P3 Links Round-up Jan. 23 – Feb. 3 February 3, 2014 News, P3 Projects, Weekly Links On Mondays, NCPPP publishes a round-up of P3 news posted on our social media platforms throughout the week. For up to the minute news, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Real Estate: Salt Lake County Mayor to renew push for state involvement in mega hotel near the Salt Palace Convention Center. IDEA Works Fort Worth, a 9,000 sq.ft. mixed use industry incubator will open its doors on Feb. 5. Central Arizona College considers P3s to build dormitories on three campuses. Miami Dade College selects three finalists for expansion of campus. State Policy and Services: New bill that would give Camden, N.J.’s Rowan University public-private partnership authority awaits Gov. Christie’s signature. Indiana Senate to consider legislation allowing P3s without approval from budget panel. Connecticut looks to P3s modernize the delivery of state services via government websites. N.C. Dept. of Commerce emphasizes quality over speed during transition of some functions to P3. P3 preserves hospital services at LSU Bogalusa Medical Center in La. Transportation: PennDOT turns to P3 for design, construction and maintenance of 500 bridges throughout the state. Luxembourg-based BBGI acquires partial interest in Ohio P3 Bridge project. Nevada DOT approved $100M in funding for Project NEON: a $1 billion project to widen a 3-mile stretch of Interstate 15 in Las Vegas. Differences in demographic studies continue to fuel debate over a new toll bridge across the Knik Arm in Anchorage. International: UN World Food Program stresses importance of P3s in times of natural disasters. Zimbabwe finance minister seeks funding for a model P3 aimed at improving transit infrastructure. Other Links: Wright-Patterson AFB begins process to establish partnerships with private sector and local government.