Publications

Capital Projects and Infrastructure Spending in Turkey: Outlook to 2023 Report

January 17, 2017

Turkish Capital Projects & Infrastructure (CP&I) market is expected to develop further in addition to recently initiated mega size infrastructure projects with the introduction of new projects.

Five themes guiding infrastructure spending in 2017 and beyond

January 12, 2017

PwC has identified five themes likely to guide infrastructure spending in a world where politics, markets, and technology are changing fast. Investors and policymakers need to prepare.

Connectivity and growth: The Brexit issue

November 28, 2016

In light of the major political events in 2016, we assess the potential impact on airport asset investment and management.

Six technologies that are transforming infrastructure

October 06, 2016

A wide array of disruptive, breakthrough technologies are rapidly transforming the way infrastructure is built and operated, reshaping the way the infrastructure industry operates, and bringing major implications for every participant in the value chain.

Capital projects and infrastructure spending: Agile strategies for changing markets

June 28, 2016

This outlook presents two macroeconomic scenarios that might affect the infrastructure market in the mid-term and specific strategies for stakeholders to remain agile in their business approach.

The Global Management Challenge for Chinese Nuclear

June 08, 2016

China’s nuclear energy companies that adopt global competencies will fare far better in the race to win the west.

Nuclear power comes of age but challenges remain

February 02, 2016

Fiona Reilly, Global Nuclear Lead for PwC's Capital Projects & Infrastructure practice, examines the key dimensions of the shifting global landscape of nuclear projects.

Ways and means for delivering new nuclear

November 11, 2015

In this article, we consider the seven alternatives to government financing being used in the market today.

Connectivity and growth: Issues and challenges for airport investment

November 10, 2015

A compendium of articles on the issues affecting global aviation markets and the challenges airport investors face today.

Capital project and infrastructure spending: Outlook to 2025

September 29, 2015

A 2015 PwC and Oxford Economics forecast looks into what investors need to know about which transportation subsectors and markets are expected to grow and what factors are driving growth.

Connectivity and growth: Directions of travel for airport investment

November 16, 2014

In this year’s compendium we have focussed on the changes being experienced in the global aviation markets.

Infrastructure development in Asia Pacific (APEC): The next 10 years

November 08, 2014

Asia Pacific critical infrastructure needs are changing and regional planning and investment will play a pivotal role in how APEC economies grow.

Adopt a business case approach to resolving capital projects disputes

September 24, 2014

Capital project disputes are a fact of life in most infrastructure developments, particularly in the emerging markets. A business case approach can help.

Global nuclear capital projects and infrastructure capability

September 23, 2014

Few capital or infrastructure projects are more challenging than nuclear projects with demanding scale, construction cost and complexity. PwC can help.

Unlocking Investment in Infrastructure. Is current accounting and reporting a barrier?

July 01, 2014

A report by the six largest international accounting networks on accounting and corporate reporting reforms that could help attract increased private financing.

Global capital projects & infrastructure spending trends

June 20, 2014

This PwC report, for which Oxford Economics provided research support,examines current global capital projects and spending trends and projects future spending activities for the world’s largest economies.

Cities of Opportunity: Building the future

December 11, 2013

This special edition of PwC’s Cities of Opportunity focuses on current infrastructure provision and unmet demand among the 27 cities.

The “new normal” for airport investment

November 18, 2013

This PwC report explains why ─ instead of planning for a new phase of constant straight line growth ─ airline and airports investors will need to adjust their strategies to ink the best deals in the “new normal”.

Capital markets: the rise of non-bank infrastructure project finance

October 09, 2013

This PwC publication explains why there is a growing need for large-scale infrastructure projects around the world and how the challenge is finding innovative ways for value-adding infrastructure to be funded and financed in a manner that is sustainable for both governments and infrastructure users.

Investing and building for the future: Leveraging the PwC global capital projects & infrastructure network

September 05, 2013

This publication explains how PwC helps clients in both the public and the private sectors to pursue their capital projects and infrastructure programs with confidence.

Strategies for stakeholders, part V: Governments should think of infrastructure as a new asset class; attract private investors

December 02, 2016

Governments face many of the same problems that private businesses do in this current economic environment. But unlike the private sector, governments often must continue to invest even when economic conditions deteriorate. In his fifth and final "Strategies for stakeholders" blog, Peter Raymond discusses five strategic steps which can help governments both practice budgetary restraints as well as attract private investments.

Connectivity and growth: The Brexit issue

November 28, 2016

In light of the major political events in 2016, we assess the potential impact on airport asset investment and management.

Strategies for stakeholders, part IV: Investors need to perform a risk review of capital projects portfolios in volatile times

November 17, 2016

For investors, today’s volatile environment can be nerve-wracking, particularly as capital needs to be deployed, and there’s a general risk aversion in the market place. It is during such challenging times that a risk review is often needed. Peter Raymond explores how investors can manage capital project and infrastructure investments in uncertain times.

Trends in infrastructure investment

November 10, 2016

All our latest articles on trends and hot topics impacting infrastructure investment.

Strategies for stakeholders, part III: In an economic downturn, engineering and construction firms look to improve efficiencies, consolidate markets

October 27, 2016

Engineering and construction (E&C) firms often are the hardest hit when economic conditions change. In his third blog in the five-part "Strategies for stakeholders" series, Peter Raymond explains how firms should have a strong focus on maximising capital efficiencies and agility across their organisations and explores three strategic steps on how they can do this.

Strategies for stakeholders, part II: Five steps to help capital project owners improve profitability

October 22, 2016

The options for project owners and sponsors may seem limited but there are a series of steps capital project owners can take to ride out this difficult period and improve their profitability. Peter Raymond explores these five steps in the second blog of his five-part "Strategies for stakeholders" series.

Indonesian Infrastructure Stable foundations for growth

October 14, 2016

Overall, total government infrastructure spend in Indonesia increased by a substantial 51% from IDR 139trn (US$ 11.7bn) in 2014 to IDR 209trn (US$ 15.5bn) in 2015. While this represents significant progress in pursuing the government's ambitious infrastructure expansion plans, it was below the planned increase of 63%, due to a variety of reasons discussed in this report.

Strategies for stakeholders, part I: How to manage capital projects and infrastructure investments in uncertain times

October 12, 2016

In the first blog in the five-part “Strategies for stakeholders” series, Peter Raymond discusses the potential medium-term economic impact on capital project and infrastructure spending. He also recommends a host of agile strategies—tailored to key stakeholder groups—to help them manage medium-term volatility, while positioning themselves to grow effectively over the long term.

Capital project and infrastructure spending outlook: Agile strategies for changing markets

October 11, 2016

A recent report by PwC on the outlook for global infrastructure spending predicts that by 2020, annual global infrastructure spending will reach $5.3 trillion, up from an estimated $4.3 trillion in 2015. This represents a global spending growth of 5% per annum doubling the low rates of growth of just 2% expected this year.

Six technologies that are transforming infrastructure

October 06, 2016

A wide array of disruptive, breakthrough technologies are rapidly transforming the way infrastructure is built and operated, reshaping the way the infrastructure industry operates, and bringing major implications for every participant in the value chain.

Making effective Capital Programme Assurance happen

September 28, 2016

Making effective Capital Programme Assurance happen: creating a framework that blends embedded strength with the flexibility to adapt to changing requirements.

What ‘good’ looks like in Capital Programme Assurance

September 08, 2016

What ‘good’ looks like in Capital Programme Assurance: clarity up front on every aspect – from roles and responsibilities to vocabulary and risks

Why successful delivery of infrastructure projects is more vital than ever for the global economy – putting Programme Assurance centre stage

August 12, 2016

Since returning recently to the UK from the Middle East, there has been a blizzard of Brexit coverage.

Funding or financing? Untangling a policy confusion

August 08, 2016

When advising the public sector on projects, I’ve often found my clients can be confused between the meaning of 'financing' and 'funding'.

Financing major projects in turbulent times: why government must prioritise, streamline and renegotiate – and be prepared to invest and innovate

July 13, 2016

Perhaps more than ever before, today’s global environment for major public infrastructure projects is characterised by uncertainty and volatility.

With the global outlook for capital projects and infrastructure remaining uncertain, emerging markets face challenging times

July 12, 2016

Global spending on infrastructure is driven by a vast array of factors, each with its own dynamics and degree of volatility.

PwC Advisory announces urban solutions report: ‘From urbanization to aging society - Lessons from Japan’

July 11, 2016

Fast-growing Asian cities must swiftly resolve certain challenges to achieve sustainable urban development, including water supply, sewage systems, and other infrastructure shortfalls, traffic congestion, pollution, waste disposal, and disaster preparedness.

The Global Management Challenge for Chinese Nuclear

June 08, 2016

China’s nuclear energy companies that adopt global competencies will fare far better in the race to win the west.

Capital Projects & Infrastructure Survey: Delivering during Change

May 12, 2016

Managing challenge and opportunity in the era of “lower-for-longer” oil prices. Our survey results for 2016 show a significant contrast from last time. Whereas previously the CP&I sector was struggling to deal with capacity constraints driven by the sheer volume of spending that was underway across the region, this appears to be changing now.

19th Annual Global CEO Survey: Capital Projects and Infrastructure

April 04, 2016

As part of the Global CEO Survey research we surveyed 337 Capital Projects and Infrastructure (CP&I) leaders in 62 countries, principally drawn from our key CP&I sectors such as Energy, Utilities &Mining, Transportation, Engineering & Construction and Government & Public Service. Download the report to see our findings.

Strategies for stakeholders, part V: Governments should think of infrastructure as a new asset class; attract private investors

December 02, 2016

Governments face many of the same problems that private businesses do in this current economic environment. But unlike the private sector, governments often must continue to invest even when economic conditions deteriorate. In his fifth and final "Strategies for stakeholders" blog, Peter Raymond discusses five strategic steps which can help governments both practice budgetary restraints as well as attract private investments.

Connectivity and growth: The Brexit issue

November 28, 2016

In light of the major political events in 2016, we assess the potential impact on airport asset investment and management.

Strategies for stakeholders, part IV: Investors need to perform a risk review of capital projects portfolios in volatile times

November 17, 2016

For investors, today’s volatile environment can be nerve-wracking, particularly as capital needs to be deployed, and there’s a general risk aversion in the market place. It is during such challenging times that a risk review is often needed. Peter Raymond explores how investors can manage capital project and infrastructure investments in uncertain times.

Trends in infrastructure investment

November 10, 2016

All our latest articles on trends and hot topics impacting infrastructure investment.

Strategies for stakeholders, part III: In an economic downturn, engineering and construction firms look to improve efficiencies, consolidate markets

October 27, 2016

Engineering and construction (E&C) firms often are the hardest hit when economic conditions change. In his third blog in the five-part "Strategies for stakeholders" series, Peter Raymond explains how firms should have a strong focus on maximising capital efficiencies and agility across their organisations and explores three strategic steps on how they can do this.

Strategies for stakeholders, part II: Five steps to help capital project owners improve profitability

October 22, 2016

The options for project owners and sponsors may seem limited but there are a series of steps capital project owners can take to ride out this difficult period and improve their profitability. Peter Raymond explores these five steps in the second blog of his five-part "Strategies for stakeholders" series.

Indonesian Infrastructure Stable foundations for growth

October 14, 2016

Overall, total government infrastructure spend in Indonesia increased by a substantial 51% from IDR 139trn (US$ 11.7bn) in 2014 to IDR 209trn (US$ 15.5bn) in 2015. While this represents significant progress in pursuing the government's ambitious infrastructure expansion plans, it was below the planned increase of 63%, due to a variety of reasons discussed in this report.

Strategies for stakeholders, part I: How to manage capital projects and infrastructure investments in uncertain times

October 12, 2016

In the first blog in the five-part “Strategies for stakeholders” series, Peter Raymond discusses the potential medium-term economic impact on capital project and infrastructure spending. He also recommends a host of agile strategies—tailored to key stakeholder groups—to help them manage medium-term volatility, while positioning themselves to grow effectively over the long term.

Capital project and infrastructure spending outlook: Agile strategies for changing markets

October 11, 2016

A recent report by PwC on the outlook for global infrastructure spending predicts that by 2020, annual global infrastructure spending will reach $5.3 trillion, up from an estimated $4.3 trillion in 2015. This represents a global spending growth of 5% per annum doubling the low rates of growth of just 2% expected this year.

Six technologies that are transforming infrastructure

October 06, 2016

A wide array of disruptive, breakthrough technologies are rapidly transforming the way infrastructure is built and operated, reshaping the way the infrastructure industry operates, and bringing major implications for every participant in the value chain.

Making effective Capital Programme Assurance happen

September 28, 2016

Making effective Capital Programme Assurance happen: creating a framework that blends embedded strength with the flexibility to adapt to changing requirements.

What ‘good’ looks like in Capital Programme Assurance

September 08, 2016

What ‘good’ looks like in Capital Programme Assurance: clarity up front on every aspect – from roles and responsibilities to vocabulary and risks

Why successful delivery of infrastructure projects is more vital than ever for the global economy – putting Programme Assurance centre stage

August 12, 2016

Since returning recently to the UK from the Middle East, there has been a blizzard of Brexit coverage.

Funding or financing? Untangling a policy confusion

August 08, 2016

When advising the public sector on projects, I’ve often found my clients can be confused between the meaning of 'financing' and 'funding'.

Financing major projects in turbulent times: why government must prioritise, streamline and renegotiate – and be prepared to invest and innovate

July 13, 2016

Perhaps more than ever before, today’s global environment for major public infrastructure projects is characterised by uncertainty and volatility.

With the global outlook for capital projects and infrastructure remaining uncertain, emerging markets face challenging times

July 12, 2016

Global spending on infrastructure is driven by a vast array of factors, each with its own dynamics and degree of volatility.

PwC Advisory announces urban solutions report: ‘From urbanization to aging society - Lessons from Japan’

July 11, 2016

Fast-growing Asian cities must swiftly resolve certain challenges to achieve sustainable urban development, including water supply, sewage systems, and other infrastructure shortfalls, traffic congestion, pollution, waste disposal, and disaster preparedness.

The Global Management Challenge for Chinese Nuclear

June 08, 2016

China’s nuclear energy companies that adopt global competencies will fare far better in the race to win the west.

Capital Projects & Infrastructure Survey: Delivering during Change

May 12, 2016

Managing challenge and opportunity in the era of “lower-for-longer” oil prices. Our survey results for 2016 show a significant contrast from last time. Whereas previously the CP&I sector was struggling to deal with capacity constraints driven by the sheer volume of spending that was underway across the region, this appears to be changing now.

19th Annual Global CEO Survey: Capital Projects and Infrastructure

April 04, 2016

As part of the Global CEO Survey research we surveyed 337 Capital Projects and Infrastructure (CP&I) leaders in 62 countries, principally drawn from our key CP&I sectors such as Energy, Utilities &Mining, Transportation, Engineering & Construction and Government & Public Service. Download the report to see our findings.

Strategies for stakeholders, part V: Governments should think of infrastructure as a new asset class; attract private investors

December 02, 2016

Governments face many of the same problems that private businesses do in this current economic environment. But unlike the private sector, governments often must continue to invest even when economic conditions deteriorate. In his fifth and final "Strategies for stakeholders" blog, Peter Raymond discusses five strategic steps which can help governments both practice budgetary restraints as well as attract private investments.

Connectivity and growth: The Brexit issue

November 28, 2016

In light of the major political events in 2016, we assess the potential impact on airport asset investment and management.

Strategies for stakeholders, part IV: Investors need to perform a risk review of capital projects portfolios in volatile times

November 17, 2016

For investors, today’s volatile environment can be nerve-wracking, particularly as capital needs to be deployed, and there’s a general risk aversion in the market place. It is during such challenging times that a risk review is often needed. Peter Raymond explores how investors can manage capital project and infrastructure investments in uncertain times.

Trends in infrastructure investment

November 10, 2016

All our latest articles on trends and hot topics impacting infrastructure investment.

Strategies for stakeholders, part III: In an economic downturn, engineering and construction firms look to improve efficiencies, consolidate markets

October 27, 2016

Engineering and construction (E&C) firms often are the hardest hit when economic conditions change. In his third blog in the five-part "Strategies for stakeholders" series, Peter Raymond explains how firms should have a strong focus on maximising capital efficiencies and agility across their organisations and explores three strategic steps on how they can do this.

Strategies for stakeholders, part II: Five steps to help capital project owners improve profitability

October 22, 2016

The options for project owners and sponsors may seem limited but there are a series of steps capital project owners can take to ride out this difficult period and improve their profitability. Peter Raymond explores these five steps in the second blog of his five-part "Strategies for stakeholders" series.

Indonesian Infrastructure Stable foundations for growth

October 14, 2016

Overall, total government infrastructure spend in Indonesia increased by a substantial 51% from IDR 139trn (US$ 11.7bn) in 2014 to IDR 209trn (US$ 15.5bn) in 2015. While this represents significant progress in pursuing the government's ambitious infrastructure expansion plans, it was below the planned increase of 63%, due to a variety of reasons discussed in this report.

Strategies for stakeholders, part I: How to manage capital projects and infrastructure investments in uncertain times

October 12, 2016

In the first blog in the five-part “Strategies for stakeholders” series, Peter Raymond discusses the potential medium-term economic impact on capital project and infrastructure spending. He also recommends a host of agile strategies—tailored to key stakeholder groups—to help them manage medium-term volatility, while positioning themselves to grow effectively over the long term.

Capital project and infrastructure spending outlook: Agile strategies for changing markets

October 11, 2016

A recent report by PwC on the outlook for global infrastructure spending predicts that by 2020, annual global infrastructure spending will reach $5.3 trillion, up from an estimated $4.3 trillion in 2015. This represents a global spending growth of 5% per annum doubling the low rates of growth of just 2% expected this year.

Six technologies that are transforming infrastructure

October 06, 2016

A wide array of disruptive, breakthrough technologies are rapidly transforming the way infrastructure is built and operated, reshaping the way the infrastructure industry operates, and bringing major implications for every participant in the value chain.

Making effective Capital Programme Assurance happen

September 28, 2016

Making effective Capital Programme Assurance happen: creating a framework that blends embedded strength with the flexibility to adapt to changing requirements.

What ‘good’ looks like in Capital Programme Assurance

September 08, 2016

What ‘good’ looks like in Capital Programme Assurance: clarity up front on every aspect – from roles and responsibilities to vocabulary and risks

Why successful delivery of infrastructure projects is more vital than ever for the global economy – putting Programme Assurance centre stage

August 12, 2016

Since returning recently to the UK from the Middle East, there has been a blizzard of Brexit coverage.

Funding or financing? Untangling a policy confusion

August 08, 2016

When advising the public sector on projects, I’ve often found my clients can be confused between the meaning of 'financing' and 'funding'.

Financing major projects in turbulent times: why government must prioritise, streamline and renegotiate – and be prepared to invest and innovate

July 13, 2016

Perhaps more than ever before, today’s global environment for major public infrastructure projects is characterised by uncertainty and volatility.

With the global outlook for capital projects and infrastructure remaining uncertain, emerging markets face challenging times

July 12, 2016

Global spending on infrastructure is driven by a vast array of factors, each with its own dynamics and degree of volatility.

PwC Advisory announces urban solutions report: ‘From urbanization to aging society - Lessons from Japan’

July 11, 2016

Fast-growing Asian cities must swiftly resolve certain challenges to achieve sustainable urban development, including water supply, sewage systems, and other infrastructure shortfalls, traffic congestion, pollution, waste disposal, and disaster preparedness.

The Global Management Challenge for Chinese Nuclear

June 08, 2016

China’s nuclear energy companies that adopt global competencies will fare far better in the race to win the west.

Capital Projects & Infrastructure Survey: Delivering during Change

May 12, 2016

Managing challenge and opportunity in the era of “lower-for-longer” oil prices. Our survey results for 2016 show a significant contrast from last time. Whereas previously the CP&I sector was struggling to deal with capacity constraints driven by the sheer volume of spending that was underway across the region, this appears to be changing now.

19th Annual Global CEO Survey: Capital Projects and Infrastructure

April 04, 2016

As part of the Global CEO Survey research we surveyed 337 Capital Projects and Infrastructure (CP&I) leaders in 62 countries, principally drawn from our key CP&I sectors such as Energy, Utilities &Mining, Transportation, Engineering & Construction and Government & Public Service. Download the report to see our findings.