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Three teams submit bids to manage Ohio university’s energy systems

Three teams submit bids to manage Ohio university’s energy systems

🕔Mar 24, 2017

Three teams have responded to the Ohio State University’s Request for Proposals for the Comprehensive Energy Management Project.

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3i launches North American infrastructure platform

3i launches North American infrastructure platform

🕔Mar 22, 2017

3i has announced the launch of its North American infrastructure business. Establishing a local team in the US will position 3i to access attractive infrastructure investment opportunities throughout North America.

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Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, GIC and The Scion Group acquire US student housing portfolios for US$1.6 billion

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, GIC and The Scion Group acquire US student housing portfolios for US$1.6 billion

🕔Mar 22, 2017

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), GIC and The Scion Group LLC have announced that their student housing joint venture entity, Scion Student Communities LP, has acquired three U.S. student housing portfolios for approximately US$1.6 billion.

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Suez and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec buy GE Water

Suez and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec buy GE Water

🕔Mar 21, 2017

SUEZ has announced that, together with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, it has entered into a binding agreement to purchase GE Water & Process Technologies from General Electric Company for €3.2 billion (US$3.4 billion) enterprise value in an all‐cash transaction. 

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RFQ for Delaware port P3

RFQ for Delaware port P3

🕔Mar 21, 2017

The Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC), a corporate entity of the State of Delaware (US), has launched a tender process to seek qualifications for a potential PPP to improve, develop, finance and/or operate via long-term concession arrangements, its port and related infrastructure.

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RFP for waterfront development in Ontario

RFP for waterfront development in Ontario

🕔Mar 20, 2017

The Niagara Parks Commission, an agency of the Government of Ontario, has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to seek interest in a Waterfront Development opportunity for its Niagara Parks Marina property at Miller’s Creek.

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Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners initiates fundraising process for third fund

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners initiates fundraising process for third fund

🕔Mar 20, 2017

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has initiated the fundraising process for its new fund, Copenhagen Infrastructure III, which will now be open for investor subscription.

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Two Massachusetts pension funds seek infrastructure managers

Two Massachusetts pension funds seek infrastructure managers

🕔Mar 17, 2017

Two Massachusetts pension funds​, Quincy Retirement System (QRS) and the Norfolk County Retirement System (NCRS), have announced they are seeking infrastructure investment managers.

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MegaProject 888: Contract Awarded for Highway 427 Expansion Project

MegaProject 888: Contract Awarded for Highway 427 Expansion Project

🕔Mar 16, 2017

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Canadian Ministry of Transportation (MTO) have announced that LINK 427 has signed a fixed-priced contract to design, build, finance and maintain the Highway 427 expansion project.

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MegaProject 887: Ottawa approves US$3 billion Stage 2 LRT project

MegaProject 887: Ottawa approves US$3 billion Stage 2 LRT project

🕔Mar 15, 2017

Ottawa City Council has approved moving ahead with the Stage 2 project to bring light rail transit (LRT) farther and faster to communities in the east, the west and the south.

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Mexico unveils infrastructure PPP plans for 2017

Mexico unveils infrastructure PPP plans for 2017

🕔Mar 15, 2017

The Mexican government has announced the Mexican Public Private Partnership Projects Plan for the construction, rehabilitation, operation and maintenance of several infrastructure projects in the country, with an overall estimated investment of US$3 billion.

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Anbaric, Ontario Teachers' to form clean energy infrastructure alliance

Anbaric, Ontario Teachers' to form clean energy infrastructure alliance

🕔Mar 15, 2017

Anbaric, a developer of clean energy transmission and microgrid projects, and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan have announced a partnership to create a new development companyAnbaric Development Partners.

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DIF reaches FC on acquisition of US toll road

DIF reaches FC on acquisition of US toll road

🕔Mar 14, 2017

DIF Infrastructure IV has reached financial close on a 33.3% equity interest in Northwest Parkway (NWP) concession, a toll-road located in the Denver metropolitan area of Colorado, U.S.A.

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LA Metro receives light rail P3 proposal

LA Metro receives light rail P3 proposal

🕔Mar 13, 2017

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has received an unsolicited proposal to accelerate conversion of the Orange Line from bus rapid transit to light rail through a public-private partnership (P3).

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RFQ launched for Washinghton, DC Uni P3

RFQ launched for Washinghton, DC Uni P3

🕔Mar 10, 2017

The Howard University in Washington, DC has issued a request for qualification (RFQ) seeking a private sector developer for its East Campus redevelopment.

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ACS Infrastructure wins Angels Flight P3 in LA

ACS Infrastructure wins Angels Flight P3 in LA

🕔Mar 10, 2017

ACS Infrastructure has reached an agreement to restore, operate, and maintain Angels Flight, the iconic Downtown L.A. railway.

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RFP for CDOT’s Central 70 project

RFP for CDOT’s Central 70 project

🕔Mar 9, 2017

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE) have announced the release of the final Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Central 70 Project. CDOT is seeking a developer team to design and construct the project as well as to operate and maintain the corridor over an extended period through a public-private partnership

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MegaProject 881: Plenary reaches FC on Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Phase 1 in Toronto

MegaProject 881: Plenary reaches FC on Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Phase 1 in Toronto

🕔Mar 7, 2017

Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) have awarded a fixed-price contract to Plenary Health CAMH to design, build, finance and maintain the CAMH Phase 1C redevelopment project.

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MegaProject 880: Virginia accepts plan to extend 395 Express Lanes

MegaProject 880: Virginia accepts plan to extend 395 Express Lanes

🕔Mar 6, 2017

Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has reached agreement with Transurban to extend the 395 Express Lanes project in Northern Virginia

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Westchester County hires advisor for airport project

Westchester County hires advisor for airport project

🕔Mar 6, 2017

The Westchester County (US) has announced it has hired Frasca and Associates to help them find a private operator for Westchester County Airport.

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