The Right Team for the
LAX Automated People Mover (APM) Project

DEVELOPER:
LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS)

LAX Integrated Express Solutions (LINXS) is led by five experienced and successful public private partnership (P3) developers and equity investors that have financial capacity to fully commit and fund the equity required for a project of this nature. Fluor Enterprises, Inc. (Fluor), Balfour Beatty Investments, Inc. (BBI), Hochtief PPP Solutions GmbH (Hochtief), ACS Infrastructure Development, Inc. (ACS), and Bombardier Transportation (Holdings) USA Inc. (Bombardier), the Equity Members of LINXS, have successfully delivered $27 billion in public private partnerships. LINXS Equity Members provide an alignment of interests through vertical integration and a long-term view from project award to hand-back.

LEAD CONTRACTOR:
LAX Integrated Express Solutions Constructors (LINXS Constructors)

The design-build team of Fluor, Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc. (BBII), Flatiron West, Inc. (Flatiron), and Dragados USA, Inc. (Dragados USA) combines companies with experience as design-build delivery contractors on large, complex P3 transit projects.

All four team members are currently working on and/or have successfully delivered projects in California. Fluor, BBII and Dragados USA have participated in major DBFOM projects in the U.S. and around the globe. Flatiron boasts extensive APM-type and local civil aviation projects. Collectively, we have moved as much as 35 million passengers on over 40 light rail systems.

The team also includes the local knowledge, experience, and execution capabilities of LINXS Constructor’s dedicated lead design firm, HDR Engineering, Inc. (HDR). HDR has successful portfolios in large and complex infrastructure projects—many in California.

LEAD O&M PROVIDER:
LAX Integrated Express Solutions Operators (LINXS Operators)

LINXS Operators will deliver O&M services for the APM Project. Member entities, Fluor, BBII, HOCHTIEF PPP Solutions North American, Inc. (Hochtief NA), ACS, and Bombardier possess extensive O&M experience. LINXS Operators is engaged in all phases of the project from development, through design-build and the operating concession period.



LINXS Team Member Company Profiles


Founded in Southern California in 1912, Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) is a FORTUNE 150 company with revenues of $18.1 billion. The company is one of the world’s largest and most financially stable engineering and construction companies. Fluor Corporation has consistently ranked #1 or #2 on Engineering News Record (ENR) magazine’s list of ‘Top Design-Build Firms’. Fluor is presently leading the delivery of four of the largest transportation projects in the U.S.: the $1.6 billion Eagle P3 Commuter Rail Line in Colorado; the $3.1 billion Tappan Zee Bridge project in New York; the $798 million Horseshoe project, and the $581 million Bergstrom Expressway project, both in Texas. Over the past twenty years, Fluor has been at the forefront of the movement toward design-build-finance-operate-maintain (DBFOM) as a means of implementing projects with less public risk, faster delivery schedules, and lower overall life-cycle costs. Further information is available at www.fluor.com.





Established in 1909, Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group with 34,000 employees worldwide and 69 offices in the US, including 13 in California. The company has invested and structured over 80 P3 projects around the globe, and has constructed 20 aviation projects totaling $12 billion. Balfour Beatty’s infrastructure division excels at large, complex projects in its key rail transit business including 22 LRT projects and recent experience with such projects as the LA Metro Gold Line Eastside LRT, LA Exposition Light Rail Phase 1, and Eagle P3 Commuter Rail. Our experience covers all aspects of airport and airfield work, including airport pavement construction, a full range of service installations, major passenger terminals and passenger transit facilities and airport facilities. Further information is available at www.bbiius.com.




Established in 1874, HOCHTIEF has become one of the largest global providers of construction-related services with $23 billion in revenues (FY 2015) and 44,000 employees worldwide. In North America HOCHTIEF PPP Solutions provides equity for the development, investment, and long-term asset management of numerous complex public private partnership projects. HOCHTIEF has successfully delivered more than 55 P3s, and currently is responsible for 12 transportation concessions globally. Together with its sister companies, Turner Construction and Flatiron Construction, it has successfully developed seven P3s across North America, including the Presidio Parkway in San Francisco. HOCHTIEF has also delivered six airports, serving more than 88.7 million passengers. Further information is available at www.hochtief-solutions.com.




ACS Infrastructure Development, Inc. (ACSID) is the US subsidiary of ACS Servicios y Concesiones, S.L. (ACS), the concession arm of the ACS Group. ACS Group is a global leader in transportation infrastructure development and construction, and one of the largest P3 developers in the world having developed over 80 P3 projects globally. With annual revenues in 2015 of approximately $38 billion, over 200,000 employees worldwide and a presence in more than 70 countries, ACS leads the ranking of the “World’s Largest Transportation Developers” as listed by Public Works Financing for the eighth year running. In 2006, the ACS Group began pursuing P3 projects in North America, through ACSID and its Canadian sister company ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc. Since then, ACS has been awarded 10 complex transportation P3 projects across the U.S. and Canada. These projects represent a combined investment value of nearly $14 billion and include two of the most significant light rail transit P3 projects awarded in North America: the $4.3 billion Eglinton Crosstown LRT and the $1.6 billion Confederation Line LRT. Further information is available at www.grupoacs.com/index.php/en



Established in 1947, Flatiron Construction is one of the leading civil contractors in North America, with 2,500 employees and 12 regional offices in North America. The company has constructed 11 light rail-people mover-type projects and eight civil aviation projects in California. Most notably the $361 million Bay Area Rapid Transit Connector in Oakland, as well as the LAX Taxi-Lane S Improvements. Flatiron develops innovative solutions to construct complex transportation projects for both public and private clients, which delivers with award winning safety standards. Further information is available at www.flatironcorp.com.

 

Founded in 1941, Dragados is a world leader in delivering major transportation projects, having built more than 1,250 miles of rail transit, over 10.7 million sq. ft. of airport terminals, over 4 million sq. yd. of airport runways, and more than 932 miles of major bridges. Dragados is one of the largest P3 contractors in the world and has participated on more than 65 P3 projects worldwide. In North America alone, Dragados has experience on 11 major P3 transportation projects with combined construction values in excess of $15 billion. This includes two of the most significant transit P3 projects—the $4 billion Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit (LRT) and the $1.5 billion Confederation Line (Ottawa LRT). Dragados has been working in California since 2011 and is safely delivering some of the state’s largest and most complex projects, including the $514 million Calaveras Dam Replacement and the $1.3 billion California High Speed Rail Construction Package 2-3. Further information is available at www.dragados-usa.com.



HDR has partnered with clients to shape communities and push the boundaries of what's possible since 1917. We specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. With over 300 personnel in Southern California, and nearly 10,000 employees in more than 225 locations around the world, we think global and act local. HDR is consistently ranked among the top firms by leading industry publications, including Engineering News-Record and Architectural Record. Our responsive approach builds highly collaborative, cross-company teams that open new doors and solve tough problems for clients. More specifically, HDR is a leader in alternative delivery, having served as the Lead Engineer for numerous Public-Private-Partnership and Design-Build projects over the past 10 years with a cumulative construction value exceeding $14 billion. Further information is available at www.hdrinc.com.



A world-leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from commercial aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment, systems and services. Everywhere people travel by land and in the air, a Bombardier product is ready to transport them. Bombardier covers the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from complete trains, to sub-systems, maintenance services, system integration, and signaling. Our installed base of rolling stock exceeds 100,000 rail cars and locomotives worldwide, and our 38,500 employees continue a proud tradition of delivering proven rail transportation solutions. Bombardier is the world’s leading provider of automated people mover (APM) systems. After beginning to install reliable automated transit solutions in 1971, Bombardier has delivered 32 rubber-tired APM systems. From London to Guangzhou, Dallas to San Francisco, the Bombardier team has developed innovative solutions around the world. Bombardier Inc. is a global corporation headquartered in Canada. Bombardier is listed as an index component to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. Further information is available at www.bombardier.com.