When the Government awarded the $240 million contract to complete the design & construction of the Christchurch Convention & Exhibition Centre to CPB Contractors Pty Ltd last Thursday, few people outside the industry would have been much the wiser.
Council withdraws opposition to Rosedale subdivision – NZTA to seek PPP proposals for Puhoi highway stage – Auckland Transport to review north-west needs – Auckland Transport adopts parking strategy – Metro Glass just ahead of forecast
After having representatives of numerous sovereign funds troop through the mayoral door over the last 3 years looking for major investment opportunities, Auckland mayor Len Brown went to accountancy firm Ernst & Young for a position paper on public-private partnership models.
Council supports Puhoi-Warkworth extension, reveals PPP with Penlink possible – Albany centre private plan changed to be notified, 4 plan changes to be made operative – 5 apartments sold, but 2 leasehold units passed in – Blogger presents to council, and council listens – Ex-Merrill Lynch senior executive to head FMA
Published 6 April 2006 A Treasury policy perspectives paper issued last Friday has found public-private partnerships (PPPs) may offer the Government nothing that it can’t get in other ways. Treasury analyst Dieter Katz drew up lists of pluses & minuses in employing PPPs, but weighed in with unresolved problems attached to every plus. The outcome […]