Infrastructure and Transport
BIS Oxford Economics have broad capabilities across a range of infrastructure projects in key sectors, and can provide bespoke analysis to support clients’ business and financial projections.
We help governments and investors through the asset transaction process and to determine whether investments provide good value for money. We can also offer investors ongoing support to help them assess the performance of their asset.
We maintain an extensive database of regional indicators and, using our macroeconomic forecasts and model as a base, possess a strong capacity to conduct research and analysis at a detailed state and regional level.
How we support clients with infrastructure assets
Support with transaction due diligence. Working on both the buy and sell side of transactions to produce bespoke forecasts from the macro level through to detailed local/sector commodity level as part of the due diligence process for assets.
Demand modelling. We have developed a comprehensive suite of commodity specific freight projections covering interstate movements by road and rail, rail-to-port linkages, urban container movements, port trade (bulk and containerised) and coastal and international shipping.
Economic evaluation services. BIS Oxford Economics’ staff have extensive experience in transport and urban economics and in the use of a range of economic tools, including cost benefit analysis, input-output analysis and applied econometrics, across a wide range of transport and infrastructure projects.
Cost escalation forecasts. We provide forecasts of wages growth and prices for key inputs to the production of materials used in capital investment projects which are used to undertake pre-feasibility studies and for ongoing monitoring of budgets.
Workforce capability. BIS Oxford Economics has pioneered the development of workforce gap analysis which estimates and forecasts the demand and supply of skills across industry sectors including infrastructure construction, maintenance and transport.
We have significant experience of supporting clients on a range of infrastructure projects:
- Transport: Airports, seaports, roads, railways
- Utilities: Electricity, gas, telecommunications, water, postal services. - Social: Education facilities, hospitals and other community and cultural facilities.