Photo courtesy of McGraw Hill Financial Senators Bennet (center) and Blunt (right), speaking at conference, discuss their bill to set up a new $50-billion infrastructure fund. Related Links: Standard & Poor's Emerging Trends in Infrastructure Web page Finance Committee Airs Transportation Funding Woes But Finds No Solutions Yet Private financing can help narrow the huge difference between infrastructure’s massive needs and its limited public funding, speakers at a recent conference in Washington, D.C., said. But they also noted that public-private financing vehicles alone won’t close the gap completely.Speaking at the May 14 meeting, sponsored by McGraw Hill Financial (MHFI), the
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.