Thanks to a public-private partnership, Ohio State University’s endowment will receive $1 billion. The board of trustees recently approved a deal with French company Engie and Axium Infrastructure Inc. of Montreal to manage its energy and electricity systems for 50 years.
Salt Lake County is teaming up with a nonprofit organization and private donors to help men who are repeatedly arrested get their lives back on track.
Thanks to a Google grant, America Makes, the National Additive Manufacturing Innovation Institute will partner with 3D Veterans to expand a boot camp that trains U.S. military veterans in advanced manufacturing.
One group of legislators and political consultants think they have the answer to repair and maintain America’s aging public school buildings, which would require $145 billion a year by one estimate.
The Kentucky Department of State Parks is exploring a possible public-private partnership to develop a new campground at Kentucky Dam Village State Resort Park, 21 miles southeast of Paducah in western Kentucky.
The Work Ready Skills Initiative Advisory Committee has selected recipients for its second round of funding. Approximately $33.1 million in bond money was dispersed to more than a dozen projects aimed at developing a highly trained workforce to meet the needs of employers and to promote sustainable incomes for Kentuckians.
Developers and investors considering the state’s proposal to raze the aging, 26-story Capital Plaza Tower and redevelop it and the adjacent Frankfort Convention Center and Fountain Place Shops have a little more time to put together their deals.
Maintaining and improving Kentucky’s infrastructure is critical to the state’s success in attracting and keeping businesses, particularly given its central location. And public-private partnerships should be part of the solution to help keep Kentucky competitive, according to a report released Wednesday by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce.
President Trump’s infrastructure plan will be out in a few weeks. Funding for big federal projects could need “creative financing,” according to Kentucky Transportation Sec. Greg Thomas.
Kentucky is getting some well-deserved attention for its P3 laws during National Infrastructure Week, which started Monday.