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Government & Infrastructure Capital Project Consulting

Our dedicated team delivers integrated capital project and real estate solutions to local, regional, and state government. 
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Public sector capital programs, infrastructure projects, and real estate transactions are visible and risky.

We’ve delivered successful county, city hall, police, fire, court, and library facilities as well as multi-billion dollar water, sewer, road, and parking deck projects.

Let our experienced team assist you with space planning, real estate, project feasibility, and capital program management. We integrate seamlessly with your current team and help you answer tough questions such as:

  • Is our building’s space efficient?
  • How do we select the right architect?
  • How do we make timely decisions to keep construction on track?
  • How do we navigate pitfalls in construction budgets, schedules, and communication

As an unbiased advisor for more than two decades, we’ve gained a unique perspective. To discuss the unique needs of your project, let’s start a conversation today.

Government & Infrastructure Capital Project Consulting Thought Leadership

  • Public-private partnership (P3) basics for municipalities
    Municipalities have been hearing about public-private partnerships for years, but there is still an air of mystery around how they work. In this article, we’ll cover the basics of public-private partnership (P3) development programs.
    Doug Smith Plante Moran REIA Tori Manix Plante Moran REIA
    Article July 30, 2021 4 min read
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  • Top tactics for setting municipal utility rates after ARPA

    Funding provided by the American Rescue Plan Act affords opportunities for municipalities to transform their water and sewer utilities, potentially transferring savings to their customers. Our experts share top tactics to help your utility system set sustainable rates with confidence.

    Brian Camiller David Helisek Michelle Lewis
    Article June 25, 2021 7 min read
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  • Plante Moran Cresa hires three new staff
    Please join us in welcoming James Britton, Doug Phillips, and Tony Thomas to Plante Moran Cresa’s program management team.
    James Britton Plante Moran Cresa Doug Phillips Plante Moran Cresa Anthony Thomas Plante Moran Cresa
    Article May 21, 2021 2 min read
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  • How does the American Rescue Plan Act affect the public sector?

    This is welcome relief that provides funding through several programs to individuals, businesses, state and local governments, not-for-profits, and educational institutions. Here’s what to know.

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    Article March 17, 2021 3 min read
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Working With Us

With access to more than 200 professionals dedicated to serving governments, we effectively provide our clients with the vision and tools to be successful in these increasingly challenging times. Our approach is comprehensive. Our experienced professionals and proven process consistently help plan and implement new facilities, real estate strategies, and economic development efforts.

Before you make a move or put a shovel in the ground, let us help you uncover every opportunity.

Our Work

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Plante Moran Cresa helps Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority improve its capital program performance
The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority manages approximately $35 million in construction projects per year and plans to increase capacity to $75 million per year.
Case Study June 3, 2017 2 min read
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Repurposed big-box retail store transforms into state-of-the-art city hall
When financing and limited options threatened to keep the City of Westland from addressing its aging city hall, the City engaged Plante Moran Cresa to provide a solution.
Case Study May 4, 2017 1 min read