Five Tips for Success on Major Infrastructure Projects

While much of the discussion around public-private partnerships often focuses on funding, anyone who has worked on large-scale construction projects knows that securing financing is just the first step to success. True success is a project completed on time, on or under budget and up to the quality standards set by the owner. That is particularly true for large, public projects. When multiple parties are involved, project execution must be on point to ensure that all involved benefit.

Madison County Tax Proposal is Bold, Necessary Step

For more than a year, P3 Kentucky has been writing about Madison County Fiscal Court’s innovative plan to develop a comprehensive Healing Center to help address the county’s growing drug epidemic and severe overcrowding in its jail due to drug abuse. It’s a real problem that is draining the county’s financial resources and having a severe impact on the community’s workforce and economic development potential.

Partnership Paves Way for Soccer Stadium Construction

Thursday was a monumental day in Louisville, as fans, investors and elected leaders from the city and state came together to celebrate the start of a $65 million stadium project for the Louisville City FC professional soccer franchise. Nearly everyone who took the podium during the event noted that the project couldn’t have happened without a bold vision from the private-sector investment group and some support from the city and state.

Kentucky Seeks P3 Adviser

The Commonwealth of Kentucky has issued a request for proposals to find an adviser for potential public-private partnership projects across all state agencies. The government is seeking qualified advisers to provide P3 consulting for all state agencies. According to the tender the P3 consulting shall include:

Commonwealth Infrastructure Fund Names Managing Director Jacob Schirmer

Veteran financier Jacob Schirmer has been named Managing Director of the Commonwealth Infrastructure Fund (CIF), a privately managed fund formed last year to support investments in public-private partnerships (P3s) in Kentucky. Schirmer will lead the investment fund’s day-to-day operations.

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