Long-term PPPs are essential to competitiveness

The recent controversy surrounding the difficulties in a number of social housing projects around Dublin city centre has again opened up the debate about the effectiveness of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the Irish marketplace.

5th July, 2008

The recent controversy surrounding the difficulties in a number of social housing projects around Dublin city centre has again opened up the debate about the effectiveness of Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) in the Irish marketplace.

APPP transaction is one where the private partner takes responsibility for the design, build, operation, maintenance and long-term financing (often referred to as DBFO) of a piece of public infrastructure, on time and on budget. The sectors where this type...

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