Project Portfolio

We work on long-term, challenging and often complex infrastructure and renewables projects around the world – primary, secondary and asset management. We want to deliver projects that have clear social and community benefits as well as maximising returns for all our stakeholders.

To date, we have invested in more than 140 projects. Take a look at some of our most recent successes:

Highway reconstruction and managed lanes, USA


We are active in the road transport sector in North America, working on significant highway reconstruction projects and building new managed lanes that ease congestion and contribute to the local economy.

  • I-75 Modernisation – Michigan
  • I-4 Ultimate – Florida
  • I-77 HOT Lanes – North Carolina
  • Transform 66 - Virginia











Auckland South Corrections Facility, New Zealand


An innovative, performance-linked approach to offender management that benefits the prisoner, the government and the community.

  • Contract term: 25 years
  • Capex value: NZ$300m
  • Project company: SecureFuture Consortium
  • Capacity: 960 high, medium and minimum category beds
  • Completed: May 2015











Clarence Correctional Centre, Australia


The largest-ever correctional facility to be built in Australia, this prison is built on the Serco Responsible Prisoner Model to create a safe, secure environment that promotes rehabilitation and reduces offending.

  • Contract term: 20 years
  • Size: 195 hectares; 1,700 beds
  • Project company: NorthernPathways Consortium
  • Completion date: 2020














Optus Stadium, Australia


Now a John Laing Legacy Project, the award-winning Optus Stadium is a 70,000-seater, state-of-the-art sports and leisure stadium that uses the latest in ‘Fan-first’ design and planning to provide an exceptional fan experience.

  • Project value: A$902m
  • Our role: Investor/Manager
  • Stadium opened: 2018
  • Workforce employed: 5,800












Denver Eagle P3, USA


The Denver Eagle rail project has transformed the transport network across Denver, with both the A and B lines achieving 97% on-time performance. The Chief Executive of this project is a John Laing employee.













Intercity Express Programme, UK


John Laing has been involved in Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the IEP programme, which is delivering state-of-the-art trains to the Great Western Main Line and the East Coast Main Line. Phase 1 is complete and the trains for Phase 2 are scheduled for delivery in early 2019.

  • Total funding: £4.7billion
  • 122 state-of-the-art Super Express trains
  • 27.5-year concession












Nordergründe Offshore Wind Farm, Germany


This project was our first-ever investment in offshore wind and comprises 18 Senvion  6.2 M126 turbines installed in the German North Sea. Construction was completed in 2017.

  • First investment in offshore wind
  • Electricity from 18 Senvion 6.2 M126 turbines