Brookfield Infrastructure Partners completed its $1.7 billion merger with Prime Infrastructure.
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A new $490 million courthouse construction project in downtown Long Beach, Calif., was approved by state officials. Meridiam Infrastructure, is funding about $49 million of the project.
Energy infrastructure investments were always destined to be an important part of a broader infrastructure strategy. Now, with such compelling global energy market fundamentals and the complexities of investing in public asset infrastructure well known, there is a renewed focus on energy infrastructure assets from both established and new investors.
High unemployment is one of the most important issues the U.S. economy is facing, and one of the most effective ways to tackle this problem is through investments in productive infrastructure. Here is an idea that will encourage private investment in infrastructure without requiring increases in deficit or taxes, along with steps needed to ensure that the program will be effective.