The market is ripe for private-led transport infrastructure capital projects. A positive picture of a growing market for transport infrastructure investment worldwide has many economies considering how to attract private investment. And investors are evaluating which subsectors and regions have the most potential.
Investment in transport infrastructure in Australia is expected to grow at an average compound annual rate of 4.9% over the next 10 years, slightly ahead of the global average.
Growth will be underpinned by our cities and interstate freight task.
Funding sources must continue to diversify in order to deliver critical transport infrastructure and the associated economic benefits for Australia.
The PwC and Oxford Economics 2015 report takes a look at what investors need to know about which transportation subsectors and markets are expected to grow and what factors are driving growth.
Transport infrastructure investment is projected to increase at an average annual rate of about 5% worldwide over the period of 2014 to 2025. We discuss challenges and opportunities facing both growth and developed markets and recommendations to both private and public sector entities looking to invest in transport infrastructure.
Urban transport networks are expected to see increased investment as government’s move to address population growth, urbanisation and increasing congestion in Australia’s major cities. Private sector appetite is high and funding sources should continue to diversify.