Albert E. Dotson, Jr.

Albert E. Dotson, Jr.

Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP

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La propuesta de presupuesto del condado de Miami-Dade confirma el compromiso con las P3

La semana pasada, el alcalde del condado de Miami-Dade, Carlos Giménez, presentó la propuesta de presupuesto para el año fiscal 2015-16 y el plan de inversión de capital multianual. Un repaso de las partidas del presupuesto...more

7/22/2015 - Affordable Housing Body Worn Cameras Construction Industry Cruise Ships Department of Corrections Infrastructure Mental Health Miami P3s Ports Prison Railways Sewer Systems Telecommunications Water

Miami-Dade County Proposed Budget Confirms Dedication To P3s

Last week Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez introduced the County’s FY 2015-16 Proposed Budget and Multi-Year Capital Plan. A review of the budget’s line items confirms the County’s dedication to the use of...more

7/15/2015 - Budgets Construction Industry Courthouses Department of Corrections Infrastructure Land Developers Mental Health Miami Miami International Airport P3s Ports Private Sector Public Transportation Railways Real Estate Development Real Estate Market Sewer Systems Water

Miami’s Green Spaces Are Prime Assets for Public-Private Partnerships

On March 29, 2015, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, of which Bilzin Sumberg is a member, hosted an event that discussed infrastructure plans that would increase Miami’s...more

4/1/2015 - Infrastructure Miami P3s Public-Private Partnerships Urban Planning & Development

Rising Traffic Concerns Could Provide Cash Flow Stability for Miami’s Transportation P3 Solution

With plans to reduce Biscayne Boulevard to fewer lanes to allow for the creation of a promenade and bicycle lanes in Downtown Miami, some are arguing that the need for public transportation options cannot be clearer....more

3/11/2015 - Infrastructure Miami P3s Public Transportation Public-Private Partnerships

White House Proposes New P3 Financing Tool: Qualified Public Infrastructure Bonds (QPIB)

Last month, the Obama administration proposed the creation of a new kind of municipal bond — Qualified Public Infrastructure Bonds (QPIB), as a way to extend the benefits of municipal bonds to public private partnerships....more

2/10/2015 - Barack Obama Infrastructure Municipal Bonds P3s Public-Private Partnerships Qualified Public Infrastructure Bond

P3 Hub South Live Blogging – Join the Conversation

Bilzin Sumberg, in partnership with P3 Bulletin, is proud to host P3 Hub South, a two-day conference bringing together top national and international players in the public sector, including U.S. government agency officials,...more

2/5/2015 - Economic Development Infrastructure Market Participants P3s Professional Conferences Public Entities Public-Private Partnerships Real Estate Development

Florida: A Model for P3 Legislation

The challenge posed by deteriorating infrastructure in communities throughout the United States has received increasing attention in recent years. While roads and bridges are crumbling and important civic spaces such as...more

12/18/2014 - Construction Industry DOT Infrastructure P3s Public-Private Partnerships

All Aboard Florida to Hold Public Information Workshops

All Aboard Florida broke ground on the first phase of the development this week, beginning construction on the Fort Lauderdale station and generating even more excitement around what is already a highly anticipated project....more

10/30/2014 - Infrastructure Public Projects Urban Planning & Development

Growing Trend: Private Investment in Infrastructure and Transportation

As P3 Bulletin, the New York Times and Richard Cavallaro, the new CEO of international construction company Skanska’s US operations, have recently stated, the increase in private investment and Public Private Partnerships...more

9/19/2014 - High-Speed Rail Infrastructure P3s Public Projects Public-Private Partnerships Surface Transportation

Infrastructure Investment Through P3s

Last month, a roundtable policy discussion on ways the financial community can invest in infrastructure using public-private partnerships (also known as P3s or PPPs) took place in New York City. The panel, chaired by U.S....more

7/23/2014 - Infrastructure P3s Public-Private Partnerships

Miami-Dade Keeping up with National P3 Trends

As discussed in our last post about national and local developments in public-private partnership (P3) legislation, Florida is keeping up with the P3 trend and Miami-Dade County is not far behind. Miami-Dade’s Citizens...more

6/13/2014 - Infrastructure P3s Public Transit Public-Private Partnerships

P3 Legislation A Hot Topic At The Florida Logistics & Trade Conference

Public-private partnerships (P3s) received significant attention at the 2014 Florida Logistics and Trade Conference. The overall consensus of the conference’s P3 Panel, which was moderated by Albert Dotson, is that the state...more

5/26/2014 - GROW AMERICA Act Infrastructure Obama Administration P3s Public-Private Partnerships WRRDA

Editorial: Miami-Dade Rail Link Could Be Model For Future Projects

The use of public-private partnerships (P3s), especially in the transportation sector, is gaining steam in South Florida. Proposed projects have included Miami-Dade College Medical Campus expansion, red-light cameras,...more

5/20/2014 - Federal Funding Federal Transit Administration High-Speed Rail Infrastructure Public Projects Public-Private Partnerships Railways Real Estate Development State Funding

Miami Light Rail System May Become A Signature P3

Plans of New Passenger Rail Link from Miami-to-Miami Beach - On several occasions we have written about transportation public-private partnerships in the Miami area. These have included posts on red-light cameras,...more

4/16/2014 - Infrastructure P3s Public Transit Public-Private Partnerships Roads

Miami-Dade Mayor Emphasizes The Importance Of P3s

During his State of the County Address this week, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez emphasized the importance of following the national trend of increasing public-private partnerships (P3s) to “tackle the urgent challenge of...more

3/3/2014 - Infrastructure P3s Public-Private Partnerships

$50 Billion In Federal Funds Proposed To Support P3s

The U.S. Senate is currently considering legislation that would establish the “American Infrastructure Fund,” a $50 billion fund that would help finance public-private partnerships (P3s) infrastructure projects prioritized by...more

1/30/2014 - Federal Funding Infrastructure MAP-21 P3s

Miami-Dade County Adopts New Public-Private Partnerships Resolution

Yesterday, the Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution establishing a Public Private Partnership Program for the County....more

7/4/2013 - Infrastructure P3s Public-Private Partnerships

New Federal And State Programs Will Boost Public-Private Partnership Development

Last Friday, President Obama visited Miami and, speaking at the Port of Miami, detailed his proposals for increased public-infrastructure spending through public-private partnerships. Although the President envisions...more

4/8/2013 - Barack Obama Infrastructure P3s Public-Private Partnerships

Public-Private Partnerships A Winning Strategy

The global recession was unkind to communities across the United States and around the world. Facing diminished tax bases, frozen capital markets and a reduction in federal and state funding, many local governments shelved...more

4/5/2013 - Business Development Capital Markets Funding Infrastructure Public-Private Partnerships

Public-Private Partnerships In Good Times

In prior posts, we have explained that the proliferation of public – private partnerships in recent years has been due, in part, to the financial stresses placed on local governments during that same period of time. The...more

3/5/2013 - Infrastructure Middle East P3s Public-Private Partnerships

Public-Private Partnerships, Seaports, And The New Normal

A recent article in the PPP Bulletin, “Change we can believe in?”, explains that “PPPs are the new normal” for infrastructure projects in the United States, and public-private partnerships are being relied upon for responses...more

1/23/2013 - Infrastructure P3s Ports Public-Private Partnerships

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