Two months after launching the new PPP law, the Government of Argentina will undertake the first contract through public-private partnership involving a housing project.
Social & Health News
The Irish National Treasury Management Agency (NDFA) for and on behalf of the Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government and Dublin City Council, has issued a Prior Information Notice (PIN) with the intention to procure, by Public Private Partnership (PPP), the design, build, finance, operation and maintenance of a number of social housing developments in Ireland.
CIMIC Group companies Pacific Partnerships and CPB Contractors have been awarded the third New Zealand Schools PPP initiative by the New Zealand Government.
Coconino County and the City of Flagstaff (Arizona, US) have issued a Request for Information (RFI) to seek ideas and opportunities related to the development of a City and County downtown courthouse and additional administrative spaces.
The Texas Facilities Commission (TFC), in coordination with the Center for Alternative Finance and Procurement (Center) have released a Request for Information (RFI) regarding development, procurement, financing and delivery of a potential project for the GJ Sutton Site located in San Antonio, Texas.
Sao Paulo has launched a tender process to develop a social housing project which involves building more than 10,000 affordable homes in the state’s capital city.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has announced the financing of a Turkish health PPP project.
The University of Sussex and Balfour Beatty have reached financial close for a new student accommodation project on the institution’s campus which will provide bedrooms for 2,117 students, together with new student amenities and a Students’ Union building.
Assured Guaranty (Europe) Ltd. (AGE) has announced that it has guaranteed principal and interest payments on approximately £261 million (US$325 million) of bonds and notes raised by St. James’s Oncology Financing Plc to refinance a PFI project for the design, building and maintenance of the Bexley oncology wing of the St. James’s University Hospital in Leeds.
Canadian-based Liberty Living has acquired a £460 million (US$572 million) portfolio of properties from Blackstone becoming the second largest provider of student accommodation in the UK.
Robertson Group has announced it has reached financial close with NHS Orkney to deliver a major investment in Island-based healthcare services located in Kirkwall, Orkney (UK).
Birmingham City Council (BCC) has issued a Prior Information Notice (PIN) for the development services of real estate.
Foresight VCT PLC has announced that the maximum number of subscriptions of £40 million (US$50 million) has been received and the Offer is now closed for further applications.
University Partnerships Programme and Keele University have announced that planning permission has been approved for a £160 million (US$200 million) development of the University student residential estate.
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 (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.
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.
The Australian New South Wales Government has selected NorthernPathways consortium for the development of the new Grafton Correctional Centre PPP project.
Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation (BPC), under the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, has re-launched a tender process to develop an International-Standard Tourist Complex through PPP model at Cox’s Bazar, the prime sea-side resort town of Bangladesh.
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.
Leading property developer Lendlease has been confirmed as the preferred partner for the Haringey Development Vehicle (HDV), which will see thousands of new homes and jobs created across the London Borough of Haringey (UK).