Public-Private Partnership (P3) delivery models will be prolific in 2023

Inflation fears linger, supply chain issues drag on, construction costs continue to rise… and those factors have created significant issues for public officials who were poised to launch new initiatives. Even bond packages that passed supporting local projects are now short on funding because of increases in the original estimated project costs. Congress, in attempting […]

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Protecting America’s water infrastructure – now a national priority with an abundance of funding

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rang in 2023 with a new program designed to provide funding for critical water infrastructure projects. Now, the EPA is providing loans to state financing authorities which are also known as state revolving fund programs. This new program was named after the law Congress passed to create it. It […]

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The new year will usher in thousands of technology modernization projects in America

Last year, Congress allocated $1 billion in funding to support technology modernization projects. States, counties, cities and educational institutions are now receiving funding and $100 million flowed to modernization projects at the state and local levels of government last month alone. The funding will support long-overdue efforts to modernize technology systems, secure networks, enhance efficiency […]

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Many new public sector campuses and complexes will launch in 2023

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) passed by Congress in 2022 allocated $1 billion for efficiency upgrades to state and local government buildings. The funding gave public officials new cause to examine the conditions of their public facilities, and many are aggressively capitalizing on the opportunity to use the funding to modernize their facilities. Support is […]

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New components and requirements for port projects in 2023 are obvious

The time has come to stop thinking about port projects in the same way we once did. Everything has changed and with an abundance of funding, port projects in 2023 will include many new components. Over the last several years, shifting economic and environmental conditions have significantly impacted ports. New challenges along with new funding […]

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A vibrant, well-funded new marketplace that should be monitored

A somewhat overlooked marketplace in years past is now one that should be monitored regularly. Billions of dollars in federal funding, designated specifically for tribal lands, are flowing to Native American communities throughout the U.S. and, projects of all sizes and types are ready to launch in 2023. The feverish levels of investment in tribal […]

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Hotel occupancy tax revenues will launch hundreds of new projects in 2023

In 30 states, the cost of booking a hotel room usually includes a specialized tax purposed for tourism. The revenue collected from hotel guests becomes available for state or local projects that enhance existing venues or deliver new tourist attractions. Sports arenas, convention facilities and performing arts centers are prime targets for this funding. Each […]

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