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  1. ORIX USA And Lancaster Pollard Synergies Complement Brickmont Construction Financing Project

    Less than a year after ORIX Corporation USA (ORIX USA) acquired Lancaster Pollard, the two companies displayed the synergies of the acquisition with the closing of a $16.7 million construction financing. The transaction leveraged Lancaster Pollard’s expertise in seniors and health care housing and ORIX USA’s expertise in municipal and infrastructure financing to support the construction of Brickmont John’s Creek, a 120-unit assisted living (AL) and memory care (MC) facility in John’s Creek, Georgia,

  2. Village Of New Maryland Installs Smart Off-Grid Lighting From Clear Blue Technologies International

    Clear Blue Technologies International Inc. (“Clear Blue”), the Smart Off-Grid company, announced recently that the Village of New Maryland in New Brunswick has installed 13 Illumient solar-powered street lights

  3. APWA Awards City Of Minneapolis, SEH With 2018 Project Of The Year

    Short Elliott Hendrickson (SEH) and the City of Minneapolis have been honored with the American Public Works Association’s (APWA) prestigious 2018 Project of the Year Award (Transportation category, $25-75M) as a result of their collaboration during the City’s Nicollet Mall Redesign and Reconstruction

  4. NIC Inc. And Glacier National Park Partner To Offer Electronic Entrance Passes

    Glacier National Park has partnered with digital government services provider NIC Inc. to offer electronic entrance passes to visitors through YourPassNow, a digital marketplace that makes it easy and convenient for visitors to purchase passes and permits to public lands online

  5. PG&E Adds New Heavy-Lift Helicopters to Support Utility Infrastructure Projects And Enhance Wildfire Safety

    Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) has secured two heavy-lift helicopters as part of the company’s new Community Wildfire Safety Program. The primary purpose of the new helicopters is to help PG&E do day-to-day work in remote and hard to reach places across its 70,000-square mile service area. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: These new heavy-lift helicopters are part of the many steps PG&E has taken under its

  6. Current By GE Partners With Nokia To Unleash Smart City Technology Across Canada

    Nokia is teaming up with Current, powered by GE to bring cutting edge smart city technology to cities across Canada. The two companies have announced a commercial partnership that will help Canadian cities improve operational infrastructure and expand new services to citizens

  7. LA County Public Works Selects ICF For Water Infrastructure Services Contract

    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Works has selected ICF(NASDAQ: ICFI), a global consulting and digital services provider, for a new contract to provide on-call environmental compliance, mitigation and community outreach services to support a broad range of water resources infrastructure projects

  8. New Jersey American Water Announces Nearly $1 Million Grant To Fund Cramer Hill Revitalization Projects

    Today, representatives from the City of Camden, New Jersey American Water, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, Saint Joseph’s Carpenter Society, community partners and Camden residents gathered for the announcement of a $985,000 Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) grant from New Jersey American Water to fund revitalization efforts in the Cramer Hill neighborhood in Camden. “Today’s announcement marks not only another significant investment in Camden by New Jersey American Water, but the realization of years of planning

  9. AECOM Awarded Contract To Design Gordie Howe International Bridge

    AECOM (NYSE: ACM), a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that it has been selected, as part of the Bridging North America consortium, to design the Gordie Howe International Bridge by the Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA). The project is being funded through a public-private partnership and will connect Windsor, Ontario to Detroit, Michigan. The value of AECOM’s initial phase of the contract will be included in the Company’s backlog for the fourth

  10. Esri And Waze Deliver Near Real-Time Data For Smarter Cities

    Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, recently announced Waze live alert data will now be available in Esri's ArcGIS Marketplace for free to members of the Waze Connected Citizens Program.