Latin America’s power pipelines look stable but Mexico P3s could be in for a rocky road, says rating agency Fitch.
Three teams comprising a number of major P3 players have been shortlisted for Puerto Rico’s toll roads bundle.
One of the US Department of Transportation’s flagship Regional Infrastructure Accelerator (RIA) initiatives has officially launched in Portland, Oregon.
French firm Vinci has announced a deal to acquire a majority share of the Entrevias highway concession.
International Public Partnerships (INPP) has increased its investment in the Family Housing for Service Personnel (FHSP) P3.
Tennessee’s Governor Bill Lee has backed legislative plans to enable the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) to use P3s.
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).
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).
Real estate advisory JLL has hired a new senior vice president to its clean energy and infrastructure advisory team.
Spanish giant Ferrovial has increased its stake in the North Carolina I-77 concession.
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.
The Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) is urging changes to legislation to enable P3s on its road network.
The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) is looking for consultants as it looks to use P3s.
The Government of Alberta has appointed advisors to help review its P3 approach as it looks to ramp up its usage.
The Government of Puerto Rico has agreed to extend the island’s flagship energy P3 amid public protest.
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.
The final report of the Ottawa Light Rail Transit (LRT) Commission has found “persistent failures in leadership, partnership and communications” on the project.
Infrastructure investor and developer Invesis has established its first US business entities, as it looks to expand its presence in the country.
The City of Dania Beach, Florida, is looking for legal advisors to help assess P3 opportunities.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has released a request for proposals (RFP) on its Ottawa Hospital P3.
Puerto Rico’s flagship energy P3 LUMA potentially extended despite public opposition.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has released a prior information notice (PIN) as it prepares to look for a small projects management partner.
Colombia’s private investment agency (ANI) is working to prepare a concession for the Rafael Núñez airport.
The Government of Jamaica has signed a major P3 deal to secure clean water on the island.
Infrastructure investor John Laing has completed its acquisition of Electribus concessions in Bogotá, Colombia.
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.
Infrastructure Canada has shortlisted five teams to advise on future P3s.
Rating agency Fitch has said that federal spending will “rapidly expand EV infrastructure”, particularly pointing out a key role for P3s.
Investor John Laing has hired a new head of sustainability.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
East Contra Costa County has issued a request for proposals to deliver its planned micro-transit network under a P3 model.
Eastern Michigan University (EMU) has reached financial close on its $212m student accommodation P3 project.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have reached financial close with the winner of its $9bn Ontario Line rolling stock P3.
Portuguese construction firm Mota-Engil has signed a deal for the Metro Guadalajara P3 project.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have received two bids for the second tunnel package on the Eglinton Crosstown West Extension (ECWE).
The State of Colorado has decided not to proceed with an unsolicited P3 proposal for I-25.
The City of Moab, Utah, has launched a request for qualifications (RFQ) for a private partner to deliver an affordable housing project.
A consortium has been chosen to deliver the new jail in the City of Lafayette, Louisiana.
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.
Sussex County Community College, New Jersey, has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its mixed-use P3 development.
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.
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.
Law firm Hunton Andrews Kurth has rehired Benjamin Cooper to its energy and infrastructure practice.
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.
Hawaii governor-elect Josh Green has been advised to return to the P3 plan to deliver the new Aloha Stadium project.
The Government of Ukraine has signed a deal with investment giant Blackrock to help drive private investment into the country’s infrastructure.
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.
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 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.
A new book has been published by a group of academics that provides an in-depth look at the perceived performance advantage of PPPs.
Analysis carried out by the American Road & Transport Builders Association (ARTBA) has once again shown that public opinion remains favorable to transportation investment.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) has appointed a provider of capital programs and construction project management information solutions (PMIS) to track its investment program.
The City of Riverside, California, has appointed a new director of community & economic development who has extensive experience in P3s and complex developments.
Infrastructure Ontario and Metrolinx have awarded the contract for the $6bn Ontario Line Southern Civil, Stations and Tunnel (South Civil) package.
The City of Perry, Georgia, has issued a request for qualifications (RFQ) for its downtown mixed-use development.
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.
The Government of Sao Paulo and Brazil’s federal government have signed an agreement to “unlock” the state’s Intercity Train (TIC) concession.
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-Dade County has canceled plans for a P3 monorail after negotiations faltered.
Mexico’s flagship Red Compartida telecommunications P3 project has been lifted out of bankruptcy following investment from the Mexican Development Bank.
A contract notice has been issued seeking bidders for the development of an air cargo facility at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.
The Town of East Hartford, Connecticut, has released a request for proposals (RFP) on a sports facility P3 project.
The University of Southern Maine (USM) has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its Gorham Campus student housing retrofit P3.
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 County Public Schools (PGCPS) has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its second schools bundle P3.
The Peruvian government has signed the contracts to deliver two transmission line schemes under a P3.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has authorized the pre-development agreement for its Potrero Yard bus yard revitalization P3.
Engineering and advisory firm Mott MacDonald has appointed a major infrastructure procurement expert to lead its West US infrastructure advisory team.
A P3 approach could be used to deliver a new hospital in St John’s Newfoundland & Labrador’s premier has said.
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.
Infrastructure consultancy Aecom has appointed a new chief executive of its buildings & places global business.
The City of Riverside, California, has shortlisted two teams for its Biogas and Digestate upgrade P3 project.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has appointed a new director of its alternative delivery division.
The City of Riviera Beach, Florida, has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its Broadway mixed-use P3 project.
The Somerset-Pulaski Economic Development Authority (SPEDA) has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its Agricultural Expo & Entertainment Center P3.
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.
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.
The City of Arlington has signed an innovative P3 to redevelop a shopping area.
Real estate advisory JLL has appointed a new vice president in its local markets advisory services group, within the firm’s government & education practice.
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 Capital Partners has appointed a new chief financial officer (CFO).
Infrastructure firm Bernhard has made six appointments as it looks to expand its capabilities in the energy space.
The Spanish Development Financing Company (COFIDES) has appointed a new chief executive officer (CEO).
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) is looking to bolster its P3 advisory team.
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.
The Government of Trinidad and Tobago is preparing to tender its Port of Spain P3 project.
Nueces County, Texas, has released a request for qualifications on its Corpus Christi courthouse retrofit P3.
A request for information (RFI) has been issued by the US Department of Navy on its latest P3 opportunity.
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’s private investment agency ProInversion has signed a schools P3 bundle.
Infrastructure investment firm Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) has appointed a new chief financial officer, based in New York.
The passing of the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is normalizing the use of P3s across the country, according to an infrastructure expert.
The City of Fishers, Indiana, has released a request for proposals (RFP) on its event center regeneration P3.
The City of Durango, Colorado, has released a request for qualification (RFQ) for a new mixed-use P3 development.
Updated: JLL has hired a new vice president to its infrastructure & energy team.
SMC Infrastructure Partners (SMC) has announced a deal to acquire InfraNext Partners.
The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has committed C$970m to the development of Canada’s first small modular reactor (SMR) nuclear facility.
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Terna Group, Meridiam and Boundless Energy have joined forces to target major US transmission projects.
Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) has re-released a request for proposals (RFP) on its cargo modernization P3 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
The Government of Santa Catarina, Brazil, has released a notice for its major prison P3 project.
The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has hired a P3 expert to charge up its clean energy team.
Rural roads and bridges have a combined backlog maintenance need of $180bn, according to a new report.
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.
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.
The Government of Alberta is looking for consultants to conduct a review of its P3 plans in order to scale up the models use.
BBGI's planned acquisition of OHL's 25% share in the Center Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) P3 has fallen through.
The US Department of Transportation has appointed a new executive director of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
The City of Berkeley, West Virginia, has released a request for proposals (RFP) on its broadband expansion P3 project.
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.
The City of Fort Worth, Texas, is looking for consultants to help on its Panther Island waterfront P3 project.
The University of Idaho has released a request for qualifications (RFQ) on its mixed-use housing P3 project.
Law firm Hunton Andrews Kurth has appointed a new project finance counsel in its Houston office.
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.
The City of Oakland, California, has released a request for information (RFI) on its broadband connectivity P3 project.
A preferred bidder has been chosen to deliver the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Potrero Yard P3 scheme.
The Chilean and Emirati Ministries of Energy and Infrastructure have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to drive infrastructure development.
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) has approved a resolution that will allow a new Green Line transit-oriented development (TOD) to proceed.
The USA, Japan and Australia have renewed their commitments to the Trilateral Infrastructure Partnership (TIP).
The City of Inglewood has opened a public consultation on its Transit Connector P3 project.
The Brazilian Ministry of Regional Development has released a request for proposals (RFP) on its lighting program.
President Joe Biden has launched the Accelerating Infrastructure Action Plan, aimed at boosting the delivery of projects across the country.
New Jersey’s transit agency has selected a preferred bidder to develop a transit-oriented development (TOD) project at Metropark Station in Woodbridge.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Niagara Health have received two bids for the Niagara South Hospital Project P3 project, with a third team dropping out.
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The Global Infrastructure Hub has said that infrastructure investment is flatlining despite more capital availability.
P3 experts from across the Americas will gather in New York this week to celebrate the best in the industry.
P3 expert Andrew Quinn has left LA Metro, just a few months after having been promoted within the organization.
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.
Two infrastructure experts within the insurance industry have joined property and casualty broker, NFP to co-lead the firm’s construction & infrastructure group.
French construction giant Vinci has successfully issued a €650m ($634m) bond to support its work across the world.
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.
A preferred bidder has been chosen to deliver a student housing project for Ohlone Community College in Newark, California.
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.
The Government of Panama has received multilateral support as it continues to strengthen its P3 agenda.
The Vermont Agency of Administration is looking for advisors as it weighs P3 projects.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Trillium Health Partners have released a request for proposals (RFP) to a single bidder on the Trillium Broader Redevelopment Project.
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Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced it is once again accepting unsolicited P3 proposals.
US Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg, has announced an expansion of the TIFIA program for transit and transit-oriented development (TOD) projects.
The Town of Riverhead, New York, has agreed to enter into an agreement with a joint venture to deliver a $135m regeneration scheme.
Developer John Laing has added three members to its P3 and infrastructure teams across the US and Canada.
Hamilton County, Indiana, has released a request for information (RFI) on its Domestic Violence Victim Shelter P3.
The State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, has announced an auction for the Botanical Garden of Porto Alegre.
The €6.1bn sale of Equans to French construction giant Bouygues has been completed.
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.
The Government of Jamaica is preparing a road widening P3 bundle covering three routes.
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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.
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 bidder has submitted a proposal to deliver the Peter Gilgan Mississauga Hospital project under Infrastructure Ontario’s (IO) progressive P3 model.
Three teams have submitted qualifications for the East County biogas plant P3 project in California, P3 Bulletin understands.
The Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) has unveiled a $500m plan to accelerate private sector rollout of electric vehicle charging facilities and hydrogen refuelling stations.
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.
British Columbia’s infrastructure agency is seeking an assistant vice president to focus on its transportation work.
The Government of Ceará, Brazil, has concluded the auction for its dual sewage treatment plant P3.
The Brazilian city of Curitiba has selected a private sector partner for its streetlighting P3 concession.
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.
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has elected its new chair for 2022-23.
The US government has approved Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Deployment Plans for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
Legal advisors are being called to register their interest in supporting a biogas project in California to be delivered under a P3 model.
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.
The State of Minas Gerais has issued the public notice for the concession of the Belo Horizonte subway project.
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.
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.
The request for proposals (RFP) for Phase 1 of the Calgary Green Line P3 project has been issued to the two shortlisted bidders.
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.
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.
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WSP has completed the acquisition of John Wood Group, the latest in its spree of acquisitions.
Chile’s Buin-Paine Hospital P3 contract has reached financial close, with $144m of debt provided by one bank.
Accelerate Maryland Partners has selected the contractor for the first phase of the Capital Beltway P3 program.
Keystone Global has hired a former Fitch infrastructure boss as a senior advisor.
DIF Capital Partners has appointed a new senior director.
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has released a request for expressions of interest (EOI) on its decarbonization program.
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
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.
The Municipality of Chatham-Kent, Ontario, has chosen the preferred team to help it evaluate an unsolicited proposal for a P3 project.
The US government has launched a new initiative designed to increase small and disadvantaged businesses’ participation in major infrastructure projects.
Meridiam has hired a new investment director to its New York office.
The City of Los Angeles is looking for consultants to help prepare its Cargo Modernization Project at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
North Carolina’s New Hanover County has moved a step further to finalizing its agreement for the Project Grace P3 scheme.
Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MassTech) has pushed back the deadline to its broadband P3 procurement.
IFM Investors has appointed a new executive director.
New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is looking for project management consultants to bolster its team amid its ongoing P3 procurement.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has restarted environmental reviews for six of its proposed bridge P3 projects.
Peru’s Ministry of Economy and Finance has published a new regulation to boost public sector oversight of P3 projects.
Shailen Bhatt, the Biden administration’s nomination for the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) new administrator, has outlined his position in a Senate hearing.
George Mason University (GMU), Virginia, is seeking consultants as it looks to enter “new-partnership oriented ventures”.
Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have selected preferred bidders for two of the P3 elements of its Ontario Line project.
A preferred partner has been chosen to rehabilitate and expand two historic buildings on the University of Maine’s (UMaine) flagship Orono campus.
A preferred partner has been chosen to rehabilitate and expand two historic buildings on the University of Maine’s (UMaine) flagship Orono campus.
The City of Centennial has released a request for proposals (RFP) on its broadband P3 project.