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NCPPP, ULI Publish Report: “Enabling Infrastructure Investment: Leveling the Playing Field for Federal Real Property”

NCPPP and the Public Development and Infrastructure Council of the Urban Land Institute have published “Enabling Infrastructure Investment: Leveling the Playing Field for Federal Real Property,” a report that explores opportunities and options for responsible infrastructure reform specifically through the lens of re-evaluating the federal real estate project scoring rules and using reform of those rules as a testing ground for developing new practices in similar areas. The beginning of …Read More

P3 Digest Week of December 19, 2016

Powered by P3 INGENIUM: the most comprehensive source for P3 project updates in North America. This will be the last issue of P3 Digest for 2016. In 2017, NCPPP will take a publishing hiatus to revamp the way we disseminate news. Please visit our website regularly to remain up to date on the many events and resources we will offer in the coming year. Through periodic updates for NCPPP members, we …Read More

NCPPP Exclusive: An Inside Look at The Darcy and The Flats, a Challenging Mixed-Use Development Project in Bethesda, Md.

StonebridgeCarras, LLC, is a real estate development and investment firm whose portfolio includes several of the Washington, D.C., region’s most successful mixed-use projects, which are built near public transit and feature a combination of office, retail, residential and hotel space. One example is the transformation of two county-owned parking lots in suburban Bethesda, Md., into The Darcy and The Flats. This project, which opened in June 2015, has increased Montgomery County’s residential …Read More

P3 Digest for Week of December 12, 2016

Powered by P3 INGENIUM: the most comprehensive source for P3 project updates in North America. Last week’s activity on Capitol Hill led to mixed results in providing infrastructure project funding. A continuing resolution (CR) that barely passed both houses before the deadline to avoid a government shutdown will reduce transportation spending while ensuring that key water projects are funded.  There were stops and starts at the state level as well: …Read More

P3 Digest for Week of December 6, 2016

Powered by P3 INGENIUM  the most comprehensive source for P3 project updates in North America. President-elect Donald Trump’s vision for improving the nation’s transportation infrastructure — and his selection of the official who will spearhead it — dominated the news over the past week. Meanwhile, one of Maryland’s ambitious rail projects remains in limbo and Congress continues to struggle to pass a much needed water bill. Student housing P3 projects …Read More

NCPPP Exclusive: A Conversation With American Campus Communities’ Jamie Wilhelm

American Campus Communities, Inc. (ACC) is the largest owner, manager and developer of student housing communities in the United States. Many of these projects are conducted as public-private partnerships on the campuses of universities that host them. As of June 30, 2016, ACC owned 162 student housing properties containing approximately 98,116 beds. Including its owned and third-party managed properties, ACC’s total managed portfolio consisted of 205 properties with approximately 133,136 …Read More

P3 Digest for Week of November 21, 2016

Powered by P3 INGENIUM, the most comprehensive source for P3 project updates in North America. The debate over how to fund infrastructure improvement and expansion projects featured prominently in the news over the past week. President-elect Donald Trump is floating several ideas, one of which he already proposed and another that he initially rejected but is beginning to re-examine. However,  a P3-advocacy group has pointed out that federal programs already in …Read More

P3 Digest for Week of November 14, 2016

Powered by P3 INGENIUM, The most comprehensive source for P3 project updates in North America. The 2016 national election results could have important policy, regulatory and funding implications for the P3 community. In this issue, we examine some of the opportunities and challenges the new Trump administration, a Republican-dominated Congress and the outcomes of other election contests pose for P3 developers, investors and other stakeholders. P3s have a prominent place …Read More

P3 Digest Week of November 7, 2016

Powered by P3 INGENIUM: The most comprehensive source for P3 project updates in North America. SOCIAL INFRA Two in for Toronto justice building. Infrastructure Ontario and the province’s Ministry of the Attorney General have issued an RFP to two prequalified teams — EllisDon Infrastructure and Plenary Justice — to design, build, finance and maintain a new courthouse in Toronto.  The winning team is expected to be announced in fall 2017. Sky’s …Read More

P3 Digest Week of October 31, 2016

Powered by P3 INGENIUM: The most comprehensive source for P3 project updates in North America. Last week, potential solutions to the nation’s aging transportation infrastructure — and in some cases, objections to them — seemed to be on many political leaders’ minds. Although this topic didn’t figure in the three presidential debates, they certainly are on every governor’s agenda and economic strategies for tackling this challenge are starting to be floated …Read More