Category Archives: Project Delivery Methods

A US Infrastructure Bank and Arkansas Public-Private Partnerships (P3s and PPPs)

Arkansas Public-Private Partnerships and a new US Infrastructure Bank Although revenue bonds and public-private partnerships (P3s) are valuable tools for financing infrastructure projects in Arkansas, a U.S. Infrastructure Bank could also help projects move forward. As a project finance attorney and construction lawyer in Arkansas, I assure that many borderline bankable projects fall by the…
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A Brief History of Construction Law

  A Brief History of Construction Law In the United States – and internationally – construction law as a distinct body of law comprised of regulatory, statutory, contract, property, tort, insurance and surety law is a relatively recent phenomenon. Arkansas is no different. Construction law in Arkansas has followed the same trajectory as other states.…
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Arkansas Public-Private Partnerships Part 1: Public-Private Partnership (P3) Overview

ARKANSAS PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS AND GENERAL P3 OVERVIEW In Arkansas and other states, a Public-Private Partnership (P3) project is a design and construction project delivery method for a public project, and it encompasses operation, maintenance, and financing. Though public-private partnerships offer an alternative to fund and finance infrastructure projects, it has no relationship to municipal bonds…
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