Mayor Rahm Emanuel today announced a $32.5 million deal, brokered by the Chicago Infrastructure Trust, with America’s four major wireless providers – T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint – to finance a network modernization project for the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) to upgrade the wireless network in the City’s subway system. T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon, and Sprint have collectively agreed to fund the entire upgrade related to
Archive for January 2015
The Chicago Park District Board of Commissioners, on January 14, 2015, authorized an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Chicago Infrastructure Trust to provide energy efficiency services to up to 68 parks districtwide. The Trust, as project owner, will undertake the development, acquisition, and construction of the project with the District’s obligation limited to the energy savings produced by the project through an Energy Savings Agreement (ESA) structure.
The Chicago Infrastructure Trust is pleased to welcome Michael Nicholas as Managing Director. He will provide financing, project management and relationship-building expertise to the Trust. Previously, Michael served in a variety of senior finance and strategy roles in the restaurant, retail and consulting industries. He has extensive experience in capital raising, operational finance, planning & budgeting, project management, board governance and restructuring/bankruptcy. Additionally, Charisse Conanan
The Chicago Infrastructure Trust has finalized an agreement with the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) that solidifies a working relationship in which the latter’s Clean Cities Technical Assistance (Tiger Team) will provide pro bono consulting services to the Trust over the next six months. Specifically, the Tiger Team will provide the Trust with dedicated technical and analytical alternative fuel expertise for its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)