Owen Beitsch …
It is a common belief that private capital will offset the limited resources available from the public sector. When that financial objective fails, the purposes for seeking private involvement
become less clear. This panel profiles 3-4 projects launched as public and private endeavors and describes the general expectations, the response from the private sector, the means employed
to achieve consensus, and the ultimate reconciliation of ends and means. In the examples provided, the outcomes were broadly varied…rather than focusing exclusively on projects completed substantially as they were conceived, the circumstances reveal flaws, compromises, and some successes realized over time.