have seen in almost any other project”, it has been claimed.

CCPPP’s Mitchell: We are the nation builders

Lisa Mitchell, president and chief executive of the Canadian Council for PPPs (CCPPP), has issued a rallying call to the industry at the opening of this year’s annual conference.

FC for JFK Terminal 6

Financial investments have been made and approvals have been secured for the first phase of the privately financed Terminal 6 project at JFK Airport in New York.

RFP for Cali micro-transit P3

East Contra Costa County has issued a request for proposals to deliver its planned micro-transit network under a P3 model.

Financial close for EMU P3

Eastern Michigan University (EMU) has reached financial close on its $212m student accommodation P3 project.

FC for C$9bn Ontario Line P3 package

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have reached financial close with the winner of its $9bn Ontario Line rolling stock P3.

Mota-Engil signs Mexican rail P3

Portuguese construction firm Mota-Engil has signed a deal for the Metro Guadalajara P3 project.

Bids in for Ontario light rail tunnel P3

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have received two bids for the second tunnel package on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension (ECWE).

Colorado opts against P3 for I-25

The State of Colorado has decided not to proceed with an unsolicited P3 proposal for I-25.

Utah city plans affordable housing P3

The City of Moab, Utah, has launched a request for qualifications (RFQ) for a private partner to deliver an affordable housing project.

Winner for Lafayette jail P3

A consortium has been chosen to deliver the new jail in the City of Lafayette, Louisiana.

New York agrees housing, stadium P3

New York City Mayor Eric Adams has agreed a deal with private developers and a sports team to deliver a major development project under a P3 model.

NJ college tenders housing P3

Sussex County Community College, New Jersey, has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its mixed-use P3 development.

NAVWAR P3 project tendered

The US Navy’s Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) has released a request for qualification (RFQ) on its Naval Base Point Loma, Old Town Campus P3 project.

Mecklenburg County backs further study of I-77

Board members of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, have given their support to continued study of an unsolicited proposal for a P3 project to upgrade the I-77.

Cooper returns to Hunton Andrews Kurth

Law firm Hunton Andrews Kurth has rehired Benjamin Cooper to its energy and infrastructure practice.

GDOT prepares $1bn highway RFQ

Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) is to release a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its I-285/I-20 West Interchange P3 project in January 2023.

New governor urged to return to P3 plan for Aloha Stadium

Hawaii governor-elect Josh Green has been advised to return to the P3 plan to deliver the new Aloha Stadium project.

Blackrock looks to corral investment for Ukraine

The Government of Ukraine has signed a deal with investment giant Blackrock to help drive private investment into the country’s infrastructure.

CIB looks to accelerate indigenous infra with new program

The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has partnered with non-profit AFOA Canada and TD Bank Group to develop and train skills needed to drive indigenous infrastructure development.

US targets international green bonds support

The US government has unveiled a new program to leverage billions of dollars in new public and private investment in infrastructure in nations around the world.

Pennsylvania ramps up decarbonization efforts

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has appointed a consultant to support its electric vehicle (EV) charging plans, as the state sets out the next steps in its hydrogen program.

New book examines PPP performance

A new book has been published by a group of academics that provides an in-depth look at the perceived performance advantage of PPPs.

Public support ‘remains strong’ for transportation funding

Analysis carried out by the American Road & Transport Builders Association (ARTBA) has once again shown that public opinion remains favorable to transportation investment.

IO appoints PMIS provider

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has appointed a provider of capital programs and construction project management information solutions (PMIS) to track its investment program.

Cali city hires P3 expert

The City of Riverside, California, has appointed a new director of community & economic development who has extensive experience in P3s and complex developments.

Ontario Line South P3 contract awarded

Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have awarded the contract for the $6bn Ontario Line Southern Civil, Stations and Tunnel (South Civil) package.

Georgia regen P3 tendered

The City of Perry, Georgia, has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for its downtown mixed-use development.

RFP issued for Ontario hospital P3

Infrastructure Ontario and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) have issued the request for proposals to the three teams shortlisted on 1Door4Care: CHEO Integrated Treatment Centre P3.

Pathway forward for Sao Paulo 101km rail P3

The Government of Sao Paulo and Brazil’s federal government have signed an agreement to “unlock” the state’s Intercity Train (TIC) concession.

Mecklenburg County to consider I-77 P3

Board members of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, will consider plans for a P3 to deliver an upgrade to the I-77 at a meeting this week.

Miami scraps monorail P3 after “price ballooned”

Miami-Dade County has canceled plans for a P3 monorail after negotiations faltered.

Mexican telecoms P3 out of bankruptcy

Mexico’s flagship Red Compartida telecommunications P3 project has been lifted out of bankruptcy following investment from the Mexican Development Bank.

Phoenix air cargo P3 tendered

A contract notice has been issued seeking bidders for the development of an air cargo facility at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Connecticut leisure P3 RFP released

The Town of East Hartford, Connecticut, has released a request for proposals (RFP) on a sports facility P3 project.

Maine uni releases student housing retrofit P3

The University of Southern Maine (USM) has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its Gorham Campus student housing retrofit P3.

NAVWAR tender imminent

US Navy puts industry on high alert as it readies to tender the Naval Base Point Loma Old Town Campus (OTC) P3 project this month.

Prince George’s tenders next school bundle

Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its second schools bundle P3.

Peru signs transmission P3

The Peruvian government has signed the contracts to deliver two transmission line schemes under a P3.

Potrero Yard gets key approval

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has authorized the pre-development agreement for its Potrero Yard bus yard revitalization P3.

MottMac positions major Infra procurement expert for infra advisory

Engineering and advisory firm Mott MacDonald has appointed a major infrastructure procurement expert to lead its West US infrastructure advisory team.

P3 mooted for Newfoundland hospital

A P3 approach could be used to deliver a new hospital in St John’s Newfoundland & Labrador’s premier has said.

Denver USACE P3 makes progress

The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is working to finalize the implementation approach of its fourth pilot P3 project, alongside the City and County of Denver.

Aecom shuffles global leadership

Infrastructure consultancy Aecom has appointed a new chief executive of its buildings & places global business.

Two in for Cali Biogas P3

The City of Riverside, California, has shortlisted two teams for its Biogas and Digestate upgrade P3 project.

TxDOT appoints alternative delivery lead

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has appointed a new director of its alternative delivery division.

Florida municipal P3 RFQ released

The City of Riviera Beach, Florida, has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its Broadway mixed-use P3 project.

Kentucky county releases events center RFQ

The Somerset-Pulaski Economic Development Authority (SPEDA) has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its Agricultural Expo & Entertainment Center P3.

Aecom hires former Toronto Transit chief

Consultancy Aecom has appointed a former chief executive of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) as vice president of government relations and transit market sector lead for its Canadian transportation business.

Canada eyes January tender for High Frequency Rail

The Canadian government has issued an update on its High Frequency Rail P3 project, outlining the procurement timeline and confirming a “high level” of interest in the scheme.

Fort Worth regen P3 signed

The City of Arlington has signed an innovative P3 to redevelop a shopping area.

JLL adds real estate expert

Real estate advisory JLL has appointed a new vice president in its local markets advisory services group, within the firm’s government & education practice.

‘Ambitious timeline’ for Trinidad & Tobago port P3

The Government of Trinidad & Tobago, together with the Inter-American Development Bank and Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF), has put interested parties on notice for the Port of Port of Spain P3 project.

DIF appoints new CFO

DIF Capital Partners has appointed a new chief financial officer (CFO).

Bernhard beefs up energy team

Infrastructure firm Bernhard has made six appointments as it looks to expand its capabilities in the energy space.

COFIDES appoints new chief exec

The Spanish Development Financing Company (COFIDES) has appointed a new chief executive officer (CEO).

Arizona DOT looks for P3 advisors

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is looking to bolster its P3 advisory team.

Uncertainty over Halifax Infirmary P3

The future of the Halifax Infirmary P3 project in Nova Scotia is unclear, after the only bidder for the scheme is believed not to have met the deadline for its final submission.

Trinidad and Tobago prepping major port P3

The Government of Trinidad and Tobago is preparing to tender its Port of Spain P3 project.

Texas courthouse retrofit P3 tendered

Nueces County, Texas, has released a request for qualifications on its Corpus Christi courthouse retrofit P3.

Navy releases next P3 RFI

A request for information (RFI) has been issued by the US Department of Navy on its latest P3 opportunity.

P3 ‘still on table’ for Cape Fear

A P3 option could still be used to deliver the replacement Cape Fear Memorial Bridge in Wilmington, North Carolina, according to a local official.

Peru signs debut schools P3

Peru’s private investment agency ProInversion has signed a schools P3 bundle.

New CFO for Global Infra Partners

Infrastructure investment firm Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has appointed a new chief financial officer, based in New York.

IIJA an “inflection point” for P3s

The passing of the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is normalizing the use of P3s across the country, according to an infrastructure expert.

Indiana city releases events center P3 RFP

The City of Fishers, Indiana, has released a request for proposals (RFP) on its event center regeneration P3.

Colorado city releases mixed use P3 RFQ

The City of Durango, Colorado, has released a request for qualification (RFQ) for a new mixed-use P3 development.

JLL adds more P3 expertise

Updated: JLL has hired a new vice president to its infrastructure & energy team.

SMC picks up infra firm

SMC Infrastructure Partners (SMC) has announced a deal to acquire InfraNext Partners.

CIB invests in SMR

The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has committed C$970m to the development of Canada’s first small modular reactor (SMR) nuclear facility.

Clackamas Courthouse review reveals VFM considerations

Exclusive: Post-financial close review reveals how value-for-money (VFM) was assessed, with maintenance cost risks a significant part of discussions; document outlines key lessons learned

Meridiam teams up on transmission projects

Terna Group, Meridiam and Boundless Energy have joined forces to target major US transmission projects.

LAX re-opens cargo P3 procurement

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has re-released a request for proposals (RFP) on its cargo modernization P3 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

New Brazil prison P3 launched

The Government of Santa Catarina, Brazil, has released a notice for its major prison P3 project.

CIB hires P3 expert

The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has hired a P3 expert to charge up its clean energy team.

US ‘facing $180bn rural transportation backlog’

Rural roads and bridges have a combined backlog maintenance need of $180bn, according to a new report.

Calls to back Hawaii stadium P3 option

A senator has urged the Hawaiian authorities to return to the P3 option to deliver the New Aloha Stadium project in Honolulu after the state’s attorney-general waded into the dispute.

P3 option ‘potentially a decade faster’ for I-77

An unsolicited proposal from Spanish contractor Cintra could result in the I-77 Express Lanes South project being delivered a decade earlier than under a traditional approach, North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) officials have suggested.

Alberta to ramp up P3 use

The Government of Alberta is looking for consultants to conduct a review of its P3 plans in order to scale up the models use.

Montreal hospital stake acquisition falls through

BBGI's planned acquisition of OHL's 25% share in the Center Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) P3 has fallen through.

FHWA appoints new leadership

The US Department of Transportation has appointed a new executive director of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

WV broadband P3 RFP released

The City of Berkeley, West Virginia, has released a request for proposals (RFP) on its broadband expansion P3 project.

Vermont regen scheme unveiled

A public meeting has been held to outline plans for a regeneration project in the town of Bennington, Vermont, with investors now being sought to support the scheme.

Advisors sought for major Texas regen P3

The City of Fort Worth, Texas, is looking for consultants to help on its Panther Island waterfront P3 project.

RFQ for Midwest uni housing bundle P3

The University of Idaho has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its mixed-use housing P3 project.

Hunton hires ExxonMobil lawyer

Law firm Hunton Andrews Kurth has appointed a new project finance counsel in its Houston office.

Trinidad and Tobago backs P3s

Trinidad and Tobago is set to utilize P3s to help address its infrastructure gap, the chief of the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) has said.

Cali broadband RFI released

The City of Oakland, California, has released a request for information (RFI) on its broadband connectivity P3 project.

Winner for Potrero Yard P3

A preferred bidder has been chosen to deliver the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Potrero Yard P3 scheme.

Chile, UAE link up on infra

The Chilean and Emirati Ministries of Energy and Infrastructure have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to drive infrastructure development.

Atlanta TOD P3 approved

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has approved a resolution that will allow a new Green Line transit-oriented development (TOD) to proceed.

TIP renews infra goals

The USA, Japan and Australia have renewed their commitments to the Trilateral Infrastructure Partnership (TIP).

Inglewood P3 prep continues with public consultation

The City of Inglewood has opened a public consultation on its Transit Connector P3 project.

Brazil lighting P3 program opened

The Brazilian Ministry of Regional Development has released a request for proposals (RFP) on its lighting program.

White House unveils infra acceleration action plan

President Joe Biden has launched the Accelerating Infrastructure Action Plan, aimed at boosting the delivery of projects across the country.

NJ Transit chooses Metropark TOD partner

New Jersey’s transit agency has selected a preferred bidder to develop a transit-oriented development (TOD) project at Metropark Station in Woodbridge.

Two bids for Ontario hospital P3

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Niagara Health have received two bids for the Niagara South Hospital Project P3 project, with a third team dropping out.

Winners revealed at P3 Awards

Find out who won what at the biggest night in the P3 industry

Private investment into infra “flatlining”, says GI HUB

The Global Infrastructure Hub has said that infrastructure investment is flatlining despite more capital availability.

Industry gathers for P3 Awards

P3 experts from across the Americas will gather in New York this week to celebrate the best in the industry.

Quinn leaves LA Metro

P3 expert Andrew Quinn has left LA Metro, just a few months after having been promoted within the organization.

White House plans virtual infra summit

The White House is to host a virtual infrastructure summit this week that will consider issues including the impact of inflation and appropriate risk management strategies for projects.

Marsh, Aon P3 experts join NFP

Two infrastructure experts within the insurance industry have joined property and casualty broker, NFP to co-lead the firm’s construction & infrastructure group.

Vinci raises $630m through bond offer

French construction giant Vinci has successfully issued a €650m ($634m) bond to support its work across the world.

International interest in NAVWAR P3

Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) has seen significant early interest in its planned Naval Base Point Loma Old Town Campus (OTC) P3 project, P3 Bulletin understands.

Winner for Ohlone College P3

A preferred bidder has been chosen to deliver a student housing project for Ohlone Community College in Newark, California.

Rio launches hospital P3 consultation

The City of Rio de Janeiro has launched a 30-day consultation seeking feedback on plans to deliver the Souza Aguiar Hospital Complex under a P3 agreement.

Panama looks to boost P3 pipeline

The Government of Panama has received multilateral support as it continues to strengthen its P3 agenda.

Vermont looks for P3 advice

The Vermont Agency of Administration is looking for advisors as it weighs P3 projects.

Second Trillium healthcare RFP released

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Trillium Health Partners have released a request for proposals (RFP) to a single bidder on the Trillium Broader Redevelopment Project.

New body targets Cali procurement education

Exclusive: Public and private sector organization to launch White Paper aimed at raising understanding of alternative procurement options across Californian authorities

PennDOT unsolicited P3 window reopens

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced it is once again accepting unsolicited P3 proposals.

Buttigieg expands TIFIA support

US Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg, has announced an expansion of the TIFIA program for transit and transit-oriented development (TOD) projects.

Winner confirmed for New York regen P3

The Town of Riverhead, New York, has agreed to enter into an agreement with a joint venture to deliver a $135m regeneration scheme.

John Laing boosts North American P3 team

Developer John Laing has added three members to its P3 and infrastructure teams across the US and Canada.

Indiana refuge housing P3 RFI released

Hamilton County, Indiana, has released a request for information (RFI) on its Domestic Violence Victim Shelter P3.

Date set for latest Brazil park P3

The State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, has announced an auction for the Botanical Garden of Porto Alegre.

Bouygues completes Equans acquisition

The €6.1bn sale of Equans to French construction giant Bouygues has been completed.

KPMG’s Threlfall returns to infra role

Richard Threlfall has returned to an infrastructure leadership role within KPMG, just five months after leaving the global infrastructure chairmanship to lead the firm’s ESG strategy.

Jamaica continues road-widening P3 bundle prep

The Government of Jamaica is preparing a road widening P3 bundle covering three routes.

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Texas city tenders mixed-use P3

The City of Pflugerville, Texas, has issued a request for qualifications proposals for a master developer to deliver new civic, recreational and commercial facilities under a P3 approach.

Winner for Minas Gerais transmission P3

Brazil’s National Electric Energy Agency (ANEEL) has signed an agreement with a private partner for a P3 contract to deliver 1,000km of high-voltage transmission lines in Minas Gerais.

One in for IO’s Mississauga hospital P3

One bidder has submitted a proposal to deliver the Peter Gilgan Mississauga Hospital project under Infrastructure Ontario’s (IO) progressive P3 model.

Three in for San Diego biogas P3

Three teams have submitted qualifications for the East County biogas plant P3 project in California, P3 Bulletin understands.

CIB launches green vehicle initiative

The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has unveiled a $500m plan to accelerate private sector rollout of electric vehicle charging facilities and hydrogen refuelling stations.

NY governor targets zero emission vehicles

New York Governor Kathy Hochul has issued a directive that will require all new passenger vehicles sold in the state to have zero carbon emissions by 2035.

Infra BC seeks transportation AVP

British Columbia’s infrastructure agency is seeking an assistant vice president to focus on its transportation work.

Winner for Ceará waste P3

The Government of Ceará, Brazil, has concluded the auction for its dual sewage treatment plant P3.

Auction concluded for Brazil streetlighting P3

The Brazilian city of Curitiba has selected a private sector partner for its streetlighting P3 concession.

Mott Mac unveils asset resilience tool

Engineering and advisory firm Mott MacDonald has partnered with the Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment (CCRI) to develop a new guide to assess the resilience of infrastructure assets.

WSP vice president takes ARTBA chair

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has elected its new chair for 2022-23.

States’ EV plans approved

The US government has approved Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plans for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

Lawyers sought for Cali biogas P3

Legal advisors are being called to register their interest in supporting a biogas project in California to be delivered under a P3 model.

Peru tenders further transmission lines P3

Peru's agency for the promotion of private investment (ProInversion) has released a tender for the concession of five electricity transmission projects under a P3 contract.

Brazil subway concession launched

The State of Minas Gerais has issued the public notice for the concession of the Belo Horizonte subway project.

USDOT urged to reduce EV infra regs

The US Department of Transportation (USDOT) needs to reduce the regulatory burdens on private partners when developing electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure projects, an industry body has said.

CIB signs district energy deal

The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has achieved financial close on a project to expand a district energy scheme in the City of Richmond, British Columbia.

Green Line RFP issued

The request for proposals (RFP) for Phase 1 of the Calgary Green Line P3 project has been issued to the two shortlisted bidders.

Virgin Islands plans airports P3

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) board of governors has tasked its executive director to pursue a P3 model for the delivery of two airport projects.

Commission throws out Project Grace

New Hanover County’s Local Government Commission (LGC) has decided not to approve the proposed P3 agreement with a private partner for a regeneration project.

Structure set for second Prince George’s schools P3

Industry forum next month as equity shares for Minority Business Enterprises and community established

WSP completes latest acquisition

WSP has completed the acquisition of John Wood Group, the latest in its spree of acquisitions.

FC for Chile hospital P3

Chile’s Buin-Paine Hospital P3 contract has reached financial close, with $144m of debt provided by one bank.

Capital Beltway team adds new contractor

Accelerate Maryland Partners has selected the contractor for the first phase of the Capital Beltway P3 program.

Ex-Fitch infra finance head takes new role

Keystone Global has hired a former Fitch infrastructure boss as a senior advisor.

DIF appoints new senior director

DIF Capital Partners has appointed a new senior director.

New York looks for innovative decarbonization financing ideas

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has released a request for expressions of interest (EOI) on its decarbonization program.

Hawaii halts stadium RFP

Hawaii Stadium procurement halted as governor explains increased public funds mean P3 approach no longer preferred option; future P3 will be "structured very differently"; uncertainty over entertainment district portion

New firm to “transform infra delivery models”

A new company has been launched in the US, with an aim to “challenge the status quo for how infrastructure is being addressed” by providing a performance-based delivery model.

Frontrunner for Ontario regen consultancy

The Municipality of Chatham-Kent, Ontario, has chosen the preferred team to help it evaluate an unsolicited proposal for a P3 project.

US looks to boost SME role in infra

The US government has launched a new initiative designed to increase small and disadvantaged businesses’ participation in major infrastructure projects.

Meridiam hires new investment director

Meridiam has hired a new investment director to its New York office.

LAX looks for consultants on cargo P3

The City of Los Angeles is looking for consultants to help prepare its Cargo Modernization Project at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

Amends agreed for Project Grace

North Carolina’s New Hanover County has moved a step further to finalizing its agreement for the Project Grace P3 scheme.

Further delay to MassTech broadband deadline

Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech) has pushed back the deadline to its broadband P3 procurement.

IFM appoints new executive director

IFM Investors has appointed a new executive director.

MTA looks for advice on debut P3 project

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is looking for project management consultants to bolster its team amid its ongoing P3 procurement.

PennDOT resumes bridge P3 planning

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has restarted environmental reviews for six of its proposed bridge P3 projects.

Peru strengthens P3 oversight

Peru’s Ministry of Economy and Finance has published a new regulation to boost public sector oversight of P3 projects.

Bhatt plans collaborative approach for FHWA

Shailen Bhatt, the Biden administration’s nomination for the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) new administrator, has outlined his position in a Senate hearing.

Virginia uni looks for P3 advice

George Mason University (GMU), Virginia, is seeking consultants as it looks to enter “new-partnership oriented ventures”.

Winners unveiled for Ontario rail P3s

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have selected preferred bidders for two of the P3 elements of its Ontario Line project.

Winner for Maine uni retrofit

A preferred partner has been chosen to rehabilitate and expand two historic buildings on the University of Maine’s (UMaine) flagship Orono campus.

Winner for Maine uni retrofit

A preferred partner has been chosen to rehabilitate and expand two historic buildings on the University of Maine’s (UMaine) flagship Orono campus.

Colorado broadband RFP released

The City of Centennial has released a request for proposals (RFP) on its broadband P3 project.