TITLE

Framing the Infrastructure Market

AUTHOR(S)
Bor, Michael
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;7/6/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 27, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reveals the benefits of planned infrastructure projects in the U.S. to the financial sector. The American Society for Civil Engineers estimates that the country will need a total of 2.2 trillion U.S. dollars over the next five years to repair and reconstruct its aging roads, bridges, dams and other infrastructure elements. It expects that 2009 will provide an opportunity for infrastructure funds create their own form of stimulus package. These funds and investment mandates are expected to sponsor privatization and public-private partnerships.
ACCESSION #
44148233

 

Related Articles

  • Counterpoint: Government Funding is Wasted on Expanding Infrastructure. Issitt, Micah; Konczal, Ed // Points of View: Infrastructure;3/1/2016, p3 

    The article presents an argument against making infrastructure a primary priority of the U.S. government as the country lacks the financial resources to fund infrastructure expansion. In building a sustainable society, it is suggested that the government invest in alternative projects and...

  • Private Money, Public Assets. Fitz-James, Michael // Corporate Legal Times;Jul2001, Vol. 11 Issue 116, pBWB15 

    Focuses on the world of public-private partnerships (PPP), a financing vehicle that helps major public projects happen. Description of the mechanism of PPPs; Variety of forms of PPPs; Differences from outsourcing and contracting; Examples of PPP projects.

  • Oman speeds up on project finance.  // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;12/9/2015, Vol. 59 Issue 49, p7 

    The article reports that several major project finance deals are heading towards financial close at the end of 2015 or in early 2016 with Oman's public private partnership (PPP) framework.

  • Metro project contracts could be split up. RATCLIFFE, VERITY // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;11/25/2011, Vol. 55 Issue 47, p16 

    The article informs that contracts for the development of the proposed Kuwait Metro scheme could be divided into various different Public-Private Partnership (PPP) deals to make the project easier to develop and finance.

  • The Partnership to Build America Act (H.R. 2084). SHIRLEY, KATE // Right of Way;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p15 

    The article discusses budget deficits and financing infrastructural projects in the U.S. It states that infrastructure in the U.S. needs to undergo extensive repairs, and that massive funds are required to make it possible for rebuilding efforts to take place. Topics include the American...

  • Trade Finance Showing Signs of Life. McCue, Dan // World Trade: WT100;Aug2010, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p32 

    The article discusses public private partnership (P3) projects and how they fund port and infrastructure development projects such as the 710-South highway access in Los Angeles County, California, the Seagrit Marine Terminal at Port of Baltimore in Maryland and the former Military Ocean...

  • A HUGE POTHOLE. Stiny, Andrew // State Legislatures;Mar2009, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p22 

    The article focuses on the problems in the transportation budgets in the U.S. It cites the claim of Pete Rahn, former president of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, that the nation's infrastructure is in desperate need of investment. Rahn mentions that the...

  • Kathy Shandling.  // Water Technology;Aug2011, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p10 

    An interview with executive director of the International Private Water Association (IPWA) Kathy Shandling is presented. When asked about the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Act of 2011, she refers to the removal of the limitations imposed on private activity bonds for water projects. She...

  • KNOWING WHERE TO LOOK. Zona, Meredith // American City & County;Sep2012, Vol. 127 Issue 9, p24 

    The article discusses alternative sources of funding for infrastructure projects in the U.S. These include the Department of Agriculture's Water and Environmental Programs, the MassWorks program in Massachusetts and public-private partnership. The article highlights the deterioration of major...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics