Stantec (Feasibility Study – Traffic & Revenue)
Stantec has over 40 years of experience in investment-grade ratings for dozens of toll projects. This includes more than $40 billion in toll financing projects around the world. Central Texas projects include CTTS Loop 1 North, 45N, 45SE, SH 130 (Segments 1-4), and CTRMA’s 183A, 290E and 71E.
At Stantec, they design with community in mind. Stantec cares about the communities they serve—because they’re members of the communities too. This allows them to assess what’s needed and connect their expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what’s never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so there can be collaboration toward a shared success. They’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. For more information please visit: https://www.stantec.com/en.
Huitt-Zollars (Engineering and Design)
Huitt-Zollars brings more than 40 years of transportation planning and design experience and has more than 500 employees, in 19 offices, in 8 states. Their experience in toll projects include TxDOT CTTS, NTTA’s SH 161 and the HCTRA’s BW 8.
Huitt-Zollars’ founders knew first hand that when top-notch people work in a quality environment on great projects, everyone wins. The idea was born from a friendship that began in the late 1960’s. While working for the same engineering firm early in their careers, Larry Huitt, a now-retired structural engineer, and Robert Zollars, a civil engineer, became respected colleagues. Although they pursued different career paths, their shared business values and mutual desire to create an unmatched culture soon brought them together.
In establishing the firm in 1975, they committed to a set of operating principles that continue to be the backbone of the company. Today, Huitt-Zollars’ core values are inherent in its people, projects, process, and philosophy. From day one, the company has followed this vision and has grown into one of the most respected firms in the United States. Nineteen offices nationwide, three international offices, consistent repeat business, a growing portfolio of work and recognition via numerous awards and honors attest to the company’s reputation. Huitt-Zollars continues to earn some of the nation’s most challenging projects and attract the best talent. For more information please visit https://huitt-zollars.com/.
aci Group (Environmental Assessment)
With over 100 years of combined professional experience, aci has similar controlled access projects with the North Tarrant Express segment 3A, Loop 375 border highway, SH 130 segments 5 & 6, Grand Parkway F&G, and South Mt. Freeway in Arizona.
A multi-disciplinary team of professional biologists, archeologists, geologists, environmental scientists and planners, ACI provides natural and cultural resource management, regulatory compliance, construction management, risk assessment and planning services to the public and private sectors throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada.
With an extensive track record in the ever-changing environmental regulatory setting, ACI’s focus on teamwork and creativity yields high marks with its clients – helping to make informed decisions, establish consistent methodologies and policies, and reduce risk and costs. Recognized for its problem-solving to address environmental components and compliance requirements while responding to the client’s goals and needs, ACI has earned a reputation for scientific methodology, field work and quality communication tools resulting in innovative solutions that enhance the natural and man-made environment. For more information please visit: https://aci-consulting.net/.
KPMG (Financial Consultant)
KPMG operates in 154 countries and employs over 200,000 people. They serve the financial needs of business, governments, public-sector agencies and not-for-profits. Their extensive knowledge of funding such projects will allow Cibolo Parkway, L.P. to receive the best funding available.
KPMG member firms operate in 154 countries, collectively employing more than 200,000 people, serving the needs of business, governments, public-sector agencies, not-for-profits and through member firms’ audit and assurance practices, the capital markets. KPMG is committed to quality and service excellence in all that they do, bringing their best to clients and earning the public’s trust through actions and behaviors, both professionally and personally.
They lead with a commitment to quality and consistency across their global network, bringing a passion for client success and a purpose to serve and improve the communities in which member firms operate. In a world where rapid change and unprecedented disruption are the new normal, they inspire confidence and empower change in all they do. For more information please visit: https://home.kpmg.com/xx/en/home/industries/infrastructure.html.
CobbFendley (Right-of-Way Acquisition)
The right-of-way acquisition department for CobbFendley was established in 1994. They have worked on such projects as of Transportation to the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission, Grand Parkway, US 290 Program Management, North Tarrant Express Right-of-Way Recovery, IH-10 Corridor Utility Coordination and numerous IDIQ contracts for the Texas Department of Transportation.
CobbFendley’s work history was built on private utility relocations and has expanded to include fundamental and specialized services needed to complete the most innovative infrastructure projects.
CobbFendley has seen significant growth in recent years, with clients ranging from the New Mexico Department of Transportation to the New Orleans Regional Planning Commission. Ground-breaking projects for the firm include Grand Parkway, US 290 Program Management, North Tarrant Express Right-of-Way Recovery, IH-10 Corridor Utility Coordination and numerous IDIQ contracts for the Texas Department of Transportation. For more information, please visit: www.cobbfendley.com
CitiGroup (Infrastructure Investment Underwriter)
CitiGroup will provide assistance as the Cibolo Parkway, L.P. seeks investors for the Cibolo Parkway Project.
Citigroup Inc. is a multinational investment bank and financial services corporation headquartered in New York City. The company was formed by the merger of banking giant Citicorp and financial conglomerate Travelers Group in 1998; Travelers was subsequently spun off from the company in 2002. Citigroup owns Citicorp, the holding company for Citibank, as well as several international subsidiaries.
Citigroup’s Project and Infrastructure Finance division is an acknowledged leader and dominant infrastructure finance house with a specialty in toll roads and transportation infrastructure. Rating agencies and investors view Citi-led transactions as well-managed and high quality offerings. Since 1994, Citi has been a leading senior manager of Texas transportation bonds, having senior managed $17.2 billion in par amount, totaling 71 issues throughout the state.
The Construction Company on the project is to be determined
In terms of adding on a contractor to the team, that can occur at various times depending on the circumstances. At this particular time, Cibolo Parkway, L.P. will be bringing the contractor on board after they bring on the partner and that will be the result of a bid process. Once the contractor is on board and the ROW acquired construction will commence with daily and weekly construction management meetings going on through competition of the process.