The AAPA Maritime Economic Development and Law Review Committees joined forces to plan the association’s biennial Port Property Management and Pricing Seminar in Toronto on June 25-27. The program featured a full day discussion on “The Pros and Pitfalls of Public-Private Partnerships and Private Equity Investment,” highlighting case studies in the port industry and featuring an interactive exercise designed to assist ports in identifying the decision points and questions to be asked in considering PPP options.
06/25/2008 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Kurt J. Nagle, President & CEO, American Association of Port Authorities
Lisa Raitt, President & CEO, Toronto Port Authority
Tom Tanaka, Senior Port Counsel, Port of Seattle, Chairman, AAPA Law Review Committee
Ron Popham, PPM®, Senior Director, Maritime Division, Port of San Diego, Chairman, AAPA Maritime Economic Development Committee
06/25/2008 The Changing Market – Would a Public-Private Partnership Benefit My Port? Discussion Leader:
Gary LeRoux, Executive Director, Association of Canadian Port Authorities
White Paper, The case for public-private partnerships in infrastructure
McMillan Binch Mendelsohn, Toronto, Ontario
Port of Everett-Port Gardner Wharf Ongoing transformation of a former 65-acre industrial site into a collection of condos, town homes, professional office space, unique shops, destination restaurants, inns, etc. to be developed in stages while the port concurrently constructs supporting infrastructure.
White Paper "Ports Partnering With Private Developers: A Public Approach To Real Estate Deals"
06/25/2008 Luncheon Speaker:
Richard Norment. Executive Director, The National Council for Public-Private Partnerships, Washington, DC
06/25/2008 Analyzing Private Capital Options for Public Ports Moderator:
Tom Schroeter, Associate General Counsel, Port of Houston Authority
Speakers: Port of Corpus Christi - La Quinta Trade Gateway Private investment is being sought to develop an 1,100 acre greenfield parcel into a state-of-the-art container terminal.
Frank Brogan, Director of Engineering Services, Port of Corpus Christi
Kevin G. Carney, Executive Director, J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., New York, NY
Port of Oakland Outer Harbor Terminal Area The port is identifying and evaluating alternative business and financial arrangements relating to the operation and further development of certain marine terminal parcels.